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image for Car/Motorcycle Rally item typeWales Rally GB - Pre-event Shakedown at Clocaenog Forest (NRW)

Rally, Thu 26 Oct 2017

Wales Rally GB

Wales Rally GB

Details

Fans get their first chance to experience the dramatic new-era WRC cars in thrilling high-speed action during the official pre-event Shakedown held in Clocaenog Forest on Thursday morning - 26 October. Teams will be based in Ruthin – just a short drive from the Deeside Rally Village – and will be making their final preparations for the three days of supreme competition laying ahead.

Picnic siteAccepts groups

Please note: Sometimes we need to close or divert trails for your safety whilst we undertake maintenance work or forest operations. Occasionally we may have to close a site in extreme weather, such as high winds or snow and ice due to the risk of injury to visitors or staff. Please always follow any instructions onsite and make sure you follow any temporary diversion signs in place.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 26 Oct 2017

Address

Nr Llanfihangel,
Ruthin,
Denbighshire,
LL15 2AS

Location

Directions

Plan route to Clocaenog Forest (NRW) using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 005538  Lat: 53.07224 Long: -3.48551

Clocaenog is part of Hiraethog Forest.
Ruthin, Cyffylliog, Clawdd Newydd, and Clocaenog are the nearest towns or villages.

The Bod Petryal car park is on the B5105 between Cerrigydrudion and Clawddnewydd.
The OS grid reference is SJ 036 512.

The Pincyn Lys car park - From Bontuchel take the minor road south west and the Pincyn Lys car park is located shortly after the road enters the forest.
The OS grid reference is SJ 060 557.

The Boncyn Foel Bach car park - From the west: take the B5105 from Ruthin and Boncyn Foel Bach car park is signposted on the right, two miles after the village of Clawddnewydd.

From the east: take the B5105 towards Ruthin and Boncyn Foel Bach car park is signposted on the left, about a mile after the Bod Petryal car park.
The OS grid reference is SJ 055 520.

The Graig Ddu car park - Graig Ddu is on the B5105 between Cerrigydrudion and Clawddnewydd at the western end of Clocaenog Forest.
The OS grid reference is SJ 014 501.

The Foel Frech car park - From the B5105 Ruthin to Cerrigydrudion road, take the road opposite the Bod Petryal car park. After two miles turn left at the first crossroads, signposted Pentrellyn-cymmer. After ½ mile the Foel Frech car park is on the left.
The OS grid reference is SJ 026 547.

The Coed y Fron Wyllt car park - Take the B5105 from Ruthin to Clawddnewydd. Opposite the pub in the village of Llanfwrog take the minor road signposted Bontuchel. Turn first left when you reach Bontuchel. After ½ mile Coed y Fron Wyllt car park is on the left.
The OS grid reference is SJ 081 570.

The Coed Efail yr Rhidyll / Pool Park car park - Coed Efail yr Rhidyll/Pool Park car park is signposted on the B5105 between Clawddnewydd and Ruthin.
The OS grid reference is SJ 102 561.

The Rhyd y gaseg car park - Take the B5105 from Ruthin to Clawddnewydd. Opposite the church in the village of Llanfwrog turn left. After half a mile the car park is on the right.
The OS grid reference is SJ 103 556.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Please note: Sometimes we need to close or divert trails for your safety whilst we undertake maintenance work or forest operations. Occasionally we may have to close a site in extreme weather, such as high winds or snow and ice due to the risk of injury to visitors or staff. Please always follow any instructions onsite and make sure you follow any temporary diversion signs in place.