IT’S a bit of a shocking admission to make when your day job is being the news editor of a national publication dedicated to classic cars. Until last weekend, I’d never looked around the Heritage Motor Centre.
I’d only been to the extensive museum, based in the Warwickshire village of Gaydon, on one fleeting visit during a classic car rally last year. Sadly, an extremely hectic schedule meant I couldn’t do what any self-respecting petrolhead really ought to; have a long, lingering look at the scores of British classics inside.
Luckily, last weekend’s roster of classic car events was just about un-hectic enough to afford me a proper peek into one of the nation’s bona-fide automotive treasure troves. Here’s just a few of the stunning machines you’ll be greeted by if you head through Gaydon’s doors…
To plan your own visit, go to the Heritage Motor Centre’s website or give them a call on 01926 641188.