As we get closer to the events this Summer, If UK Government guidelines prevent Silverstone from hosting events with spectators, then ticket holders will be given the option to transfer their ticket to the following year or receive a full refund.
The health and safety of fans, staff and teams visiting Silverstone remains our highest priority. We are working with the relevant authorities including Public Health England and the local agencies to ensure we put in place all the necessary policies and procedures to deliver COVID safe events.
Following the publication of the Government’s four step roadmap out of lockdown we are putting plans in place that will enable us to welcome as many fans as possible to all 2021 events. We remain optimistic that, providing the journey out of lockdown and the gradual easing of restrictions continues to be a success, we will have full crowds at Silverstone at all events
Yes, as we have enhanced security measures in place, you may be searched upon entering the venue. You are limited to one rucksack per person with a maximum capacity of 20 litres.
To help us ensure a smooth entry process, please
- Arrive early and leave plenty of time for searches
- Do not leave your bag unattended at any time
- Read our list of prohibited items
For security reasons, we are unable to offer a luggage storage facility on site.
Yes, photographic equipment, mobile telephones and other private communication devices are permitted within the venue provided that they are for personal and private non commercial purposes.
Yes, to ensure safety at the circuit for all our visitors throughout the event, the following items are prohibited at the venue:
- Bags over 20 litre capacity
- Glass bottles and glass containers
- Restricted and illegal substances
- Offensive weapons
- Items that are deemed dangerous, offensive or unsuitable
- Drones or remote-controlled aircraft
- Step ladders
- Fireworks / pyrotechnics
- Any items which might be subject to ambush marketing
- Smoke canisters
- Tents and shelters
- Four-wheeled carry carts (doesn’t include those used to carry children, but must be empty at the gate)
- Powered scooters / hoverboards
- Electric cycles
- Sun parasols
- No animals (excluding Assistance Dogs) will be admitted to the circuit or any car parks. All registered assistance dogs are welcome. However, before your arrival please email us on [email protected] so that the necessary arrangements can be made.
A special note on alcohol
You are allowed to bring reasonable amounts of alcohol for personal consumption into the venue, though excessive amounts will be refused at the gate.
No glass bottles or containers as above will not be allowed into the circuit at any time.
Yes, Silverstone Circuits Ltd and the police have a zero tolerance policy to illegal substances. Drug enforcement laws are as applicable on site as anywhere else in the country – and the dealing in or use of illegal drugs is not condoned by Silverstone Circuits Ltd. Police officers and security guards will be on site throughout the event and will deal with drug offences in accordance with national guidelines. Neither anti-social nor illegal behaviour will be tolerated.
Please note that you may be searched at the entrance. Any items which the organisers consider may be used in an illegal or offensive manner will be confiscated. Persons suspected of carrying out illegal and / or offensive activities onsite may be searched. If you do get caught you will be escorted off the site, and refused re-admission.
Yes, you can redeem your Silverstone Gift Voucher at the checkout. If there is anything left to pay on the balance, you will need to pay with your card to cover the total cost. Please note that if the voucher is more than the total of the event, the remainder of the voucher is lost.
Yes, children aged 15 and under will need a ticket for entry into the venue. Children aged 0-10 attend free but a ticket needs to be ordered for them. Concessions apply for children aged 11-15. Please ensure that you select the number of child tickets you require at the time of purchasing for the age the children will be at the time of the event. One adult can accompany a maximum of four children.
We’re sorry, Silverstone is unable to offer refunds or exchanges for tickets unless the event is cancelled due to any circumstance for which Silverstone Circuits LTD is covered by its relevant insurance cover.
We will email you a link to your E-Tickets from June. Using the link contained inside the email, you will simply login into your account and download your tickets.
As tickets for The Classic increase in price the closer we get to the event, the best prices are secured by buying early. You can buy your tickets online here. We also recommend signing up to our newsletters and following our social media channels for sales updates.
The Classic is a highly popular event and we always recommend booking early to benefit from the cheapest prices, and most importantly, avoid disappointment. A limited number of general admission tickets may be available on the day, although this cannot be guaranteed. Car Club Display Packages cannot be purchased on the gate.
