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“Great Day out”

Prescott Speed Hill Climb
Ranked #17 of 63 things to do in Cheltenham
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Owner description: 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.
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great Day out”
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Great day out, well worth the trip to see so many vintage and new sports cars..

Visited June 2012
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English first
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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“Always a pleasure”
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Always a pleasure to visit Prescott. Bring the kids, bring the camera, you can not go wrong.

Visited May 2012
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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
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“Prescott Hill”
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Enjoyed the atmosphere and the Bugatti museum.
The cars were great and a good Club House

Visited June 2012
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Gloucestershire
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75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“I'm not a car lover but ...”
Reviewed 13 June 2012

... love going to the Prescott Hill Climb. I was dragged there by my husband under duress the first time but it's a great day out. The views alone are stunning if you're lucky enough to get a sunny day.

Visited May 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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“great day out for anyone”
Reviewed 6 June 2012

I organised for a small group of friends to spend the day here a couple of weekends ago. Admittedly we were blessed with amazing weather, but even so the day was good fun. It's got a lovely relaxed atmosphere a real family vibe, but as a group of thirtysomethings we also felt totally at ease. It's a thoroughly pleasant experience as there aren't long queues for the icecreams, loos or bar, and there were a nice array of food options. It was fab to get so up close to the cars, and I can echo previous reviewers comments on the friendliness off the owners. It was so good we've genuinely already organised a larger group of friends to go to the next meeting.

Visited May 2012
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