How It Came To Be...

After suffering from PTSD and depression for some time, One bloke thought to himself, “What can I do to make myself feel better about myself and help others too”? Well, after seeing a post on a veterans group, looking for fundraising ideas, he placed a “throw away” comment about a veterans banger rally.


Well, the rest they say is history.


Welcome to the website and to the only place that you need to be if you want to get away from the grindstone of life for a few days and enjoy the camaraderie of “back in the day”….. The event is set to become one of the biggest and fastest growing banger rallies around and is set to support many service based charities over the coming years. Going back to that guy with PTSD and Depression. That guy is me and this is my dream.


John McGowan (Ex Royal Navy)

What Makes Us Special

Organised by Veterans

Organised by veterans, for veterans. Veterans are a very much loved part of everyone’s lives, however those out there without any connection to the military family would not understand the bond between veterans. This is where the vbr come in. Even though we may not have ever met each other before the rally in our day today worlds, we still understand each other and know what each of us has been through.

Handpicked Adventures

Each year the organising team will endeavour to hand pick the routes to challenge even the most adaptable veteran. Venues may change, but adventures will always be present.


“An adventure that will you will dine out on for years to come. The type of adventure that will go down in history! If Carlsberg did adventures, this would be it!”

John Campbell

“If there is one adventure / event you should take part in as a veteran, you have found it. What an amazing concept! Top Gear, eat your heart out!”

John McGowan

“If you want to experience the banter, beer and camaraderie that only forces can provide, you will not be disappointed! A must of an adventure for any veteran or like minded individuals.”

Jody and Tom Larson


“Not all those who wander

are lost.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

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