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  1. brown dog 2011 Breast Cancer Scanner Appeal “Helping Men, Women & Children across the UK who have cancer” Registered Charity 1111550 Information Pack for fundraisers undertaking the Triassic or Portland Challenge – June 3rd/4th 2011

  2. 2 Summary of Key Messages Dear 2011 Challengers Just a few weeks to go now so it’s time to provide you with all the information you need to enjoy your weekend. I appreciate you live very busy lives, but please find time to go through the pack so you know exactly what is required of you. On the next page I have highlighted the “essential reading” elements of this pack – please pay particular attention to these. On May 17th there is a teleconference organised to share tips and hints to enable you to get the most out of the weekend and to answer any questions you may have - we encourage you to attend. On both challenges the safety of our members will be our greatest priority, so please listen and respond to our organising team on the day. We also ask you to take responsibility for your own safety and listen to what your body is telling you too – if your body is saying enough is enough, then pull-out (please don’t put yourself and others at risk). Hopefully you will all make it to the end of your challenge on time and in one piece, enabling you to experience that unbelievable feeling of success and achievement. Then in the evening we can share this success, swap stories and top it all by announcing the money we have collectively raised towards the purchase of a Breast Cancer Scanner for Poole Hospital. Please remember to let Ian Alexander know what you have raised a week before the event as you will be asked for this prior to the dogs dinner so we can calculate and announce our bigger team achievement. As ever, myself and my good friends on the brown dog Trustee Board can’t wait for the big event and we really look forward to catching up with old friends and meeting our new members. If you have any questions or concerns please contact me (or one of the Trustees – contact numbers on page 36) Mark On behalf of the brown dog Trustees/Organising Team

  3. 3 Summary of Key Messages • If you are doing the TRIASSIC Challenge • You must be at the Haven Caravan Site (Weymouth – Littlesea) • between 10.30am – 10.50am on the 3rd June • Go to the main complex, pick up number of van, drive to van and • leave car (you cannot get into the van at this point) • T-Shirts will be given to you at the coach • (you can use Haven toilet facilities to put on your T-shirts) • The coach will leave at 11am prompt • – it will not wait for late-comers (miss the bus – miss the challenge!) • You are advised to take plenty of water and food • On the Saturday you must be at the pickup point to get the coach for • the Dogs Dinner at 5.45pm • The coach will leave at 6pm prompt – it will not wait for late –comers • The Dogs Dinner dress code is smart-casual • You will have to book a taxi to get you back to Haven • If you are doing the PORTLAND Challenge • On Saturday 4thyou must be at the Haven reception area by 8.45am • You must take plenty of water and food • You must be at the pickup point to get the coach for the Dogs Dinner at 5.45pm • The coach will leave at 6pm prompt – it will not wait for late –comers • The Dogs Dinner dress code is smart-casual • You will have to book a taxi to get you back to Haven

  4. 4 Content • Information for everyone (post-challenge) • Transport to Dogs Dinner 29 • Dogs Dinner venue 30 • Dogs Dinner Agenda 31 • Menu 32 • Fun & Prizes 33 • Getting back to Haven 34 • Sunday 5th 35 • Contact Names/Numbers 36 • Thank You 37 • Information for everyone (pre-challenge) • Teleconference 5 • Summary of weekend plan and timings 6 • Team and caravan details 7 • Equipment – have you got everything? 8 • Directions to Haven Holiday Park Littlesea 9 • What to do when you arrive at Littlesea 10 • Providing information on funds raised 11 • If you are doing the Triassic Challenge • Triassic Plan 13 • Where to meet to pick up the coach 14 • Collecting your T-Shirts 15 • Coach Trip and Safety Briefing 16 • Summary of Route 17 • Summary of Time-scales on-route 19 • Rules 20 • Ground Support 21 • At the finish 22 • If you are doing the Portland Challenge • Timetable 23 • Where to meet on Saturday (and time) 24 • Rules 25 • Route & Ground Support 26 • At the finish 27 • Additional Information • Triassic Maps Stage 1 to 4 39-43 • Portland Map 44 • Dogs Dinner Choices 45-46 • Dogs Dinner Seating Plan 47 • Haven Map 48

