Rye Road, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire EN11 0EH
Track length: 950m | Opening times: 09:00 - 22:00hrs
Rye House Kart Raceway is one of the top rated kart tracks in the UK and is where many F1 stars started their racing careers, which can be seen in this recent BBC go karting feature with Lewis Hamilton. The circuit has capacity for up to 25 twin engine pro karts (capable of over 65mph) on track as well as a dedicated junior circuit for under 8s. The venue has good conference facilities and meeting rooms, cafe & bar as well as an excellent viewing area. There are a wide range of karting activities and races to choose from for groups and individuals and Rye track is easily accessible from the M25.What about this instead.
Rye House Stadium is located in the eastern part of Hoddeston. It is most easily reached from the A10 ten miles north of the M25. Leave the A10 at the Hoddeston turn off. Turn towards Hoddeston at the roundabout at the top of the slip road. At the next roundabout turn left then right at the following one. Turn left at the 'T' junction at the end of the one-way section. Turn right at the mini roundabout and follow the road past a parade of shops, over a canal, a railway and river and just behind Rye's Pub is the Rye House Stadium complex. The circuit is beyond the stock car and greyhound track.
View and book activities at this track:
Junior practice session (30 min)
A junior-only (8y - 15y) 30-minute non-exclusive practice session driving single-engine Karts
Minimum age: 8 | Price: £41.00 (pp)
Hire kart practice (30 min family session)
A chance for parents and kids to drive together on the same circuit at the same time. This event will use the main circuit with adults and children both using single-engine karts. This event MUST have more juniors than adults taking part, the adult cost is £59.00 pp and this session is not available during busy periods.
Minimum age: 8 | Minimum 2 people | Price: £41.00 (pp)
Open GP1 (team race)
A one hour event including 15-minutes qualifying to determine your grid position with up to 26 karts in the race. This format is for TWO drivers sharing a kart in a team relay race.
Minimum age: 16 | Minimum 2 people | Price: £52.00 (pp)
A thirty minute event including 10-minutes qualifying to determine your grid position with up to 26 karts in the race. Please note that a minimum of 20 drivers are required for a weekend event and 10 drivers for a midweek race.
Minimum age: 16 | Minimum 10 people | Price: £62.00 (pp)
Junior practice session (60 min)
A junior-only (8y - 15y) 60-minute non-exclusive practice session driving single-engine Karts
Minimum age: 8 | Price: £62.00 (pp)
Hire kart practice (30 min)
An open (non-exclusive) 30-minute practice session driving twin-engine Karts
Minimum age: 16 | Price: £62.00 (pp)
A thirty minute event including 10-minutes qualifying to determine your grid position with up to 26 karts in the race.
Minimum age: 16 | Price: £62.00 (pp)
A one hour event including 15-minutes qualifying to determine your grid position with up to 25 karts in the race.
Minimum age: 16 | Price: £92.00 (pp)
A one-hour event including 15-minutes qualifying to determine your grid position with up to 25 karts in the race. Please note that a minimum of 20 drivers are required for a weekend event and 15 drivers for a midweek race.
Minimum age: 16 | Minimum 15 people | Price: £92.00 (pp)
Corporate Events, Conference Entertainment, Team Building
The facilities at Rye House are second to none; the perfect venue to hold corporate events, business functions or team development activity days. With a selection of go karting race formats to choose from, other activities including laser tag and miniature golf that can be included in your event. First class catering is also available and can include buffets, breakfast rolls, filled baguettes and BBQ food, as well as a licensed bar for apres race celebrations.
Minimum age: 16 | Minimum 20 people | Price: £POA
Stag Party Packages
A whole range of race formats and events are available for stag party groups at the Rye House circuit. With a fully licensed bar (for AFTER racing only!) and fantastic facilities, including laser tag and mini golf, and due to its easy accessible location, Rye House is the track of choice for go karting in Essex, Kent and Hertfordshire, and is situated just a short distance from central London.
Minimum age: 16 | Minimum 5 people | Price: £POA
Exclusive Junior Party
Contact us with details of your expected numbers and age range of your group and we will provide you with an accurate estimate. Additional activities can be included in go karting party packages at Rye House including crazy golf, laser tag and food.
Minimum age: 8 | Minimum 5 people | Price: £POA
Full track details:
There is an outdoor track, which is floodlit.
The site is well signposted from the nearest road.
Make of karts currently used: Deavinson
Maximum number of karts allowed on circuit: 26
Kart engine types available: single engine and twin engine
Karts are: petrol powered
Minimum number of karts required for an event: 6
Make of computer timing system: Supersport
Juniors / family information
Minimum driver age: 8 yrs
Minimum driver height: 133cm
The venue has 5 specific cadet/junior karts.
There is a separate cadet/junior circuit.
The venue runs specific junior birthday packages.
There are twin-seater karts for demo rides.
The venue has an up-to-date Risk Assessment.
Food, Drink, Facilities
The venue provides cooked meals and has a bar and vending machines.
There are conference facilities for 100+.
Projector screens and other AV equipment can be provided.
There are separate male and female changing rooms on site.
There are showers on site.
They run tuition or training sessions.
There is a kart/spares shop on site.
Minimotos (mini-motorbikes) are NOT allowed on the circuit.
ARKS tests are provided.
We reserve the right to vary any price at any time to take account of
a. Any alterations in the specifications upon which the reservation is based;
b. Any variation in the original reservation made at our request;
c. Any extra cost borne by us as a result of any government legislation or EU regulation.