Hire Karts

Refer to the website calendar http://www.lyddkartcircuit.com/events/ for dates that hire karts are running.  Please phone call the circuit to confirm your booking, which includes payment of before coming.  (Lydd does not have on-line booking facilities for hire karts)

Our HIRE KART packages are listed below, sessions starting from £20 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 £20. 

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 £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 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 is not permitted to drive on the senior circuit in a hire kart.
  • Family Sessions 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 these session. (A maximum of 8 karts can go on the circuit at any one time) Q & A’s when you book.  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 karts on the track at one time) For ages 18+,  however note that if a 17 year old can supply photo proof of ID at reception upon arrival they will be able to join the adult booking.  (No photo proof of ID may 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 8 drivers
  • 10 minutes Practice
  • 45 minutes Race

Lydd 60

£90per driver
minimum 8 drivers
  • 10 minutes Practice
  • 60 minutes Race

We can also offer Team 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 12 teams.  Both events have a 1 x 20 min qualifying session.   

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

Face Mask/Covering  If covid remains in play/returns, 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  May return, for now our business sign in track & trace app remains available at reception for all who would like to utilize this.

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/family members, 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
29/August/2021Cadet Dry LapBen Beresford37.335
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