10th Electric Off-Road Racing
Outdoor Astro/Multi-Surface Track
Robin Hood Raceway is the outdoor home of York Off-Road Car Club
Wednesday night timed
Large Caravanning/Camping area
Toilet Block, Mains Water
Outdoor Carpet/Clay Track!
Indoor Pitting and Cafe
LOCAL INFORMATION FOR STAYING AT
ROBIN HOOD RACEWAY AND SURROUNDING AREA
www.robinhoodraceway.com / www.helliwells.com
James Helliwell: 07768041878
The nearest small grocery shop is the McColls in Blyth, turn right (A634) out of the site entrance, follow the main road under the A1 for approx. 1 mile into the village of Blyth to the T-junction, turn left and the shop is 400yds on your right. This also accommodates the Post Office and has a Cash Machine and Post Box outside.
There are several pubs and eating places in Blyth, the White Swan across the village green diagonally opposite the shop is popular. Right turn from the T-junction are the Fourways Inn (which also has accommodation - 01909 591213), the Red Hart and the Angel Inns (has accommodation - 01909 591235). Further up this road is the A1 junction 34 (Blyth) roundabout, with Moto services, petrol, M&S, Cash Machine, Showers, Travelodge, café etc.
4 miles North on the A638 is Bawtry, a lively, bustling tiny town which has diverse shops, all sorts of cafes, banks, pubs, petrol station, chemist, a Co-op, Phoenix theatre, library, Cooplands bakery (excellent bread, cakes, hot steak pies etc), a butcher, a greengrocery stall at its centre, hairdressers, fish and chip shop, and all in one mile of main street around a rectangular square. It is easy to park, although parking charges apply.
10 miles further north on the A638 is Doncaster with famous Dome sports centre – swimming, ice skating, gymnasium etc., a VUE 10 screen cinema, just off the main road and signposted, 10 pin bowling alley, McDonalds, Lakeside Shopping Centre and of course, Doncaster Racecourse, home of the St. Leger. You will also have passed the newly opened Robin Hood Doncaster/ Sheffield airport turning on the way, and Yorkshire Caravans of Bawtry too. (for spares, etc.)
4 miles south on the A638 is Retford, a local market town, (open markets with local produce in the town centre on Thursdays and Saturdays). Take the 2nd exit at the roundabout and park in Morrisons car park £1 for 3 hours, easy stroll over the River Idle bridge into the town centre.
Also in the area:-
Clumber park 5 miles south on the A1, then left onto new slip road following A614 sign round two roundabouts; 1/2mile to 4,000acres of National Trust parkland, café and shop.
Rufford country park and lakes, with mill, ford, craft and outdoorwear shops and café, 14 miles south, also on the A614.
Lincoln cathedral and castle, approx 24 miles east.
Chatsworth House and gardens 32 miles west.
The Lincolnshire seaside coast is 42 miles distant.
Fishing – Scrooby Top 2 miles + breakfast café from 7am, & Hallcroft 4 miles.
Styrrup – Golf Driving range 3 miles.
Retford Sports Centre – swimming, squash, badminton,.etc.