Vintage bikes set to descend on Etal village

The Bamburgh Run, an annual event in which around 55 veteran and vintage motorcycles take an 80 mile round trip through the Northumbrian countryside, takes place on Sunday.

Thursday, 7th June 2018, 8:07 am
The Bamburgh Run

Starting in Etal village, the bikes and their riders will assemble on the street from around 9.30am, creating a most spectacular sight.

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Visitors are welcome to come along and chat with the owners before they are waved off on their way to Bamburgh in pairs or threes from 10.30am over a 20-minute period, returning to the village between 1.30pm and3pm.

The average age of the bikes is from around 1928 with the oldest dating back to 1912 and the most recent to 1947.

The event is organised by the Ashington-based Reivers Section of the national Vintage Motor Cycle Club (VMCC), together with the Marston Sunbeam Club and Register.