The sixth Flying Scotsman Rally with over 100 cars and crews gets underway tomorrow, Friday 4th April at 8 am, from the Forest of Arden Hotel at Birmingham.
After an overnight stop near Blackburn, the route takes the crews through Lancashire and Yorkshire and on into Scotland finishing at Gleneagles from mid afternoon on Sunday 6th April.
The cars will reach Aysgarth Falls Café at Aysgarth in North Yorkshire from around 09:00 to 11:00 hrs on Saturday morning and from there, the route takes in:
Barnard Castle, 10:15 to 12:15,
Bollihope Common - B6278, 11:00 to 13:00,
Durham Dales Centre - Stanhope, 11:30 to 13:30,
Plenmeller Common, 13:45 to 15:45,
Grapes Hotel - Newcastleton, 15:25 to 17:25,
Sunday 6th April,
Carnwath - A721, 08:45 to 10:45,
Cairnoch Hill, 11:15 to 13:15,
Roman Camp Hotel - Callander, 12:30 to 14:30,
South Loch Earn, 14:00 to 16:00,
Gleneagles, 15:00 to 17:00,
A good excuse to earn brownie points? Take the kids, some jammy pieces and juice, and have a look at, and a listen to, the sights and sounds of a bygone era.