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2018 Easter Rally and AGM

Thursday 29th March to Monday 2nd April 2018

Park Farm Caravan and Camp Site
Park Farm
Junction Road
Bodiam
East Sussex
TN32 5XA

East Sussex flag
Park Farm Camp Site
Park Farm
Park Farm Play Park
Park Farm Play Park
Bodiam Castle
Bodiam Castle
Kent and East Sussex Railway
Kent & East Sussex Railway
KESR train approaching Bodiam Station
KESR train approaching Bodiam Station

Robertsbridge High Street
View of Bodiam Castle from Bodiam Station
Bodiam Castle
The Hub Cafe and Outdoor Centre
The Hub Cafe and Outdoor Centre

The 2018 Easter Rally will take place at Park Farm Caravan and Camp Site which is near Bodiam Castle on the Kent / East Sussex border. Bodiam is north of the historic and picturesque town of Battle (of 1066). Rye, Winchelsea, Hastings, Eastbourne and the Seven Sisters are all within cyclable distance. The area is awash with traditional Sussex architecture and oast-houses. There are also numerous farm shops with cafes. Bodiam Castle, Battle Abbey and the Kent and East Sussex Railway are all close by.

The campsite is away from the road, and comprises several large fields. There are approximately 40 electric hook-ups which will be held for us until 31st January 2018. There is a good childrens’ playground with covered area. There is also a modern barn / storage unit which we will be using for the Friday night social and Saturday night AGM. Onsite there is a mini camp shop and snack bar.

STOP PRESS: An email detailing how to obtain the routes for the rally has been sent to all rally-goers.  If you have not received the email or have any problems please contact the organiser at tce2018@tandem-club.org.uk   You will need to download your own cue sheets or gpx files.

Booking

Bookings are now closed.

Camp Site and Rally Fees

Item Cost
Adult (16 years and over) per night £10.00
Child (3 - 15 years) per night £5.00
Dogs: per dog per night £3.00
The above are discounted by 25% if booking 4 nights  
Electric hookup per night (no discount for 4 nights) £5.00
Rally registration fee per person 19 and over £7.00

Extra days following the rally can be booked direct with Park Farm Caravan and Camp Site. Telephone 01580-831982, email: info@parkfarmcamping.co.uk.

Car Parking
Parking is available on the rally field for day riders.

Rides
A choice of three rides of different lengths will be offered each day, which inter-weave with each other.  Participants are free to interpret the routes as they wish, riding on their own and seeing who they meet up with or forming small ad hoc groups. Routes.

Closing date
Bookings close on Wednesday 28th February 2018.

Local Youth Hostel
The nearest Youth Hostel is in Eastbourne, but is 25 miles from the campsite.

B&B Accommodation
There are several B&Bs nearby.  Search for Robertsbridge and Bodiam.

You could also consider The Hub ( http://www.thehubquarryfarm.co.uk/ ), which is just South of Bodiam and has a lovely café.

Rides and Route Sheets
Rides will visit the beautiful villages and countryside of Kent and East Sussex.  The Route Sheets and GPS files will be e-mailed to all who have booked for the rally, 1 month before the start of the rally.

Annual General Meeting
This year’s AGM will be held on Saturday 31st March 2018 at 5.00 p.m. in the barn on the camp site.  Please bring your own chairs.

What to do if you want to take a break from cycling?
There are many places to visit should the weather turn inclement including Bodiam Castle, Battle Abbey and the Kent and East Sussex Railway.

Enquiries to tce2018@tandem-club.org.uk

Map showing location of Park Farm Campsite
OS Map 199 Ref: ;767246

Terms and Conditions.
Booking confirmation:
Your booking is not confirmed until payment has been received in full and cleared which should be before the closing date for bookings. Dishonoured cheques will result in the cancellation of your booking.
Members Only:
U.K. Residents must be members of The Tandem Club (UK). Annual membership is £10.00 or €18 per year with membership for the first Joint Member or 'Family' member free. If you'd like to become a member of The Tandem Club, link to the Subscription Details page by clicking here. Non U.K. residents may be either members of the Tandem Club or their own regional club.

 Disclaimer:
If you participate in any ride or event organised by the Tandem Club you do so entirely at your own risk. The Club, its officers and ride organisers accept no responsibility for loss, damage to property, accident, injury or death, that may occur, however caused, whether by negligence, deliberate act or otherwise.

 Cancellations and refunds.
The rally fee will not be refunded after the closing date. Refund of other components will depend on what the Club can recover from the campsite and/or other suppliers. Members may wish to consider taking out Holiday Insurance to cover losses the Club cannot refund.

 Photographs taken at the event may be published on the Tandem Club Website, The Tandem Club Facebook pages and The Tandem Club Journal