This date was chosen in 2005 to commemorate the 64 cars which set off on the 23rd April 1900 on a 1000 mile Trial, an incredible undertaking in those days .
Date: 25 April 21 — 25 April 21 | Report this event.
Entrance Price free Per person
Destination is the N.T.S. property Castle Fraser.
The Coffee Stop will be at the Royal Deeside Railway Centre at Crathes.
The run is about 32 miles long and will take about 1½ hours.
We will meet at Aberdeen Beach Esplanade and depart at 10:00 am.
Owners are welcome to join the Run whether they are members of the Club or not.
Line up along the Esplanade from the Beach Ballroom.
If we all point south and park at an angle this should make departing easier.
The GVRS Run will set off at 10:00 along the Esplanade to the Beach Boulevard.
At the roundabout take the second exit onto West North Street.
At the lights Turn Left onto King Street then onto Union Street and Holburn Street.
At the roundabout take the second exit onto Great Southern Road and keep going until you cross the Dee bridge.
Turn right and continue to the roundabout at the Bridge of Dee.
Take the second exit onto Leggart Terrace and continue onto the South Deeside Road.
At the junction turn right and cross over the Dee at Durris Bridge.
Turn Left at the junction mand continue to the Royal Deeside Railway Visitor Centre at Milton of Crathes, ½ mile on the left.
The Society has kindly opened their Carriage Restaurant for us again so that we can have a coffee and tour of their centre.
There is the option of taking a 20 min. train journey at 11:00. Cost is £7.50 each (Group Discount)
At 11:30 we leave the site and turn left.
After 1.3 miles Turn Right into Hill of Banchory West Road.
Continue for 0.3 miles and Turn Right signposted Hirn and Echt.
Continue to the junction with the B977. Turn right.
After 1 mile Turn Left onto the B977.
At Echt crossroads go straight ahead.
At Dunecht Turn Right then Left (sign for Castle Fraser).
After 0.3 miles Turn Left and follow the signs for the Castle.
There will be limited catering available so packed lunches are suggested.
Take a tour to the Castle and have a walk around the gardens. The N.T.S. has gone to some effort to prepare for our visit so please make use of their attractions.