• New Year's Day Classic Gathering
  • New Year's Day Classic Gathering

With over 1,000 classic vehicles displayed around our historic site, live music, a winter BBQ and other catering outlets offering breakfast and lunch – there’s something for the whole family.

Bring your cherished classic vehicle, all those pre-31 July 1994 are welcome to form a static display against the backdrop of our historic site and its Collection. For example, the registration number for this date will have a L prefix, eg. L123 ABC.

Modern sports and supercars are welcome too, we have a dedicated parking area for you in The Heights.

This event is always extremely popular, we advise you to book your entry tickets in advance to guarantee admission.  We recommend Brooklands Members visit the Members’ section of the website to book tickets in advance, this will help speed up your arrival experience.

There will be multiple entry gates open, please read the getting here and parking information carefully to establish which gate you should be using for your vehicle.  There will be yellow event temporary signage, please follow these directions rather than the brown tourist signs to the Museum.

Gates open at 9am, Museum exhibitions and displays open at 10am.

Getting here and parking information

Pre-1994 vehicles and pre-booked car clubs

Please use Campbell Gate off Brooklands Road.  Parking for pre-war vehicles will be in The Paddock (subject to space), other Classic vehicles will be parked on the Finishing Straight and the lower section of Members’ Banking (subject to space).  Vehicles will also be parked around our aircraft collection in the Aircraft Park.  Please follow directions and instructions given by our Event Marshals.

Brooklands Members with pre-1994 vehicles

Enters the site through Vickers Gate, off Brooklands Drive.  This entrance will be open from 9am -midday.  After midday please follow event temporary signage to Campbell Gate entrance, off Brooklands Road.

Modern sports & supercars

Use the display parking in an annexe area in the northern area of The Heights – entry via The Heights, Wellington Way.  This entrance will be open from 9am-midday.  After midday please follow event temporary signage to Campbell Gate entrance, off Brooklands Road.

All other visitor parking

In The Heights, off Wellington Way – please follow the yellow event temporary signage.  Other parking areas will be made available during the day, please follow event temporary signage.

Plan your visit


Wednesday 1 January 2025, 10am – 4pm


Normal Museum Admission applies. Children under four go free. Members go free.

Getting Here