August 24th – 28th
The Norton Owners Club Flanders Branch proudly invites you to the 32nd Norton Owners Club International Rally, which will be held on the site of the holiday farm ‘Open Huis’ at Staden, Flanders Fields, Belgium; the same venue where for many years the Begonia Rally has been held. The Norton Owners Club Flanders Branch is most grateful for the assistance and catering that will be done by the team of ‘Open Huis’, whom are very well-known for their excellent services.
‘Open Huis’, Ieperstraat 157, 8840 Staden, Belgium
The venue includes a wide area for camping, caravans and camper vans in a very quiet area surrounded by nature, swimming pond, walking and cycling paths. Additionally, in the spirit of the Great War there will be dormitory army tents for rallyists. Spaces should be prior booked. You will need to bring your own sleeping bag.
The site is located centrally in Flanders Fields: close to Ypres (12km) and Diksmuide (16km). 20km from the coast, 30Km from Bruges, 120Km from Brussels, 55Km from Lille in France. Distance to Sea Terminals are: 50Km to Zeebrugge; 75Km to Dunkerque (F); 100Km to Calais (F); 260Km to Hoek Van Holland (NL).
There are a variety of B&B and hotels in the area.
The rally opens with arrivals and check-in on Thursday 24th August and finishes with departure from the site on Monday 28th August. A full programme of events and runs will be on offer.
Flanders Fields INR 2017 will be limited to a maximum of 350 people, so early booking is recommended.
The closing date for all bookings is June 15th 2017.
The rally currency is the Euro (€) and this will be used for all transactions. There are no facilities for payments with foreign currency or Bank Card. Euro in Cash can be whitdrawn at various ATMs in the City Center (about 2km from the site).
All payments to be made on arrival.
Norton Owners Club Flanders branch