Monday 27th December – Cold Turkey

Time to get out into the fresh air and get the 4×4 engine warm for a Christmas treat and have fun and meet up with your fellow club members.

Open to all 4x4s of all levels of experience, whether road vehicles or off-road prepd.

Traditionally this event was a bunch of friends meeting up for a drive, however over the years, we have added in various twists along the way – and this year is no exception! Just because it’s Christmas, don’t think the setup team will be going easy on you though!

A bunch of escapees from the local farm are causing havoc and we’ve been requested to find them, and return them in exchange for a festive gift!

As an added bonus, there will be a variety of orienteering punches set up around the site, for you to attempt. You will be given a laminated card attached to your wing mirror, and upon finding a punch, you simply punch the corresponding box on the card – easy!!

Cost: £30 per vehicle plus £10 per additional driver (full DVLA licence)

Time: 10.00 for morning coffee and chat, ready to start at 10.30

Lunch: Bring your own packed lunch and enough warm drinks for the full day!

Finish: We generally finish mid-afternoon depending on weather and light conditions.

Directions: Postcode is TD1 2NR. There is a good track up to where we will be meeting for signing on and orange arrows will be visible as you come onto the site. Head for Galashiels on the A7 and you will pick up the orange arrows at the roundabout just North of Asda / Tesco and you want to be the B6374 Melrose Road.


Amateur Radio: For those who have it, we usually use 145.350MHz if it’s free.

We recommend warm clothing, waterproofs, and if you have recovery or towing gear, that would probably be sensible given the time of year.

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