  5. 5 Teleconference Triassic & Portland Challenge Final Safety Briefing Tuesday 17thMay (8-9pm) Dial 0800 032 0217 When asked enter this pin 3700170# This tele-conference is to provide information on the challenge and answer any questions you may have We encourage you to join this call

  6. 6 Timetable of Events TRIASSIC CHALLENGE Friday 10.30 am Meet at Haven Site Park your car by your caravan, meet by the complex 11.00 am Coach Leaves Travel to Sidmouth 12.30 am Coach Arrives Sidmouth Head to sea front promenade/team-photos 1 pm Triassic Challenge Starts On promenade opposite Dukes Hotel Saturday 11 am Triassic Challenge Finishes At sea-facing entrance to Haven Camp 11.30 am Sleep Get up in time to get ready for the Dogs Dinner 5.45 pm Get on Coach Meet at the Complex 6.00 pm Coach Leaves Travel to Rembrandt Hotel Weymouth PORTLAND CHALLENGE 6.30 pm Drinks before Dinner Friday 4 pm Check into your Caravan 7.15 pm Dogs Dinner Saturday 8.45 am Meet at Reception area 9am Portland Challenge Starts Take team photo 12.30 am Bar Closes Arrange your own taxi to get you home 4 pm Portland Challenge Finishes At sea facing entrance to Haven Camp 5.45 pm Get on Coach Meet at the Complex 6.00 pm Coach Leaves Travel to Rembrandt Hotel Weymouth 6.45 pm Drinks before Dinner 7.15 pm Dogs Dinner 12.30 am Bar Closes Arrange your own taxi to get you home

  7. 7 Members & Accommodation Team 77 Triassic 59 Portland 14 Ground Support 4 69 people staying in caravans 13 Caravans (A to M) 8 people do not require caravans e.g. No Van above

  8. 8 Have you got everything - Equipment Check List Remember the weather could be very hot or very wet – be prepared for both! • Clothing • T-Shirts– you will receive a brown dog t-shirt (take a spare just in case) • Walking Boots are strongly advised – these should be broken in well in advance • Socks - 1 thin pair (sweat absorbing) and 1 thicker pair of walking socks • Shorts/Lightweight Trousers/Jogging Bottoms – Jeans not recommended! • Waterproof Trousers – just in case it rains • Waterproof Coat - ditto • Sweatshirt/Fleece– it could be cold (Triassic challengers especially during the night) • Equipment • Rucksack - not too big, not too small, padded, well supported, comfortable etc. • Head Lamp or Torch - for night time (Triassic only) (Go Outdoors £5) • Hat- protects from rain and sun • Sunglasses – let’s hope you need them! • Medication & Protection • Medication – plasters, pain killers etc. • Sun cream(fingers crossed) • Insect Repellent – particularly at dusk as we walk through the Under-cliffe near Lyme Regis • Drink & Food • Drink – plenty of water • Water Bottles – that you can top at ground support vehicles – see note below • Food - to keep you energised over the 23 hour period • Note: Ground Support will carry additional water supplies for you to top up, plus you can leave a • small bag with your own extra food and drink in the GS vehicles

