Lydd Kart Circuit

Established in 1993, Lydd Kart Circuit is the fastest for outdoor go-karting in Kent and one of the fastest in the Country. The 1040 meter track is very popular with drivers, whether they be 'Owner Drivers' racing their own kart(s) or 'Arrive & Drive' customers using our hire karts.

The current layout has existed since an extension was added in 1996, while our Junior Circuit measures approx. 500m and is ideal for kids sessions, family sessions or children's birthday parties.

The owner, James Clarke, took control of the circuit in February 2011 and is investing in his vision of the future of Lydd as a Karting venue.

James was a very successful racer here at Lydd, while his son, Cameron, currently races Senior Rotax 125 with team Clarkekarts.

James is very passionate about Lydd and Karting, so the circuit is in safe hands, and the improvements to the whole venue will continue to be ‘work in progress’.

A new storage building for the hire kart fleet has been completed, creating a much better base to work from, while the next phase of James’ original plan to resurface the track, has now been done.

In 2016 many customers who have known the track of old have revisited, feedback for the new track surface has been very positive.

We run an Independent Race Meeting (IKR) on the 2nd Sunday of each month, providing owner drivers with the chance to go club racing once a month in a friendly family atmosphere.

These meetings cater for kids from 5 years old - Bambino - and then range through various Cadet classes to Junior Subaru, Mini Max, Junior Max, ProKart 175, ProKart 200, Senior Rotax 162 & Rotax Max 177 .

Find more information on our club racing section, please click on the Owner/Driver page.

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Guide prices for hire karts, view the full list of adult events on our website. Booking is required, please call us direct for confirmation of a date and time. OWNER DRIVER FEES
Item Name Price
1 x 15 min family session £20 per person
1 x 15 min adult session £20 per person
1 x 30 min family session £40 per person
1 x 30 min adult session £40 per person
Adult event prices From £35 pp
Owner driver Full day £50
Owner driver Half day £30
Owner driver member Full day £45
Owner driver member Half day £25
Owner driver annual membership £30 pp

Hire karts on track here, December 2015

Club 100 hosting one of their championship rounds here at Lydd Kart Circuit, Summer 2016.

OEKC hosting one of their championship round here at Lydd Kart Circuit, Summer 2016.

A wet one! Nice video, well done. Wet lap record currently standing at 1.00.557 (Peter Knight 2016)

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