2017 GS Register Calendar

GS Register Camping Events 2017

Attend these and meet up with other members of the GS Register

Rhino Rally 24th to 26th February 2017.

The event campsite for this is The Forestry Commission, Caravan and Camping Site, Beddgelert, Gwynedd, LL55 4UU. Camping at the backpackers rate of £8.50 per night. Motorhomes and caravans need to book with the site (electric available) contact Rob or Jeanette on 01766 890 288.

The Royal Goat Hotel, Beddgelert, LL55 4YE is the Rally focal point. Non-residents welcome to eat, drink and enjoy the entertainment in the hotel. Organised ride outs. Book B&B now - telephone 01766 890 224 or email info@royalgoathotel.co.uk  Event Information :-Mark Handley: Tel 01354 740 908 Markhandley2@yahoo.com

Update 4th January 2017

Rhino Rally

Hope you all had a good Christmas And a Happy new year to you and yours;

The Royal Goat tell me they are now fully booked with BMW club members, there may be cancellations so anybody wanting to stay in the Goat should maybe ring them and asked to be put on a reserve list.

The PRINCE LLEWELYN has space, and is putting on entertainment I paste a message from Alun at the Prince below;

Hello Mark

I have managed to get Dafydd Jones for the Saturday night and a beddgelert local group

for the Friday night if you are interested please let me know.

As for the rooms thy are as follows

4 X Double rooms en-suite @ £65.00 each per night

2 X Twin rooms 1x en-suite @ £65.00 each per night

1 X Triple room non en-suite @ £95.00 per night

1 X Family room en-suite ( 1 x double bed & 2 x single beds) @£125.00 per night

1 X Family room en-suite ( 1x double bed & 1 x (bunk bed children only) @ £95.00 per night

1 X Single room non en-suite @ £35.00 per night

but as discussed on the phone I will happily give you discount on the room prices i.e. double room with single occupancy would be £45.00 per night and so on, if you need further information please don't hesitate to call me or email me.

If your colleagues need to book a room please ask them to call me after 12 noon on 01766 890242 and mention the BMW CLUB to me and i will discount the rooms for them, many thanks and once again please accept my apology for the late email.

Kind Regards,

Alun Jones.

Prince Llewelyn Hotel, Beddgelert

Touratech Travel Event 2017

11am Friday May 5th 2017 – 12pm Sunday May 7th 2017.


This free event was started in 2008 and in 2016 more than two thousand people attended over the three days. This year’s event starts late afternoon on Friday 5th May and over the three days includes talks, workshops, ride outs and free camping. All the amenities are on site, toilets, showers, WiFi, chill out zone, campfire and live music.

This year’s riding activities are more than ever before, tours, rides, off road riding and training for newbies and the experienced. See http://www.touratech.co.uk/rideouts

Over 30 companies will be exhibiting products and offering deals during the event.

Our BMW Club Western Section stand will be there, manned for the duration and all BMW Club members and partners are welcome to have a cuppa and a chat.

Address is

14, Woodlands Business Park, Ystradgynlais, Swansea SA9 1JW.

Midland Barn Farm Event – Fri 30th June – Sunday 1st July 2017.

Barn Farm Campsite, Birchover, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE42BL. Camping at £8.50 pppn. Caravans £22.00 per night. The site also has a selection of bunkhouses see web site for details.  www.barnfarmcamping.com. The section marquee will be on site with free tea / coffee all weekend in the rally field which has been reserved for the BMW Club.

Friday evening, Birchover village has two good pubs with is good food and only a short walk from the camp site.  Saturday, a Ride out into the dales planned and in the evening a BBQ with quiz and games / music. All BBQ food supplied but only if you inform Graham Parker beforehand you are attending - Home 01623 467852, Mobile 07843 211 280.  E mail chockparker@gmail.com . Camping to be booked direct with site quoting “ The BMW Club”  - Tel 01629 650245.  Mobile 07899 710 018.

Sidecar Register Southern Rally

The dates Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th September.  

I hope we will support the Sidecar Register by turning out in droves. Club contact Keith Thomas 01946 725152.  See the Sidecar Register report and advert for details. It is taking place in the campsite at the rear of The Three Magpies at Seend near Devizes. See their website here:-  http://www.threemagpies.co.uk/home

Haydn and Ann Rees

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