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Lakeside Karting

Closed Now: 09:00 - 22:00
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great fun

went with my cousin and had a great time racing. decent track with a few tricky corners. Was pretty... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
Fun experience for kids and adult

My kids and hubby had a great time and it was a wonderful experience for my kids who just tried... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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900 metres long... ten challenging corners... three full blast straights... two daunting hairpins... it all adds up to one of the fastest, most demanding kart circuits in the country. In a twin-engined Prokart, you'll be sitting an inch off the...more
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Arterial Road | Lakeside, West Thurrock, Thurrock RM19 1EA, England
+44 1708 863070
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited today but very disappointed as the boys comment when they had finished there track session was rubbish! We have visited many times but won't be returning after today. They have limited the karts so very slow and sluggish not the fun they used...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been a regular customer at Lakeside Karting with my son over recent years spending hundreds of pounds per year, last year my son had his Birthday party at the track with 7 of his friend all doing a couple of sessions. Earlier this...More

Thank RalphandNiki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the track a few weeks ago heard they had new Karts I had two practices and one race, In the practice I used two different karts and there was over second different from each kart, both topped out half way down the straight, felt...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

went with my cousin and had a great time racing. decent track with a few tricky corners. Was pretty quick getting on track too.

Thank 223billy
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Used to come here once a month or so,been a couple of times recently ,the karts seem to be getting a bit run down ,not sure if the Karts are limited now or not ,the engines run very flat ,almost misfiring .I told the guy...More

Thank mattmatt46
Steve W, Ops. Director at Lakeside Karting, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Hi Matt, Thanks for taking the time to review your most recent karting experience - I’m only sorry to hear it didn’t meet your expectations. I can only think that you have been put in the wrong session... earlier in the year, we took the...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My kids and hubby had a great time and it was a wonderful experience for my kids who just tried karting for the first time. We’ll definitely come back. The staff were all great and very helpful. The only downside was the racewear need a...More

Thank VagueElle35
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I raced in a 60 minute open event, 10mins practice, 20 mins qualifying and 30 minute race. It was brilliant, the karts are fast and responsive, the event was well organised, the marshals and race director were clear with their instructions and fast to react...More

Thank Beau2012
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Came here for my son's 11th Birthday party and the all the boys loved it, would highly recommend coming here

Thank Production D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I took my 3 teenage children and two of their friends last Sunday afternoon. My 3 have been karting here a few times before and enjoyed it every time. The staff are very welcoming, everything is explained well, the safety briefing is thorough etc. All...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing day for me and my partner can not wait to come back again such a great thrill friendly staff 😁

Thank Denise P
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21 October 2015|
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Response from Waterhouse82 | Property representative |
All of our race events here at Lakeside Karting are run on the 70mph twin engine Prokarts.
19 June 2015|
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Response from Waterhouse82 | Property representative |
Hi, drivers can race from just 3yrs old on our Electric F1 karts and then from 8yrs+ on the International circuit in our petrol karts. Drivers 16yrs+ have the option to upgrade to the Twin Engine ProKarts which can reach... More