Accommodation F1 racing circuit in Northamptonshire UK

address : Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 8TN, United Kingdom

Looking for a reasonable priced accommodation not far from Silverstone racing circuit ?

Several cheaper hotels and b&b’s are well-placed, within easy reach of the race track. There is also a wide choice of places to stay in nearby Milton Kenyes and Northampton. The nearest property is the Snoozebox Hotel, located at the motor racetrack.

Silverstone hosts a full calendar of events. It’s home to one of the most prestigious events in the motorsport calendar ; the FIA Formula One British Grand Prix and important races such as the FIM Superbike World Championship and MotoGP.

The circuit is located on the A43 in Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire. It’s is easy to get to by road from both the M40 and M1. The track is also renowned for its driving experiences and corporate entertainment. Silverstone is built on the site of a World War II Royal Air Force bomber station, RAF Silverstone, which opened in 1943.

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Silverstone Race Circuit in Northamptonshire UK

silverstone race track in northamptonshire ukSilverstone race track has been hosting the British Grand Prix since 1948, which probably explains why the destination has become so famous all over the world.

Nestled between the villages of Silverstone and Whittlebury, the course itself bridges the border between Nottinghamshire and Buckinghamshire, so you’re pretty safe to assume the surrounding areas are beautifully kept and incredibly appealing to tourists.

While these counties might not be the absolute richest in the UK, they’re definitely up there amongst the top five, and that’s why so many rich and influential people call them home.

So, if you’re looking for a trip that will show you exactly why England is known for being an attractive and interesting place, there’s no better location to start your journey.

Places to Stay – Where Should You Stay ?

bed and breakfast stayIf you take a few moments to search through the listings on our website, you’ll come across lots of different accommodation solutions in the Silverstone area. Which you find most appealing will depend heavily on your budget and who’s coming along for the trip, so make sure you spend a considerable amount of time reading all the information available before making your booking.

Whether you’re looking for a B&B or upmarket hotels, we guarantee you’ll come across something suitable in no time at all. You can obviously also take some time to read through reviews online if you so wish.

That said, we do pride ourselves on promoting only the most reputable establishments, so you can trust our recommendations.

What can you do in or near Silverstone Racing Track ?

While you would do well to plan your trip around Grand Prix dates, there’s lots of other racing held in Silverstone on a regular basis. So, regardless of when you arrive, you’ll still get to visit the track and watch some cool events.

Outside of the racecourse, you’ll find something for everyone. We recommend you take some time to visit The Porsche Experience Centre, The Day Spa At Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury Golf Course, The Catanger Llamas, Stowe Landscape Gardens, Towcester Museum and The Old Gaol Museum.

What’s the nightlife like ?

Silverstone doesn’t exactly have a thriving nightlife when it comes to clubs, but there are plenty of bars and restaurants to keep you occupied during your stay.

Club Rouge is one of the most popular at the moment, but Boru, Atmosphere, Molly’s Bar and Club base are all worthy of your attention. Just be wary that none of these places accommodate children after 9pm, and so you’ll need to find something for them to do while you’re enjoying yourselves.

Restaurants worth visiting include The White Horse, The Fox and Hounds, The Vine House and The Barley Mow. All provide excellent cuisine to suit every taste.

So, if you have a formula one racing enthusiast in the family, or even if you’re just looking for somewhere new and exciting to spend a long weekend, Silverstone could be the solution to all your problems. The location is picturesque, the people are friendly, and you’re certain to get the relaxing experience you desire.

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Travel – How to get to Races

Location, Where is Silverstone Circuit ?

With good access to the A43 and M40 and M1 Motorways, the racecourse is within 90 minutes’ drive of central London and 1 hours’ drive of Birmingham.

Milton Keynes, with its fantastic The Centre:MK shopping and leisure complex, is 16 miles away or just a 10-minute drive. Oxford can be reached in just under an hour by car.

Nearest Train Station ?

The closest main train stations are Northampton, Banbury and Milton Keynes railway station. From these you can get a taxi direct, or a bus from the train station to Silverstone.

Northampton Rail Station is on the London Midland lines between London Euston and central Birmingham or Liverpool city center. route map

Also within easy reach is Bicester North railway station.

Bicester North Rail Station is on the Chiltern Railways line between London Marylebone and Birmingham. route map

By Bus – Coach

Bus and coach services are available from London. You need to be book in advance.

For the British Grand Prix weekend, coach tours are available to Silverstone. Coaches leav from numerous places around the country.

By Car

Silverstone Circuit is located on the A43 between Towcester and Brackley and is signposted from M1 junction 15A & M40 junction 10. Road access is exceptionally easy along the A43 dual carriageway from either the M40 or M1.

Nearest Main Road from Races ?

Closest main road is the A43.

From M1 leave at junction 15A and take the A43 south, following signposts to Silverstone.

From M40 leave at junction 10 and take the A43 north, following signposts to Silverstone.

By Plane

The nearest major international airports are London Heathrow, Luton (see cheap hotels), Birmingham BHX and Gatwick LGW. Oxford airport is closer, but a lot smaller. Central London is 90 minutes away.

Some Facts about the Track

Name : Silverstone Circuit

Located in Northamptonshire (part) and Buckinghamshire (part). The circuit lies approximately 90 minutes north of London and 60 minutes south of central Birmingham.

Distance to

Address : Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 8TN, England, United Kingdom

Postcode district : NN12

Region : East Midlands

County : Northamptonshire

Tel : +44 844 372 8200

Track Length in Miles :

Full Circuit — 3,66 mi

F1 British GP

Lap length: 5.891km (3.66 miles)

Race laps: 52

Race distance: 306.332km (190.346 miles)

Nearest Hotels : in Silverstone, Whittlebury, Syresham, Towcester, Buckingham, Milton Keynes, Northampton and Stony Stratford.

Things to See and Do nearby – NN12 8TN sat nav postcode area

Silverstone Autosport & Rally School : enjoy a real rally experience on Silverstone race track. Learn how to drive the circuit, braking, turning, clipping points and acceleration. read more.

Catanger Llamas : walk around the beautiful farm and woodland, and get to know all about the llamas.

Bletchley Park : site of the United Kingdom’s main decryption establishment, the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) during the Second World War.

Milton Keynes Museum : lovely museum set in and old mansion.

Stowe Landscape Gardens : great place for a walk. Gardens are managed by the National Trust and are an excellent example of eighteenth century English Landscape Garden design.