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Shropshire Off road private event Sunday 12 September


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Hawkstone Park Follies

Sunday 12 September 2021 10-4 pm

The day is organised by myself and is private invite only event. It is not an official JOC event.  There are no muppets in scrapyard bangers tearing up the place. Jeep owners club members are invited to attend. Please do not invite friends or different clubs that are not JOC  members.

You are welcome to come along and chat for free and meet other members. There is no cost for that.

If you wish to drive the site ( you can also decide on the day ) then there is a £25 per vehicle fee to drive around the large 3 area site (Cash only no card facilities) . As long as you have a driving licence you pay per vehicle not number of drivers. This covers the site hire and sites insurance. Please check with your insurance company if you are worried as most wont cover you if you drive into a tree at an off road site. The site is suitable for all 4 wheel drive jeeps. Please note it is cash on the day only.

Road legal vehicles only.

Wire winch ropes cannot be used only synthetic rope.

The site covers 3 wooded areas and can be slippery when wet. Area 3 is a driver training area with man made obstacles to test your vehicle and skills or learn new ones. The rest of the areas are free roam . You can follow existing tracks or create your own or take part in the fun punch hunt. The site is a proper site and is used for driver training. There will be   fully qualified members of staff on hand to give advice on basic driver skills (times will be notified at drivers briefing). The staff are also on hand to carry out recoveries or supervise safe recoveries. They are a friendly bunch as well.

Families are welcome and dogs on a lead. We encourage people not to walk around the 4x4 areas site as there will be 4x4s moving around . Sometimes people will watch the only mud hole on the site if someone is brave enough to try or watch recoveries. All the site ask is you be careful when observing and keep safe distance from any recoveries. Dogs must be on a lead in the 4x4 area and keep an eye on small children as they can be hard to spot from inside a 4x4.

There is a café and proper toilets at the site.

Day runs from 10-4 pm and you can spend that entire time driving around or pull in and natter any time. (Drivers briefing is around 10:15)

When you attend the site in your Jeep  proceed through the parking area to the dead end area at the bottom where we will all meet. If there are parking staff at the entrance tell them you are with Ash 4x4 or attending the 4x4 event. Everyone driving has to do a failed hill climb to demonstrate competence to the marshals. Don’t worry they will talk you through it. After everyone has done the hill revers there will be a drivers briefing with site rules and admin. After that the day is yours .

If you wish to take part in the fun punch hunt with a chance to win a trophy then let the marshals know when you arrive so they can affix a card to your wing mirror.

I hope that helps. Any further questions please let me know.


Stewart Pickering Shropshire  JOC rep

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