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Put those self-proclaimed driving talents to the ultimate test as you take control of our speedy karts and blast them around one of our indoor or outdoor circuits situated across both the UK and Ireland. With those as young as 6 being able to take part in the competitive fun, this activity is the perfect for the Lewis Hamilton wannabe wanting to replicate their Formula One stars but also for that adult that wants to show off their self-proclaimed driving skills. All safety equipment and a full safety briefing are provided at each one of our venues.

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Venue Details

Every time you come to race at The Activity People's stellar karting circuit in Pontefract, you'll feel like you are taking on the track for the first time. That's because at this site, the team are constantly changing the layout of the circuit, so no two visits to our circuit will be the same. Are you ready to take on Yorkshire's most unpredictable thrill ride? Then you'll need to fasten your seat belt and prepare for the most exhilarating ride of your life- we guarantee you'll be eager to return for another dose of fast and furious fun!

Our Pontefract circuit offers a wide range of superb facilities to compliment your karting experience including a cafe and bar where you can refuel after tearing it around the track. Corporate groups can take advantage of our excellent conference facilities, making Pontefract the perfect venue to entertain clients or to host your team building event. Room hire is available for a full or half day and includes the use of flipcharts, WIFI access and complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits. A buffet is also available for groups of 15 and over.

The Track

You definitely won't be disappointed when you speed across our fantastic circuit in Pontefract. This location is specially designed to uncage everybody's inner speed demon, with a perfectly designed track spread across a whopping 30,000 sq ft site. The formation of the circuit itself remains unpredictable, as our team constantly change the layout to ensure that no two visits to the track will be the same- just prepare for a plethora of wide corners, chicanes and heart racing straights that are ideal for overtaking!

Our circuit comes with one of the best safety records in the UK with neck braces and rib protectors provided for all drivers. A spectator area, changing rooms, parking and light refreshments are also available on site.

  • Karting Pontefract, West Yorkshire
  • Karting Pontefract, West Yorkshire
  • Karting Pontefract, West Yorkshire


  • Facilities

    • Track Length 300 metres
    • Track Surface tarmac
      • Indoor Circuit
      • Pit Area
      • Computer Lap Timer
      • Parking
      • Wheel Chair Access
      • Changing Rooms
      • Printed Lap Times
      • Spectator Areas
      • Winners Trophy
      • Winners Bubbly
      • Conference Facilities
      • Vending Machines
      • Full Training
      • Catering
      • Cafeteria



    • Skinner Lane
    • Pontefract
    • WF8 1HG

    There are plenty of transport links across West Yorkshire to get to our Pontefract location. We are moments away from the A1(M), with the M62 and M65 in quick striking distance, connecting us to Castleford in minutes. Full travel information will be printed on your booking confirmation receipt.

    Maps and directions used on our website are for guide purposes only. Please use the directions supplied with your booking confirmation when making travel arrangements.

    Latest Reviews

      • "Great Track at Pontefract! Everyone enjoyed the tight twists and long straight! Will definitely be back. Really helpful staff too!"

        Haseeb Rehman,

        RATED 4.3 out of 5
      • "Great fun! my team loved it! I even managed to avoid coming last! woohoo :) Will definitely be back soon "


        RATED 4.8 out of 5
      • "Fantastic day at this track and would recommend using karting nation for anywhere as the service is 2nd to none."

        Chris ,

        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "A fantastic evening very much enjoyed by all of our customers."


        RATED 5 out of 5
      • "A highly charged, highly competitive, thrill seekers dream!"


        RATED 4 out of 5
      • "Brilliant and fun experience for any age."

        Andrew Chadwick,

        RATED 3.1 out of 5
      • "A well organised venue, the staff were obliging and friendly. All of the participants had an excellent time. 10 out of 10 to karting nation at Pontefract. Mr William Powell "

        William Powell ,

        RATED 3.9 out of 5
      • "
        Brilliant, really good fun its all about the speed :) "

        Robert Sprague,

        RATED 3.8 out of 5
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    "An absolute superb karting experience! We will be back! "

    Mr Jones, Pontefract, West Yorkshire Karting

    RATED 5 out of 5

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