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I know its not taking place in the South East but there is a road trip taking place in Wales in August which sounds pretty cool:

"Time for a Wales road trip!

2nd-4th August

The aim of the trip is to explore some nice (hopefully quiet) open roads and enjoy the scenery Wales has to offer. Plenty of stops for photos/food/pubs

All are welcome and if anyone is interested in joining me we will pick a location to meet somewhere along the M4 or you could join me en route. The below is a rough itinerary which includes some roads I’ve tried before and some I’ve researched. Any suggestions for other places we should include are more than welcome.

I am suggesting we stay at the Giler Arms which is just on the edge of the Evo Triangle in a great location (with a pub!). http://www.giler.co.uk/ I am going to camp there (£20), and a hotel is available on site too if you feel fancy. Book now to avoid disappointment!

If you’re not familiar with what Wales has to offer, please do a google image search for some of the locations I’ve mentioned below


Day 1:

After progressing through the Welsh Motorway we will Start at South West Brecon Beacons, up through black mountain pass. Hit Lake Clywedog via the B4518 on the way up to B458. Head west via A470 then north east via A494 past Lake Tegid and continue to The Giler Arms pub/campsite/hotel.

We may stop at the pub to set up / have a break / dinner and then maybe do some afternoon and evening trips around the triangle!

Day 1 route: http://goo.gl/maps/z0hNl
The Evo Triangle: http://goo.gl/maps/Pl4e9


Day 2:

Grab some breakfast earlyish then take a trip towards Snowdon, around Llanberis Pass (nice high walls for sound testing ) and Snowdonia Park before heading to Porthmadog Beach. I’ve heard you can drive your car on the beach, if possible then there may be some interesting photo opportunities and fun to be had here.

We'll then head south down the A470 through Snowdonia Park and stop off at Tal-y-llyn Lake. We'll head back to visit Lake Tegid / Bala and then Llyn Celyn.

Maybe in the evening drive into Betws Y Coed as it’s a nice small town not far from the triangle, with some different restaurants and shops.

Day 2 route: http://goo.gl/maps/ewQTm


Day 3:

Head round the Triangle for one last lap before onwards towards Horseshoe Pass while making a stop at the Ponderosa Cafe. After which we will head South through the middle of Wales and finish by taking a trip down the east side of the Brecon Beacons. Depending how tired/fed up we are at this point we could spend some time exploring the smaller roads of the Beacons. We’ll finish up by heading out the M4 and homeward.


Day 3 route: http://goo.gl/maps/kmcid



Things to take:

Camping stuff (if needed)
Camera (if you like)
Octane booster if needed (It’s not always possible to find 99RON in the middle of Wales)
Petrol money - budget for around 2-3 tanks actually moving around Wales, and then whatever it takes you to get there and back.

Things to watch out for:

Blind corners with sheep sat in the middle of the road!
Blind corners with numpties riding push bikes
Blind corners with tractors doing 5mph
Driving off of mountains is frowned upon



Register your interest in this thread and I'll update closer to the time with meeting points and any other relevant info

Be good if we can get a few people along for the ride!"

They plan to meet on the M4 near Reading. Im going along in my GTA and it will be good if any others in their Alfa's can come along.:thumbs:
 
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