The Mini Run returns to North Devon: Full itinerary here
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The Minis return to North Devon this bank holiday weekend as the Legendary Grand Tour is back in town.
The Mini run will tour around North Devon and Torridge on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.
On Saturday the Minis will be at The Big Sheep for the day, before a cruise around Northam, Westward Ho! and Appledore in the evening.
The Sunday Mini run will see the convoy set off from Westward Ho! to Hartland, before returning to Torrington via Woolsery, Stibb Cross and Taddiport.
And on Monday the Minis will congregate in Victoria Park in Bideford for the morning.
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They will then set off through Instow and Fremington to Little Bridge House, run by Children’s Hospice South West.
After running through Barnstaple they’ll journey to Ilfracombe via Blackmore Gate, Lynton and Combe Martin.
- 1 Yelland power station development set for approval despite 700 objections
- 2 Search for missing Ilfracombe woman Hannah Peacock continues
- 3 Schizophrenic mugger sent to mental unit after Barnstaple robbery
- 4 Crooked party leader with ties to Bideford was a serial conman
- 5 The boy in the tent Max Woosey receives prestigious award
- 6 Drug driver banned after crashing during chase through North Devon
- 7 Old Tannery in South Molton to be turned into new homes
- 8 Fugitive jailed after car chase between Bideford and Barnstaple
- 9 Egg-ceptional packaging design from autistic Petroc student Brooke
- 10 Finance manager jailed for stealing almost £1m from Witheridge company
The Minis will then be on display in Ilfracombe for all to see.
The Legendary Grand Tour raises money for Children’s Hospice South West.
Find the full itinerary so you can head out and watch the Minis in North Devon below.
Saturday, August 25
10am Big Sheep Mini Show.
5.30pm The Saturday night cruise. Meet at the information centre on Northam Burrows, use the Sandymere Road entrance. Not before 5.30pm, they will charge you to get in, should be signposted.
6.30pm Depart the Burrows. Westward Ho! Northam and Appledore Onesie Night
7pm Arrive The Big Sleep free entry for some fun in the EWE-TOPIA indoor play zone. The café will be open and the brewery. 10pm the Big Sheep Closes.
Sunday, August 26
7.30am Westward Ho! parking is open.
10.45am Bideford Youth Pipe Band starts
11am Rock & Roll! We leave Westward Ho! up Stanwell Hill Abbotsham roundabout.
11.30am Arrive Hartland Quay.
1pm Depart Hartland.
1.15pm Clovelly Cross roundabout.
1.20pm Arrive Woolsery.
1.30pm Arrive Prowlers Piece
1.40pm Arrive Stibb Cross Join the B3227. Stay on the B3227
1.45pm Arrive Langtree
1.55pm Arrive Taddiport
2pm Arrive Dartington Crystal
3.30pm Depart Dartington for home going by the two big dippers.
Monday, August 27
7.30am Victoria Park Opens
10.30am The Bideford Youth Pipe Band starts
11am Rock & Roll! We’re off. Along the Quay and over the old Bridge towards Instow
11.40am Turn off the road by Fremington shops and through housing estate. Arrive at Little Bridge House and go around the roundabout the wrong way.
12.05pm Portmore Golf Course road wait and regroup
12.55pm Cross Bridge over A361
1.20pm Bratton Fleming
1.30pm Blackmore Gate
2pm Arrive Valley of Rocks.
2.50pm Depart car park SHARP.
3.10pm Hunters Inn
3.35pm Arrive Combe Martin
4.15pm Arrive IIfracombe We may have got it right this year.
4.30pm Prize giving and auction etc.