At present we have 4 pickup points.
- Weedon (Bucks)
- South Mimms services
- Upminster tube station
- Ashfort Premier Inn North
Below you will find practical information about each pickup point
Weedon (Bucks) High street
This is where all the trips begin.
You are welcome to join us for a light breakfast, a coffee or tea and meet your hosts as well as some of the travellers before we board the coach at the starting point. Cars can be left safely along a quiet road in the village near Ramon's house.
There are also many hotels nearby for the travellers that come from far that we can recommend. A personal collection from your hotel can be arranged in advance.
South Mimms Service Station
This is our first pickup point on all our trips. Conveniently located on the M25 in North London. There are two hotels at this service station, Ramada Hotel and Days Inn and both allow parking while you are away.
If you are staying at Ramada for 1 night you can leave your car for free in their carpark but Days Inn charge £5 per day while away.
If not staying at one of the hotels cars can be parked at the service station for between £10 to £15 per 24 hours
Upminster Tube Station
Station Rd, Upminster
Upminster Tube station is the easiest pickup point for our London based travellers that don't have or want to bring their car. You will be picked up and dropped off on the doorstep of this tube station.
There is a carpark if you do choose to bring your car.
The cost of parking per day is
Peak rate starts 00.00 £7.90
Off peak rate from 10:00 £2.40
Weekend daily rate £2.40
Premier Inn Ashford North
Our last pickup point is at the Premier Inn Hotel, Ashford North. We have permission from with the hotel to leave cars parked here over the weekend for a donation to their charity.
Once parked you will need to go to reception and give them your car registration and your donation.