Best Accommodation close to Motor Track
DL3 8QH, Darlington, Blackwell Grange
This historic 17th-century mansion is set in 15 acres of woodland, a 20-minute walk from Darlington town centre. With free Wi-Fi, it features a leisure centre with an indoor swimming pool and a gym. The... read more
£ 58.50View Rates
DL1 2GB, Darlington, Rymers Court
These spacious and stylish apartments are 2 miles from Darlington town centre and offer free parking. Each has an open-plan, fully equipped kitchen and a modern lounge area. Free WiFi is available on site. Darlington... read more
£ 63.00View Rates
DL3 7HZ, Darlington, Southend Avenue
This historical town house is less than a mile from Darlington town centre. It has free limited parking and free internet. The Bannatyne Hotel Darlington mixes original 19th-century character with modern comfort. The en-suite rooms... read more
£ 61.10View Rates
DL1 1NW, Darlington, 9-12 Priestgate
Situated in the historic market town of Darlington, the newly refurbished Mercure Darlington King's Hotel boasts 83 bedrooms, free Wi-Fi, and limited, secure, free parking. Each room at The Mercure Darlington has a modern look... read more
£ 47.00View Rates
DL10 6NR, Scotch Corner, A1/A66 Junction
The Holiday Inn Darlington-A1 Scotch Corner is ideally located on the A1/A66 junction in close proximity to Darlington and Catterick. Newcastle, York, Leeds and Middlesbrough are just a short drive away. Free parking is provided... read more
£ 44.00View Rates
DL2 2DU, Darlington, Hurworth-On-Tees
Nestled away, yet easily reached, the AA 5 Red Stars Rockliffe Hall offers a championship golf course, a large spa, and a gym. With elegant surroundings and quintessential English charm, the hotel is within 15... read more
£ 210.00View Rates
DL2 2ST, Darlington, Croft On Tees
Originally built in 1835, B/W Plus The Croft Hotel is situated in the historic village of Croft-on-Tees, overlooking the River Tees. Free parking and free WiFi are available at the hotel. The hotel combines period... read more
£ 45.00View Rates
DL2 2SP, Darlington, Clow Beck House, Croft-on-Tees
Situated 10 minutes’ drive from Darlington town centre, Clow Beck House is an award-winning hotel which offers free Wi-Fi, home-cooked food and free on-site parking. An en suite bathroom with power shower, pocket-sprung beds and... read more
£ 90.00View Rates
DL3 7BQ, Darlington, Balmoral Guest House 63 Woodlands Road
Situated in Darlington, 3.7 km from Darlington Arena, Balmoral Guest House features accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The guest house has family rooms. Guests at the guest house can enjoy a Full... read more
£ 20.00View Rates
DL2 2NT, Darlington, Chequers Inn, Dalton-on-tees, Darlington
A 9-minute drive from Darlington, The Chequers Inn offers well-appointed rooms and a restaurant and bar. In the village of Dalton-on-Tees, it offers free parking and Wi-Fi. Each room has a flat-screen TV and tea... read more
£ 50.00View Rates
DL10 6NJ, Scotch Corner, Middleton Tyas
Coach House at Middleton Lodge is set in 200 acres of private countryside. This 18th century Georgian country estate offers an on-site restaurant. The Coach House has 9 bedrooms designed with the original Georgian features... read more
£ 170.00View Rates
DL1 5JH, Darlington, 117-119 Victoria road
Hotel 119 is set in Darlington, 1.3 km from Darlington Memorial Hospital. Every room is fitted with a flat-screen TV. Hotel 119 features free WiFi throughout the property. You will find a shared kitchen at... read more
£ 29.70View Rates
DL3 6EL, Darlington, 86-92 Greenbank Road
Featuring a bar, shared lounge, garden and free WiFi, Greenbank Hotel is located in Darlington, 3.7 km from Darlington Arena and 9 km from Walworth Castle. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen and a tour... read more
£ 30.00View Rates
DL1 5JW, Darlington, Dalesman hotel 96-100 victoria road
Boasting a bar, terrace and free WiFi, dalesman hotel is situated in Darlington, 2.6 km from Darlington Arena and 10 km from Walworth Castle. The hotel offers a Full English/Irish or vegetarian breakfast. The nearest... read more
£ 35.00View Rates
DL2 1HJ, Darlington, Oak Tree Close Middleton-St-George
Located 8 km from Darlington Arena, Highbury House, Warm and Welcoming. Provides accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. A continental breakfast is available daily at the homestay. A terrace can be found at... read more
£ 38.00View Rates
DL2 1AS, Darlington, 16-18 The Front, Middleton On Row
Located in Darlington and with Darlington Arena reachable within 8 km, The Devonport provides express check-in and check-out, non-smoking rooms, a restaurant, free WiFi and a bar. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests... read more
£ 85.00View Rates
DL1 1XH, Darlington, 4-6 Yarm Road
Offering free WiFi and free private parking, Exquisite two king bedroom with en suites - close to the town centre, rail, airport and theatre is situated in Darlington, within just 2 km of Darlington Arena.... read more
£ 75.00View Rates
DL10 7HZ, Catterick Bridge, The Farmers Arms Inn Gatherly Road
Situated in Catterick Bridge, 35 km from Ripon, The Farmers Arms Inns features a restaurant and free WiFi. A Full English/Irish breakfast is available each morning at the bed and breakfast. The Farmers Arms Inns... read more
£ 70.00View Rates
DL1 4AJ, Darlington, 53 Appleby Close
Appleby Darlington Two offers accommodation in Darlington, 10 km from Walworth Castle. It is set 1.8 km from Darlington Arena and offers a 24-hour front desk. The apartment also features 1 bathroom. The nearest airport... read more
£ 71.37View Rates
Ultimate guide for a weekend at the Track
A weekend away can include a choice of driving experience. Whether you want to ride an F1 racing car or perhaps a Porsche, Lamborghini or Ferrari. Many packages allow you to experience more than one car, such as a sports car, classic British motor and F1 Maclaren. Driving experiences last up to 3.5 hours and include a briefing and instructor demonstration. These experiences make ideal gifts or are perfect for stag dos as part of a longer weekend in Middlesbororugh or Darlington.
