The Silverstone race track and circuit (NN12 8TN) is the home of the British Grand Prix, and host to several exciting car and motorcycle racing events throughout the year. The large towns of Northampton and Milton Keynes are close by, while the market towns of Buckingham and Towcester are just up the road.
The circuit at Silverstone has been the permanent home of the British Grand Prix since 1987, so many chain hotels as well as B&Bs and guest houses have opened in the area to provide accommodation for race track spectators and visitors to corporate events or conferences. Let’s take a look at some of the very best hotels near Silverstone race track.
Best hotels near Silverstone Race Circuit
1. Whittlebury Hall and Spa ★★★★
Distance to Track: 10 minutes
Pool, Free Parking, Restaurant
2. Silverstone Golf Club And Hotel ★★★★
Distance to Track: 3 minutes drive
Free Parking, One of closest properties
Distance to Track: 15 minutes drive
Affordable, Pool, Free Parking
Distance to Track: at Silverstone Circuit
Closest campsite to the circuit, Free Parking
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Accommodation near British Grand Prix & The Classic
A little bit of research will discover cheap rooms, B&Bs and other bed and breakfast accommodation in most postal code areas around NN12 8TN. Look out for cheap deals on hotels or rooms in converted stately homes, cosy country pubs, family B&Bs, modern hotels on the outskirts of local towns, or budget chain motels along nearby motorways.
All of this cheap accommodation, including B&Bs, will great service, high levels of cleanliness and en-suite bathrooms. Many hotels, or bed and breakfast accommodation, around the circuit area, will also have other facilities for guests, such as restaurants for evening dining, parking, indoor swimming pools, fitness suites and spas.
Why not make the most of your visit to the British Grand Prix or other events at Silverstone by staying a little longer in your accommodation, and taking the opportunity to visit historic towns such as Nottingham, home of the Robin Hood legend, or Northampton, home to the United Kingdom’s shoe industry.
Horse-racing enthusiasts can pay a visit to Towcester Race Course, while history lovers will find plenty to enjoy at the historic houses of Stowe and Sulgrave Manor. The canal museum at Stoke Bruerne makes for a fascinating day out, while those with a head for heights can enjoy the Tree Top Walk in Salcey Forest.
Enjoy a relaxing night in your bed and breakfast accommodation then head out to enjoy a day at the Silverstone Circuit at NN12 8TN.
Accommodation located not far away in the town of Towcester is Saracens Head Hotel. This guest accomodation is ideally placed for Towcester Racecourse and Silverstone race track (3 miles away).
One of the nearest places to stay is 3 star rated Premier Inn Silverstone. They offer guest rooms with free parking close to Silverstone Race Circuit.
Very popular hotel accommodations situated within easy reach of the motorsport circuit include Campanile Hotel Northampton, Novotel Milton Keynes, and luxury 4 star Hilton Northampton Hotel.
Silverstone Circuit — The Silverstone circuit has five tracks: New Grand Prix Circuit, Bridge Grand Prix Circuit, National Circuit, Southern Circuit, and Stowe Circuit.
On non-race weekends, it is possible to drive your own car around the race track.
Location — Silverstone Circuit is located near the village of Silverstone in Northamptonshire, England. The circuit is just 65 miles (104 km) from Birmingham and 80 miles (128 km) from London.
Opened — 1943
Address — Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN, England UK
Major Events — FIA Formula One Grand Prix Britain, GP2, British F3, SBK, BSB, WTCC, FIM Superbike World Championship, FIA GT1 World Championship, Le Mans Series.
Spectator Capacity — 90.000
Directions — # By car : The circuit is most easily accessed by car. Silverstone lies on the A43 highway, between Towcester and Brackley and is signposted from the M1 motorway junction 15A (roughly 15 minutes from the junction) or M40 motorway junction 10 (roughly 20 minutes from the junction).
# By train : There two main railway stations near Silverstone; Northampton and Milton Keynes. Northampton is about 33km (20mi) away from the circuit and Milton Keynes a little closer. However, there is no public transportation from there to the circuit, making cabs the only option.
Air Connections : The closest airports serving Silverstone are Coventry Airport ( 45.2 km ) London Heathrow ( 76.9 km ), London Gatwick, London Luton ( 49.8 km ), London Stansted and Birmingham International ( 65.1 km ).
The race track at Silverstone was built on the site of the World War II air base, RAF Silverstone. Three runways were laid out in triangular formation, allowing for the easy construction of the first race track.
The present track was laid out between the 1990 and 1991 race seasons, with only a few safety modifications since.
Whether you’re visiting Silverstone (NN12 8TN) to watch the Grand Prix, or one of many other events during the year, you will find plenty of cheap deals on hotels, B&Bs, or bed and breakfast accommodation in the towns and villages surrounding the race track, located at postcode NN12 8TN.
Relevant Internet Information
More Information — # www.silverstone.co.uk