Unfortunately not - you need a Friday event ticket to watch the music on Friday and a Saturday ticket to watch the music on Saturday.
New for 2021. You will now receive an E-Ticket, which you may print or display on your phone to gain entry into the circuit.
We have a free entry policy for children that are 10 and under.
Children who are 15 years and under on the day of the event will be classed as a child and will need a ticket for entry into the venue.
Please ensure that you select the number of child tickets you require at the time of purchasing.
One adult can accompany a maximum of four children.
Tickets are available in advance until midday the Thursday before The Classic event.
Bookings for Car Club Packages are only available until midnight on the 31 May, subject to availability – this is due to the complex logistics of accommodating over 100 car clubs over the weekend of the event.
Yes, ask the staff at the gate to stamp your hand as you leave the circuit. Re-entry to the site will only be permitted if the person has their hand stamped and is in possession of a valid ticket for the event. Please review the timetable to check the last re-entry times each day.
Yes, you can bring your bike into the circuit, though not into the grandstands. For safety reasons, do not lock bikes to the grandstands as they will be removed. Please be aware that all roadways are in use during the event so be alert at all times. Bicycles should not be riden through the paddocks. Bikes left anywhere in the venue are solely at the owners' risk.
We want you to get the very best value from the tickets you buy for The Classic which is why we include so much in the ticket price! Your tickets not only include entry to the event, but also: full access to the racing paddocks giving the chance for you to get close to the cars and talk to the drivers and race preparers; access to the open grandstands for great viewing of the track action; big screens around the Circuit to ensure you don't miss a thing; the live music concerts on Friday and Saturday evenings; and all funfair rides.
Yes there are - at Woodcote B and terraces at Luffield Complex and Copse.
Yes, a map of the circuit layout for The Classic is available on What's On.
An Entertainment guide with a full map of the circuit will be available upon arrival and a downloadable map will be available nearer the event.
Yes, we have plenty to choose from around the circuit – from burgers, fish & chips, jacket potatoes and pies to paninis, baguettes and vegetarian food and many more. There are also a number of licensed bars serving beer and other refreshments.
We also have the Pit Stop café serving hot food, sandwiches, drinks and snacks.
- You are allowed to bring reasonable amounts of alcohol for personal consumption into the venue, though excessive amounts will be refused at the gate.
- No glass bottles or containers are allowed to be bought into the circuit at any time. You will be asked to leave them at the gates.
Yes, our merchandise shops sell a limited selection of sun creams. All other essential items can be purchased in the nearby Silverstone village before you arrive at the circuit.
Yes, Silverstone shops sell a variety of merchandise during the weekend and are clearly marked on the Entertainment Guide (pick up at the site when you arrive or available by download closer to the time of the event). Alternatively, you can buy merchandise in advance online to avoid disappointment. Shop now.
There are multiple cash machines located around the circuit and are clearly marked on our Entertainment Guide that you can collect upon arrival. Charges for cash withdrawals may apply.
Yes, we will have giant viewing screens placed around the circuit so you won't miss a moment of the action. Screen locations are to be confirmed. Pick up an Entertainment Guide when you arrive.
The Clubhouse is wheelchair accessible, with toilet facilities for wheelchair users. And, where possible, Silverstone Golf Club may be able to pitch you close to the amenities and the Clubhouse, although this is not always guaranteed.
All the pitches will be marked out prior to your arrival. The pitches are not pre-allocated.
- Standard Pitch - 8m x 8m
- Electric Hook-up Pitch - 8m x 8m, 12m x 8m
Please note: when looking at the relevant pitch size you require, bear in mind with a caravan that you need to take into account the tow bar, which cannot overhang your pitch. With some motorhomes, they have racking on the back, which again, cannot overhang the pitch.
If you are planning to bring an extra car, ensure that you have chosen the correct pitch size.
Various bars will be open over the weekend with TV’s showing the different sporting events.
Silverstone Golf Club have a great team of stewards and staff on-site who do their best to keep the site secure. With the large number of campers on site, Silverstone Golf Club recommends that you keep your valuables safe at all times – either lock them away in your car, or keep them with you.
