TopGear - The No.1 For North East Indoor Karting!


Our 200m indoor go karting track is ideally located in Durham - so if you’re looking for Go Karting Newcastle, Go Karting Sunderland, Go Karting Durham, Go Karting Darlington, Go Karting Middlesbrough or Go Karting Teesside, we can offer you the finest go kart experience in the North East!

Karting Age/Height Requirement

Our track caters for adults and juniors from 8 years upwards (min height 4ft 2in) and all safety equipment is provided. Check out our blog post “Why Karting Has A Height Restriction” for further information on height requirement.






As an NKA-Certified Track, TopGear Karting complies with very stringent standards and national recognised safety guidelines to ensure you have the safest experience possible. We have several safety measures in place, and all of our facilities, karts and track undergo regular checks to ensure they are up to standard.

Karting Parties

We cater for all types of go karting parties.

We offer kids go karting parties for the perfect birthday treat. Our kids karting packages include laps, food, a gift and a race against our tame go kart driver. Everyone will be fully briefed and taught how to handle and drive their kart before they hit the circuit so no prior experience is needed.

Our stag and hen go karting packages are the perfect way to celebrate your last weekend of freedom! We can offer you grand prix’s (open or exclusive) and an iron man race. So whether you’re wanting to upstage the best man or beat the maid of honour, we have a package to suit all your needs.

Our corporate go karting events are the perfect way to get your staff thinking strategically whilst getting that adrenaline pumping. We have full conference facilities and in between races we can provide a buffet and complimentary tea and coffee.

Whatever you need we can organise a go kart racing event to suit your exact needs, with our various go karting options from karting sprints to grand prix races.

Indoor Karting

Our karting track is completely indoor so no need to worry about the weather, come rain or shine we’ll be open to give you the No.1 North East Go Karting experience!

What to Wear Karting

We always recommend wearing comfy clothing along with flat closed toe footwear. For further information check out our blog post "What to wear karting".

So if you’re looking for karting North East and want to experience the finest indoor karting experience the North East has to offer...head on down for an adrenaline fuelled day at TopGear Karting! For further information check out our "Frequently asked questions" page.

Activity Centers

If you fancy something a little different visit our sister company Battlezone Paintball with 5 locations and something for every thrill seeker. Activities include off road buggies, it’s a knockout, laser, paintball, quads and much more.

Fancy taking on a giant inflatable obstacle course, roller skating, archery, pole jousting, a fort and much more? Try out our new venue Holmside Park in Durham, Chester le Street for those 1yrs+.

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