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Startline Advanced Drive

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  • Startline Advanced Drive
  • Startline Advanced Drive
  • Startline Advanced Drive
  • Startline Advanced Drive

Instructed by:

LIMITED spaces available for under 14's. Please call the office to guarentee a time and space for ages 12-13. Otherwise we may need to rearrange your booking.

Please note: Minimum height of students; 4’8 

The ideal course for those with little or no experience behind the wheel, who want a bit more driving time to introduce the theory aspects of driving and road safety.

You might not have ever driven before or perhaps done the Starter Drive; all are welcome! 

Taking part on the actual race track, the circuit is set up to simulate real road conditions with roundabouts, lanes, traffic lights, speed zones and stop junctions.


  • 60 minute one-to-one driving experience
  • 30 minute garage session, covering theory and interactive learning
  • Debrief with your instructor 
  • Certificate presentation on the Castle Combe Winners' Podium!

Course Details

  • Group introduction and safety briefing
  • Learning Skills
  • Moving Off
  • Stopping
  • Steering Control
  • Changing Gear
  • Planning and Awareness for speed changes
  • Practising approaching speeds to traffic lights and how to stop at correct position
  • Learning to bay park on the left or right
  • Debrief and certificate presentation
  • Accompanied garage session to introduce the theory of driving + show me, tell me questions
  • Beer goggle experience
  • Theory quizzes
  • Sit and learn controls in Honda Racing Car

Good news! This activity also goes towards The Duke of Edinburgh Award. Find out more: www.dofe.org

Why book with Castle Combe Circuit?

*Subject to change

Buy a Startline Advanced Drive voucher.

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What you need to know:

  • Circuit laid out to simulate real road conditions
  • Total Experience lasts approx 1 hour 30 minutes
  • DSA Instructors, all CRB registered
  • Dual Controlled cars
  • Controlled speeds
  • Minimum height of students; 4’8
  • Available to book for a particular date or to buy as a gift voucher valid for 12 months from date of purchase
  • Overall course time approx 2hours 

Are Spectators welcome?

Yes, limited catering and toilet facilities are available with covered viewing areas accessible via the Strawford Centre and outdoor viewing areas around the track.

"I really enjoyed the experience, looking forward to the next one! The instructor explained everything clearly and I learnt a lot"

-Thomas, aged 15

"Really great experience. My instructor was really nice and very helpful. I would definitely come back!"

-Sarah, aged 14


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