Saintbury hill is located in the Cotswolds near the town of Broadway. From the B4632 south
It is over a mile long and averages a good 9%. It is up to 18% at the steepest. It has been the venue for two national hill climb championships 1960 and 1951.
- 1960 – Eric Wilson
- 1951 – R Stringwell
- Location – Gloucestershire
- Length: 1.2 miles / 1.9km
- Average gradient 9%
- Maximum gradient: 18%
- Height gain: 162 m
- Strava segment
- Everesting? – 55 * 2.4 miles = 132 miles
Saintbury Hill Climb Course Description
- SP 117 400 Start on road through Saintbury village 200 yards south of junction with B4632 (Stratford-upon-Avon – Broadway road) in line with Care Horses warning sign. Ride south up hill 0
- Pass crossroads
- SP 120 381 Finish at post EV7 about 250 yards before road junction. 2288
Over half way up.
Saintbury in Autumn
I took these photos in Autumn 2010 – I had been racing the National hill climb on Dover’s Edge just a mile along the ridge. I finished 4th. Shame it wasn’t on Saintbury that year!