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Information For Spectators

What is Prescott?

Prescott Speed Hill Climb is one of the world's most prestigious motor racing venues. Set in 60 acres of glorious Cotswold countryside, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, the estate not only provides a beautiful setting for a range of classic car and bike weekends, but also hosts major motor racing championships.   Our History gives details of how Prescott Speed Hill Climb came about. 

The track is 1127 yards long and rises over 200 feet on a techically challenging course incorporating short straights, fast and slow corners and a breathtaking hairpin. The fastest modern racing cars completing the course in under 36 seconds.

What Facilities are there?

The Club welcomes everyone who has an interest in motor sport to experience what Prescott has to offer.

Access: Parking in the Orchard is often available, on busy Event days parking in adjacent fields with a short walk to gain access to the venue will be necessary.

Toilet facilities: There are toilet facilities around the venue and in the Clubhouse. 

Viewing the action:. The paddock is always buzzing with activity and is accessible to spectators as part of their entrance ticket. The paddock is where all the preparation and post hill-run activities occur. You can get to see, meet and and talk to drivers, teams and check out the cars and bikes. The action can be seen from various points along the course as well as from the restaurant terrace. All visitors can enjoy an exhilarating days racing plus off track entertainment at many of our events.

Parking:  Parking is free. 

Catering: There are full catering facilities on site in the Clubhouse and in kiosks around the venue providing a range of food and drink options throughout the day. 

Shopping: There are Club shops providing Bugatti and Prescott related goods as well as trade stands providing a wide range of goods and services.

What Limited Mobility Facilities are there ?

The Club welcomes all who have an interest in motor sport, and is particularly anxious that those with limited mobility should also enjoy our events. While there are the obvious inherent limitations imposed by a hill climb venue, we do have regular visitors with varying degrees of mobility, particularly wheelchair users.

Access: A dedicated parking area for limited mobility drivers or passengers is available just inside our main entrance, with easy paved access into the paddock. Anyone who has particular issues, or is attending alone, is welcome to ring the Club office for advice before an event.

Toilet facilities: Adapted toilets are available in our restaurant and adjacent to the Club Office in the Paddock. 

Viewing the action:  Access is available throughout the main lower paddock, the upper paddock areas do involve a steep incline and may be inaccessible without assistance. The best viewing area is adjacent to the start line where there is a wooden deck, with adjacent kiosk serving drinks and light snacks.

How do I get to Prescott?

Prescott is situated 5 miles north of Cheltenham off the A435. For directions click: HOW TO FIND US. All events are signposted from major routes.

How can I get Tickets?

Tickets are available in advance via the website or they can be purchased on the gate on the day of the event. Advance ticket rates are discounted and are usually available until the day before the event. Ticket prices vary according to the event and day of the event. Please check on the appropriate event page for pricing details. Ticket prices include car parking and full access to all the public areas including the Paddock. Children are particularly welcome and 14 years old and under are FREE. Click Here to purchase advance tickets. 

Please note that tickets for the Vintage meetings that are organised by the Vintage Sports Car Club require tickets to be purchased direct from the VSCC. Click Here to get more information about VSCC events.

Are there local places to stay?

Yes, please click Here for a local accommodation and campsite list.

Can I Join the Club?

If you enjoy your visit and are considering coming again, then do join the Club. Membership is open to all so you do not need to own a Bugatti to be a Member! Membership is excellent val;ue giving you season long free access to all our Club events and many other social events throughout the year. More details can be found  Here.

What is the best time to get to an Event?

Event opening times differ depending on the event. For the majority of the events the gates are open to the public from 8.30am with action on the track from around 9am. Times do vary slightly from event to event. Please note that for the more popular events it is worth considering coming early if you wish to park in the Orchard nearest the track.

Can I bring pet Animals?

Please note that the regulations of national motor sport state that all animals including dogs are not allowed anywhere at the venue or estate.