  9. 9 Directions to Haven Littlesea Important Note to Triassic Challengers Remember Triassic members that you need to be at the Holiday Park by 11am – you are strongly advised to travel down to the Dorset area on Thursday night and arrange accommodation within the local area Park address:Littlesea Holiday Park, Lynch Lane, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9DT Note: There are two Haven Holiday Parks in the Weymouth area – you need to go to Littlesea which is west of Weymouth (the other site is east of Weymouth) Directions From the A35 to Dorchester turn off at the roundabout onto the A354 signposted Weymouth. At the next roundabout pick up the signs to Portland and follow until you see the brown signs for Littlesea Holiday Park. Follow brown signs directly to Park. We are situated at the end of Lynch Lane. Sat Nav If programming your SAT NAV device, please use Postcode: DT4 9DT. This will guide you directly to Littlesea where you will be able to follow the signs for directions to the Park. Route Planning Information From Miles Hours:MIns Doncaster 275 5:07 Manchester 259 4:55 Coalville 216 4:06 Birmingham 178 3:27 Milton Keynes 174 3:22 Bristol 71 1:54 Southampton 64 1:28 Bournemouth 38 1:01 Source: AA Route Planner

  10. 10 When entering Haven and Parking When you arrive at the Holiday Park drive up to the security; - provide your name/s if asked and mention that you are with the brown dog charity group Portland Challenger Drive to Reception in Complex and collect keys (after 4pm) Triassic Challenger Drive your car to the Complex (see map below) where there is a car park At the Car Park you will be given your Caravan Number by Mark Storer If Mark is not around you can find out from Reception Once you know your number – take your car and park it next to your caravan (note previous occupants should be out by 10am) (note: you cannot get into the caravan at this point – simply leave your car) (note: at the end of the Triassic you will be given your caravan keys by Ground Support) Note for: Joy Osborne Lucy England Cathy Bean Clare Edmonds Juli Hopkins David Hopkins You will not be allowed to park in the Holiday Park as you will not be staying there. You need to find somewhere outside the Holiday Park to park your car. Walk to reception and ask to be let into the park to pick up the coach at the Complex. If for some reason you are not allowed in the Holiday Park, just wait outside the gates where you will be collected - call Mark to let him know on 07918070710 Note for: Ruth & Graham Cantrill Same as above. If you cannot get passed security please call David Hall 07717866965 Entrance Note: There is a bigger map at the back of the pack

  11. 11 Providing Information on Funds Raised • Every year at the Dogs Dinner it is always a wonderful moment for everyone when we announce how much money • we believe we have raised. • To enable us to do this we need you to tell us what you have personally raised. • One week before the challenge please can you contact Ian Alexander (mail or telephone) to provide this information. • what money you have raised (excluding gift aid) • how much have you already collected (does this include gift aid if using My Donate) • how confident are you that you will collect the rest of the money • Ian.browndog@yahoo.co.uk • If for any reason you cannot get hold of Ian then please ensure you have it with you on the challenge as • you will be asked for it • It is imperative that you provide a realistic view on what you believe you will collect from people • Please say it as it is and don’t over pledge • If we end up raising more – happy days!

  12. 12 THE TRI-ASSIC CHALLENGE

  13. 13 Timetable of Events Travel Triassic Challenge Dogs Dinner Arrive Haven Coach Leaves Arrive Sidmouth Start Challenge Finish Challenge Coach Leaves Dogs Dinner Drinks Dogs Dinner Sit at table Bar Closes 10.30 am Friday 3rd 11 am 12.30 am 1pm 11.20 am 6 pm 6.45 7.15 12.30 am

  14. 14 Meeting for the Coach 11 am Once you have parked your car, make your way to the complex. The coach should be waiting for you to get on. Remember the coach leaves at 11 am prompt – it will not wait for anyone Coach Pick Up Point

  15. 15 Collecting Your T-Shirts T-Shirtswill be issued between 10.30 and 10.45 which will give you enough time to use the toilets to put on their T-Shirts We really want everyone to wear the official challenge T-Shirt’s to create an impact and encourage the general public to donate We would like EVERYONE to wear the brown dog T-Shirts T-Shirtswill be white this year to provide maximum protection from the sun (should it be hot) and maximum visibility for safety reasons. On the Triassic challenge the organising team will wear Lime Green T-Shirts so you can easily go to the right people for help should you need it Brown Dog would like to thank Fiona Johnstone and Whittaker Office Solutions for producing our T-Shirts at cost (no profit)

