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Cosford 2017

Cosford Museum Day Out 2017  

April 9th 10th 2017

 

This is a club day out in a museum with the option of staying at a hotel the night before.

Organised by a member who is stopping out for the night and the museum next day, the event is open to people who want to make their own arrangements to just join us at the museum

Hotel and Price:

There is a Travel lodge in Telford 5 miles from museum where you can currently book a twin or double room for 40 quid-ish.

Hotel address:

Travelodge Shawbirch Cross Roads,

Whitchurch Drive,

Shawbirch,

Telford,

Shropshire

TF1 3QA,

Hotel Facilities:

Apparently a pub within walking distance.

Cosford:

the RAF Museum is Open 10-4pm

There are a number of hangers and exhibition spaces, Cold War Exhibition, with all 3 V bombers, Test Flight with one off experimental aircraft, War in the Air fighters and bombers, and Hangar 1, The museum's collection of transport and training aircraft

Cosford Address:

Cosford, the RAF Museum is located at Shifnal, Shropshire TF11 8UP England.

Cosford Food Facilities:

The restaurant offers hot meals from 12.00pm until 2.30pm prices start from 6.00 for a main meal. There is a selection of sandwiches, jacket potatoes, soup and cakes as well as a selection of beverages.

Cosford Price:

A guied tour is 30 and the club will fund it initially. At lunch we will divide the bill among those there with a maximum of a fiver per rider and 7.50 per rider & pillion. The museum itself is free

Cosford Directions:

Cosford is located with good motorway access from the M6 southbound (Junction 12) via the A5, one mile from junction 3 on the M54 for northbound travelers. The Museum is ten minutes from Telford. There is a large car park on site

On A41, less than 1 mile from junction 3 on the M54

         From the south leave M6 at junction 10a

         From the north leave M6 at junction 12 and follow A5 west

The Museum also has brown and white tourism direction signs labelled 'RAF Museum'.

Car Parking charges
0-3 Hours - 3.00 per car, 3-8 Hours - 4.00 per car -----BUT----------the site says

Parking charges are applicable for visitors arriving on motorbikes. If there is more than one motorbike per bay, please purchase one ticket only.

Sat Nav

not all systems recognise TF11 8UP so use WV7 3EU and follow museum signs.

Distance By Road:

Portsmouth 180 miles

Edinburgh 275 miles

Glasgow 300 miles

Manchester 80 miles

Sheffield 100 miles

Plan:

Arrive Sunday (9th) arrange your own food. There is a pub with in walking distance with food

Ride to Cosford on Monday (10th) probably Lunch, then freestyle until the ride home

Please complete and submit the Booking Form.

Now Open For Bookings

 

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