Directions to Mains Farm Caravan Site from the M6:–
Leave the M6 at J41 – going East on the B3505, at the roundabout take the A6 North towards Carlisle - In Plumpton turn Right for Lazonby and Kirkoswald - B6413, through Lazonby and over the Eden Bridge – Take the first Right signed Glassonby. Do NOT go left into the village of Kirkoswald. Mains Farm is on the Right - just under 1 mile from this junction. The rally field entrance is 100 mts past the farm on the right. If you have booked into the “Riverside” for electric, or rented a Pod, pull into the Farm.
Booking is not essential if you are just camping but if you let Derek Grimshaw know you will be put on a messaging list.
Met briefings will be available but all flying is at Pilot's discretion.
Briefings:– 05:00 (04:40 Sunday) / 18:00 hrs
Sunrise/set:– 04:34 / 21:51 hrs Friday 24th
Radio frequency: 122.480
Come with as many tanks as you can - no propane will be provided.
Socials; Competitions; etc.
Competition:– launch at daylight Sunday Morning, usual rules, the Balloon which flies furthest and returns to the launch field complete with equipment and crew by 08:30 hrs, (same day), is the winner.
Club camping on the rally field on Friday & Saturday will be at the club subsidised rates as indicated on the entry form: any additional nights will be at the standard Mains Farm fee, payable to them.
If you wish to go onto their regular camp site and have electric hookup or hire a camping pod, book directly with Robert & Julie at Mains Farm by phone or on their website http://www.edenvalleycaravansite.co.uk/