Looking For Adventure Near Leicester? Try Whilton Mill!

Welcome to Whilton Mill, the UK’s most raced at outdoor go kart track. If you’re a resident of Leicester looking for an authentic racing experience, then a visit to Whilton Mill is what you need! Up to 1200m outdoor go-kart track, 50 mph go-karts, and best-in-class trackside restaurant, all help to provide an unbeatable karting experience. And we’re just a short drive away.

Real racing and adrenaline fuelled fun…

Nothing comes closer to the thrill of racing for real than go-karting in powerful 390cc on a 1200m outdoor go-kart track that plays host to British championships. Also benefitting from 450m and 960m circuit configurations, with 160cc and 200cc go-karts respectively, Whilton Mill has something to offer experienced go-karts and absolute beginners. Our circuits are floodlit which means we’re open all year round, both day and evening.

We value your safety and as such, Whilton Mill are members of the National Karting Association, who support track likes ours adhere to the highest levels of safety.

There are a wide range of experiences available to suit all ages and abilities. Visit alone, with family and friends, or as a group, we’ve got it covered. New to karting? Try a 30-minute Arrive & Drive session on our 450m Mill Circuit. If you want to celebrate a special occasion with friends, then we’d suggest an exclusive Sprint Race on the National Circuit. Or if you’re a seasoned rental go-karter, our Ultra GP is our most competitive open race format.

Excellent food at our on-site restaurant

After you’ve worked up an appetite on the track, head over to our restaurant, The Break Pad. The Break Pad overlooks the track and offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for unwinding after a thrilling day on the track. Our menu features a variety of delicious cuisine, from classic burgers and fries to lighter options like salads and sandwiches. With something for everyone, you’ll be sure to find the perfect dish to satisfy your hunger.

Sprint Race

  • Race against colleagues or clients in an individual sprint race
  • 960m National Circuit
  • 10-minute practice
  • 30-minute non-stop race
  • Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
  • Min booking of 15 drivers

from £73

Per person

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30-Minute Arrive & Drive

  • 450m Mill Circuit
  • 30-minute arrive & drive session
  • Timed; lap print outs for every driver
  • No minimum booking
  • Min age 12

from £38

Per person

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Ultra GP

  • Individual race format
  • 960m National Circuit
  • 5-minute warm up
  • 3 x 10-minute point scoring heats
  • 1 x 10-minute final
  • 1st Monday of every month

Grids selected at random during the heats but drivers get a front, middle and back start position. Competitors will be allocated a different kart for each heat. Points scored during the heats determine grid position for the final.

from £69

Per person

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Ready to book your adventure?

So why not book your visit to Whilton Mill today? With our unbeatable karting experience, delicious food and drinks, and friendly staff, you’ll have a day that you’ll never forget. Whether you’re a group of friends, family or work colleagues, our facility provides the perfect setting for a day out like no other.

Plus, we have a range of fun experiences for the whole family – including quad biking, clay shooting, archery and kids Crazi-Bugs. At Whilton Mill, there’s something for everyone!

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Whilton Mill Kart Circuit located?

Whilton Mill Kart Circuit is conveniently located in Northamptonshire, easily accessible from surrounding areas. Our exact address is Whilton Locks, Daventry NN11 2NH.

What are the operating hours of the venue?

Our centre operates from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, seven days a week.

What types of karts do you offer?

We have a range of Biz Karts with power and sizes suitable for all ages and skill levels. From beginner-friendly karts for kids to high-speed karts for seasoned racers, we have something for everyone.

How much does it cost to race at Whilton Mill Kart Circuit?

Karting experiences at Whilton Mill starts from as little as £25 per person. However, prices vary depending on the type of kart and duration of the race. We recommend checking our website for the most up-to-date pricing information.

What safety measures are in place at the venue?

Your safety is our top priority. We provide all necessary safety equipment, including helmets and jumpsuits. Our instructors give a thorough safety briefing before each race, and we have marshals on track to ensure a safe racing environment.

How can I book a reservation online?

Visit our website and click on the ‘Book Now’ button. Choose your preferred date, time, and type of kart. Follow the prompts to complete your booking.

What is your cancellation policy?

You can make changes to your booking up to 48 hours after making your booking. This includes cancelling and requesting a refund. After 48-hours, bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Do you offer group discounts?

Yes, we offer discounts for large group bookings. Please contact us to enquire about group bookings.

What special events are hosted at the venue?

We host a variety of special events throughout the year. Please check our website or follow us on social media for updates on upcoming events.

What services do you provide apart from karting?

We offer a wide range of experiences including great food, archery, quad biking, clay target shooting, to name a few. We are also specialists in corporpate or group activities, plus large family fun days.

We hope this FAQ has answered your questions. If you need further assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us!

Inside the Break Pad 80-seater restaurant

Complete your day with a great meal at the new Break Pad restaurant.

Open daily, our chefs prepare fresh food made to order and hot drinks for you to enjoy in our motorsport themed restaurant. Dependant on the time of your visit, we serve breakfast, lunch or dinner and have a fully licensed bar. We cater for all dietary requirements. The Break Pad is also available for private hire.


Find us

Post code: NN11 2NH

Whilton Mill Karting & Outdoor Activity Centre is located in the Northamptonshire countryside. Easily accessible from the M1 and A5, our central location is within reach from the majority of the UK and ideal for those planning a National event.

From the A5, follow signs for Whilton.