_3rd U.K. Borgward Drivers Club and 35th Borgward Club Belgie International Meeting June 7th - 9th 2019

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Borgward Coupé in No3 Slip Chatham Dockyard

Dear Borgward Owners, Family and Friends,

We cordially invite you all to our Third Borgward Drivers Club International meeting and our first combined with Borgward Club Belgie. The whole meeting takes place in Kent 75km from Dover

The event will be held at Chatham Dockyard on Saturday 8th June 2019 and Leeds Castle on the 9th June.

7th June 2019

The main hotel the Premier Inn Maidstone (Sandling) is 2 minutes from the M20 motorway and 67km from Dover Seaport

Early arrivals with a group dinner in the evening in the Beefeater next to the hotel.

8th June 2019

Chatham Dockyard 13km from the main hotel was a Royal Navy Dockyard located on the River Medway in Kent. Established in Chatham in the mid-16th century, the dockyard subsequently expanded into neighbouring Gillingham (at its most extensive, in the early 20th century, two-thirds of the dockyard lay in Gillingham, one-third in Chatham). It came into existence at the time when, following the Reformation, relations with the Catholic countries of Europe had worsened, leading to a requirement for additional defences. For 414 years Chatham Royal Dockyard provided over 500 ships for the Royal Navy, and was at the forefront of shipbuilding, industrial and architectural technology. At its height, it employed over 10,000 skilled artisans and covered 400 acres (1.6 km²). Chatham dockyard closed in 1984, and 84 acres (340,000 m2) of the Georgian dockyard is open for us to see and explore, from rope making to boarding a submarine.

We will visit the Dockyard during the day and return to the Premier Inn for an evening group meal.

9th June 2019

Drive from the hotel in Chatham to Leeds Castle to visit the grounds and "The Loveliest Castle in the World". From here it is only 60km back to Dover.

I have arranged special group prices for our visits there is lots to do and a verity of places to eat in the Dockyard and Castle more information soon

Hotel and restaurant Information page click here.

 

Saturday Chatham Dockyard

Chatham Historic DockyardMain Gate Rd, Chatham ME4 4UY

Click here for website

HMS Gannet

HMS Cavelier

HM Submarine Ocelot tours on board all day

Beefeater for our evening meals and bar

Website https://www.beefeater.co.uk/steak-restaurant/Kent/Malta-Inn-Maidstone.html

Menu Click here

Sunday Leeds Castle Kent

Leeds Castle Burberry Lane Maidstone Kent ME17 1PL

https://www.leeds-castle.com/ website

More soon

2015 International meeting click here

2017 International meeting click here

We wish to indicate that the organizers can not be held responsible for possible
accidents with personal or material damage. Participating in the event is at own risk.

For more information soon please email jbwallis@btinternet.com