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Is the event COVID-19 Secure?More

LAP LAND is COVID-19 secure due to the fact that all guests will remain in their cars and within their own bubbles throughout the experience.

If you do come in to contact with any of Santa’s little helpers this interaction will be managed in a COVID-19 secure way. An enhanced and thorough cleaning regime of the toilets will be kept up throughout the duration of the event and we are well stocked with hand sanitiser.

What Post Lockdown Tier is the Silverstone region currently in?More

Don’t worry – this will not end in tiers! Whatever tier Silverstone Circuit is in for the duration of LAP LAND – the event will still take place. This is a COVID-19 secure activity due to the fact that all guests remain in their cars throughout their experience and within their own individual bubbles. In line with the Government Winter Plan (Issued 23/11/2020) the running of, and attendance at, drive-in events are permitted as is travelling to them.

What happens if I have a booking but live in a Tier 3 area?More

Following the Government guidance on Tiered lockdowns, released 23/11/2020, attendance to a Drive-In event is still permitted as is travelling to them. If the guidance in your area changes and prevents you from travelling we will be able to rebook you to an alternative date (subject to availability), please contact a member of the team on enquiries@silverstone.co.uk and we will look into this for you.

I can’t download my e-ticketMore

Our behind the screen elves are aware that some customers have experienced issues downloading their tickets. Please don’t worry we’re working to fix this and recommend trying to download your tickets in a couple of weeks. Don’t worry you can come back to download these right up to the day of your visit.

I have a LAP LAND experience can I add the Drive-In Cinema?More

You will have the option to do this on the day. Join in the action and get ready to feel extra festive. Once you’ve finished your LAP LAND Drive simply follow the Drive-In Cinema signage where there will be the option to upgrade on the day for £15 per car.

When can I visit LAP LAND?More

Yule be able to visit Lap Land daily from the 10 December until the 3 January, we will be closed on Christmas Day to give Santa and his helpers a day off. Experiences will run every thirty minutes from 5pm.

How long will the LAP LAND experience last?More

Santa and his reindeers have to travel at an average of 5,083,000 mph to reach everyone for Christmas morning. That means it would take Santa 0.0259 seconds to complete a lap of our circuit! Safe to say your drive will take a little longer! We estimate that your Lap Land experience will take up to 30 minutes to complete (Excluding Drive-In Cinema Experience).

How much does it cost?More

Our Lap Land Experience tickets start from only £35 per vehicle. To wrap it up with our Drive-In Cinema to watch a family classic – The Snowman – it will be an extra £15.

How will we ensure that people drive safely?More

At Silverstone safety is snow joke. Be assured that we have a team of Santa’s Safety Helpers throughout the Lap Land experience to ensure everyone’s safety. From speed monitoring to safety sleighs we don’t want to see anyone making it onto to Santa’s naughty list.

Is there a speed limit?More

Whilst Santa and his sleigh has to travel at an average of 5,083,000 mph to reach everyone for Christmas Day, in order to enjoy your Lap Land experience the speed limit on track will be a more leisurely 5-10mph.

Will we be led by a safety car?More

Yes, Santa’s Safety Car will direct you throughout the experience.

Will my car insurance have to cover track usage?More

You will need to ensure that you have appropriate motor insurance cover in place, as you would for use of your motor vehicle on the road. Throughout the experience the normal rules of the road will apply, meaning that the driver must hold insurance and a full license appropriate to the vehicle they are driving. We recommend that you consult your vehicle insurer should you have any specific concerns.

What happens if my car breaks down?More

Don’t worry we have a team of Santa’s Helpers on call who’ll hook you up and deliver you safely off the circuit where you can arrange for third party recovery of your vehicle.

Can I bring my dog?More

Unfortunately Santa-Paws will not be attending Lap Land and we therefore ask that you leave your four legged friends at home. Entrance will not be permitted with any animals, we don’t want to scare Rudolph!

Can I come on a Motorbike?More

Currently we are only allowing four wheeled sleighs into the Lap Land experience. Unfortunately any vehicles which do not comply will not be permitted into the Lap Land experience.

Can I come in a Minibus?More

Please contact our elves on enquiries@silverstone.co.uk who will be able to help you.

Can I book the same time as another car?More

Of course! In order to ensure you book the same slot we recommend purchasing tickets for the total number of cars in one transaction. Or get your buddy to book the same time. We’ll leave co-ordinating your arrival to you.

What time should I arrive for my time slot?More

We recommend arriving no more than 30 minutes before your time slot. This will give us the time we need to check your tickets. We will be carrying out additional measures in line with Government COVID-19 safety recommendations, such as temperature checks on arrival. If you do arrive earlier we may ask you to wait in a holding area until your arranged start time. Don’t worry we’ll have you Ho-Ho-Going in no time!

How many laps of the circuit will I drive?More

Your Lap Land experience will see you take in the sights of Silverstone, including driving elements of our famous Silverstone circuit. Taking you on a 30 minute festive spectacle.

How will we hear the film?More

We will give you a radio station to tune in to

What ages is this experience suitable for?More

A trip to Lap Land is suitable for all ages, from 0 to 100!

Will food and drink be available to purchase?More

Catering will be available within the Drive-In cinema and our elves will be on hand at the start of your Lap Land experience with catering options, more details on this will be released closer to the event.

Do we have to stay in the car the whole time?More

At Silverstone safety is snow joke. We ask that all attendees stay within their vehicle for their Drive whilst on their LAP LAND Christmas experience.

What if my experience is cancelled due to Covid-19?More

If you book tickets and the event is cancelled due to Government restrictions, don't worry - we will give you a full refund or offer you an alternative date if possible.

Is this experience suitable for Blue Badge Holders?More

Your Lap Land experience is suitable for all and can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own vehicle. There is no requirement to exit your vehicle at any point in your experience. Please be advised that the experience will involve light displays including strobe effect and flash lighting.

Will there be toilet facilities?More

Whilst there will be toilet facilities available, as a drive through experience we recommend making use of facilities before travelling to your Lap Land experience.

I haven’t received my confirmation emailMore

We’re sorry! Due to high booking volumes there may be a delay in these reaching you. We recommend checking your junk email box as occasional email providers will put our mail on the naughty list!

What vehicles are permitted under my booking?More

We are only able to accept bookings for standard road cars, you will not be permitted to access in a campervan, truck, van, motorbike, motorhome etc.

My card isn’t going throughMore

There is currently a problem with Nationwide cards which have seen some customers unable to complete the payment journey. We recommend, where possible, using a card from an alternative provider.

Will I also be able to visit The Silverstone Experience?More

The Silverstone Experience will be open on the majority of days when Lap Land is running, giving you the chance to enjoy the museum and visit the indoor cafe and gift shop. The museum will be open late to accommodate visitors before and after Lap Land, and you can find the opening days and times at www.silverstone-experience.co.uk. Please book your tickets early as entry is by timed slots which have limited capacity to ensure social distancing.

Do I need to provide my full address?More

To ensure you receive all of the information required for your booking please ensure you complete all of the requested fields when making your purchase or setting up your account.


Silverstone Circuits
The Snowman. Wrap it all up with a family festive film.

Covid booking guarantee

If you go ahead and book tickets when they are released and the event is cancelled due to Government restrictions, don’t worry - we will give you a full refund.