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  Provincial Society Bus Rally

Last updated: 13 March 2018


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This years rally will be held on

Sunday 5th August 2018

10:00 to 17:00 at Stokes Bay, Gosport

We extend a warm welcome to you and hope that you will find all the information your require on the website. The souvenir programme and rally timetable will be available approximately one week before the 5th August.

By Post for 5.00 including P&P by either
- Sending a cheque payable to 'The Provincial Society' to The Provincial Society, 30 Penhale Gardens, Fareham, Hampshire PO14 4NL, or
- Paying by Paypal (include any postal/delivery instruction in the notes)

We look forward to seeing you at the rally.


Vehicle Entry Form                   Traders Entry Form

  The following vehicles and stall holder are currently booked
No Reg No Operator Year Type

Free bus services will operate throughout the day departing from the rally field. Full details of the services will be published in the rally programme.

There will a cavalcade of vehicles around Gosport departing at 13:30, members of the public may travel on the vehicles subject to the drivers permission.

ROUTE: Stokes Bay Road - Gomer Lane - Privett Road - Grange Road - Rowner Road - Fareham Road - Brockhurst Road - Forton Road - Mumby Road - South Street - Forster Road, Bury Road, Privett Road - Jellicoe Avenue - Stokes Bay Road

  How to Get There  
By Road

SatNav : PO12 2BL

M27 Junction 11 (Fareham Central) follow the signs for Fareham, then join the A32 towards Gosport as far as Brockhurst. There are two roundabouts adjacent to a large fort on the left hand side. At the second roundabout take the third exit. This is Military Road which goes through a large military establishment called HMS Sultan. Proceed straight on and you will reach another roundabout. Go straight across this roundabout and follow the road until you reach the next roundabout (last one), at which you will need to bear left. This road goes along the sea front at Stokes Bay. The rally site in a further half a mile on your right.

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By Train
Nearest station is Portsmouth Harbour served by the following train companies:
South Western Railway
Southern Railways
First Great Western
By Ferry - Portsmouth Harbour to Gosport
Gosport Ferry
By Bus
From Gosport Bus Station
Frequent vintage bus shuttle service from Gosport Ferry to Stokes Bay (details below)
From Fareham Bus Station
Service X5 operated by First Hampshire and Dorset
  Free Bus Services (Gosport Ferry to Stokes Bay)  
  Service 88 will depart from Coach Bay 3 at Gosport Bus Station. The bus station is adjacent to the Gosport/Portsmouth ferry.  


Gosport Ferry - Stokes Bay
Via Alverstoke (Departures from Coach Bay 3)
Gosport Ferry Dep 0945 1005 1025 1045 1105 1115 1145 1215 1245 1315  
Stokes Bay Arr 0956 1016 1036 1056 1116 1126 1156 1226 1256 1326 0000
Gosport Ferry Dep CAV 1430 1500 1530 1600 1620 1640        
Stokes Bay Arr CAV 1441 1511 1541 1611 1631 1651        


Stokes Bay - Gosport Ferry
Via Alverstoke
Stokes Bay Dep NIS NIS 1040 1100 1125 1200 1230 1300 CAV    
Gosport Ferry Arr NIS NIS 1051 1111 1136 1211 1241 1311 CAV   1401
Stokes Bay Dep 1415 1445 1515 1540 1600 1620 1640 1700      
Gosport Ferry Arr 1426 1456 1526 1551 1611 1631 1651 1711 1548 1713  
Notes: ** - only runs if required
  CAV - service suspended during Cavalcade - First operate service X5 from outside the rally site at 1333 to Gosport Ferry arriving at 1345: return at 1400 arriving Stokes Bay at 1413. NORMAL FARES PAYABLE ON THESE 2 SERVICES, NOT PART OF OUR FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE

Other free bus services will operate throughout the day - details in the Rally Programme

  Sponsored by  
First Hampshire & Dorset Limited

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