Following are details of the spectator areas for the Rally
SS1 Hobcarton & SS2 Comb
The Visitor Centre on Whinlatter Pass is the car park for Hobcarton and Comb, For Hobcarton you will have a short walk across the road to Revelin Moss which is a really good junction for viewing., and for Comb follow the forest trails to the junctions within the stage. The Forestry Commission have felled many trees giving more exciting viewing on Comb. Siskins Café is open for coffee and bacon butties!
Park on the old road or in the Bus turning circle ( limited capacity and follow the footpath to the viewing point. Beware it’s steep uphill!
SS4 & 7 Greystoke.
PLEASE NOTE that this is a NO SPECTATOR stage this year. There will be harvesting carried out in the stage and the forest management have allowed the use of the stage for the event on condition that there are no spectators. So apologies for your disappointment but PLEASE DO NOT attempt to access this stage. However, marshals are welcome – do the online training at www.msauk.org and report to the start of the stage with your marshals accreditation or let Karen Spencer Karen@silkrallyradio.comknow you are attending.
SS5 Grizedale South
Spectator point at Scissors crossroads can be accessed by a new footpath provided by the Forestry Commission from the start area up to the viewing point Park at Machells Coppice south of Branthwaite
SS6 Grizedale North
Two places to visit . High Cross at the north of the forest provides access to three spectator points and parking is ample. Moor Top provides access for spectators and disabled parking. Please leave animals and children at home, take plenty of warm clothing and hot drinks. Obey the marshal’s instructions and stay within the designated areas. These have been planned with your safety in mind and wandering from these areas could cause stage stoppages and ultimately cancellation. If a car leaves the track near you follow the marshals commands – we don’t want you to be hurt attempting a rescue.
Spectator Parking Information & Permissions
Stage 1 Hobcarton
Stage 2 Comb
Stage 3 Wythop
Stage 5 Grizedale (1) of (2)
Stage 5 Grizedale (2) of (2)
Stage 6 Grizedale South