Cornwall Living 2017

Pentillie festival of Speed

Pentillies need for speed!

For too long, the South West has lacked a motoring event that champions the thrill of driving where you do not require a licence to take part, and has something to offer families and friends as well as the drivers. Pentillie Castle thought it was about time this changed and are therefore proud to announce the launch of the Pentillie Festival of Speed.

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The festival is a chance to celebrate all that is good about fine cars and motorsport, set within the grand surroundings of Pentillie Castle & Estate, Cornwall. Centred on a competition hillclimb, cars will race from the private quay on the banks of the River Tamar, via twisting hairpin bends and exhilarating straights, passing within metres of the majestic Castle.

The hillclimb course will pass through the wonderful gardens of the Pentillie Estate which Ruth Watson of Channel 4’s Country House Rescue described as a National Treasure. The gardens form a natural backdrop to the hill, and allow us to create fabulous viewing opportunities that flank the course, with large viewing areas at the crucial corners, start and finish.

For the ‘quiet’ moments between races, there will be displays of ‘fine’ and historic cars on the lawns and many other adrenalin fuelled activities, including laser clay-pigeon shooting, racing simulators, 4×4 off-roading, fast boats by the River Tamar and Giant Scalextric, that will satisfy even the most demanding petrolhead!

If speed machines are your thing, the Pentillie Festival of Speed is your event and this is your opportunity to be a part of it.

Welcome to the Pentillie Festival of Speed.