Every now and again, in between shows, we have a social event. Our latest was this, The Six Loch Run.
So named because during the run we pass by six lochs, starting at Castle Douglas and heading north into Ayrshire. Our event started with a breakfast for some at Wetherspoons in Dumfries, before heading on to meet the rest at Carlingwark Loch.
The route took the drivers and passengers along single track roads, then through New Galloway, Ken Bridge and Balmaclellan before heading towards Loch Doon.
We eventually stopped at the Castle Doon car park, enjoyed a picnic lunch, an explore of the castle ruins and views of the loch in gorgeous summer sunshine.
This year Drive it Day, a national event organised by the Federation of Historic Vehicle Clubs, fell on Sunday 24th April.
The club had two meeting points for the day, a breakfast stop at Dumfries’ Robert the Bruce and a meet for the start of the run at Castle Douglas.
The route took club members along the coast, through the picturesque villages of Auchencairn and Dundrennan, through Kirkcudbright and on through Ringford, Laurieston and along the Queens Road to New Galloway, before coming to a halt at a picnic spot alongside Loch Ken.
On the pre-run reccy, Citroën Acadiane meets the Wickerman!
Our next social event takes place on Thursday 28th April with a Pub Meet at the Farmer’s Inn, Clarencefield DG1 4NF.
We held our annual Christmas meal at The Farmer’s Inn, Clarencefield where owners Colin and Jacquie made us feel very welcome with a special SWMC three course menu.
Graham enjoying his main!
The food was spot on!
Smiles all round!
Mother and daughter selfie!
The Farmer’s Inn also plays host to our monthly pub meets on the last Thursday of the month.