Summer Action Festival

Saturday July 7th, 2018

New for 2017, the Summer Action Festival will take over Castle Combe on Saturday 22nd of July. Open to ALL whether performance, classic, kit, modified or original with specific areas for each.

All Makes - All Ages - All Action!

Enjoy the usual winning action day format of track time, club displays, drift demos, parades & the FREE lunchtime club cruise

There's something for all Action Day fans whether you want to hit the track for a 15 minute session, enjoy a leisurely paced parade, polish and shine on a club display or just walk through the many trade stands and along the viewing banks for the drifting! And don't miss a special appearance from the Bristol Vintage Buses!

TWO options for clubs - you can either display in Paddock 1 & 2 for £15 per car (includes entry for car, driver and 3 passengers) OR display in Chippenham Road/Camp Car Parks where the first 10 cars/drivers per club are FREE and additional cars & passengers are £12 each 

Where-ever you choose to display be sure to tell us what makes/ages/modifications you've got in your club - there'll be specific classic, kit, retro and tuned areas!

  • Track time is available for just £30 (£35 on the day)
  • Fast & Slow parade sessions are again open to all eligible vehicles both club and individual for those not wanting to risk the speed of a track session but still want to experience the famous circuit behind their own wheel.
  • Car Clubs that book in advance will receive 10 free passes (when option B is selected) which permit free entry for cars and drivers. They even qualify for significantly reduced track time slots, with selected 15 minute sessions costing club members a mere £25. Castle Combe is the ideal place for those owners seeking to flex their automotive muscles, so expect plenty of track action throughout the day! 
  • Free Lunchtime Cruise - Those seeking a more relaxed means of experiencing Castle Combe will no doubt be thrilled to learn that the free Lunchtime Cruise returns once again. A popular feature in previous years, the cruise permits eligible vehicles to take to the track for a series of low speed laps – for free! 
  • The Bristol Vintage Bus Company will also be making a welcome return, their free tours of the beautiful Wiltshire countryside surrounding the track having become a firm fan favourite over the years.
  • Individuals not part of a pre-booked club but still wish to display their cars are in luck, as an extensive Cherished Parking has been set aside just for this purpose.
  • On Track Passenger Rides - If the view from the passenger seat is more appealing there’s the option of a ride in a real race car! We've got a great selection of cars to choose from all race prepped and raring to go! £25 each available to buy on the day
  • The show's trade village and autojumble will make a welcome return for 2017 - Download Trade Booking Form

Advanced Ticket Prices: Adult £12/Senior £8/Camping £8

On-the-Door Prices: Adult £15/Senior £10/Camping £10


What better way to start your Summer Holidays!


Saturday July 7th, 2018

Admission Ticket

Track Session

PLEASE NOTE: An entry ticket must be purchased in addition to your track session – a track pass on its own does not gain you entry to the event

Booking Terms

Spring Action Day

April 7th, 2018
More Info Special Offer

Pure Ford

May 12th, 2018
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JDM Combe

June 2nd, 2018
More Info Special Offer

Summer Action Festival

July 7th, 2018
More Info Special Offer

Forge Action Day

September 8th, 2018
More Info Special Offer

We have hopefully answered the majority of your questions within the main body of this website. However, if there are any further queries then please do not hesitate to check out the FAQs below or contact us on: Email: Tel: 01249 782417


What is an Action Day?

An incredibly popular fusion of a car show and track day! They give you the opportunity to meet like-minded enthusiasts, admire 1000s of cars on display and drive around the circuit at vastly discounted rates.


Do you need a full driving licence to drive on the circuit & do I need to bring it?

Yes & yes! You may be asked to produce it on request and sign our indemnity stating you have one


What about passengers?

One front seat passenger is allowed to go out on a track session (sorry no one in the back!) They must sign on (it’s £5 for an all-day pass), be over 16, at least 5’ 2” and wearing a helmet with their arms & legs covers


Can I hire a helmet?

Yes, from the Strawford Centre. It’s £5 per hour or £20 all day and we’ll need card details as a deposit. If you’re bringing your own it needs to be BS116658 or ECE22-05 spec.


I’m going out on track, what do I do when I arrive?

If you have pre-bought your passes you need to have your car noise checked & attend a drivers briefing. Allow about an hour to get both these things done before your track session, especially first thing in the morning. If you’re buying passes or need to sign on as a passenger, head to the Strawford Centre in the main Paddock.


I’m not sure about noise limits?

Action Day noise limit is 100dba measured at 0.5 metres from the exhaust at 4500 rpm. This is really strict due to local planning constraints. If you’re worried, go for a noise check first thing before buying your passes (otherwise there may be a charge if you buy a pass then find out you can’t use it!)

Worried about noise? Contact Merlin Motorsport: specialists in parts, spares & racewear based here in the paddock - 01249 782101 -

I’ve done a drivers’ briefing before, do I have to do another?

Yes you do – you won’t get your drivers’ wristband without going! Remember to take your track pass with you as well


I’m with a club, what do I do?

You’ll get your passes etc. from your secretary with all relevant information but in a nutshell;

  • Gates open at 7am for you to set up your display
  • You’ll need to enter the site by the gate shown on your pass
  • Your stand number will also be on your pass and you’ll be directed to this
  • Park up on your stand (please not anywhere else) and enjoy your day!
  • You will be shown where to park your trailer if needs be


Are track sessions like races?

NO! Racing is not permitted in any Action Day sessions. Overtaking is only permitted on the straight and on the right (i.e. on the inside of the track). Driving that it is felt is too fast or dangerous will be reported and risks you being asked to leave the circuit and/or be refused additional track sessions. We operate a ‘yellow card system’ with observers at each corner in radio contact with our Chief Safety Officer. They will report dangerous driving and that driver will be given a ‘yellow card’ when they exit the circuit. 2 yellow cards and we ban the car. Full details will be given in your briefing.


What if I have car troubles?

If you have problems and can’t use any of your track passes we’ll give you a partial refund if they’re brought back to us a minimum of two hours before, any later and there’s nothing we can do I’m afraid.


Do you offer insurance?

Castle Combe Circuit is covered by public liability insurance. This protects all our customers although it does not cover damage to you or your car, however caused, or liability from participant to participant. You use the circuit at your own risk. It is unlikely that your own insurance policy will cover circuit driving. You may be able to arrange insurance for damage to your car from specialist track day insurers.


What if it rains?

If it’s safe the track will remain open. 


Club Secretaries

Please register your club for each event that you will attend.
You may also register your club and purchase passes with our paper form. Please download a club booking form and send it back to us with completed payment.

Number of cars you expect to bring
Will you require Gazebo Space?
(circa 3m x 3m, subject to availability) **

Are your club members intending to use the track?
What is your Preferred Surface?

Once your registration has been verified you'll be forwarded a club code by email which can be distributed to your club members. Club members should use this code when purchasing passes to identify them as members of your club and to receive the club price.

**We cannot guarantee spaces, but will do our best

Club Member Bookings

You must select their club from the list and enter their club code to buy club passes and specially priced track sessions.

NOTE: Details of your order will be forwarded to your club secretary.

If you're not part of a club, you can still display your vehicle. Follow the link for non-members to purchase an individual display pass.

Summer Action Festival
£ 12.00

Track Session

PLEASE NOTE: An entry ticket must be purchased in addition to your track session – a track pass on its own does not gain you entry to the event

Booking Terms

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