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Cumbria Karting - CLOSED

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Only been the once, but its now closed apparently!

We went here for grand children to get carting experience and a certificate of competency, we... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2017
Doasyouwouldbedone
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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Twice a yearly visits for the last 4 year

We live in the north east but our son has had an interest in driving from a very young age. All the... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2015
Helen C
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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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25 Feb 2017
“Only been the once, but its now closed apparently!”
18 Sep 2016
“Shut down”
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We have a huge fast flowing 500+ Metre indoor track, the biggest of its kind in Cumbria with top of the range Sodi Go Karts reaching a top speed of upto 40mph. We now have an extra fleet of Go-Karts which are even faster, 270cc Adult karts... let...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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James Freel Close, Unit 9, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 2NW, England
+44 1229 833250
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

We went here for grand children to get carting experience and a certificate of competency, we enjoyed it enormously, but found the tea and coffee facilities to be basic and this detracted from the visit. Sadly we have heard its now closed, great shame.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Doasyouwouldbedone
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We have been numerous times to the go cart track how ever we were failed to be told that it has gone bankrupt, they had still left there signs and advertisement posters up here and there but when we turned up it appeared the track...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Alex W
Reviewed August 10, 2016

not Available bankruptcy proceedings ,court proceedings entered, business It is ñow closed and is not open for any sort of entertainment.

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Allan P
Reviewed January 7, 2016

In the space of about 3 weeks we emailed 12 times and phoned every other day we had no contact with them. Sometimes when we rang the phone was engaged so obviously we call back soon after to which the phone then rings for ages...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed December 29, 2015

We got there at 3:00 for our pre-booked session, but were told they were running 20 minutes late as the party before us (of around four people) were running late. Half an hour later we are then told that we may not be able to...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Matthew T
Reviewed December 24, 2015

Doesn't look great from the outside and not much better inside. We had a briefing before being aloud on track which was very rushed and was hard to make out what was said as the small child taking the briefing spoke very fast and in...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Staff is very rude and didn't like the hidden charges if you're Paying by card ! That's completely unfair because no one carries £100 cash and even if you're charging the customer extra for paying by card then let them know beforehand rather than surprising...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Kv-20
Reviewed October 29, 2015

We live in the north east but our son has had an interest in driving from a very young age. All the karting/driving places in our area only cater for older children. I found Cumbria Karting on a website and we have been going there...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Helen C
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Looking for something to do on a rainy day on holiday we came across Cumbria Karting. We booked for 2 twelve year olds and an 8 year old for 3pm over the phone. We got there an hour early to find the place, the postcode...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank kgrimley
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Brought my 12 and 9 year old daughter's along with a 12 year old friend for afternoon of karting. My 9 year old had never done it before. we did the 30 minute licence session then had a 10 minute race after. To be honest,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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