A Speed Freak’s Guide To UK Driving Experiences

If you’re a thrill-seeker, nothing quite compares to UK driving experience days.

Silverstone Circuit


Silverstone is a favourite track of drivers such as Jenson Button and also happens to be the HOME OF THE BRITISH GRAND PRIX! Beginners and the more advanced drivers are both catered, with Rookie Drive Experiences available all the way up to taking a turn behind the wheel of an Aston Martin.

Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 8TN, Tel: 0844 3750 740, http://www.silverstone.co.uk/

Brands Hatch


Brands Hatch’s place in motorcycle and automotive racing is nothing short than legendary, why not drive on over and get a feel for the track’s dips and corners with several different driving sessions. Go for an unimaginably high-speed ride in a BMW or even spend time behind the wheel of an F1-style single seater.

Brands Hatch Circuit, Fawkham, Longfield, Kent DA3 8NG, Tel: 01474 872331, http://www.brandshatch.co.uk/

Thruxton Motorsport Centre


Lamborghinis. Ferraris. Aston Martins. Don’t miss out the chance to try out one of the vehicles from the “Army of Supercars” over at Thruxton. The center offers a 2.4-mile track and offers some of the latest and most in-demand models.

Thruxton Motorsport Centre, Thruxton Circuit, Andover, Hampshire SP11 8PW, Tel: 01264 882 222, http://www.thruxtonracing.co.uk/

Goodwood Circuit


Located in scenic West Sussex, the circuit offers the chance to take a spin where many professionals have raced before. Jaguars and Aston Martin’s are both available and don’t miss out on the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Goodwood Circuit, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0PX, Tel: 01243 528815, http://www.goodwood.co.uk/

Castle Combe Circuit


The Bristol-Based circuit hosts a series of racing experiences from White Knuckle Ride’s in Ferrari’s, Rally Driving Courses,time behind the wheel of a Lotus Elite and there is also a single seater driving experience on offer, which is essentially as close to the real thing as you can get.

Castle Combe Circuit, Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN14 7EY, Tel: 01249 782417, http://www.castlecombecircuit.co.uk/

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