  16. 16 Transport to Start & De-Brief The coach will leave at 11.00 prompt – it will not wait for anyone It is essential that you plan your journey to ensure you are at Haven no later than 11am on Friday 3rd On the coach you will be given a final safety de-brief - your attention would much appreciated The trip to Sidmouth will take approximately 90 minutes (50.3 miles) Bluebird Coaches (Weymouth) Ltd, 83 The Esplanade, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 7AA. Tel: 01305 7823534055438 http://newsite.bluebirdcoaches.com/default.htm

  17. 17 The Triassic Challenge Note: More detailed maps are attached at the back of the pack Stage 1 (10 miles) Stage 2 (15 miles) Stage 3 (14 miles) Stage 4 (11 miles)

  18. 18 Triassic Time Plan The first phase is probably the hardest with many steep ascents and descents. However we will be fresh, so the plan is to complete this at a good pace. The beauty and spectacular sights along this phase are there to be enjoyed, including the masses of wild flowers on top of the red cliffs at Branscombe, the extraordinary change in geology around Beer and keep a look out for the occasional peregrine. Soon after Seaton we will descend into the dense woodland of the Undercliff National Nature Reserve where you will be enclosed for some hours with only occasional glimpses of the sea. After emerging into open fields, the Path enters the county of Dorset at Lyme Regis where you will enjoy your first longer rest at the beautiful harbour. As the night draws in we continue inland slightly before dropping back to the sea at Charmouth and then up the spectacular Golden Cap (albeit in the dark) to Seatown . From Seatown we continue walking in the dark with some short, steep climbs before easing as it becomes more level at Burton Bradstock. At Burton we should start to see the dawn breaking as we pick up the long pebbly sweep of Chesil Beach. From here on in the walk is flat. The South West Coast Path climbs inland slightly from the historic village of Abbotsbury, passing woodland and open, rolling fields until dropping to follow the West Dorset Heritage Coast along the shores of the Fleet Lagoon to Ferry Bridge. This section of the Jurassic Coast is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the views of Chesil Beach and the Fleet are truly unique. Continue on a peaceful walk along the edge of the Fleet until you reach the Haven Fleet entrance www.southwestcoastpath.com

  19. 19 Rules PACE SAFETY/HEALTH Remember we have to walk 50 miles AND complete the challenge in 23 hours – we must finish the challenge in this time-frame to achieve our goal If an individual is really holding up the group (on a continuous basis) and putting time-scales at high risk, the organisers may ask the individual to (i) get into a ground support vehicle to be taken to the next convenient stop or (ii) step down altogether Safety on the challenge is the main priority of the brown dog organising team If an individual has an injury or is in obvious distress and the organisers believe the individual is putting either themselves or others at risk they may ask the individual to step down. STAYING TOGETHER BE HONEST WITH YOURSELF For safety/support reasons it is important that we all stay together, plus this is a team event. Please can we ask that all challengers follow the challenge leader – stop when the leader calls a break, start when the leader says resume Note: Fitter challenges are requested to be supportive and patient of those who may find the challenge much harder Your health and safety is the most important thing on the challenge The organisers ask you to be honest with yourself and pull out of the challenge at any point if your health is at risk – put your health first please! Note: If you are struggling, talk to one of the organisers who are there to help you (Lime Green Shirts)

  20. 20 Ground Support Triassic Team (2 cars) Portland Team (1 car) • The Ground Support team are volunteers who have given up their time • to support you on the challenge. • This support will include; • Carrying additional water • Carrying a limited number of bags • Facilitating hot refreshment breaks • Facilitating a continental breakfast • Providing transport in case of emergency • Carrying and applying first aid • On this years challenge Ground Support access to the challenge route is excellent – so hopefully you will see their friendly and encouraging faces along the journey

