Hire Karts

Hire Karts are available for booking again from 12th April       

Refer to the website calendar please http://www.lyddkartcircuit.com/events/ for the dates that hire karts are running/therefore available to book.  Please phone call the circuit & confirm your booking (including payment of) before coming.

Take away hot/cold drinks & confectionery snacks can be purchased from us.  A ‘Food Hub’ is coming to the circuit, Summer 2021.

Our HIRE KART packages are listed below – starting from a very popular £20 per person (session), including options such as Lydd15 and  Lydd30 packages  that are suited to groups of people wanting a fun and exciting event.  All the necessary equipment is provided, with a full safety briefing preceding your event.

To further discuss a booking please contact the circuit direct.  Note, we do not currently have on-line booking facilities for the hire kart side of the business.

We also sell GIFT VOUCHERS. These can be purchased directly at the circuit, or via a card payment over the phone. Ideal for Christmas & Birthday presents, treats or friends on a day out, starting at £20 for a 1 x 15 minute session on circuit, or in multiples of 15/30/45/60 minutes, or a value to be agreed.  A voucher can be payment in full or part of a payment towards a bigger booking.  (Note that additional drivers to your booking, paid for initially with a voucher, could join this booking & pay by cash/card for their place, or buy another voucher.)

A voucher is valid for 12 months from date of purchase.  Please phone the circuit to book your hire kart session/event with us in advance of coming. Voucher(s) must be produced & handed into reception on the day of use when signing on.  Email voucher(s), please bring the printed version (as emailed to you) on the date of your booking & also hand into reception staff when you arrive & sign in, thank you.

Drivers aged 17 and under are to be accompanied while at the circuit by a responsible adult.  Adults can watch from track side, viewing platform or from inside the clubhouse here.

Individual drivers, or small groups:

Sessions available from £20 per person.

A 1 x 15 min session on track is £20 per person (child or adult).

A 1 x 30 min session on track is £40 per person (child or adult). 

A 1 x 45 min session on track is £60 per person (child or adult).

A 1 x 60 min session would be £80 per person (child or adult). 

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

 We can accommodate the following:

  • Bambino Karts (6 – 8 years of age)
  •  Cadet Karts (From 8 years – 12/13 years of age)
  •  Junior Karts (13 – 17 years of age)
  •  Please be reminded that anybody under the age of 17 years old is not permitted to drive on the senior circuit in a hire kart.
  • Family Sessions also run on the Junior Circuit.  A family session is where one or a few adults (usually parents) can go on the track at the same time as their children; we do however restrict the number of persons going on track within the same session, age depending, to be confirmed when booking.  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)
  • ON THE SENIOR CIRCUIT  The below adult hire kart events use our senior twin engine Prokarts.  
  • For ages 18+,  however note that if a 17 year old can supply photo proof of ID at reception upon arrival they should be able to join the adult booking.  (No photo proof of ID does mean no adult kart)
  • 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

£60per driver
minimum 5 drivers
  • 10 minutes Practice
  • 30 minutes Race

Lydd 45

£75per driver
minimum 10 drivers
  • 10 minutes Practice
  • 45 minutes Race

Lydd 60

£90per driver
minimum 10 drivers
  • 10 minutes Practice
  • 60 minutes Race

We can also offer Endurance Events either a 90 minutes race (£150 per team) or a 120 minutes race option (£180 per team).  Both endurance events are based on a min of 10 teams / max of 16 teams.  Both events have a 1 x 20 min qualifying session. Note team endurance events can run from 17th May 2021 when 30 people can meet. 

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

Face Mask/Covering  Please be reminded (all persons) to wear your face mask/covering at all times when here at the venue & respect social distancing protocol.

Track & Track  Is in operation at reception, please complete this upon circuit arrival if you are not a signed on driver.

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

Bambino  Not to be mixed with other groups, but we do allow a parent, if wanted, to join them. Note that if a parent does join a Bambino booking parents then use the Junior karts.   Please contact the circuit if you would like to discuss this further.

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.

HIRE KARTS – Customer Lap Records – Updated 26th October 2019

4/August/2019Bambino Dry LapOliver Newbauld38.410
30/December/2017Bambino Wet LapJames Worthington46.439
12/Sept/2020Cadet Dry LapHenry Buckley38.362
05/Sept/2016Cadet  Wet LapArron Burgess43.519
23/October/2019Junior Dry LapRudi Price29.820
15/April 2018Junior Wet LapJay Hamblin34.957
5/Sept/2020Senior Dry LapJohn Whiteley47.015
2018Senior Wet LapMarie Turner56.786