Young Driver is committed to providing a safe experience for our customers. We're delighted to announce that we've been awarded the ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry charter mark by Visit Britain.
This means we have all the required Covid-19 safety processes in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for all.
Welcome to Young Driver™ Newbury Racecourse. This is one of our intermediate sites, which means there are driving activities for both beginners and more experiences drivers. Your instructor will get to know you and tailor the activities to your capabilities, this helps to build your confidence behind the wheel. Mark and the team look forward to seeing you soon.
Light snacks are available nearby.
Please note access to the site is from Hambridge Road only. There is a roundabout on the junction of Hambridge Road and Hambridge Lane, there is a bridge off this roundabout that takes you in to the racecourse. Avoid taking the old entrance in to the racecourse as this is closed on non race days. You can find us in car park D, look out for the red gazebo.
Please note that dogs are not allowed on site (except for trained Assistance Dogs).
Please note that Smoking (including e-cigarettes) is not permitted on site.
Newbury Racecourse in Berkshire is conveniently situated in the centre of the South of England, easily accessible from Junctions 12 and 13 of the M4, from the M3 and A34. The Racecourse has its own railway station with direct connections from London and the West. Young Driver is located in Car Park 4 please access us via the north entrance (Thatcham side)
From M4 - Junction 13
Exit the M4 at Junction 13 and join the A34 for Newbury.
Follow the signs for Newbury, joining the A339.
Go straight on at the Vodafone roundabout and first set of traffic lights.
For Car Park 4 – Sat navs use postcode RG14 5AW (to new bridge). Keep in one of the two lanes to the left hand side and, at the large roundabout (Robin Hood pub) roundabout, take the second exit onto the A4 (London Road). Continue on the A4 for approximately 1.5 miles then turn right onto the B4321 (Hambridge Road). At the mini roundabout go straight on over the new bridge, then turn right at the roundabout on the other side, following the road past the Nuffield Health Centre.
From M3 - Junction 9
Exit the M3 at Junction 9 (signed to the Midlands, Newbury and A34). Join the A34 heading North, leave the A34 at the exit sign posted Newbury B4640. Follow the B4640 towards Newbury and go through Newtown, to the roundabout with the A339 Basingstoke Road by the Swan Inn. Turn left onto the dual carriageway (passing St. Gabriel’s School on the right). Go straight on at the roundabout at the top of the hill.
For Car Park 4 – Sat navs use postcode RG14 5AW (to new bridge) please enter via the north entrance (Thatcham side)
Continue on the A339 and go straight on at the Burger King roundabout, and straight on to the next large roundabout. At the Robin Hood roundabout take the fourth exit onto the A4 (London Road). Continue on the A4 for approximately 1.5 miles then turn right onto the B4321 (Hambridge Road). At the mini roundabout go straight on over the new bridge, then turn right at the roundabout on the other side, following the road past the Nuffield Health Centre.
Event day mobile number: 07818 067395 (please note this number is only answered on the day of the event, for any other enquiries please contact the main Young Driver office).