  21. 21 At the end of the Challenge (and afterwards) The end of the challenge will be the (coast facing) entrance to the Haven Holiday Park. The Ground Support team will be there to congratulate you. We would like members who are near the front of the pack to wait for the whole team to come in – hopefully by the time the tail enders come in the sound of 70 people clapping should be enough encouragement to take those final steps. Once you reach the finish line try and find your friends/family who you are sharing a caravan with – one of them (could be you) will be given your caravan keys and told where it is. Make your way to your caravan, put your feet up and enjoy about 5 hours (hopefully)of sleep. Set your alarm to get you up in time to get ready for the Dogs Dinner.

  22. brown dog Alternative Fund Raising Challenge 22 PORTLAND CHALLENGE The challenge is to walk 15 miles around the Island of Portland Starting at 9am on Saturday 4th and finishing at 4pm THE PORTLAND CHALLENGE

  23. 23 Timetable of Events & Friday 3rd Travel Portland Challenge Dogs Dinner Arrive Haven Start Challenge Finish Challenge Coach Leaves Dogs Dinner Drinks Dogs Dinner Sit at table Bar Closes Check In 4pm Friday 3rd 9 am 4 pm 6 pm 6.45 7.15 12.30 am

  24. 24 Saturday 4th – Meet at 8.45am Please be punctual and be at the reception by 8.45 am. This will enable time to get to the start and take a team photograph prior to starting the challenge on time at 10am Meet outside Reception

  25. 25 Rules & Responsibilities PACE SAFETY/HEALTH Remember we have to walk 16 miles AND complete the challenge in 6 hours – we must finish the challenge in this time-frame to achieve our goal If an individual is really holding up the group (on a continuous basis) and putting time-scales at high risk, the organisers may ask the individual to (i) get into a ground support vehicle to be taken to the next convenient stop or (ii) step down altogether Safety on the challenge is the main priority of the brown dog organising team If an individual has an injury or is in obvious distress and the organisers believe the individual is putting either themselves or others at risk they may ask the individual to step down. STAYING TOGETHER BE HONEST WITH YOURSELF For safety/support reasons it is important that we all stay together, plus this is a team event. Please can we ask that all challengers follow the challenge leader – stop when the leader calls a break, start when the leader says resume Your health and safety is the most important thing on the challenge The organisers ask you to be honest with yourself and pull out of the challenge at any point if your health is at risk – put your health first please! Note: If you are struggling, talk to one of the organisers who are there to help you

  26. 26 The Route & Ground Support • The Route • Starts at the (beach facing) entrance to Haven. • From there you follow the Fleet until you reach Chesil beach. • You walk along the beach to Portland town, up the (pretty steep) hill to the top of the island. • You walk around the island and back to Portland, where you return back to Haven via Chesil Beach and the Fleet. • Gez Johnstone has kindly volunteered to provide Ground Support for the Portland Challenge. • This support will include; • Carrying additional water • Carrying a limited number of bags • Providing transport in case of emergency • Carrying a first aid kit • Ground Support access to the challenge route is excellent – so hopefully you will see Gez on a frequent basis. HAVEN

  27. 27 After Portland Finish The end of the challenge will be the (coast facing) entrance to the Haven Holiday Park. Hopefully with the smaller team size on the Portland, you will all manage to finish together – no doubt with big hugs, praises and photos. Once you reach the finish line you will make your way back to your caravan and enjoy an hour (or so) rest before getting ready for the Dogs Dinner.

