2018 Entries so far

Entries are coming in thick and fast, so if you are intending to enter, don’t delay!  A list of those received so far (in date order of age of car, NOT starting order) is posted on the Entries page. It can also be seen by clicking here:  Entry List 2018728

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2017 Entries

Entries are coming in nicely and a list of those received are shown on the entries tab.  Please note that this does not denote start order, simply those entries received in age of the vehicle order.

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Entries are open!

The 2018 event was launched at the HRCR Rally show at Garden in early January with the publication of the event flyer and entries are already coming in.20180123_100452An entry can be placed by using the entry form on the accompanying page and we can now take payment electronically.  Send an email from the contact page and we will let you have the details.

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2018 details

The Welland Valley Wander will take place in 2018 on Sunday 19 August.  The start will be close to the source of the river Welland at Hothorpe Hall near Market Harborough.  The lunchtime halt will be at one of England’s hidden gems – the impressive Grimsthorpe Hall in South Lincolnshire, before returning for the finish to Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, near Lutterworth.

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Gallery added

Some photographs from this year’s event have been added to the 2017 Gallery page.  These were taken by Chris Glasby, Ben Powers and Dave Cram.  More will be added at a later date.

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A good day!

The fifth Welland Valley Wander enjoyed fantastic weather for another great event.  A few pictures from the day.  A full album will follow in due course.

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Record Entry

The fifth running of the Welland Valley Wander sees a bumper entry with a record number of 85 cars on the entry list.  Start Times and Final Instructions have now been distributed to participants and are also shown on this website.  Please note that there may be updates and amendments to the start list before the event as cars and occupants change.

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The Final Instructions for the 2017 event will be sent by email to all participants around 3/4 August.  Once again, we will attach the route narrative so that it can be read at leisure before the event.  We are heading for another bumper entry, but due to the locations being used, we are not bridled by a upper limit on entries so if you have friends who wish to come or you have not yourself entered, please use the entry form on another page on this website.

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Have you entered?

We are on track for another bumper entry in 2017.  Entries received so far are now shown on a separate webpage.  If you are intending to enter, there are still places available and we will be happy to see you.  You can either download an entry form for the webpage on this site, or send an email via the contact page and we will contact you by return.

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Lunchtime locations confirmed

Participants have a choice for the lunch stop this year.  Those wishing to picnic can choose the picturesque settings of the grass meadows at Launde Abbey.  As an alternative, for those who wish to be catered for, Uppingham School have kindly agreed to allow the quads within the walls of the school grounds to be used for parking before a short walk to any of the various pubs, coffee shops of hotels serving lunchtime refreshments.

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