The next ride out is to Bristol Aviation.  Details below.

There is an entry fee for the museum - £15 for adults and £13 for seniors.  If the museum doesn’t light your fire, there is a café, or you can pop over to the Shopping Mall.

Ride Out to:

AeroSpace Bristol

 

The ride out is open to all Members, Associates and Pillions.  All associates are warmly welcomed but before attending their first ride out, please seek clearance by your Observer.

Date:

Sunday 8 Apr 18

Meet:  

Top of Town car park, Dorchester

Briefing and Departure:

Assemble 09:30 ready for prompt 10:00 departure.

Destination:

This is a ride out to a destination – in this case the Aerospace Museum in Bristol.

A visit to Aerospace Bristol is a chance to travel through the decades, enjoy fun interactives and amazing exhibits - including aeroplanes, helicopters, missiles, satellites, engines and more - and immerse yourself in a story of ordinary people achieving extraordinary things.

 

The exhibits take you from the beginnings of the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company in 1910 all the way through to the modern day, where you will explore cutting-edge technology, and look ahead to an exciting future, discovering how the next generation of engineers will continue to push aerospace technology to new heights and reach for the stars.

Timings:

09:30:  Meet Top of Town car park: 09:45: Brief;  10:00: Depart Dorchester

1100: Tea/coffee stop at Dobbies Garden Centre (Shepton Mallet)

12:30: Arrive AeroSpace Bristol

12:30 – 15:00 Museum Visit, disperse and return home independently or

15:00 Depart

15:45 Coffee stop at Motorway Services

17:00 Arrive Top of Town

Distance:

78 Miles to Museum

86 Miles to T of Town

Total mileage 164 miles.

Routes:

A mix of A and B class roads and a short bit of Motorway (Route decision and further details provided on the day).

Main Route:

Ride Out Leader / Organiser:

Jim Leese