Borders Blizzard – 16th February 2019

Well it’s our first event of the year, and what is now a firm favourite event to gather everyone back together, and get that competitive streak back into us.

Borders Blizzard is a great event for families, kids, or anyone who fancies getting out the house and you do not need to have a 4×4 with you to enter, it can be done in a standard road car.

Over the last few years, we have varied the routes, and this year is no different, offering breathtaking views on a wonderfully scenic drive.

This year, we will not be visiting the Borders per se, however you will experience some of the most beautiful scenery and country lanes around West Lothian before dropping back into the West of Edinburgh.

Along with a different route this year, we have added in a new element to the event, in a style not far from navigational rallies, we will have route checks along the way – involving laybys and public car parks.

We will be finishing at the Ratho Park Carvery, where they do some delicious items from the menu or a regular carvery at only £5.99.

You will be given a road book, with instructions and tulip diagrams – the game is simple, follow them and you can’t go wrong – unless you choose to take the wrong route!

OS Map 65: 1:50,000 would potentially help you out, but don’t worry if you don’t have one as this event is designed without the need for one!

If you’re a little earlier, why not try a Full Scottish or delicious breakfast roll and go for a gently wander to work it off at The House of the Binns.

Not able to take part, but want to join in on the social side of it, then why not join us at the carvery from 5.30pm.

Start Location: Mannerstons Café & Farm Shop, Bo’ness, EH49 7LY
Start Time: 10.00 with the first car leaving at 10.30.
Mileage: 75 – 100 miles, with fuel stations near the start and finish.
Finish Location: Ratho Park Carvery, Kirknewton, EH27 8EG
Cost: £10 per vehicle.

Event Registration:  Please click here to tell us if you are coming along.

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