Classic Car Event Bideford,
12th-14th June 2015

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Join us for a weekend of scenic drives, classic car display at the Lyn Valley Classic and a Shine & Show at a premier attraction in beautiful North Devon.

A unique opportunity to enjoy a great fun filled weekend plus “Shine and Show” off your car too. A weekend packed full of activities, entertainment and a whole lot more.

The Serious About Classic Car Weekend Event offers a unique experience for both the owners and their partners with fine dining, amazing cabaret entertainment as well as every opportunity to show off their cars to the best of their advantage. Plus some tempting alternatives for partners who may not be quite so car obsessed!

Classic car weekends packages

colour-star-bullet 2 nights’ half board accommodation
colour-star-bullet Spectacular Scenic tour across Exmoor National Park
colour-star-bullet Be part of the classic car display at Lyn Valley Classic
colour-star-bullet The Classic Car Shine and Show experience at a premier Devon tourist attraction.
colour-star-bullet Weekend of fabulous cabaret entertainment
colour-star-bullet Saturday night “Classic Themed” Gala dinner
colour-star-bullet Enjoy a battle of the classic car marques


Do you love the thrill of being in a classic car convoy? Do you love the thrill of being in a classic car!

Why not join us and other classics for a fabulous scenic tour starting in Bideford, featuring two routes taking in the stunning coast plus stop at Watermouth Castle or the scenic inland route stopping at historic Arlington Court.

The highlight of the day is being part of the Lyn Valley Classic, displaying your classic with many others across the stunning backdrop of Lynton and Lymouth.

The Lyn Valley Classic is the place to be for all who are serious about their cars, classics and sports too. A unique opportunity for classic owners to display your car for FREE! There will be stands from Maserati, BMW and others too, club stands and fantastic discount offers available from the towns plus much, much more!

It’s a fantastic day out for all and for a small donation to charity everyone can make use of the special offers too!

colour-star-bullet Enjoy being part of the FREE classic display at the Lyn Valley Classic.
colour-star-bullet Take part in the classic car procession from the North Devon beauty spot Valley of the Rocks, parading your pride and joy through Lynton and Lynmouth.
colour-star-bullet Plenty of time to enjoy the delightful towns of Lynton and Lynmouth and take advantage of the fantastic special offers available for all classic cars!
Ever fancy taking a ride in a Ferrari? Well now you can, just enter our FREE competition at the Lyn Valley Classic and it could be you buckling up in the passenger seat!
Cars depart from Bideford around 9.00am, returning to hotel by 5pm. Cars can join at the Valley of the Rocks or at the Lyn Valley Classic.


The lyn Valley Classic is fundraising for charity and all profits will go to Cancer Research UK, North Devon Hospic, Air Ambulance and the Lions Club.



The Classic Car Event Bideford is what Sundays were meant for… showing off your pride and joy and talking all things classic!big sheep weekend classic cars

Take part in our Shine and Show at one of
North Devon’s premier tourist attraction,
The Big Sheep.

Free Entry into the Big Sheep for the driver and co-driver participating in the Shine and Show.
Enjoy the Big Sheep whilst showing off your car and you can even learn the art of sheep whispering…it’s a Devon thing!
Fantastic facilities on offer such as a delightful café, well stocked gift shop and even a micro brewery too! But not to be sampled if you are the designated driver!
Cars arriving from 10am, judging and presentations at 2pm.

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Savour the delights of 2 or 3 nights Half Board accommodation at the enchanting Durrant House Hotel, complete with beautiful old world grandeur, sumptuous bedrooms all topped off with fantastic cuisine.

Why not treat yourselves to one of our Superior rooms or even relax in a Jacuzzi after a day touring around the North Devon countryside.

Click here to download and view the Classic Cars Menu available at the Durrant House Hotel Devon.







Friday night will explode with laughter with some fantastic cabaret entertainment and then its your chance to shine as you take to the floor and dance the night away to old and new tunes

Saturday will feature an amazing singer with a tribute to the classics.





Saturday night is all about the Classics.

A chance to fully embrace the classic theme and come in period costume from the era of your car, or why not come as a classic movie star or singer like James Bond or Diana Ross!!(not compulsory)

Following a Gala Dinner a full night’s entertainment featuring a tribute to the classics such as Michael Buble and the “Rat Pack” all topped off with classic tunes from the era of your cars spun on the turntables will ensure a packed dance floor in the Venetian Ballroom.

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Join in the unforgettable West Country experience of skittles with our “Battle of the Classic Car Marques” It’s open for all to come and throw some balls down the alley but, if you prefer, you can just watch the fun too.

You will be teamed up against rival marques so who will “Triumph” or have a “Mini” score? A wonderful way to get to know all your classic car friends on your first night at our Serious About Classic Car Weekend.

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Why not treat yourselves to an upgrade, relax in a superior twin or double or enjoy the delights of a Jacuzzi double room. Prices of all upgrades available are listed in booking information.

Limited upgrades available.

*Prices based on two persons sharing. Single supplements are listed in booking information.




Stay Sunday night for just £35 per person!




map Saturday Scenic Tour: There is a choice of two outward routes. The first tour will start from Durrant House Hotel travelling to the centre of Barnstable then staying on the A39 going to Arlington Court for the refreshment stop and opportunity to browse, then onto Lynton & Lynmouth.The second from Barnstable follow the A361 and travel through Ilfracombe and Combe Martin and stopping at Watermouth Castle for a refreshment stop.The cruise returns from Lymouth back to Bideford with the option of returning the way you came or doing the other option and taking in the refreshment stop or not.Sunday procession to the Shine and Show Event at the Big Sheep will see the cars leave the Durrant House Hotel and cross the new bridge following the river and crossing back into Bideford over the old bridge, passing the quayside and then to the Big Sheep marked on map on the A39.

Click here to view a map of the Saturday Scenic cruise



Children’s Hospice South West

Serious About Events are supporting North Devon Children’s Hospice, Little Bridge House and other local charities. There will be fundraising at the weekend.


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Classic Car Booking Form

Classic Car Weekend Events Brochure

Classic Car Free Events Flyer

Durrant House Hotel Weekend sample menus

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