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Britain By Car - A Motoring History


A village approximately eight miles north of Leeds, initially built during the late 18th century for workers on the nearby Harewood House estate.

Harewood Bank Hillclimb

An early hillclimb, mainly notable for the efforts by the police to prevent it from taking place.

On the A61, between Harewood Bridge (which crosses the River Wharfe), and the entrance to Harewood Park, still on the A61.

August 1902.

Harewood Speed Hillclimb

The longest hillclimb in Britain.

Harewood, Leeds, LS17 9LA; the course is set in the grounds of Stockton Farm, just off the A659, one-and-a-half miles east of Harewood.

1962 - present.