  28. 28 THE DOGS DINNER

  29. 29 Transport to the Dogs Dinner Please be punctual and be at the reception by 5.45 pm. The coach will leave at 6pm prompt. Meet outside Reception

  30. 30 Dogs Dinner Venue You will be dropped off at the Rembrandt Hotel Please make your way to our private room the Chesham Suite We have our own bar in the room – please get yourself a much deserved drink There will be a table plan in the room – find out where you are sitting. You will be asked to sit down for dinner at approximately 7.15 p.m. Westbourne Road Carlton Road 12-18 Dorchester Road Weymouth, Dorset DT4 7JU, United Kingdomhotelrembrandt.co.uk‎ Richetts Close DORCHESTER ROAD King Street Esplanade Sea

  31. 31 Dogs Dinner Agenda 6.45 pm Meet for drinks 7.15 pm Sit for Dinner – 10 min brown dog update 7.30 pm Dinner Commences 12.30 am Bar Closes Recommended dress code for the dogs dinner is smart-casual - smart jeans are acceptable.

  32. 32 Dogs Dinner Meal Starters Freshly Made Soup of Your Choice Served with bread roll and garnished accordingly or Duo of Chilled Melon Chilled fan of honeydew melon together with sweet pearls of cantaloupe melon complimented by a strawberry and passion fruit coulis Main Course Roast Breast of Chicken Boneless chicken presented on pan fried potatoes together with lardons of bacon and onions, complimented by a light chicken jus or Roast Rib of Beef Thickly sliced and accompanied by thyme scented Yorkshire pudding, creamed horseradish and a rich pan gravy or Butternut Squash, Stilton and Spinach Risotto (Vegetarian Option) Set on char-grilled peppers and accompanied by toasted garlic ciabatta Desserts Baked White Chocolate Cheesecake Complimented by a rich dark chocolate sauce and feathered with a vanilla Cream or Strawberry Glace Rembrandt A smooth vanilla ice cream placed in a chilled goblet, coated in strawberries and blended with crisp meringue pieces and lightly whipped double cream, garnished with fresh strawberries Individual selection is included at the back of this information pack Which you have been asked to check You are responsible for making sure your selection is correct

  33. 33 Dogs Dinner Prizes & Fun At the Dogs Dinner we like to update you on where your good money has been utilised. We also try and arrange some light-hearted fun activity to make sure you don’t drop your head in your soup after an exhausting day. We have a few speeches and always invite members to share their experiences and thoughts of the day. Also we have a few competitions and prizes to give out, along with some special awards. One of the most important parts of the evening is when we announce how much we believe we have all raised – this is usually a magical moment! This year we are hoping to announce our 2012 Challenge at the Dogs Dinner. Hopefully you will have a lovely silver service meal, plenty to drink and a really enjoyable evening.

  34. 34 Getting back to Haven • We have not arranged transport back to Haven Littlesea because we don’t want to tie you down • to a specific time. Some people will still be at the bar when it closes, others sometimes go a • little earlier. • You need to arrange a taxi back to the haven Site. • Here are some numbers you may want to pop into your mobile phones: • Weymouth Taxi - 01305 700 007 • Bee Cars 01305 775151 - 6 St. Edmund Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8AR • Direct Taxis 01305 769900 - 6 St. Edmund Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8AR • Fleetline Taxis 01305 784252 - 25 Westham Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8NU • Weyline Taxis 01305 777 777 - Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7HZ • Weymouth & Portland Taxi Owners Association 01305 777000 - Taxi Kiosk The Esplanade • Weymouth Station Taxis 01305 788888 • Weytax Radio Cabs 01305 783636 - 39 Maiden Street, Weymouth • Hopefully you can share with other people in your caravans to keep the cost down. • Weymouth taxis told us (in April) that a taxi back to Haven would be £7.50

  35. 35 Sunday 5th & Monday 6th On Sunday 5th it’s really up to you what you do with your day. You can either get up and drive home or you can stay and use the park’s facilities Remember you can stay in the caravan until 10am on Monday Whatever you do, take care driving home and have plenty of stops as you will be tired!

