Good Fun Time On Circuit

Please be advised that hire karts are not running at the moment (Covid-19), this applies to the months of May 2020 / June 2020 / July / 1st half of August.  Hire kart bookings to run again from 17th August (subject to availability.)


“Due to the latest Government directives as of 1730 on Friday 20th March as we are in the business bracket of leisure centres and sporting venues it is regret that we have been forced to close with immediate effect until further notice.

This means hire karts will not run & there will be no owner driver practice/test days at the moment.

For further information we will be posting this via Facebook and our website so please keep looking as we wish to open as soon as we are allowed to and let you all get back to one of the things we all enjoy.

We will be back and looking forward to seeing all our friends in hopefully the near future.

To all of our customers past and present we would like to wish you all the best in these trying times and keep safe.

All at LKC & LIKC look forward to seeing you as soon as we can go racing.”


HIRE KARTS are available all year round (except Fridays during the day and some weekends) for you to enjoy.  Booking in advance is required, can be session(s) or there are a variety of adult events to choose from, or perhaps consider a team endurance event. Stag do’s & birthday parties are popular, gift vouchers available.  Get in touch to find out more.

Telephone the circuit to book a session

Owner Driver Practice/Testing

On our owner driver section you will now see the direct link for our dedicated Lydd International Kart Club (LIKC) website, please follow this for all race information.

Refer to Calendar for practice dates

Welcome to Lydd

Our 1040 meter circuit is the fastest for outdoor Go Karting in Kent and one of the fastest in the country. The fast and flowing circuit is very popular with all kart drivers, whether it be Owner Drivers at the monthly Race Meetings or Casual Racers taking part in our increasingly successful Hire Kart session(s) or adult events using our own fleet of karts .  To confirm a hire kart booking  please contact/phone the circuit direct, to firstly check availability and then to confirm a date and time.  (We do not have on-line booking facilities and cannot guarantee to accommodate walk-in customers.)

We can offer karting for kids from 6 years old (subject to height restrictions) through to adults. Our hire kart fleet ranges from Bambinos (6 – 8 years) through to senior twin engined prokarts. Our prices start at just £20 for a quarter of an hour, with a wide range of group events available. The events and prices are listed on our Hire Kart page.

Lydd Kart Circuit also hosts national karting events (also 2 bike events), such as:

  • F100 – Spirit of the 90’s – Historic Kart Race Series.
  • Club 100 – Pioneers of 115cc ‘Extreme’ 2 stroke arrive and drive racing.
  • NatSKA – National Schools & Youth Group Karting Association.
  • RetroRacer – Historic Kart Race Series.
  • British Mini Bikes – Mini Bike Championship.
  • Fab-Racing – British Mini Bikes Championship.
  • DART Motorsport – For all high performance 4 stroke & rotary engine powered karts.
  • Supermax UK Race Series – Race series designed by kart racers, for kart racers.

Check the calendar page for dates.

Up and Coming Events

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