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PFI is the UK's largest outdoor karting circuit based in Grantham, Lincolnshire and caters for various corporate events and race meetings throughout Lincolnshire, Newark, Nottingham and the UK.
Karts are available to hire for team/corporate events and Arrive' N' Drive, with full use of the national and international circuit.
A bar, cafe/restaurant, shopping and indoor/outdoor viewing areas are also situated on-site.
British, European and World Championships are held at PFI, as well as a club race held once a month by Trent Valley Kart Club who are based at the track. The circuit was built by Paul Fletcher, who still owns it today.
Recently in 2011 an extension was added on to the track including a bridge, making it one of a kind.
A landmark thousands of years in the making, alive with nature, history and folklore, and its all yours to explore, from its ancient oaks and legendary characters, to the work of the RSPB, protecting the forest today. Play, discover and leave with tales of your own, inspired by 420 hectares of beautiful, precious, unique woodland.
National Civil War Centre
The National Civil War Centre &Newark Museum is a fantastic place to learn more about Britain’s Deadliest Conflict. Whether you’re part of a school, community group, visiting with your family or on your own we have learning experiences for everyone to get involved in.
Get hands-on with our objects, question the experts, or take part in our fun workshops and find out how the people of Newark survived three sieges, the plague and still held out to the bitter end. Use the menu on the left to find out more.
Learn with us at the National Civil War Centre &Newark Museum!
Newark Town Hall Museum
Newark Town Hall has housed the Mayor and the Town Aldermen since it was built in 1776 by John Carr of York. The Grade I listed building is now recognised as one of the finest Georgian town halls in the country.
The civic rooms, includes the Assembly Room (Ballroom), the Council Chamber and the Mayor's Parlour, which are found on the first floor.
The Assembly Room was designed to be used as the Borough Law Court, as well as used for public meetings, dances and concerts.
Newark Air Museum
The first airframe was secured in 1963 thereafter the museum was formally incorporated as a Limited Company no.930888
and registered as charity no.256434 in April and September 1968 respectively.
After a number of years spent preparing its permanent site on the Winthorpe Showground a former World War II training base, the museum was officially opened to the public on Saturday 14th April 1973.
At Easter 1990 the museum opened its first Aircraft Display Hall to the public it provided 1,860 square metres of space. In 1994 the trustees instigated negotiations to purchase farmland on the museum’s southern boundary with the aim of guaranteeing the museum’s long-term future. Formal searches and formalities were eventually completed, allowing the purchase of 5.01 hectares
of farmland to be completed prior to Christmas 1995.