  36. 36 Contact Names Richard Parkes Ian Alexander Laurence Crack Mark Storer 07740605362 07801910829 07736359325 0791 807 0710 Richard Little Grace Storer David Hall Eddie Timmins 07827881077 07534914359 07717866965 07843572282

  37. 37 Thank You Thank you for supporting us

  38. Additional Information We have added some additional information on the next few pages should you be interested

  39. 39 Triassic Stage 1 Sidmouth to Seaton Length: 10 miles (16km) Grading: Severe to strenuous Height gained (and also lost): 2110ft (643 metres) Summary: Walking through the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is impressive at any time of year and in any weather conditions. There are some especially beautiful stretches here and so the many steep ascents and descents are certainly well worth the effort. Leave the red cliffs of Sidmouth as you set off along this rugged section of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, crossing 200 million year old rocks. The red Triassic earth gives way to striking white chalk around Beer before you arrive at the mouth of the River Axe and the rich red cliffs of the village of Seaton

  40. Triassic - Stage 2 40 Seaton to Seatown Length: 15 miles (23km) Grading: Moderate Height gained (and also lost): 3398.6ft(1036m) Summary: A walk of contrast awaits as you leave the town of Seaton behind and embark on a journey along the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site through rich vegetation, over wild, crumbling cliffs and through pretty seaside settlements. The Coast Path descends into the dense woodland of the Undercliff National Nature Reserve, which has some uneven terrain in parts. You will be enclosed for some hours with only occasional glimpses of the sea, but there is still plenty to look out for. After emerging into open fields, the Path enters the county of Dorset at Lyme Regis where you will find an attractive harbour, interesting shops and refreshments. Continue inland slightly before dropping back to the sea at Charmouth where you pick up the Monarch’s Way along the cliff top and over the spectacular Golden Cap to Seatown.

  41. 41 Triassic - Stage 2 (diversion after Lyme Regis)

  42. Triassic - Stage 3 42 Seatown to Abbotsbury Length: 12 miles (20km) Grading: Moderate Height gained (and also lost): 1264ft(358m) Summary: A walk along a spectacularly dramatic section of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site awaits as you set off from the little village of Seatown. The Coast Path begins with some short, steep climbs before easing as it becomes more level beyond Burton Bradstock. After resting to enjoy the magnificent views and keeping a look out for peregrines from Burton Cliff, continue as the Path drops to pick up the spectacular, long pebbly sweep of Chesil Beach. It is no wonder that this truly breathtaking place is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, and it is especially beautiful in the spring and summer months when there are many colourful flowers to enjoy. The hundreds of mute swans of Abbotsbury Swannery make for an extraordinary sight at the end of your day and there is a small selection of welcome refreshments in the fascinating, historic village of Abbotsbury.

  43. Triassic - Stage 4 43 Section: Abbotsbury to Haven Holiday Park Length: 11 miles (17km) Grading: Easy Height gained (and also lost): 922ft (281m) Summary: The South West Coast Path climbs inland slightly from the historic village of Abbotsbury, passing woodland and open, rolling fields until dropping to follow the West Dorset Heritage Coast along the shores of the Fleet Lagoon to Ferry Bridge. This section of the Jurassic Coast is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the views of Chesil Beach and the Fleet are truly unique. Continue on a peaceful walk along the edge of the Fleet until you reach the entrance to the Haven Holiday park.

  44. Portland 44 HAVEN

  45. 45 Dogs Dinner Meal

  46. 46 Dogs Dinner Meal

  47. 47 Table Plan Note: This plan could change subject to discussions with the hotel early May 75 dinning (74 challengers plus Mandy Tanner – Poole Hospital)

  48. 48 Haven Holiday Park - Littlesea

  49. For Organisers Only – Contact Numbers Contact Name Number Haven Lisa Watts 01305-774411 Bluebird Coaches Office 01305-782353 Mini-Bus For Dogs Dinner Organisers Weyline Taxis Booked 5.45pm Meet outside Reception 01305-777-777 Rembrandt Angela Hawtin Conference & Events Manager 01305 - 764014