Britain By Car - A Motoring History

Porlock

An attractive village close to the Somerset coast, overhung by the hills of Exmoor.

Porlock Hill

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Reputedly the steepest main (A) road in England.

Location
The A39, west of Porlock village.

Date
The road was opened around 1843, and was first climbed in a car on 26th August 1900.

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