There's so much to choose from! Silverstone Golf Club have a permanent restaurant onsite offering breakfast, lunch and evening meals. Closer to the event, you'll receive details on how to book any breakfast or evening meal tickets.
And, there are other food vendors operating over the weekend, offering a huge range of choices. Tickets do not need to be purchased for these.
One car is permitted with a camping ticket on the campsite, so you do not need a parking pass.
Make the most of your weekend and arrive any day from Thursday 29 July and stay until Monday 2 August. The price is the same if you stay 1 night or the full 4 nights. Times of arrival will be confirmed closer to the event.
It's really close! The circuit is just a 5-minute walk to the West 13 entrance from the campsite.
The Clubhouse is open for the duration of your stay so you will have full access to the permanent toilets, showers and changing room facilities within the Clubhouse. There are also temporary and permanent toilets on the campsite as well as temporary showers.
Yes you can! For 2021, Silverstone Golf Club is an official campsite partner with a high standard of facilities and services. They offer pitches for tents, motorhomes, campervans or caravans. Complete with breakfast and dinner options throughout the weekend the site is ideal for families or groups.
Do you have Family/Quiet and Lively areas?
We have two main areas,
- Electrical Hook Up &
- Standard (Non Electrical Hook up)
With the number of campers we have on site and due to the nature of the event, we do not currently offer a Family / Quiet & Lively.
Sadly not! Silverstone Golf Club operate a strict no pet policy with the exception of guide dogs.
Yes, though you will not be permitted to bring your own alcohol into the Clubhouse, marquees, garden or seating areas.
For your safety and security at the campsite the following are strictly prohibited:
- Monkeybikes, Minimoto, Pit Bikes, Scooters, Segways & Quads
- Generators, BBQ Gas cylinders exceeding 15kg
- Sound systems capable of creating excessive noise
- Campfires, firewood & fire starters
- Restricted & illegal substances
- Offensive weapons
- Paddling pools, swimming pools & hot tubs
- Pet animals with the exception of assistance dogs
- Items that are deemed dangerous, offensive or unsuitable for the safe environment of the Campsite by Campsite Staff
Please note: random vehicle searches may be carried out on arrival at the entrance gates.
Yes, you can follow the race commentary on Radio Silverstone at 87.7FM. Our merchandise shops stock small, portable radios for you to tune into all of the on track action.
There are no pit walks for this event. For your safety, the pit lane is a restricted area and is only accessible to drivers and their teammates in possession of the correct accreditation.
In 2021, The Classic will take place 30 July – 1 August.
Yes, the Paddocks are open to the public throughout the event. All visitors to The Classic should take extra care and keep a good watch in all directions as there will be race cars and support vehicles moving throughout the paddock. Please stay behind the viewing barriers at the assembly area.
For your safety, access to the pit garages and pit lane is restricted to working teams and competitors but all doors to the pit garages remain open providing plenty of opportunity to see the cars and talk to the drivers and race preparers.
Gates will open on each day of the event at 07:30
Silverstone is well supported by many rail stations close by. The closest station is Wolverton – approximately 10 miles (16km) away from the circuit. Wolverton Station offers direct train services to London.
In the area and all under 13 miles (20km) away are Banbury, Milton Keynes and Northampton rail stations. Which have services from Euston and Birmingham New Street.
Our Getting Here section can help you to plan your journey to the circuit. As the circuit and routes gets busy, please ensure that you leave plenty of time for your journey.
The nearest mainline train stations are Milton Keynes, Northampton and Banbury. Please check connecting bus services to Silverstone, or alternatively a taxi is approximately 30 minutes from all stations.
We do not allow overnight parking in our car parks. Our car parks will be closed overnight.
Car parks open up to half an hour before circuit gate opening times. Please note that this is subject to change.
Yes, parking at Silverstone Circuit is free for this event. Our public parking is clearly signposted and our stewards will be on site to direct you.
Parking your motorbike is free and you will not need a permit for this event. However, if you regularly attend the circuit please check per event as this is subject to change.