GENERAL CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION TO THE CIRCUIT
- Castle Combe Circuit reserves the right to refuse admission.
- Visitors must observe the 15mph speed limit in force throughout the public areas of the circuit.
- The viewing banks and other spectator areas can become slippery when wet.
- No riding of scooters, mini bikes or quad bikes in public areas.
- With the exception of service dogs, no animals admitted on days when the race circuit is in use.
- Entry into Castle Combe Circuit is at your own risk and whilst we take every reasonable precaution to ensure that you enjoy a safe visit, care should be taken at all times.
- Vehicles and their contents are left at Castle Combe Circuit entirely at the owner’s risk.
- All persons – including drivers and passengers – partaking in any circuit driving experience be it in a car or on a motorcycle will be required to sign an indemnity form and attend our Full Safety and Track briefing before being permitted onto the circuit.
- Castle Combe Circuit or nominated third parties may record or make audio, visual or sound recordings at the Circuit for commercial purposes. It is a condition of entry into the Circuit that visitors consent to use of these images in what format free of charge and without issue.
- The use of photographic, audio and audio-visual equipment is allowed for private non-commercial use only. Photography, audio and audio visual recording for commercial use is strictly prohibited unless agreed in advance and in writing with Castle Combe Circuit.
- Castle Combe Circuit and all its subsidiary companies reserve the right to close to the public, withdraw any session, alter times, prices and events or services without notice.
- NO DRONES: No unauthorised aerial drones of any kind are permitted over the site.
- Castle Combe Circuit does not condone the dealing in or use of drugs or illegal substances. Anyone found in possession of illegal substances will be evicted from site. Anyone found in possession of large quantities of illegal substances will be detained and dealt with by the police.
- Please dispose of any litter in the bins around the site.
GENERAL CONDITIONS OF BOOKING ONLINE
- Tickets purchased online will be sent via first class post and are subject to a £1 postage and package charge (per transaction, not per item purchased). Castle Combe Circuit cannot take any responsibility for loss, damage or delay in postage which is outside of its control.
- Advanced booking will be closed within a set period before each event/experience. Please see specific event/experience page for detail.
- The Castle Combe Circuit online booking service cannot accept third party promotions unless agreed in advance with the Circuit. Castle Combe Circuit may offer online discounts at certain times of year. This discount is at the discretion of Castle Combe Circuit and should not be abused.
- Unless otherwise stated, special offers and discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.
- Tickets purchased for specific events or services can be used solely against those events or services. Castle Combe Circuit is unable to offer refunds or exchanges against any purchase.
- Lost, stolen or missing tickets or Gift Vouchers will not be replaced. Please keep them safe.
- Credit card transactions are made on a separate secure server with full encryption of all credit card data. Your credit card details and personal information will not be shared with any other company or organisation unless directly involved in the transaction process.
Car Track Days, Motorcycle Track Days and Action Days
- Castle Combe Circuit, Castle Combe Race and Rally School and Castle Combe Action Days reserve the right to amend, cancel or postpone part or all of the day offered. The company cannot be held responsible for any delays effecting track time caused by weather or incidents.
- Everyone attending the Castle Combe Track and Action Days do so at their own risk to themselves and to their vehicles. Each driver, rider and passenger must attend a Full Safety and Track Briefing and complete an indemnity form prior to using the circuit.
- Cars and motorcycles must conform to our sound regulations at all times. Full sound regulation information can be found at:
* Car Track Day Sound Regulations
* Motorcycle Track Day Sound Regulations
* Action Day Sound Regulations
If you fail the sound check, you will not be allowed out onto the circuit. Merlin Motorsports which is based at the Circuit offers a range of bolt-on “Silencing Accessories”. www.merlinmotorsport.co.uk
- Drivers must hold a full driving licence applicable to the day. Driving licences must be available for inspection if requested.
Club Terms & Conditions:
- Your club booking is only confirmed through payment for the final number of cars you are bringing on your stand. Places are strictly subject to availability.
- Any vehicles without a pass will be directed to the public car park. Where passes have been issued, the vehicles must be located within the confines of the allocated stand. The term "club stand" shall refer to the area booked by the Car Club for the sole purpose of displaying cars, regalia and displaying or selling car club memberships and car club merchandise. Traders are not permitted to operate within club areas without booking trade space at the event.
- Refunds are subject to an admin fee and are at the discretion of Castle Combe Exhibitions. No refunds will be made should the event be cancelled due to reasons beyond the control of Castle Combe Circuit, or to any trade or club organisation cancelling within 28 days of the event.
- Castle Combe Exhibitions Ltd and any staff acting on their behalf, reserves the right to refuse admission to any car club members. All display material and/or exhibition equipment shall be positioned within the confines of the reserved club stand.
- No obscene material and/or display material and/or behaviour which could cause offence to visitors, other car clubs (and their staff) or Castle Combe Circuit and their staff will be allowed. There should be no playing of loud music of I.C.E demonstrations.
- Food and/or beverages may not be sold from club stands of any kind.
- The distribution of leaflets, posters or other promotional material outside the confines of the club stand allocated is strictly forbidden.
- Under no circumstances will any car club be allowed to display and/or sell any product and/or service featuring the words or logos of the circuit or action days companies unless agreed in writing by Castle Combe Exhibitions Ltd.
- Car clubs are responsible for the cleanliness of their stands and all rubbish must be placed in the rubbish bins provided.
