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Oban & Argyll Weekend
Sat 23rd Sep 2006 to Sun 24th Sep 2006
organised by Central Scotland

Car Count : 15
 
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A tour of Argyll both Saturday and Sunday. Staying overnight in the Brander Lodge Hotel, situated 1 1/2 miles past the Loch Awe Barrage on the A85 near Taynuilt.
The Hotel is owned by Mx-5 owner and member Tony Schofield.

There are 20 rooms available at present, Please book this as soon as possible by phoning direct to the Hotel with your requirements, a 10.00 deposit will secure your booking.
01866 822243

Prices are :- 25.00 per person, (less 10% discount Tony has been offering club members for two years) per night, evening meal- still to verify but around 15.00 for 3 course.

Directions to Luss Visitor Centre...

M8 to Erskine Bridge is easiest route as it saves all the traffic lights and cameras.

After crossing Erskine Bridge (free)
Continue on the A82 signed Loch Lomond, Ignore first turn off for Luss Village, continue on A82, turn right at Lodge on  Loch Lomond, signposted 'Luss Local Services' Park in Visitor Centre car park.

Esso station 4 miles after Erskine Bridge.

Let us know when you have booked and your name will go on the cast list.

I believe the Hotel is now fully booked, if you still want to join us you could book accomodation in Taynuilt or Connel and join us for the evening meal.

Saturday Lunch at the Cairnbaan Hotel Crinan:-
2 course lunch 11.00 per person
                 
                  Soup
                  Pate
              **********
              Steak Pie
                Haddock
              **********
          Tea or coffee extra


The Cast:-

Douglas & Linda.
Willie & Gill.
Stevie.
Richard & Eileen.
Rob & Margaret.
Tom.
James & Barbara.
Phil  & Shiela.
Gavin.
Colin & Claire.
Gordon & Janice.
Gordon & Allison.
Pauline & Gordon.
Dave & Chris. (North West Area) 14

Up for the run only:-
Fiona.(Sat)
Guy & Kim.(Sun)


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25th Sep 2006 01:00 :: Gordon & Janice
Another excellent weekend away. Great roads, fine food (and wine!) and superb company. Thanks to Douglas for excellent organising and leading the runs, special thanks to Gordon and Alison for all their efforts on the Pop Quiz, although I didn't enjoy being reminded of Jilted John's One Hit Wonder!.
It finally stopped raining when we got to Newton Mearns, so we finished the run with the top down once more.

25th Sep 2006 01:03 :: Rob and Margaret
A wonderful weekend in excellent company. Thanks to Gordon and Alison for keeping us entertained with the quiz and thanks to Douglas and all who helped in organising the run.

25th Sep 2006 15:20 :: Tom
A brilliant weekend in very excellent company.
Thanks to Douglas for all the organising and Gordon for the interesting quiz, although I think "we was robbed" LOL.
Sorry I had to cut and run in Callander, but I think it was the right decision as the car coughed and spluttered into dreadnought garage(377 miles).

27th Sep 2006 06:49 :: Holly Oaks
Great weekend again! Grub was spot on as was accomodation - lovely.
Cheers to Gordon & Alison for the quiz - don't know what was funnier, your dodgey record collection (honest they're ma grannies 78's), or some of the wrong answers folk had ???
Weird !
Cheers Douglas for pulling it all together....thanks mate.

Did'nt allow Sunday's rain to dampen the spirits as the drive had a fairytale ending when the wicked witch of the north, magically turned into sleeping beauty and i got my cd's on for a change :-)


PS. In october, the B von R will be back on a run near you !!!!

30th Sep 2006 02:17 :: Dave and Chris
Thanks to Douglas for a great week end & thanks to you all for making us so welcome.We really enjoyed the company and the great roads;in fact we stayed up there until
Thursday to ensure we got some more top down weather!

5th Oct 2006 01:58 :: madmortons
whay a great weekend.sorry for the delay in our comments, but have only now been able to climb the stair to my study to operate the computer.(eating too much at the weekend)!!!!!.yes, yet another very enjoyable time spent with great company .THANKS TO
DOUGLAS AND HIS LITTLE HELPERS.see you all next time.

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