V8 Scottish Borders Tour 2022
Friday 9th to Monday 12th September 2022
The next V8 Tour in the popular series will be based near Peebles in the Scottish Borders.

Update: 30th May 2022
Don't miss this tour based near Peebles with opportunities to enjoy routes in the Borders and visiting some interesting places that tour organiser, Tony Smith, has planned. Bookings are coming in so don't miss an enjoyable V8 Tour.

The tour activities and visits will include:

Friday
Arrive at the hotel from 14:00, no earlier. There will be welcome drink and canapes on the first evening and on arrival the tour packs will be handed out and the Tour Organiser will explain the week's activities. Dinner will follow.

The tour activities and visits will include:

Friday
Arrive at the hotel from 14:00, no earlier. There will be welcome drink and canapes on the first evening and on arrival the tour packs will be handed out and the organiser will explain the week's activities.
Dinner will follow.

Saturday, Sunday and Monday
There will be trips to the Jim Clark Motorsport Museum, the Samye Ling Tibetan Monastery and the town of Moffat, famous for its toffee and the Star Hotel.

Tour Organiser
Tony Smith
07770 927803
Email

We hope that you will come to join us on a tour of the beautiful Scottish Borders. Do bear in mind we are committed and unpaid volunteers organising an enjoyable tour for you all.

Important
No part of the event is timed and it is not a rally or a competitive event. Please avoid driving in convoys as this can cause frustration with other road users.

The event is open to members of the V8 Register - MG Car Club .


V8 Tours Coordinator
Ken Clayton has the role of planning and coordinating future V8 Tours.
07973 899056
Email

How do I join the V8 Scottish Borders Tour 2022?
To enter this enjoyable tour there are two steps:

Step 1
Contact the Tour Organiser by email or telephone to book a place on the V8 Scottish Boarders Tour 2022 then, subject to there being places remaining available on the tour, the Tour Organiser will reply requesting that you complete the "Booking Form" and agree to pay a sum (Tour Fee) to cover the out of pocket expenses he incurs on your behalf arranging entry fees to places you will visit and refreshments. Return your tour Booking Form to the Tour Organiser and confirm you accept the tour indemnity on the "Booking Form". Upon receipt of your "Booking Form" and your payment of the Tour Fee, the Tour Organiser will provide you with the "Booking Code" for The Barony Castle Hotel.

The Tour Fee is £70 for Two people and a car or £40 for One person and car, and is payable in advance directly to the Tour Organiser for the tour pack and all the costs he will have been paid ahead of the event!
Booking Form
Note as this form is in Word format, you may need to check your downloads folder, usually in the top RHS of your screen.

What does the payment to the Tour Organiser cover?
The payment will cover out of pocket expenses he will incur on your behalf arranging entry into some of the visitor attractions we plan to visit and other items.

Please note - do not go to Step 2 and book with the hotel before you have completed Step 1 by contacting the Tour Organiser and checking there are spaces still available. You will NOT receive the special rate agreed with the hotel by the Tour Organiser without your making a booking with the Tour Organiser and paying the Tour Fee when he will issue a "Booking Code".

Step 2
Book your accommodation directly with the hotel and pay the hotel deposit. You pay the hotel directly. Only by using the "Booking Code" issued to you by the Tour Organiser will you be able to obtain the special hotel rate.

Bookings made by fellow members.
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The Barony Castle Hotel at Eddleston in the Scottish Borders
It is a castle built in 1536 and has 4 stars and is close to the town of Peebles. Tour Organiser Tony Smith says "I have stayed there recently and it is very comfortable".


Private Dining will be provided every evening and included in the Tour Fee will be house wine or soft drinks each evening

Booking accommodation direct with the hotel - you will need to quote the "Booking Code" which will be issued to you by the Tour Organiser when you make a booking with him and pay the Tour Fee. That will enable you to secure the special rate. The hotel staff will ask for the code without which there will be no special room rate. A deposit of at least £50 is payable to the hotel on booking.

Special Hotel Rates:
Classic Double/Twins at £400 for 3 nights DB&B
Classic Singles - £300 for 3 nights DB&B
Superior rooms can be booked if available at £40 per room per night extra.

You will be asked for a deposit of £50 on booking and the balance will be taken two weeks prior to the Tour.

Any special dietary requirements need to be agreed with the hotel.

Barony Castle Hotel
Eddleston
Scottish Borders
EH45 8QW

01721 730 395
Website: https://www.baronycastle.com/hotel/
See hotel location map


Posted: 220318

Update
Lorraine Noble-Thompson has "heard from Doug Niven has confirmed he will be the keynote speaker at the V8 Scottish Borders Tour 2022 on the Saturday. He’s Jim Clark’s cousin and has lovely stories. He will also meet the tour members when they visit the Jim Clark Motorsport Museum on the Sunday to show us around". Doug Niven is a Family Trustee of the Museum.
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