The British National Championships
The year 2017 event will be held at:
Red Lion Hotel
on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th June.
The event starts at 13.00 with the Annual General Meeting. Play on the Sunday starts at 09.00. Please
note that clocks WILL be started - players have lost on time due to turning up late on previous occasions.
Please contact the organiser (Iain Barrass) if you intend to
take part so that there is enough equipment (i.e. boards and clocks):
HOW TO GET THERE:
The postcode for the venue is SP1 2AN
A zoomable map of the immediate vicinity of the venue can be found
You are strongly advised to use Park and Ride facilities as city centre parking is limited. Full details about Park and Ride
can be found here: salisburyreds.co.uk
The nearest major railway station to the venue is Salisbury (SAL) which is served by:-
Great Western Railway and South West Trains services from Bristol Temple Meads (connections local GWR and CrossCountry services from South Wales, South
West England, North West England, North East England and Scotland) via Bath Spa and Westbury.
South West Trains services from Exeter St Davids (coonections GWR and CrossCountry services in Devon and Cornwall) via Honiton and London Waterloo.
CHECK ROUTEING - NOT LONDON, VIA WESTBURY and VIA HONITON may provide cheaper options.
Salisbury (Millstream Coach Parking) is served by the following coach services:
National Express 033 London Victoria to Salisbury (4 daily direct services plus 1 changing at Southampton) - timetable:
National Express 300 Bristol to Southsea (single service daily each direction)
A wider choice of services are available to/fron the nearest hub at Southampton - onward connections are by rail or X7 bus (see By Air).
The nearest airport is Southampton (SOU - southamptonairport.com) which
is served by Flybe flybe.com) domestic flights from East Midlands, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh airports. Connections
are by rail to/from Southampton Airport Parkway (change at Southampton Central if no direct train). Alternatively there is the X7 bus from Southampton Central station - drop off point
is on Endless Street.
By local transport:
The nearest bus stop to the venue is Cathedral Hotel (opposite venue) NaPTAN code: wildtjta. Buses are generally limited on Sundays with the majority of routes not running.
WHERE TO STAY:
The venue has a special room rate of £100 - contact organiser for details or for other options.
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