A KEY ELEMENT OF THE FORCES MARCH IS THE INCREDIBLE LOCATIONS WE PASS THROUGH ALONG THE ROUTE. THESE INCLUDE MANY TOWNS AND VILLAGES WHO GIVE FANTASTIC SUPPORT TO THE EVENT AND THE PARTICIPANTS. WE WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS OUR THANKS TO THE LOCAL RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES WHO SUPPORT THE FORCES MARCH AND TO THE AUTHORITIES FOR THEIR WONDERFUL ASSISTANCE IN HELPING US TO STAGE THE EVENT EVERY YEAR.

DAY ONE:
  • (START) SEAFRONT, WILDER ROAD, ILFRACOMBE

  • COMBE MARTIN (WP1)

  • EASTER CROSS JUNCTION (WP2)

  • BLACK VENUS INN, CHALLACOMBE (WP3)

  • EXMOOR FOREST INN, SIMONSBATH (WP4)

  • WESTERMILL FARM CAMPSITE, EXFORD (SITE 1)

     

  • (START) SEAFRONT, WILDER ROAD, ILFRACOMBE

  • COMBE MARTIN (WP1)

  • EASTER CROSS JUNCTION (WP2)

  • BLACK VENUS INN, CHALLACOMBE (WP3)

  • EXMOOR FOREST INN, SIMONSBATH (WP4)

  • WESTERMILL FARM CAMPSITE, EXFORD (SITE 1)

     

  • (START) SEAFRONT, WILDER ROAD, ILFRACOMBE

  • COMBE MARTIN (WP1)

  • EASTER CROSS JUNCTION (WP2)

  • BLACK VENUS INN, CHALLACOMBE (WP3)

  • EXMOOR FOREST INN, SIMONSBATH (WP4)

  • WESTERMILL FARM CAMPSITE, EXFORD (SITE 1)

DAY THREE:
  • CROWCOMBE

  • DEAD WOMAN'S DITCH (WP1)

  • OVER STOWEY

  • SPAXTON VILLAGE HALL (WP2)

  • BRIDGWATER TOWN HALL (WP3)

  • THE SEDGMOOR INN, WESTONZOYLAND (WP4)

  • HIGH HAM (WP5)

  • SOMERTON SPORTS CLUB

 

 

DAY FIVE:
  • LONGBRIDGE DEVERILL

  • SUTTON VENY (WP1)

  • THE RED LION, HEYTESBURY (WP2)

  • THE KINGS HEAD, CHITTERNE (WP3)

  • SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB, SHREWTON (WP4)

  • SHARP'S HALL, LARKHILL (WP5)

  • CARTER BARRACKS, BULFORD (SITE 5)

DAY TWO:
  • EXFORD VILLAGE

  • REST AND BE THANKFUL, WHEDDON CROSS (WP1)

  • RALEIGH'S CROSS INN (WP2)

  • LYDEARD ST LAWRENCE

  • CROWCOMBE HEATHFIELD STATION  (WP3)

  • QUANTOCK ORCHARD CAMPSITE, FLAXPOOL (SITE 2)

DAY FOUR:
  • THE QUARRY INN, KEINTON MANDEVILLE (WP1)

  • NORTH BARROW VILLAGE HALL (WP2)

  • MARKET HOUSE, CASTLE CARY (WP3)

  • WYKE FARM, WYKE CHAMPFLOWER (WP4)

  • BRUTON UNIONIST CLUB (WP5)

  • RECREATION GROUND, MAIDEN BRADLEY (SITE 4)

THE FORCES MARCH TAKES A HUGE AMOUNT OF PLANNING EACH YEAR AND NONE OF IT WOULD BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE COOPERATION AND SUPPORT OF PEOPLE ALONG THE ROUTE. WE WOULD PARTICULARLY LIKE TO THANK:

 

  • THE BATH HOUSE HOTEL, ILFRACOMBE

  • THE GURKHA RESTAURANT, ILFRACOMBE

  • LARKSTONE PLEASURE GROUNDS AND CAFE

  • ILFRACOMBE TOWN COUNCIL

  • MR ROY GOODWIN - ILFRACOMBE TOWN CRYER

  • COMBE MARTIN PARISH COUNCIL

  • COMBE MARTIN FIRE STATION

  • WESTERMILL FARM CAMPSITE

  • THE REST AND BE THANKFUL, WHEDDON CROSS

  • THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF AT RALEIGH'S CROSS INN

  • THE AMAZING VOLUNTEERS AT CROWCOMBE HEATHFIELD STATION

  • QUANTOCK ORCHARD CAMPING

  • CROWCOMBE VILLAGE SCHOOL - SOMERSET'S FINEST VOICES!

  • THE PEOPLE OF OVER STOWEY

  • THE MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL OF BRIDGWATER

  • SEAN THE BUTCHER IN WESTONZOYLAND - A DJ LIKE NO OTHER!

  • JO GALE AND SOMERTON TOWN COUNCIL

  • CASTLE CARY TOWN COUNCIL

  • THE BRUTON CASTLE

  • MAIDEN BRADLEY PARISH COUNCIL

  • THE SOMERSET ARMS, MAIDEN BRADLEY - ENGLAND'S FINEST PUB!

  • ROYAL GREEN JACKETS ASSOCIATION, WARMINSTER

  • THE RED LION, HEYTESBURY

  • THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, WARMINSTER

  • SHREWTON SPORTS AND SOCIAL CLUB

  • ROYAL SCHOOL OF ARTILLERY, LARKHILL

  • LANDMARC SERVICES

The Forces March is a trademark of and is organised and hosted by The Veterans Charity.

 

The Veterans Charity is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee under number 6484880 and as a Registered Charity under number 1123149.

www.veteranscharity.org.uk