|What is it?
The UK's 6th Annual Travelling Mega Event, regularly attracting over a thousand Geocachers from around the world. In 2013 the event comes to the heart of the UK and we hope to make it the best yet!
|When is it?
Saturday 3rd August 2013
10am to 5pm
|Where is it?
Heritage Motor Centre
The Heritage Motor Centre is a museum with a difference, offering a unique and versatile indoor and outdoor experience including the Land Rover experience, Miniature Roadways and Stop-Start! driving for 15-17 year olds, the venue even has free Wifi and the event will have the traditional stands and stalls for everyone to enjoy!
The Centre is situated on the B4100 just outside the village of Gaydon. Travelling from North or South the easiest way to reach us is by following the signs from Junction 12 of the M40.
Our nearest mainline rail stations are located at Warwick (8 miles), Leamington Spa (8 miles) and Banbury (11 miles).
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The Mega itself:
At the main event, we are planning a range of themed stalls and activities to suit the occasion including some photo opportunities with Signal the frog, geocaching related trade stands, outdoor entertainment and lots of things to keep the children happy You can also pay a visit to the world's largest collection of British cars in the museum.
We look forward to welcoming you to the 6th annual UK Mega event in the West Midlands.
There will also be a range of supporting events in the area in the week leading up to and after the event - watch this space for further details!
For an up to date list of all side events please go to the schedule tab at the following link: Events Schedule
Other things to do in the West Midlands Region:
The West Midlands Region is in the heart of the UK and contains some of the country's best tourist attractions including; Stratford-upon-avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare and the Royal Shakespeare Company; Warwick Castle, featuring almost one thousand years of British history and the Black Country Living Museum.
And for the younger Geocachers there is Cadbury World, where the world famous Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate has been made since 1905; Alton Towers, home of Oblivion the world's first vertical drop roller coaster and Drayton Manor, home of Shockwave the only stand-up roller coaster in Europe!
Why not enjoy the full geocaching experience this year and camp on site at the Heritage Motor Centre, right on the doorstep of the Mega itself! It's the best way to ensure you don't miss a thing including all our side events in the week leading up to the main event on Saturday the 3rd August.
There are 200 pitches available, 50 of which have electric hook up (available on a first come first served basis), for a whole week from Monday 29th July - Sunday 4th August. Prices start from £16 per night for a pitch without EHU and £22 per night with EHU. However, for you we have created a special week's discounted price of only £100 (non-EHU) and £140 (EHU). The longer you stay the more you'll save! Why not spend a whole 7 days exploring our region and get a discount on your booking!
Please click on the following link (Book your Mega Camping) to book your pitches.
Please note: minimum stay with EHU is 3 nights and call 01926 645 029 (10.00am – 4.30pm) to book EHU.
On the Friday evening before the main Mega Event, everyone will be welcome to attend the campsite for an evening of socialising, food, drink and entertainment (Book your hog roast tickets) for the Friday evening camping event at £4 (including a vegetarian option) and discount price entry for the Motor Museum itself £8 adult or £5 child! Full details of the Friday night camping event will be released shortly.
Anyone who turns up without booking will incur extra costs, so don't delay - book today!
As with every UK Mega Event, we are asking you to register your interest on our website as well as on this listing - Include the number of people in your party in your log. Registering your interest ensures you get all the up-to-date information as it happens, helps us know how many people to expect and most importantly gives us an accurate number of attendees than just this listing alone.
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