Land Rover ‘Defender’ Day
A celebration of Series 1 to latest Defender

Sunday 20th March, 11am – 4pm

A celebratory day in honour of this iconic 4 x 4. Enjoy a day with fellow enthusiasts of all that is the Land Rover, from early Series 1 to the latest Defender and all the models and specials in between!

Get up close and personal to this legendary brand;
Ultimate Land Rover Display of interesting vehicles. COMPETITION – Please post a photograph of your own vehicle on our facebook page using #pentilliedefenderday or on Instagram using #pentilliedefenderday to win a spot in our Ultimate Land Rover Display.
Off Road Drive through the woods of the Estate in your own 4×4 vehicle. This route is not for the faint hearted. It is muddy everywhere and steep in places. Off road tyres are essential.**
Roger Young Land Rover will be here with their display stand, a pre-series 1 prototype (30th Land Rover made) and a rare Forward Control.
Mission Motorsport – with their ‘Defender Challenge’ vehicle.
JE Motorworks – world-renowned Land Rover performance specialists with their supercharged Zulu Land Rovers.
Land Rover Convoy 2016 – Representatives from the 2016 World Record Breaking Lands End to John O’Groats Challenge…are you up for the 827 mile challenge?
Toylander Demonstration of their wonderful ‘ride-on’ scale models. Build one for your children.
Veronica Lamond – Cornish author of Land Rover inspired children’s books.
Laser Clay Shooting. Demonstrate your co-ordination and skill!
Air Rifle Shooting Competition with The Gunroom, Ivybridge. Challenge your friends.
Segways. Try riding one of these balance machines.
On Target Games – Paint Ball Shooting Range.
Model Force UK  – radio controlled cars
Timber Trail 4×4 – Land Rover Parts & Accessories Supplier, avid enthusiasts, off roaders and restorers!
Steve Toyer Land Rover – Specialists in the repair and maintenance of Land Rovers in Cornwall
Free Entry to Pentillie Gardens



Kernowforno Pizza
Big Pan Parties
– Hog Roast
– Hot Pasties
Landy Girls Coffee
Harding & Scoots Coffee 

Tea & Coffee and Cakes



Advance Tickets £20 per vehicle – Book online
Tickets on the day £25 per vehicle – cash only

Pedestrians £15pp – we know this is high, but is to discourage dangerous and inconsiderate parking on the lanes and main roads.

For more information please call 01579 350044 or e-mail

PARKING – This will be in the fields to the Left of the main drive, behind the hamlet of Paynters Cross. A one way system will be in operation, please be aware of residents walking. Due to a high level of interest in this event, Series Land Rovers and Defenders will be directed to a special parking zone. All other vehicles will be parked separately. Please DO NOT park on the side of the A388 or at Paynters Cross.

DISABLED PARKING – please come down the main drive. We have limited parking for disabled badge holders at the Castle.

DOGS – Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and please be aware that there is no shade in the car parking area.

CLOTHES & FOOTWEAR – this is an outdoor event, so please dress appropriately for the conditions. The garden paths are not immaculate and may be muddy, especially if it continues to rain. Steps do not have handrails.

** The 6km 4×4 off-road route requires some experience. All 4×4 vehicles are welcome, provided they have off-road tyres. Series Land Rovers and Defenders, and pre-purchased tickets will have priority on the day.

For more information please call 01579 350044 or e-mail



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