Competitors attending both the Saturday practice and the Sunday Race Day, and looking for a place to stay for the night, are welcome to bring a caravan to the circuit itself, with camping fees payable to the neighbouring Clay Pigeon Caravan Park, which allows use of the campsite facilities.
If you would rather stay somewhere else, the following places are recommended.
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Clay Pigeon Caravan Park
(Adjacent to Kart Circuit) - Wardon Hill, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 9PW
We are pleased to provide camping and caravan facilities for users of the Clay Pigeon Raceway. The site is open all year and has modern toilet, shower and laundry facilities. Electric hook-ups are available, if you require accommodation for race days / weekends, we have caravans available for hire. If you are camping on the circuit, your camping fees are payable to the camp site.
Aquila Heights Guesthouse
- 44 Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester, DT1 2ES
Aquila Heights offers superb, en suite guest accommodation in the heart of Thomas Hardy country. Set in a quiet location yet within walking distance of Dorchester’s historical town centre and all its facilities and amenities. An ideal, central base for visiting Dorset’s abundance of historical sites, places of interest, gardens, museums and neighbouring towns as well as touring and exploring Dorset’s World Heritage coastline and countryside. We have an excellent breakfast menu using the finest local ingredients where ever possible. Panoramic views of Maiden Castle. An Ideal Base for Business, Leisure and Pleasure
The Acorn Inn
- Fore Street, Evershot, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0JW
Set in the centre of beautiful West Dorset and immortalised as the 'Sow and Acorn' in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles', the delightful 16th century Acorn inn is the perfect English country setting. Just over 2 hours drive from London, West Dorset is steeped in history and has many areas of outstanding natural beauty including mile upon mile of stunning coastline.
- Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset
- Corscombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0NS
Quality Wine List - including Fine Wines. Now doing bed & breakfast - 3 en-suite bedrooms. Fabulous Countryside - Lovely walks - a great team to look after you!
The New Inn
- 14 Long Street, Cerne Abbas, Dorchester, DT2 7JF
The original Inn has stood on this site since the 13th century when it was a dormitory for the Abbey, for passing pilgrims. It became a Coaching Inn in the mid 16th Century having its own forge until 1855 when the last mail coach ran through Cerne, having been a hostelry with three coaches per day calling in for change of horses and refreshments for passengers. The 8 bedrooms are all en-suite, each having colour television, tea and coffee making facilities and are all well appointed. There are 4 double rooms, 1 single room and 3 family rooms. 5 of the rooms are situated on the first floor with a residents entrance accessible 24 hours, and 3 ground floors rooms with easier access.
Springs Farm Guest House
- Springs Farm, Corscombe, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0NU
- Buckland Newton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7DP
Holly, the Labrador, will greet you at this country house set in half an acre of lovely walled gardens. Buckland Newton is a peaceful village in the heart of Hardy's Dorset, surrounded by rolling hills and many good walks, the Wessex Ridgeway runs close by. The historic towns of Sherborne and Dorchester are both 10 miles away and the coast is a 30 minute drive. There are numerous historic houses and some superb gardens in the area. Enjoy a full English breakfast with homemade preserves, fresh fruit and yoghurts. Closed Christmas.
3 Manor Farm Cottages
- Lower Waterston, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7SS
This recently renovated Victorian former farm cottage is set in a picturesque garden which runs down to the River Piddle, situated in the small hamlet of Lower Waterston in Hardy country. The local area caters for a wide variety of interests with excellent walking, fishing, historic houses and a wealth of beautiful gardens to visit. The coast is within easy reach being only 10 miles away. Evening meals available.
The Old Farmhouse
- Buckland Newton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7DJ
Enjoy a warm welcome in this 200 year old grade 2 listed farmhouse with its own spring water, a large inglenook fireplace and 3 comfortable bedrooms. Extensive, informal grounds include garden, orchard, spinney and paddock providing space for rest and relaxation.
- Winterbourne Steepleton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9LZ
Delightful village bungalow situated in the Winterbourne Valley surrounded by Thomas Hardy country. Abbotsbury and Swannery with coast 5 miles. Bridport 10 miles, Dorchester with many historic sites 5 miles. The bedrooms are bright and cheerful and together with the dining room overlook the lovely garden. A continental or full English breakfast is served. Evening meals are available at the local village pub. Closed Christmas and New Year.
- Frome Whitfield Farm, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7SE
Yalbury Park is a luxurious new stone farmhouse, situated in parkland running to River Frome on a 170 acre mixed farm. In Thomas Hardy's "Valley of the Great Daries", see the most beautiful countryside, historic towns, beaches and most outdoor activities can be arranged. Visitors are most welcome to enjoy the large south facing garden spilling over with rare and unusual plants. Your hosts pride themselves on offering a relaxing holiday. Cot and highchair provided. Dogs welcome.
The White House
- 9 Queens Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2EW
- Yellowham Wood, Dorchester, Dorset
Little Barwick House
- Barwick Village, Yeovil, Somerset
The Casterbridge Hotel
- 49 High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HU
Globetrotters Lodge - 73 South Street, Yeovil, Somerset
SPECIAL ACCOMODATION RATES FOR ALL KARTING ENTHUSIASTS
*10% off accomodation rates, and a complimentary breakfast*
Terms and conditions apply, subject to availability
- Moor Lane, East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset
S J & E H Hoskins
- Maiden Castle Farm, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 9PR
- 42 Great Western Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UF
Kings Arms Hotel
- 30 High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HF
- Beach Road, West Bexington, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9DF
16th Century manor house. 500 yards from Chesil Beach. Jacobean oak paneling, flagstone floors, panoramic views of Dorset coastline from most bedrooms. Character cellar bars, three real ales and log fires.
- 2 High Street, Yeovil, Somerset
Half Moon Inn Motel
- Main Street, Mudford, Yeovil, Somerset
Pen Mill Hotel
- Sherborne Road, Yeovil, Somerset
- Piddletrenthide, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7QX
Royal Oak Hotel
- 20 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset
Summer Lodge Hotel & Restaurant
- Summer Lane, Evershot, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 0JP
- 11 Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset
Westwood House Hotel
- 29 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UP
Wessex Royale Hotel
- 32 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UP
The Wessex Royale Hotel is a delightful Georgian building. Built originally as a town house for the Earl of Ilchester. The Hotel has been substantially and sympathetically refurbished and upgraded, retaining a Grand Staircase with many other period features. The Hotel has a superb lounge with an open log fire, where guests can relax with a drink from the bar and listen to the piano. All bedrooms have en suite bathrooms with bath and power shower, individually controlled heating, colour TV, radio, direct dial telephone, hair dryer, trouser press and hospitality tray. Four Poster Beds and Jacuzzi are also available.
The White Hart Hotel
- 53 High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HU
Yalbury Cottage Hotel & Restaurant
- Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PZ
Yeovil Court Hotel
- West Coker Road, Yeovil, Somerset