- No item may be exhibited or machinery operated in such a way that it may create a danger. All car clubs will be responsible to comply with Health and Safety issues and legislation.
- Car clubs are responsible for the safekeeping of all products or other items on their club stand. Castle Combe Circuit will not be responsible in any way for the loss or damage to car club members property, howsoever caused.
- Noise should be kept at a level such that it does not cause a disturbance to the Organisers, local residents, Trade Exhibitors or other car clubs.
- Car clubs must also indemnify Castle Combe Circuit and Castle Combe Exhibitions Ltd and their staff against all and any claims which may arise.
- No dogs or other animals are permitted at the circuit.
- Castle Combe Circuit shall not be liable for the death or injury to, or for damage to any property or for any losses, or for any other liability incurred by the car club.
- PLEASE TAKE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN DRIVING THROUGH PUBLIC AREAS, ESPECIALLY THE PADDOCK.
- If Castle Combe Circuit are unable to perform any of its obligations by reason of circumstance, cause or event outside of its control, Castle Combe Circuit shall be entitled to be relieved of its obligations hereunder to the extent to which performance of the obligations is prevented, frustrated or suspended. In such circumstances non-performance, part performance or delay in performance of the obligations of Castle Combe Circuit hereunder shall not entitle the club to claim damages of any kind whatsoever whether direct, indirect or consequential.
Track Session Bookings:
- All track sessions must be paid for in full at the time of purchase.
- Track sessions passes are sold subject to Castle Combe Circuit's standard track terms and conditions. Please see reverse of the Track Session pass plus 'Guidance Notes for Track Drivers' for full details.
Castle Combe Circuit runs to strict sound regulations. Action Days are run at 100dBa which is measured at 4500rpm on a static test with the sound meter set at 0.5m from the exhaust outlet. Your car, even if it is totally road legel, will not be allowed on the circuit if it does not meet these requirements. Sound checks can be carried out prior to purchasing Track Session passes and Merlin Motorsport, located at the Circuit, provide a range of bolt-on "silencing accessories".
A full UK driving licence must be produced when required.
- Your passes give you track access for the time shown on your pass. You must attend a safety briefing plus have your car sound checked prior to using the circuit - please arrive a minimum of 1-hour prior to your track pass time. If you miss your track time, your pass in invalidated.
The track pass will indicate your allocated track time.
Car Track Days / Action Days
Motorsports Can Be Dangerous!
- Drivers should ensure that their cars are suitable and safe for Circuit Driving and is to MOT Test Standards. Pure Racing Cars are not permitted.
- Ensure that tyres are to recommended pressure for high speed driving.
- Do NOT overfill petrol tanks.
- Seat belts must be worn at all times.
- Cars with slick tyres will not be permitted.
- 3-wheel cars are not permitted on the circuit.
- Insurance. It is unlikely that your car will be covered (check with your insurers).
- No hand held cameras allowed in cars when on circuit.
- Crash Helmets are compulsory and should be to BS116658 or ECE22-05 spec. Helmet straps to be securely done up. Please bring your own or hire one at the organiser’s office in the Strawford Centre.
- Adequate clothing must be worn with arms and legs fully covered and suitable shoes worn.
- All drivers and passengers must sign the Indemnity.
- New to Track drivers must complete their first session following an instructor.
- Any passenger must be over 16 years or 5’2” and seated in the front passenger seat. No rear passengers allowed. Crash Helmets are compulsory and should be to BS116658 or ECE22-05 spec. Helmet straps to be securely done up. Please bring your own or hire one at the organiser’s office in the Strawford Centre.
- If a front passenger is carried, the driver, in his own interest, should ensure that he is adequately protected by insurance. A normal private car motor insurance policy excludes ‘Racing, Rallying & Speed Testing’. Drivers should check with their insurers.
- It is a requirement that you attend the safety briefing before being allowed out on circuit. No briefing, no track session.
- Always drive within your own and your car’s limits.
- Please obey all Track rules. The circuit is NOT to be used as a race track at racing speeds.
- Only overtake on the straights and on the right hand side. For safety’s sake, the circuit will ensure full rescue and paramedic attendance.
- Whilst the circuit is fully approved for car use, drivers take part at their own risk both to themselves and their car.
- Drivers will be carefully monitored throughout the day by our experienced marshalling team. If we consider you are driving dangerously, you will be black flagged and asked to leave the circuit.
- Drive slowly in the Paddock. Take extra care with pedistrians – they rarely look where they are going.
- When leaving the track at the end of your session, you must use the Slip Road into the Pit Lane.
- You will be driving cars around Castle Combe Circuit which means there is some personal risk involved, and you should be aware of this when booking your course or your driving session. You will be required to sign an indemnity form before being allowed on the circuit. We have full Public Liability Insurance and all participants are covered under our Personal Accident Insurance Policy.
- Where applicable and requested, crash helmets are compulsory.
Show and Shine Terms and Conditions
- By submitting your details via the online form for the Show and Shine Competition, you are agreeing for your information to be displayed on the website. Information displayed includes the image of your car, your name and the description you upload.
- By uploading an image of your car, you are giving the rights for Castle Combe Circuit and other associated companies to use the image however they see fit. This includes but is not limited to usage on social media and in circuit-led publications. If Castle Combe Circuit or other associated companies use your imagery, this does not mean you are entitled to free entry or any other benefit.
- By entering, you are agreeing for Castle Combe Circuit to contact you via email with regards to your entry.