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Address: Unit 3 & 4 Grimsdyke Granaries | Blandford Road, Broad Chalke SP5 5RL, England
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+44 1725 519010
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Wessex Raceway is a family run independent business which has been trading...

Wessex Raceway is a family run independent business which has been trading for 15 years. We are proud to offer a massive indoor karting track with top speeds of 50mph and are a leading member of the UK National Karting Association - the industry safety and standards body.

Virtual Warfare -our indoor combat games has been pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the Laser Combat industry for over 10 years. We offer a huge indoor complex that is just as exciting to 6 year olds as it is to the Armed Forces.

It is always our aim to please our customers and we hope this listing illustrates the efforts we go to in order to make this happen.

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Saturday evening fun

14 of us went down on a Saturday for a bit of fun ( and something different than the pub ), 13 of us raced ( 1 pregnant lady ) and we had a great time. We had 10 min practice, 10... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Chros80
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

14 of us went down on a Saturday for a bit of fun ( and something different than the pub ), 13 of us raced ( 1 pregnant lady ) and we had a great time. We had 10 min practice, 10 min qualifying and 10 min race. It was great fun, staff were good and nice, definitely go back... More 

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Thank Chros80
Benjamin D, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

Chros80, Thanks for your review and I would like to add that it was a distinct pleasure directing your event on Saturday night. Hope to see you all again soon, Benjamin D More 

York, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Really great fun and well organised. We came as a group of 27 and had exclusive use of the track for a 90 min endurance race. 9 teams of 3 meant that the track wasn't too crowded but also meant that any mistake was punished quickly as there was always somebody to overtake you. Our race director was very good.... More 

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Thank Paul D
Benjamin D, Public Relations Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

Hi Paul D, Thanks for taking the time to review us and thanks for such a comprehensive review. I will tell my sister (who was your Race Director), the only down side being that her head will grow that little bit more! Thanks for your custom, I'm off to check Kart 1. Ben More 

Epsom, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

What a treat... This is great fun and your little ones will love racing round the track. We rocked up on a Sunday morning and paid for a couple of sessions. There's a simple queuing system and the kids are soon out on the track. All helmets and protective clothing included within the price. My only concern was there was... More 

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Thank LGBfund
Benjamin D, General Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

Thanks LGBfund for your review which I hope goes to show that we try to make everyone's time at Wessex Raceway fun. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Great venue, well organised,good fun and pretty fast go carts. The whole day was brilliant fun but very tiring and can get very hot under those full face helmets. We were part of 35 racers and it was very intense and extremely competitive. You get print outs on your performances too. Great fun.

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Thank Russ939
mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

Hi Russ939, Thanks for your review and I am glad to see that you not only survived the day but enjoyed yourself too. I always think the Saturday Open races work well for Stag events because they strike the right balance between all out racing and fun. Best regards Ben More 

Dorset, United Kingdom
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324 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter (9) wanted to do something different for her party so we booked Virtual Warfare for a "Shoot em up party". It was very well organised, the setting was fantastic and all the children (and adults!) had a superb time. We also elected to have pizza there and they were very well cooked - not your standard microwaved pizza... More 

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mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give feedback and I am very glad that we gave the players something to rave about! Best regards and look forward to seeing you again The Virtual Warfare/Wessex Raceway Team. More 

Wimborne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Wessex raceway as part of my sons 14th birthday treat with two of his friends . I found all the staff to be excellent friendly and very helpful. A great experience was had by us all....

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Thank Greener2711
mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

It's lovely to hear that you had such a good time and thanks for taking time to post a review of how we did! Hope to see you again in the near future, Ben More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

My friends and I went up for a mate's stag do recently and had an absolutely terrific time at Wessex Raceway. We started our day by having a go at virtual warfare - an experience that allowed us to have a great time together in a really original way. Afterwards, we spent the remainder of our afternoon go-kart racing around... More 

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Thank Ben M
mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

Ben, thanks for your review and glad that you enjoyed yourselves on what was a busy day for you I'm sure. If you do want to come back and see us again, we offer a range of private events that will allow you the space to enjoy things that little bit more. Thanks again, The Wessex Raceway team More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We really enjoyed our trip to Wessex Raceway, the staff were very friendly and really knew their stuff. We were there as a fairly large group on a stag do and had an endurance style race booked, in which our group split into smaller teams and competed against each other in an hour long race. Although many of us had... More 

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mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

Fantastic stuff. We are always glad to hear things went as they should do and hope to see you again in the future. More 

Ringwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

To find the huge hanger is a relief when you have started to disbelieve your SatNav directions. On arrival their is a filmed Safety lecture and then a huge selection of safety wear to cater for very large parties. Some 30 or so Go Karts await you within. The whole experience is well practiced and smoothly run with prison tied... More 

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mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and here's hoping that we are going to see you again in the near future. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Came down with a bunch of work mates. £32 for half an hour is not too shabby. The karts were all in good condition, no unfair advantages because of a dodgey wheel etc. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about the track (i listened to their tips and nailed the fastest lap of our group). Great afternoon out. We... More 

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mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this review

Fantastic stuff Dave, glad we entertained you and look forward to doing so again! Best regards Ben More 

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