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The Easter Weekend
Sat 19th Apr 2014 to Mon 21st Apr 2014
organised by Central Scotland

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The Easter Weekend

Saturday 19th to Monday 21st April

Meet at 09:30 for a 10:00 departure

Tesco Car Park,
Crieff Road,

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Easter Egg Rolling Competition

For our 2014 Easter weekend well be returning one of the very best areas of Scotland in which to enjoy driving your MX-5, Ullapool, Wester Ross.

This is a wild and beautiful area of Scotland, dominated by imposing mountains and breath taking scenery. When you include some of the very best MX-5 style roads in Europe the area is absolutely worth visiting whatever the weather.

Read all about our previous visits to this area in 2011 and 2013


Our accommodation for two nights will be at The Royal Hotel, Garve Road, Ullapool. IV26 2SY Tel: 01854 612181

Once again we've also managed to negotiate a great deal with the hotel.

  • Dinner Bed and Breakfast in a balcony room overlooking Loch Broom for only 130.00 per couple per night.

  • A balcony room for single occupancy is 65 DB&B per night.

  • The hotel is holding 14 rooms for us until the end of January. To avoid disappointment make sure you phone the hotel to book your room asap. Make sure you quote The MX-5 Owners Club to ensure you receive the above rates.

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    Once again we intend to have an Easter egg rolling competition. Prizes will be given for the best decorated egg and furthest rolled. So remember to bring your decorated hard-boiled egg along and join in the fun.

    A raffle will be held with the proceeds this year going to.


    Smalls For All and Bosom Buds

    Donations of pants and prizes are always welcome.

    Royal Hotel Rooms Booked To Date

    01 - Maria & Jim
    02 - Janet & Wattie
    03 - Heather & Chic
    04 - Ali & Drew
    05 - Marcia & Raymond
    06 - Eileen & Gavin
    07 - Rosie & Alan
    08 - Jacqueline & Ian
    09 - Rosie & Frank
    10 - Evan & Carol
    11 - Heather & Marshall
    12 - Irene & Ian
    13 - Moira & Gordon
    14 - Sandi & David
    15 - Margaret & David


    Start point: Tesco Car Park, Crieff Road, Perth (Assemble 9:30 for 10:00 Start)
    1st Stop: Glenshee Ski Centre (Toilets)
    2nd Stop: The Garth Hotel, Granton on Spey (Lunch - Soup and roll including a meat platter with potato salad and coleslaw etc. for 8.50 per head. If anyone wanted fries, they would be available at extra cost)
    3rd Stop: Dolphin and Seal Centre, North Kessock (Toilets & Re-group)
    4th Stop: Ullapool (IMPORTANT: Fill up your petrol tanks for the Sunday run)

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    Start point: Royal Hotel, Ullapool (Assemble 9:30 for 9:45 Start)
    1st Stop: Lochinver (Lunch Stop)
    2nd Stop: Clashnessie Bay (Egg rolling competition)
    3rd Stop: Kylesku Bridge viewpoint (Coffee / Toilets at Kylesku)
    4th Stop: Return to Ullapool

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    Start point: Royal Hotel, Ullapool (Assemble 9:30 for 9:45 Start)
    1st Stop: Fort Augustus (Toilets)
    2nd Stop: Onich Hotel (Lunch)
    3rd Stop: Green Welly, Tyndrum (Toilets)
    4th Stop: Callander (End of Run)

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    Your Comments
    19th Apr 2014 12:59 :: Brian - part of FAB
    Where are you guys Sunday lunchtime? The Hi-5s are coming down the west coast from Tongue and could meet somewhere?!?! Kyles ku??

    21st Apr 2014 19:08 :: Marshall and heather
    Had a great weekend, weather was cracking, company was even better, roads I've never been down with amazing views, can't wait till next time

    21st Apr 2014 19:10 :: callander
    Once more Maria & Jim, our thanks - what a fabulous week end, and again you managed to get the sun to shine with no rain! We know it takes a lot of time to arrange a week end like this, and we do appreciate all you have done.  Thanks also to Ali and Drew for their help. Looking forward to our next meeting.  Rosie & Frank.

    21st Apr 2014 21:40 :: alan & rosie
    what a fantastic weekend a huge thank you to maria and jim and also ali and drew for organising it.i must tnank walter for his usual hilarity with his quiz.looking forward to the next run.alan & rosie

    21st Apr 2014 21:57 :: Drew & Ali
    What a great weekend, thanks everyone for making it so special

    22nd Apr 2014 09:38 :: Ian and Irene
    Great weekend, thanks to all who worked so hard.

    22nd Apr 2014 09:51 :: Wattie97
    Another super weekend . Weather, roads,Hotel food,drink and company could not have been better. Huge thanks to the organising team for all the hard work they put into this. I know we had a great time and hope everyone got home safely.
      Wattie & Janet.

    22nd Apr 2014 10:11 :: Jim and Maria
    A big thank you to all the members who made this a wonderful weekend, thanks to Wattie for his evening entertainment and egometer, what would we have done without it.

    22nd Apr 2014 11:05 :: Gordon and Moira
    Another great weekend in God's country. Many thanks to everyone involved in the

    22nd Apr 2014 14:19 :: Carol & Evan
    Great weekend, Great company, Great weather, Great countryside and deserted MX5 type roads. Many thanks to all who made this weekend possible.

    22nd Apr 2014 14:29 :: Jacqueline and Ian
    Another brilliant weekend. Fantastic company, roads and weather, just perfect.

    22nd Apr 2014 16:36 :: Marcia & Raymond
    A brilliant weekend away in great company. Thanks to all the organisers involved, making it memorable for us all. Apologies for apparently taking the sun with us, we had similar dank weather until nearing Kyle, then glorious. We even encountered a convoy of Lotus 7's  heading north & have not seen one MX since we left you!

    22nd Apr 2014 19:45 :: Sandi & David
    What a truly fantastic weekend. For our first tour we couldn`t have asked for better.The company,weather, scenery and choice of hotel was first class. A big thank you all organisers and to everyone for making our first experience a memorable one for all of the right reasons.

    22nd Apr 2014 23:59 :: Margaret & David
    Had a fantastic weekend, everything great.  Thanks to all for the organisation.  Roll on October weekend.

    23rd Apr 2014 19:01 :: Gavin and Eileen
    Great weekend, weather and company. Well organised.
    Raffle money collected was actually 242 and went into the club account this morning.

    24th Apr 2014 13:07 :: Heather and Chic
    Fabulous weekend, big thank you to all the organisers. Thank you to everyone for their support toward Smalls for All we collected 35 packets of pants as well as some bras.  I would also like to say a special thank you to Irene and her friends for their donations of pants.

    Heather & Charles

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