Sun, 29 Jan|
Glen Ewin Estate
Glen Ewin Hill Climb Revival
Glen Ewin Estate present The Glen Ewin Hill Climb Revival. Come and view vintage and classic cars displayed in our gardens. Make sure to stay until 3pm to see the cars drive off, reenacting the start of the hill climb race onto Lower Hermitage Road.
Time & Location
29 Jan 2023, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Glen Ewin Estate, 43 Lower Hermitage Rd, Lower Hermitage SA 5131, Australia
About the Event
About the event
Take a step back into South Australian Motor Racing history with The Glen Ewin Hill Climb Revival. The day will have many cars on display throughout the grounds with some of the original class winning cars from the 1930s’ and 1950s’ as well as the original victors trophy.
Shortly after the war, a keen group of enthusiasts from the Sports Car Drivers SA established the Hill Climb race at Glen Ewin Estate . The race required the cars to drive up the steep driveway at the Estate and out onto the Lower Hermitage road and into the Adelaide Hills. The race was commonly known as the “Jam Factory” hill climb, because of the produce made at the Estate – sauces, jams and preserved fruits. The track was used from 1948 to 1951, when an Act of Parliament banned all further motor competition on public roads. The famous track remains intact in its entirety to this day!
How to participate
Start your day with a refreshing Fig Gin, breakfast and lunch will be available at the Glen Ewin Estate Cellar Door Restaurant. There will also be picnic boxes and drinks available closer to the displayed cars.
Restaurant bookings & picnic pre-ordering is essential.
- $5 per person for anyone 12 and above
- Kids under 12, free entry
- Tickets available at the bottom of this page
Have a car to display?
Book your spot according to the car type you are bringing (driver entry included)
- Vintage Cars - cars until 1952 or by invitation
- Classic Cars - sports & racing cars from the 50's 60's & 70's
- Other Cars of interest
- To register your car, click HERE
Food & beverages
Restaurant Bookings & Picnic Ordering
- Click on the link
- Select the 29 January and the number of people
- Select the service you wish and follow the prompts
- When ready, click here to make your booking
Book NOW to avoid dissapointment!
For anyone 12 years old and above$5.00Tax: GST included
Child under 12 years old$0.00