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Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare

Unit 3 & 4 Grimsdyke Granaries | Blandford Road, Broad Chalke SP5 5RL, England
+44 1725 519010
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Great birthday

Just had great day here. It was a birthday surprise for my daughter. Staff friendly and... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Alan R
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North Tidworth, null, United Kingdom
via mobile
Such a fun kids party

My twin boys had a party at virtual warfare on Sunday with 10 of their friends ranging from 5yrs... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Glynnkate
,
Lagos, Portugal
via mobile
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Wessex Raceway is a family run independent business which has been trading for 15 years. We are proud to offer a massive indoor karting track with top speeds of 50mph and are a leading member of the UK National Karting Association - the industry safety and standards body. Virtual Warfare -our indoor combat games has been pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the Laser Combat industry for over 10 years. We offer a huge indoor complex that is just as exciting to 6 year olds as it is to the Armed Forces. It is always our aim to please our customers and we hope this listing illustrates the efforts we go to in order to make this happen.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“go karts” (3 reviews)
“safety brief” (2 reviews)
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Unit 3 & 4 Grimsdyke Granaries | Blandford Road, Broad Chalke SP5 5RL, England
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+44 1725 519010
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Just had great day here. It was a birthday surprise for my daughter. Staff friendly and understanding of a birthday surprise. All clothing clean and serviceable. Bar area lovely and cool. (Needed after a hot race). Overall. Well done to you all.

Thank Alan R
Benjamin D, General Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hello Alan, It was a pleasure to be of service to you on such a special day. I'm glad you all had fun despite the heat! Best regards Ben

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

My twin boys had a party at virtual warfare on Sunday with 10 of their friends ranging from 5yrs old to 8yrs old. Everybody had a fantastic time, with most saying it's the best party they've ever been too and all us parents watching desperate...More

1  Thank Glynnkate
Benjamin D, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely review! I'm glad that despite it being so busy on Sunday, you all had a great time. Next time, if the parents ask I'm sure they can join in! Many thanks Ben

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

14 of us went down on a Saturday for a bit of fun ( and something different than the pub ), 13 of us raced ( 1 pregnant lady ) and we had a great time. We had 10 min practice, 10 min qualifying and...More

Thank Chros80
Benjamin D, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Chros80, Thanks for your review and I would like to add that it was a distinct pleasure directing your event on Saturday night. Hope to see you all again soon, Benjamin D

Reviewed 13 December 2016

Really great fun and well organised. We came as a group of 27 and had exclusive use of the track for a 90 min endurance race. 9 teams of 3 meant that the track wasn't too crowded but also meant that any mistake was punished...More

Thank Paul D
Benjamin D, Public Relations Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Hi Paul D, Thanks for taking the time to review us and thanks for such a comprehensive review. I will tell my sister (who was your Race Director), the only down side being that her head will grow that little bit more! Thanks for your...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

What a treat... This is great fun and your little ones will love racing round the track. We rocked up on a Sunday morning and paid for a couple of sessions. There's a simple queuing system and the kids are soon out on the track....More

Thank LGBfund
Benjamin D, General Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Thanks LGBfund for your review which I hope goes to show that we try to make everyone's time at Wessex Raceway fun. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Great venue, well organised,good fun and pretty fast go carts. The whole day was brilliant fun but very tiring and can get very hot under those full face helmets. We were part of 35 racers and it was very intense and extremely competitive. You get...More

Thank Russ939
mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Hi Russ939, Thanks for your review and I am glad to see that you not only survived the day but enjoyed yourself too. I always think the Saturday Open races work well for Stag events because they strike the right balance between all out racing...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter (9) wanted to do something different for her party so we booked Virtual Warfare for a "Shoot em up party". It was very well organised, the setting was fantastic and all the children (and adults!) had a superb time. We also elected to...More

Thank Babyalmie
mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to give feedback and I am very glad that we gave the players something to rave about! Best regards and look forward to seeing you again The Virtual Warfare/Wessex Raceway Team.

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Wessex raceway as part of my sons 14th birthday treat with two of his friends . I found all the staff to be excellent friendly and very helpful. A great experience was had by us all....

Thank Greener2711
mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

It's lovely to hear that you had such a good time and thanks for taking time to post a review of how we did! Hope to see you again in the near future, Ben

Reviewed 16 June 2016

My friends and I went up for a mate's stag do recently and had an absolutely terrific time at Wessex Raceway. We started our day by having a go at virtual warfare - an experience that allowed us to have a great time together in...More

Thank Ben M
mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2016

Ben, thanks for your review and glad that you enjoyed yourselves on what was a busy day for you I'm sure. If you do want to come back and see us again, we offer a range of private events that will allow you the space...More

Reviewed 14 June 2016

We really enjoyed our trip to Wessex Raceway, the staff were very friendly and really knew their stuff. We were there as a fairly large group on a stag do and had an endurance style race booked, in which our group split into smaller teams...More

Thank pthompson86
mrmalaya, Manager at Wessex Raceway / Virtual Warfare, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2016

Fantastic stuff. We are always glad to hear things went as they should do and hope to see you again in the future.

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