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Whittlebury Campsite at Silverstone

 

Our long term partner for the Silverstone F1, MotoGP, Classic and WEC is Whittlebury Park Campsite which is the best and the closest campsite to the circuit.

We have been camping here since 2010 and we love it! As well as all of the atmosphere and fun that comes along with our own little camping village, we strongly recommend you wander around the entire campsite and enjoy all that has to offer too.

Every year the Silverstone Inter-Agency Campsite Sub-Group, which comprises the environmental departments of the local county councils, the police and fire brigade, check all the Silverstone campsites that have submitted themselves for inspection and award ratings relating to the range and quality of their facilities.

In their very latest 2019 ratings, the campsite we use (Whittlebury) has again been awarded the highest possible rating of “Platinum”. 

2019 platinum award for whittlebury silverstone campsite

 

“The ‘Platinum’ rating is reserved for those campsites that not only meet all our health, safety and welfare standards, but also go above and beyond the minimum requirements to ensure that their customers have the best possible campsite experience.”

Check out all the latest campsite ratings to see what rating the other campsites you are considering have received. If a campsite has not submitted itself for inspection (the scheme started in 2012) why have they not done so?

Whittlebury’s facilities:

  • Could not be closer to the circuit with easy access via North Gates 5 and 6 (Copse Corner) and Gate 8 (near Maggots)
  • Free Wifi across the site
  • Permanent (actual brick buildings) shower and toilet blocks which are cleaned daily
  • A Beer Tent with live bands in the evenings
  • Fully Licensed Bar & Restaurant
  • Washing Up Area
  • Hot Showers. Here are the F1 facilities. Here are the MotoGP, Classic and WEC facilities
  • The Atrium Bar & Restaurant
  • The Fox & Hounds pub in the Village of Whittlebury just outside of the golf course (5 min walk)
  • Hairdryers & Sockets (ladies and gents)
  • Various venues with live entertainment including Q&A sessions previously with the likes of Crofty and DC. This year’s line-up TBC.
  • F1 Fan Village sponsored by Yas Marina
  • Less than a kilometre’s walk to the race track
  • Some of the drivers/riders and teams (usually Ferrari and Red Bull) even stay at the hotel on site so it’s a great opportunity to get autographs and pictures of your favourite racers!

*unless very adverse weather conditions

Whether it’s camping on the 15th hole (did we mention that it is also a golf course?) with a view of a grandstand over the lake or up at the top of the site by the hotel, we are fortunate to be setting up camp here and know that you’ll have as much fun as we do.

JR Skinner, UK (2019)

I only attend Moto GP, and for me this is the only way to camp. On arrival, free beer, throw sleeping bag on air-bed and go to circuit. A 15 minute walk to Copse. Proper showers, decent toilets, a bar/restuarant a maximum of 15 mins walk away. Brekkie, a bar at the other end of the site, with live music and hot food. None of which is available at Woodlands. Except live music and hot food. Goin home is as easy, pack your gear and leave. Don't have to dismantle a tent or deflate an air-bed. My second time this year, will go back next year. 9 and a half out of 10 for Alex and Anthony. (Instant coffee)

martyn liddle
Martyn Liddle, UK (2018)

Very helpful and friendly staff, go above and beyond the call of duty when required. Organised with enough stuff to help with your stay.
Martyn from England TT 2018