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Address: Cheltenham GL52 9RD , England
Phone Number: +44 1242 673136
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Prescott Hill Climb, based just outside of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, is...

Prescott Hill Climb, based just outside of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, is home to one of the world's most prestigious motor racing venues. Set in 60 acres of glorious Cotswold countryside, the estate not only provides a beautiful setting for a range of classic car and bike weekends, but also hosts major motor racing championships.

The Bugatti Owners Club was established in 1929 for all motoring enthusiasts regardless of what type of vehicle you drive. The Club is based at Prescott and purchased the estate in 1937, converting the muddy, rutted drive into a speed hiil climb in time for the opening rally in April 1938.

The 1127 yard course rises over 200 feet via short straights, fast and slow corners and a breathtaking hairpin, with the fastest modern racing cars completing the course in an exciting 36 seconds.

The action can be viewed from strategic points along the course as well as from the restaurant terrace. Visitors and competitors alike can enjoy an exhilarating days racing plus vintage cavalcades up the Hill.

Whether you are a competitor, a car or bike enthusiast or someone who just likes a day out in beautiful surroundings Prescott is the place for you.

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Prescott Drivers School

I recently had a day attending the Prescott Drivers School. It was a thoroughly enjoyable day, that gave me a good insight how challenging driving the hill at speed is.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 22, 2016
Lynn F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

I recently had a day attending the Prescott Drivers School. It was a thoroughly enjoyable day, that gave me a good insight how challenging driving the hill at speed is.

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Thank Lynn F
Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We went to the Vintage Car Club Hill Climb and had a really great day. Facilities at the site are very good.

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Thank Andypoohs
Worcester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

The Sun was shining so we took our 1920 Silver Ghost to the V.S.C.C. meeting. We had no local traffic issues either arriving or departing the site Our car was parked close to the track alongside a wonderful diverse collection of cars and of course with many likeminded people with whom to talk.. There was plenty of room to set... More 

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Thank Ashley C
Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Regular attendee at the VSCC hill climb and other events here and it always feels friendly and accessible. Great on a sunny day with easy views of track. I love walking the paddock area and getting close the cars. Continues to be upgraded and now has a great club house.

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Thank Triumph5
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Went for the jaguar owners club day which was very interesting and good fun to watch. Club house sells good coffee and great beer. Whilst we were there found out about the Bugatti day so decided to visit again which was amazing! Also visited the Bugatti museum which is well worth a look. Thoroughly enjoyable days out

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

A fabulous weekend surrounded by beautiful vintage cars. A great location. Great facilities and everything you could possibly need over the day. Loved the atmosphere, and will definitely be coming back! Even the price won't stop us, £25 per day for an adult.

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Although I have watched many different forms of motor sport in the past this was my first visit to a hill climb and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The meeting was a celebration of seventy years of the Cooper Car Company and having seen Jackie Stewart race a T72 formula 3 car at Goodwood in 1964 I was keen to see... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Recently visited Prescott for our school leavers prom. Although the venue was fantastic it was let down by terrible management and rude staffing. The assistant manager told us (aggressively shouted) on a number of occasions to shutup and got into a number of arguments with various guests. They also refused to open windows which without Air-conditioning made the room very... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We go a few times a year, often when friends and family visit. It's a hidden gem in the Cotswolds: a hill climb race track where you can see so many different cars racing, from a Nissan Micra saloon to one of Ayrton Senna's old F1 cars, with vintage 3 wheel Bugattis and Veyrons on the way (it's the home... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Had our school prom here. The venue was nice and so was the food but the staff were very rude. Many people were sworn at when trying to get fresh air outside and people were not allowed back in when they went out. Ruined the night for some people.

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