Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone

Watch racecars speed around the track--or try driving one yourself--at Silverstone Circuit. Receive expert tuition behind the wheel of all types of cars--from Ferraris to 4 x 4s. Reserve a private helicopter ride, or sign up for a lesson to pilot one yourself. Attend a variety of races, from the British Grand Prix to classic car races. Learn about the history of the track and get your photo taken on the podium on a guided tour. Check for last minute offers for discounts. See Silverstone Circuit and all Silverstone has to offer by arranging your trip with our Silverstone journey planning website .
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  • Called in for coffee and to warm up! Cafe was very clean considering there were events on the track and quite a lot of people coming and going. Coffee was very reasonably priced and plenty of hot food...  more »
  • We went to Silverstone for the Ford Fair car show. The place is vast with a great deal to do during the day. The choice of food has improved a lot over recent years which has made a big difference to ...  more »
  • My formula 1 crazy son has been desperate to do the British Grand Prix as long as I can remember so this year we went for the weekend, absolutely brilliant!! They have plenty for the kids (and adults)...  more »
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  • Went to a historic race with my 7yr old. Despite the cold, he really enjoyed it. Food was better than expected in paddock area. Didn't see much of the circuit though, as it was a small event, only parts were open.
  • I went to the UK in 1983 as a member of a USAF deployment to fly with RAF fighter jets (Harriers). During the two weeks we were there, the Formula 1 British GP was being held at Silverstone. A friend of mine wanted to see the race, so we drove down to get tickets after we were done work on a Tuesday. As we were leaving, after buying 10 tickets, we saw some cars crossing over a frontage road and heading to the track. A Silverstone official stopped us as we were approaching the track. I asked if we could drive to the track, and he said we could. I asked him how much, and looked at us and said something like this the last free day and enjoy! My car was a little Fiat or Vauxhall so it wouldn't go very fast. So we put the windows down, did about 5 laps and went back to the base. THE THRILL OF A LIFETIME FOR BOTH OF US! The day of the race the weather was in the low 90s. Too hot for the natives. I will never forgot my evening as a "Formula 1" driver!
  • Just been to the Porsche Experience Centre at Silverstone. What an epic day. Great, knowledgeable instructors... lovely food and amazing cars. Drove on the road and on their purpose-built track in all of their range of cars. 10 out of 10. Phew I need a lie down.
  • It's always nice to go to silverstone although it is quite windy most of the times I have been. There are plenty of places to view from although not all grandstands are open for every event. I have found however that for events other than F1 you can access any open grandstand. Again when it is not F1 you also get the ability to easily get into the infield where there are some better spots for taking photographs.
  • Just completed the Advanced Private Tuition (full day) in my own vehicle. I could not have been more pleased. The whole experience (from booking to leaving Silverstone) was absolutely great. I first got in touch with Matthew Stone, who helped run me through the various options for courses. He was very helpful, responsive and was able to provide answers to all the questions I had. I was incredibly impressed - Although I was just an individual booking a one-off lesson, he treated me like an very important client. The Advanced Private Tuition itself was great. We arrived 30 minutes early and were guided (helpfully) around Silverstone to the correct location by the various marshals stationed around the course. It is a big complex, so easy to get confused! I would recommend ensuring that you have the directions to hand (in case the marshals are not there on the day you go!). Registration was very straightforward - just ensure you bring what they ask you to bring in the intro email and if you are going in the fall or winter make sure you bring warm clothing! The instructor (Miguel) met us in the Silverstone Wing and we went down to the Pit. Miguel is an excellent instructor - calm, detail oriented and is able to explain instructions is a way that are totally comprehensible. I was a little nervous, but once I got in the car with Miguel, I felt totally at ease and completely safe despite driving the car at about 240 km per hour on the straight!!!! I had a fantastic day - I learned a lot, I met a lot of really nice people and was so impressed by the facilities and the course itself. I am looking forward to going back for my track day!!

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