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The Easter Weekend
Sat 4th Apr 2015 to Mon 6th Apr 2015
organised by Central Scotland

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The Easter Weekend


Saturday 4th to Monday 6th April

Meet at 09:30 for a 10:00 departure
At

Tesco Car Park,
Crieff Road,
Perth.

Saturday Route Information
Sunday Route Information
Monday Route Information
Easter Egg Rolling Competition


For our 2015 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, 2013 and 2014


Ullapool



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 134.00 per couple per night.


  • A balcony room for single occupancy is 67 DB&B per night.


  • The hotel is holding 20 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.

    The Sunday lunch has been booked at the fantastic Applecross Inn.

    Event Organisers: Jim & Drew

    SUNDAY EASTER EGG ROLLING COMPETITION


    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 - Ali & Drew
    04 - Rosie & Alan
    05 - Marcia & Raymond
    06 - Dawn & Steven
    07 - Jacqueline & Ian
    08 - Moira & Gordon
    09 - Dave
    10 - Karine & Hugh
    11 - Sandi & David
    12 - Irene & Ian
    13 - Penny & David
    14 - Sandra & Eddie
    (List updated 02/4/15 at 12:20)


    SATURDAY ROUTE INFORMATION


    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)

    1 - Right click here to Download TomTom Sat Nav Itinerary. Click here for instructions on how to download this file to your TomTom.

    2 - Click here for Google map of route.



    SUNDAY ROUTE INFORMATION


    Start point: Royal Hotel, Ullapool (Assemble 9:30 for 9:45 Start)
    1st Stop: Gairloch (Toilets)
    2nd Stop: The Applecross Inn (Lunch)
    3rd Stop: Lochcarron (Toilets & Re-group)
    4th Stop: Achnasheen (Toilets)
    5th Stop: Ullapool

    1 - Right click here to Download TomTom Sat Nav Itinerary.

    2 - Click here for Google Map of route.


    MONDAY ROUTE INFORMATION


    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)

    1 - Right click here to Download TomTom Sat Nav Itinerary.

    2 - Click here for Google map of route.


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    Your Comments
    6th Apr 2015 20:31 :: Gordon and Moira
    Thanks to Jim and Drew for another great weekend in God's country.Thanks also to Ian for leading a great days driving on Sunday.Glad Drew' s problem was sorted fairly quickly.

    6th Apr 2015 20:50 :: Raymond & marcia
    many thanks to Maria & Jim for organising a great weekend & also to Ian for leading Sunday's run & also the run round kinlochleven( I'm only just recovered from that). It was a great weekend again with fab weather, hotel, food & not forgetting the wonderful company.

    7th Apr 2015 06:26 :: Hugh & Karine
    Fantastic weekend, thanks Maria and Jim for organising. This ws our first run with the club, it certainly won't be our last. Fantastic weather, excellent company and awesome roads, what more does anyone need!

    7th Apr 2015 12:16 :: Ali & Drew
    Great weekend, thanks all for making it so good. Read the report to relive the dream!

    7th Apr 2015 12:44 :: Wattie97
    Another super weekend with our MX5 cronies. These trips take a lot of organising and I think a huge thanks should go to all concerned.
    Those attending the trip also deserve a pat on the back because we all have a part in making it what it was.
    I have listened to the moaning about the quiz and will tone it down a bit.
      Wattie & Janet.


    7th Apr 2015 13:44 :: Dave
    Thanks for organising a great weekend, and a big thanks to whoever organised the weather.

    7th Apr 2015 19:26 :: Sandi & David
    What a great weekend once again. The scenery was absolutely fantastic "Bonnie Scotland" or what. Thanks to everyone for a great weekend. All the best
    David/Sandi

    7th Apr 2015 19:39 :: Jim and Maria
    Another brilliant weekend. Thank you to everyone for making this such a success

    7th Apr 2015 20:21 :: alan&rosie
    Brilliant weekend thanks to every one who organised it. Weather was amazing. hoods down all weekend and the company was great.

    7th Apr 2015 21:02 :: Ian and Irene
    Wonderful weekend. Thanks to everyone from organisers to participants for making it such great fun. (Hope the spelling is ok)

    8th Apr 2015 19:27 :: Eddie and Sandra
    Thanks Jim and  Maria for organising a great weekend.  Really enjoyed the run round the Wester Ross Coastal Trail and Lunch at the Applecross .  Weather great in fact ET thinks he will buy a tent and go back up on a photographic trip.    Really enjoyed the weekend, great runs in great company.

    8th Apr 2015 21:05 :: penny& davey
    A big thank you for such a great weekend and taking us new bees under your wings!
    Look forward to seeing you all again x

    8th Apr 2015 23:15 :: Ed
    Sounds like you all had a fantastic time. The pictures look amazing.

    I will hopefully make the next run with you all.

    Ed

    13th Apr 2015 17:46 :: Steven & Dawn
    Sorry its taken me a week to reply but i have only just landed after my "high". Huge thanks to Jim & Maria for organising a superb long weekend. I can score that off my bucket list now. Big thanks also to whoever booked the sunshine. And lastly and more importantly big thanks to everyone who attended and made it a most enjoyable few days away

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