The site hosts a full calendar of motorsport events including F3, TVR, GT and other races. It’s also home to the prestigious British Touring Cars (BTCC) event, and operates also a number of top-notch supercar driving experiences during the year. Several budget-friendly hotel rooms or bed and breakfast properties are located within close distance of the race track.
The 2.1 mile long lap is very challenging, offering plenty of turns and corners. It’s unofficially known as a real driver’s circuit. There is no 70 mph speed limit, little use of cone chicanes to slow you down and even junior drivers have the opportunity to test their skills.
The circuit plays host to a busy calendar of racing meet events including motor-racing, rallycross, bikes, nostalgia races and much more. Whether you just want to watch or want to take part, these events can make up the main show of a Croft Weekender.
This stadium also plays host to test days, which enable you to bring your own new car or bike and test drive it at speeds you wouldn’t normally be able to. Track days also allow you to bring your own vehicle to drive it at leisure on the track.
Where to Eat
Visitors to the circuit as part of a corporate or large event can have catering arranged. Alternatively there are numerous nearby pubs, hotels and restaurants that serve food.
A croft weekender is likely to be an unforgettable weekend, whether you go to test drive your new car, take part in a race meeting or enjoy one of the many available driving experiences. Stag dos, corporate events, birthdays or just for fun – any excuse to go is a good one.
With plenty of cheap accommodation and eating options just a short drive away and the city of Middlesborough just 20 miles away, a trip to Croft can make up part of a fabulous boys weekend.
Travel – How to get to Races
Nearest Train Station ?
The nearest station to Croft is Darlington which is 4 miles to the north. The railway station is frequently served by the East Coast Main Line.
By Bus – Coach
Bus and coach services to Darlington are provided by National Express.
When driving South on the A1(M) you have to take junction 58 off signed Darlington. Then you have to follow this route through Darlington, and follow the A167 towards Northallerton. Croft Circuit is signposted approximately 2 miles south of Croft on Tees.
When driving North on the A1(M) you have to take junction 57 off to Darlington. At the second roundabout take the 5th exit which is signed Northallerton A167. Continue on this route as described above.
The nearest airport to Croft Circuit is Durham Tees Valley airport (Teesside), approximately 8 miles away.
Name : Croft Circuit
Location : near Dalton-on-Tees in North Yorkshire, just off the A1/A66 junction between Darlington and Northallerton.
- Harrogate North Yorkshire — 41 miles
- Newcastle-upon-Tyne — 42 miles
- Whitby Hotels — 47 miles
- Leeds Hotels — 60 miles
- Seafront of Scarborough — 65 miles
- Sheffield Hotel — 93 miles
Address : West Ln, Dalton-on-Tees, Darlington, North Yorkshire DL2 2PL, England, United Kingdom
Postcode district : DL2
District : Richmondshire
Track Length in Miles :
Full Length of Circuit — 2,1 mi
Nearest Hotels : in Darlington, Scotch Corner, Long Newton, Headlam, Richmond, and Middleton One Row.
Things to See and Do nearby – DL2 2PL sat nav postcode area
Raby Castle : castle with stunning gardens located near Staindrop. It recently featured in the BBC drama The White Queen.
Paddock Farm Nursery & Water Gardens : popular garden centre and fishery.
Darlington Railway Centre and Museum : insight into Darlington’s railway heritage. It’s a very pleasing place to visit for adults and children alike. The museum is very interesting and very informative.
Darlington Civic Theatre : lovely theatre providing a varied programme of entertainment to suit all tastes.