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Alfas to take over Beaulieu

1 Alfa Romeo in the Beaulieu parkland

ALFA Romeos from far and wide will be converging on Beaulieu, in Hampshire’s New Forest, to create a stunning display in the attraction’s first-ever Simply Alfa Romeo event on Sunday, June 30.

All owners of Alfa Romeos can join in with the fun, driving their vehicles down to Beaulieu for the day and displaying them against the picturesque backdrop of the Beaulieu parkland.

All ages and models of Alfa are welcome, from the elegant classic HP and 6C models of the early 1900s to the modern 4C, Giulietta and MiTo models gracing the roads today.

Local divisions of the Alfa Romeo Owners’ Club will be in attendance, bringing along a number of their members’ cars, and Meridien Motors will be displaying a selection of their vehicles.

This is a great opportunity to meet like-minded enthusiasts and enjoy all the features of the Beaulieu visitor attraction, recently awarded Gold in the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category at VisitEngland’s 2013 Awards for Excellence.

As with all Simply rallies, visitors to Beaulieu on the day will be invited to vote for their favourite vehicle in the People’s Choice Awards. The owner of the winning car will receive a Beaulieu Trophy in an afternoon presentation ceremony and will be given the opportunity to lead a cavalcade of Alfa Romeos through the attraction.

The Brabazon Restaurant will also be getting into the spirit of things, serving up a range of Italian-themed specialties.

For entrants arriving in an Alfa Romeo and joining the event on the Beaulieu parkland, entry prices are adult £10 and child £5. Please telephone 01590 612888 or visit http://www.beaulieushop.co.uk to book advance tickets. For all marque-related trade stand enquiries, telephone 01590 614614. All other visitors should enter Beaulieu via the main reception at normal Beaulieu attraction admission prices.

Entry into the Beaulieu parkland with your Alfa Romeo is from 9.30am with catering available. Admission to the event includes entry to the whole Beaulieu attraction; the National Motor Museum, Bond In Motion, World of Top Gear, Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House and the gardens.

Simply Alfa Romeo is one of the newest additions to a growing calendar of Simply rallies which has rapidly expanded to include a wide variety of themes covering many makes and models.

All Simply rallies are run and organised by Beaulieu and take place in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. Other new additions to the Simply rallies for 2013 are Simply Vauxhall on July 28 and Simply Land Rover on August 11.

For more information please visit http://www.beaulieuevents.co.uk or join the conversation with @Beaulieu_Hants using #simplyalfaromeo.

2 Alfa Romeo on the Beaulieu Arena 3 Alfa Romeos displayed in the Beaulieu parkland 4 Alfa Romeo 5 Simply Alfa Romeo 6 Visitors admiring an Alfa Romeo on the Beaulieu Arena

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