FAQs

We've answered a few of our most frequently asked questions below. Please check out our FAQs before submitting an enquiry.

TICKETS

How do I buy tickets?

You can purchase tickets online, or you can purchase tickets on the gate when you arrive at the event. Click here to buy online via our booking portal

Can I buy a ticket on the day?

Yes, tickets are available to buy on the day, subject to availability. However, we recommend you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

How much are tickets?

For full details of ticket pricing, please see our Event Pricing page.

Are any offers available?

From time to time, we may run promotional ticket offers using promo codes. These offers can only be accessed by quoting the appropriate promo code in full, either via the online ticket portal, over the phone or in person at the time of purchase. Promotional discounts cannot and will not be added retrospectively. Tickets purchased after a promotional offer has ended will be charged at full face value.

Are any hospitality packages available?

VIP and Corporate Hospitality packages are available for the entire weekend of the Hill Climb. Both packages offer access to all areas – including to exclusive VIP-only parts of the Chateau and its grounds. You’ll also enjoy refreshments throughout the day, and Corporate Hospitality guests will receive entry to the glamorous Impney Party on Saturday night. 

 

THE EVENT

What are the opening hours and where can I park?

Gates open at 7.30am each day, and the Hill Climb action starts at 8.45am on Saturday and 8.30am on Sunday. Gates close at 6.00pm.

Car parking is free throughout the Hill Climb weekend, and when you arrive at the Chateau, our team will direct you through to the car park. There’s plenty of secure parking for everyone. If you arrive in a classic car, our team will direct you to our exclusive classics car park, where you’ll be able to meet other classics owners and show off your car!

Is there a timetable for the day?

A timetable for 2017 will be announced closer to the event.

Is there accessibility for disabled visitors?

We have a dedicated disabled parking area for Blue Badge holders, and regular transport shuttles depart from this area to the main concourse. Disabled Blue Badge holders are able to bring one helper free of charge. 

If you require any assistance while at the event, please ask a member of our team. If you have any further questions regarding accessibility prior to your arrival, please submit an enquiry and a member of our team will be able to help.

You can find out more about accessibility on our Disabled Access page

Where can I see the speed trials?

There are unobstructed views of the Hill Climb track from all of our grandstands.

How long is the track?

The MSA-approved course is 1,000 yards long – double the length of the original course of the 1950s and 1960s. You can view our course map online

Will there be food and drink available?

Throughout the weekend there will be three dedicated refreshment areas, each featuring a tempting array of locally sourced food and drink.

Can I bring my own food and drink to the event?

Yes, definitely! You can bring food and soft drinks to the event throughout the weekend, and we have plenty of picnic areas where spectators can sit down, have some lunch and enjoy the Hill Climb action. However, please note that we will be conducting bag searches for your safety and security upon arrival, and it is not permitted to bring alcohol into the event area. 

Can I bring alcohol to the Hill Climb?

Bringing alcohol into the event area is prohibited throughout the weekend. Alcohol can be consumed in the car park, and you can leave any alcohol you bring on site in your car. Bag searches will be conducted as you enter the event area, and any alcohol found on your person will be disposed of by our team. Alcohol can be purchased at the event from our approved vendors. 

Is there an event map available?

You can download our 2016 event map here. Our 2017 map will be released closer to the event.

Is there a programme available?

A programme will be available for purchase at the event. In the meantime, any up-to-date information will be available on the website. If you would like to purchase programmes from past events, please find these available in our website shop.

Is there a dress code?

If you are a competitor or Corporate Hospitality guest and are attending the Impney Party on Saturday night, the dress code is black tie. There is no dress code to attend the Hill Climb weekend itself, although we do advise planning for all weather conditions as entry and exit from the site will be limited throughout the weekend.

Should I bring wellies?

We would advise bringing all-weather footwear in the event of inclement weather.

Are there baby-changing facilities?

All toilets are equipped with baby-changing facilities.

Are there medical facilities?

There will be first aid stations manned by trained personnel throughout the site during the weekend.

Can I bring my dog to the Hill Climb?

No, we unfortunately cannot allow dogs onto the premises during the event. Although we have tried to keep noise to a minimum, there will still be a number of loud noises that may startle your canine companion. The Hill Climb course will also be in constant use, which may present a risk for your dog. To keep your dogs safe and happy, please leave them at home for the duration of the event.

Assistance dogs are welcome at the Chateau Impney Hill Climb. If you require an assistance dog, please call 0845 017 0637 or email info@chateauimpneyhillclimb.com before arriving so that we can provide necessary help and advice throughout the weekend.

Can I bring photographic drones to the Hill Climb?

We cannot allow drones of any kind at the Hill Climb for safety reasons. You are welcome to bring handheld cameras, however we take no responsibility for any loss or damage throughout the weekend.

Can I take photos at the event?

You are welcome to bring handheld cameras for personal use, but we take no responsibility for any loss or damage throughout the weekend. Only accredited photographers are allowed into our press areas, and must display full accreditation at all times to be allowed access.

How can I book an exhibitor space?

To enquire about an exhibition space, please submit our online enquiry form and a member of the Hill Climb Team will be in touch.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Is there accommodation available on-site?

While we are unable to offer spectator accommodation at Chateau Impney Hotel throughout the Hill Climb weekend, VisitWorcestershire, our local tourist information service, can recommend the perfect hotel if you'd like to stay in the area. 

For competitors, there are a number of accommodation options available including our Impney Apartments and rooms in Impney Court. Our 15-acre campsite is open to competitors and exhibitors. For more information, please visit our competitor accommodation page.

Camping is not available to members of the public. 

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