17 JUL 2022

Rootes Heritage Day


10am, Sunday 17 July


4pm, Sunday 17 July


Gaydon, CV35 0BJ


British Motor Museum


Available now

The Rootes Archive Centre Trust hold their first ever Rootes Heritage Day, to celebrate of all kinds of Rootes classics, at the British Motor Museum.

We’re bringing even more vehicle variety to our summer programme of motoring shows with Rootes Heritage Day from the Rootes Archive Centre Trust! All kinds of Rootes classics will be celebrated, whether this is earlier Hillmans, Humbers, Sunbeams and Singers or the later Chryslers, Simca and Talbots. We also expect commercial vehicles such as Commers, Karriers and Kew Dodges. We’re looking forward to welcoming hundreds of vehicles to make a spectacular Rootes day and potentially the first of many.

2 events & Museum entry in 1 ticket

Tickets for this event will also give you admission to the Old Ford Rally, taking place alongside the Rootes Heritage Day on Sunday 17 July. This popular show is the best place to see a great variety of pre-1995 vehicles with Ford engines including Anglias, Capris, Cortinas, Escorts, Fiestas, Granadas, Model Ts, Zephyrs and Zodiacs. We also have live commentary and displays in the Show Arena.

All of this comes with the added bonus of being able to see over 350 more cars inside the Museum. Inside the Museum will be a large display of hand-built Meccano models from The Midlands Meccano Guild. There is also a small indoor trade area with diecast models, vehicle brochures and photos.

Book your tickets

Book your ticket to enjoy the Rootes Heritage Day, the Old Ford Rally and explore the Museum too! Advance Show tickets cost just £14.50 per adult, £9 per child, £12.50 per concession and £40 for a family.

For the best value and in order to help us manage capacities, keep visitors safe and deliver the best possible experience, we strongly recommend that you book in advance.

Support the Museum and get an Annual Pass!

When booking your ticket, choose to donate your entry fee and in return we'll convert your ticket to an Annual Pass at no extra cost. You will also have the chance to Gift Aid your donation. Please be a Gift Aid visitor if you can, it makes a big difference to our charity. This can only be done at the time of booking.

Vehicle Exhibitors

Join the Rootes Heritage Day for just £9 and help us make a fantastic vehicle display. This includes an entry pass to display the vehicle and gives admission for the driver and a passenger to the show, Museum and Collections Centre. This ticket cannot be converted to an Annual Pass.

Book early to avoid disappointment by clicking this link and choosing Vehicle Exhibitor tickets. Entries close at midnight on Thursday 14 July.

If you're unable to book online please call our Bookings Team on 01926 895295 or if that's not possible then download and complete our entry form here.

Premium Members, Members & Annual Pass holders

You can visit the show for free! Simply select your show visit date and choose either the ‘Premium Members & Members’ or ‘Annual Pass holders’ option and follow the steps. Click here to book your ticket.


Make the most of our summer show and camp in the Museum grounds – whether that be in your display vehicle, a tent, caravan or motorhome. This is available on the evening of Saturday 16 July 2022.

Book in advance and save a third with camping for just £10 per person per night. Up to 2 children under 16 can camp for free with a paying adult.

Camping tickets can be booked with your show entry tickets.

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