Hire Karts

Refer to the website calendar for dates that hire karts are running.  Please phone call the circuit to make your booking,  (Lydd does not have on-line booking facilities for hire karts). A 50% deposit is required to secure. 

Our HIRE KART packages are listed below, sessions starting from £25 per person.  See the adult event options Lydd15 / Lydd30 / Lydd45 / Lydd60 that are suited to groups wanting fun on the full circuit.  All the necessary equipment is provided, with a full safety briefing preceding your event.

Gift Vouchers can be purchased, either at the circuit or over the phone. Ideal for Christmas/birthday presents, treats or friends on a day out, starting from £25. 

Persons aged 17 and under are to be accompanied by a responsible adult while on site here please.  People can watch from the track side, viewing platform or from inside the clubhouse.

Individual drivers, or small groups:

A 1 x 15 min session on track is £25 per person (child or adult).

A 1 x 30 min session on track is £45 per person (child or adult). 

A 1 x 45 min session on track is £65 per person (child or adult).

A 1 x 60 min session would be £85 per person (child or adult). 

AGE  From 6 years onwards  (Already 6 years old – not in the year a child is 6.)  Children need to be over 1 meter tall.

 We can accommodate the following:

  • Bambino Karts (6 – 7/8 years of age)
  • Cadet Karts (From 8 years – 12/13 years of age)
  • Junior Karts (12/13 – 17 years of age)
  • Please be reminded that anybody under the age of 17 years old are not permitted to drive on the senior circuit in a hire kart.
  • Family Sessions run on the Junior Circuit.  A family session is where you can join children on the circuit. (A maximum of 10 karts can go on the circuit at any one time). Please be advised that parents and adults over 17 years of age use the Junior karts for these family sessions. (The senior twin engine Prokarts do not run on the junior circuit)
  • The below adult hire kart events use our senior twin engine Prokarts. (We can put up to 12 adults on the track at any one time), you must be 17 years old or over. Please note that if 17 years old, you must bring  photo ID and show reception staff upon arrival .  (No proof of ID may mean no adult karting)
  • As a guide only, our adult karts can take a size up to XXXL and a height from approx 5ft (1.5m).

Lydd Group Karting Packages – Adult Events

Lydd 15

£45per driver
minimum 5 drivers
  • 10 minutes Practice
  • 15 minutes Race

Lydd 30

£65per driver
minimum 5 drivers
  • 10 minutes Practice
  • 30 minutes Race

Lydd 45

£80per driver
minimum 8 drivers
  • 10 minutes Practice
  • 45 minutes Race

Lydd 60

£95per driver
minimum 8 drivers
  • 10 minutes Practice
  • 60 minutes Race

We can also offer Team Endurance Events either a 90 minutes race (£160 per team) or a 120 minutes race option (£190 per team).  Both endurance events are based on a min of 10 teams / max of 12 teams.  Both events have a 1 x 20 min qualifying session.   

Additional notes & advises for hire kart bookings here at Lydd Kart Circuit 

RAMS (Risk & Method Statement) is located in reception, we will respond accordingly to any revisited government advises that may come about.  

Equipment  The supply of hire kart, helmet, suit & gloves is inclusive with the cost.  If any driver has their own full faced crash helmet (not motor cross) & suitable gloves they are welcome to use their own.  

Balaclavas  Are not compulsory, you can bring your own, or you can by a cloth one at reception, £3 each.

Footwear  For anyone wearing summer sandals or open shoes please bring a pair of trainers or flat heel boots to change into before going on the circuit.

Cancellations & changes to your booking – You can cancel your booking with 2 weeks notice for a refund, after this we can move your booking to another date. Unfortunately we can only move your booking once, after this you will lose your deposit. 

No Shows on the day will be classed as a cancellation and your deposit will not be refunded. 

If you need to make changes to your booking, please call the circuit, we will always try to accommodate any changes but cannot guarantee this. 

HIRE KARTS – Customer Lap Records – Updated 22nd March 2022

23/07/2022Bambino Dry LapGeorge Sadler32.766
30/12/2017Bambino Wet LapJames Worthington46.439
01/05/2022Cadet Dry LapOliver Valencio35.746
25/10/2021Cadet  Wet LapCallum Noakes43.457
14/07/2022Junior Dry LapJakub Milczarski29.331
02/01/2022Junior Wet LapOliver Friend32.418
25/02/2022Senior Dry LapJamie Johnson46.924
2018Senior Wet LapMarie Turner56.786