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Lanark Lanimer Committee: Official Rideout and Chases - 6 June 2023 (044/2023)

Lanark Lanimer Committee: Official Rideout and Chases - 6 June 2023 (044/2023) | South Lanarkshire Council
Organisation nameLanark Lanimer Committee: Official Rideout and Chases (044/2023)
Procession dateTuesday 6 June 2023
Procession areaClydesdale area
Procession townLanark
Outward route16:00 hours
All riders muster at the large overflow car park above New Lanark

16:15 hours
Riders leave car park for Lanark Cross via Braxfield Road, Wellgatehead, Delves Road, Delves Park and Castlegate

16:30 hours
Riders stop at Lanark Cross for 'Safe Out! Safe in!' then The Lord Cornet and Front Party lead all riders via High Street (North); right at top of High Street; into South Vennel; down and across Wellgatehead to Delves Road and on through Delves Park towards Mousemill Road via Castlegate; St Patrick's Road; Clydesholm Braes.

16:40 hours (approx.)
Rideout passes Sewage Works Road; across the A72 at Kirkfieldbank Braes then right into Mousemill Road.

The ride turns left beyond entrance to Sunnyside to canter up The Ditches towards Nemphlar; then onto Welldale Lane and along Hall Road to crossroads; then crossing to Nemphlar Moor Road. Riders exit at Lee Castle East Lodge, via Rothiesbank and Lockhartbank; then turn right and immediately left for Kirkfieldbank on Mousemill Road, with a stop at Sorisdale to check March Stone and take refreshment stop (17:10 hours approx).

17:40 hours
Riders leave Sorisdale then turn left onto A72, Kirkfieldbank Brae; right at Sewage Works Road; on to St Patrick's Road; into Castlegate; turning right into bottom access to Delves Park.

Riders go up Delves Road and turn right at Wellgatehead; then right at the fork; to Braxfield Road; bearing left to Braxfield Nursery. They then go off road for about 40 minutes.

Riders proceed to Lanark Racecourse (long shot car park) via fields adjacent to the Beeches and Hyndford Road, crossing Robiesland Road, via fields adjacent to Lanark Agricultural Centre, via access to Hyndford Quarry and Hyndford Road

Arrival at Lanark Racecourse for Horse Chases.

18:15 hours
Lanimer Committee Chairman, SLC Provost and Lanimer Queen at Country Park Car Park to plant beech saplings.

18:40 hours
Horse Chases begin at Racecourse.
Outward time1630 hours
Inward route19:40 hours
All riders leave Country Park Car Park and head for New Lanark, turning left onto Hyndford Road and immediately right onto Robiesland Road; Robiesland Farm and the Lady Mary where the March Stone there is checked. The riders move onto a cross country field/path route leading to New Lanark, entering at Caithness Row.

20:15 hours (approx)
Arrival of Rideout in New Lanark Village via fields and paths. Welcome, presentations and refreshments.

Riders dismount and horses have minders. All horses are corralled within Institute Boundary walls for the safety of the public.

20:25 hours
Presentation of Loving Cup to Lanimer Queen-elect, followed by presentations for winners at Chases.

20:45 hours
Principals lead riders from New Lanark Car Park via Braxfield Row, Braxfield House, Hollow Park, Braxfield Road and New Lanark Road

21:00 hours
Riders disperse at New Lanark Car Park where horse boxes await
Inward time1940 hours
Accompanying bandsN/A
Estimated number in procession50-80 Riders
Notification statusGranted
Last objection date13/05/2023