SPECTATORS

If you would like to watch all the action at the Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb near Newquay, Cornwall, this is page for you. Here you will find all the information on where, when and how you can witness history being made along the North Cornish coast in September.

ADVANCED TICKET SALES

Book your advanced discounted tickets now and get set for an action packed weekend of motorsport set against the stunning backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean near Newquay, Cornwall. Ticket prices include entry to the spectator viewing areas, car club displays, trade stands and access to the paddocks where you can meet the drivers and get up close to their competition cars. Before booking, make sure you have read and agree to our Terms and Conditions which can be found HERE.

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SPECTATOR INFORMATION

How much?

Advanced tickets are available for £9 per adult per day - until midnight on Thursday 12th September. Under 14s free (for both advanced tickets and on the gate).
Tickets are available on the gate for £10 per adult per day - CASH ONLY - sadly we do not have card facilities at the site.

Interactive Map

Scroll further down the page to find an interactive map in which you can see the layout, car park and access to the hill

Spectator Access and where to watch

Spectators will be able to watch the Hillclimb from the dedicated spectator area and will also be allowed access into the Paddock. There is a dedicated crossing point towards the top of the hill. The spectator crossing will have a waiting area on either side of the track and will only open for a short period at the end of each batch of cars. You can walk to the bottom of the hill and cross behind the start at all times. The coast path will be open at all times.

INFO

Join us on Friday 13th (!) September from 3-6pm for a public scrutineering session of some of the cars, followed by a RUSH drive in movie at Watergate Bay. Tickets can be found by clicking here.

What time?

Fri 13th September
17.00 -18.00 Public Event Scrutineering, Watergate Bay Hotel

Saturday 14th September and Sunday 15th September
06.00 Paddock open to arriving Competitors
06.00 Roads Closed
06.00 Car Park open
06.30 – 08.30 Competitors Hill Walk
07.00 Scrutineering Starts
07.45 – 08.45 Signing On, Documentation
08.30 Marshals Briefing
08.45 Drivers Briefing
09.00 Marshals on Post
09.00 - 09.20 Track Inspections
09.30 – 11.30 Practice
11.30 – 12.30 Timed runs (One run)
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 – 17:00 Timed runs resume
17.15 Awards Presentation in Paddock
18.00 Road Re-Opens to Public

Spectator Car Parking

Parking is only accessible from the Newquay end of the hill. Road closures will be present on the Watergate Bay side, as well as just past the spectator car park during the weekend.

Things to see

The Trade Area will between the top car park and the spectator track crossing point. Currently we will have: Catering - Toilets - Vospers - Hawkins - Dales - Celtic Tuning - Colourworx - Cornwall Air Ambulance - Devon and Cornwall Police.

Diversion Route

The road will be closed during the weekend on EACH DAY FROM 6AM TO 6PM. Click here to see what diversion route will be in place around Watergate Bay.

First Aid

First aid post near the spectator crossing on the inland side of the track. Any marshal post can call for first aid help if required.

DOGS

Sadly, we cannot permit dogs onto the venue under any circumstances. The continued running of the hill is dependant on this instruction being followed as the land used is actively agricultural land and is at the request of the land owner.

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