Banbury Run

This is the world’s biggest gathering of motorcycles and three-wheelers produced before 1931, with up to 500 entrants starting their run from the Museum. 

Visitors will love taking in the sights, sounds and smells of these astonishing machines as they embark on the journey to Banbury and back. There will be plenty of viewing areas for you to cheer the motorbikes on from as they start and finish the run. Once the entrants have left, check out the autojumble pitches for a wide selection of spares - perfect for fans and owners of vintage motorcycles!
Book a ticket and explore 120 years of British motoring history with FREE Museum entry for both entrants and visitors to this event. The Museum opens at 9am and the first bikes will depart outside at 10.00am


- Up to 500 bikes and three-wheelers
- 5 riders starting per minute 
- Tarmac parking for all entrants 
- Hard standing viewing areas 
- Over 70 autojumble pitches 
- Discounted Run entry fees for veteran machines 
- Free spectator parking close to main entrance 
- Free Museum entry with event ticket 
- Camping available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night 

Own a Vintage Motorcycle? Join the Run!

This event is organised by the Vintage Motor Cycle Club. For more information, and to enter the run with your motorcycle, visit  

Book your tickets

Book your ticket to enjoy the meet and explore the Museum too! Book in advance and SAVE with tickets for just £16 per adult, £10 per child, £14 per concession and £43 for a family.

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.

Tickets give admission to the Banbury Run, Museum and Collections Centre.


Make the most of the Banbury Run and camp in the Museum grounds over the weekend, whether you're coming in a tent, caravan or motorhome. Camping is available on Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June. All campers must be offsite by 10am on Monday 17 June.

Book in advance and save, with camping available for £26 per pitch for one night or £34 per pitch for two or all three nights. If booking on the day, it will cost £31 per pitch for one night and £40 per pitch for two or all three nights. 

To book, please click the "Book Your Tickets Here" button below. Please note: camping tickets do not include access to the Museum and Collections Centre.

Campers must comply with the campsite rules, tap here to see them. 

Premium Members, Members & Annual Pass holders

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

Be respectful

Please drive safely, respect our local community and abide by all speed limits. CCTV is in operation and unacceptable driving behaviour may result in footage being shared with the police.