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Harewood Speed Hillclimb 2018 Driving School Dates
The 2018 dates are:

  • 26 April
  • 21 June 
  • 26 July
  • 16 August
How the School Day is Structured

The Programme for the day will run as follows

  • Introduction, tea and biscuits
  • Safety procedures
  • Classroom Introduction
  • Course walked under supervision
  • Split into small groups
  • Individual runs
  • Lunch
  • Video and verbal assessment
  • Further runs
  • Instructor demonstration runs
  • Final assessment
  • Presentation of Certificates
  • An Award for the highest points scorer (see below)

The 2018 Driving school application form can be downloaded here (.pdf format)

In the Classroom, eagerly listening to the Chief Instructor!Pupils receiving advice on the correct lines to take during the course walk (Picture by Phill Andrews at
Harewood School Instruction Team
The Harewood School now provides YOU with an opportunity to drive the North's premier speed hillclimb venue.

The Instructing Team:
Simon Clark Roger Kilty Chris Seaman
Mike Geen Dave Banner Peter Herbert
Tim Wilson Richard Spedding James Kerr
The 2017 fee for a course (incl Vat) is £180.00 including morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea. and a DVD of the day. A nonrefundable deposit of £30 can be made with the balance due 10 days before the day.

One MSA Non Race National B Competition Licence upgrade-signature is available for a fee (incl VAT) of £50.00 To obtain the signature, a short written test must be taken and passed during the course. (Only applicable if you do not have a signature from another school). Please note you must already have a Nat B licence to do this.

Guest Lunches can be purchased at £15.00 each (incl Vat).
General Information

Cars must be silenced to road legal limits and be on road legal tyres

Cars must have at least two seats, with two effective front seat belts

Tax and MoT certificates (if required) will be checked. NO TAX, NO MoT, NO RUN

All pupils must hold a full driving licence (not a provisional)

Please make sure your clothing covers your arms and legs

Bring warm clothing and waterproofs

The track is challenging; every type of corner, plus quick uphill and downhill sections

Fully qualified instruction team

Personal in-car instruction from the qualified instructors

Groups of no more than six pupils per instructor

Classroom introduction and video coverage - A DVD of your day at Harewood from 'MAD Video' is included

Gift Vouchers available - an ideal birthday or Christmas present

No competition experience or competition licence necessary.

One car may be entered by two drivers, each to complete a separate application form

Drive your own car - our courses are only for road-legal cars which must have at least two seats and two working seat belts

Full safety cover - the track is marshalled

Club room, changing rooms and toilets

Guests are welcome, but excluded from the Introduction and Instruction. Guest meals are available - see the Costs section above

No timing of runs is allowed

Following the recent guide-line issued by the Association of Sprint and Hillclimb Schools we regret that we are unable to accept pupils under the age of 16 years

Prize for the best pupil
All pupils are assessed as they pass through the School, and the pupil gaining the highest marks will be awarded 1 free entry at Harewood in 2018 + a full season spectator pass for 2 people to all Harewood events in 2018.
Should a Harewood School Course be cancelled, for whatever reason, before the advertised date, you will be offered a place on an alternative Course.

If you are unable to attend a Course for which you have paid, and notice in writing has been received at least fourteen days prior to the Course date, an alternative date will be offered.

If you are unable to attend a Course for which you have paid, and notice is received within the fourteen days prior to the Course date, we regret that we may not be able to offer an alternative date.
Application Forms for the School
To obtain an application form, please contact our School Administrator from:-

Jackie Wilson - 01423 339062 (email the School)

or download the forms here: Driving School Application Form
Corporate Days
Harewood Hill is ideally suited for the arrangement of Corporate Days - a day out that your employees will never forget.

Treat your customers, colleagues or staff to an exhilarating experience at one of Britain's most popular hillclimbs. Days can be arranged for up to thirty people.

Several qualified and licenced Instructors are available, and full marshal safety cover will be provided.

Morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea are included. Helmets will be provided where necessary.

The costs for a full 2017 Corporate Day start at £3950.00 plus VAT.

To arrange or discuss Corporate Days further, please contact as detailed above.