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Lotus Driving Academy

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Drivers seeking the opportunity to drive the latest Lotus models at the famed manufacturer’s facility in Hethel, near Norwich now have the chance to follow in the wheel tracks of Lotus legends. From as little as £119 for its ‘Scare Yourself...more
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Potash Lane | Group Lotus, Hethel, Wymondham NR14 8EZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well guided tour through the various stages of manufacture of this iconic brand. Our guide, Guy, managed to stay interesting and interested for the whole 2 hours without repeating himself, very impressive. His knowledge seemed encyclopaedic. Watching the cars take shape from the...More

Thank Roger W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant cant say enough with a comprehensive factory tour to see how these little gems of cars are made - fascinating. Come on British products can be fabulous like these if only I could have one myself. Highly recommended and so professionally organized many thanks...More

Thank David A
SimonP4091, Manager at Lotus Driving Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review David, we look forward to seeing you back on one of our other programmes!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was with nervous excitement when we approached the Lotus Driving Academy to join an afternoon of high speed fun. Our group gathered and despite a late start (due to track cone dilemmas!) we were split into two and joined the factory tour. It was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having attended Lotus experience days and other track days in our own car at Hethel this was the first time we had attended a license day. The organisation and itinerary for the day was excellent with three driving sessions with instruction, a tour of the...More

Thank MHT46
SimonP4091, Manager at Lotus Driving Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks MHT, we look forward to seeing you back again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited to complete the Exige experience with my Son and can only describe the day as a superb day out. Friendy welcome by knowledgeable Lotus staff, super time spent driving on track in two excellent cars, Martin Donnelly then showing everyone how it should be...More

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SimonP4091, Manager at Lotus Driving Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Rob, hope to see you back again at some point!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended the 3 day Lotus Licence course last weekend - absolutely fantastic event, the organisation and format of the 3 days was spot on, and each day definitely gets more challenging. Everyone was so friendly and the instructors go out of their way to make...More

Thank Paul S
SimonP4091, Manager at Lotus Driving Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Paul, it was a pleasure to have you with us for the weekend. Hope to see you back for the Platinum day!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic day with the team at Lotus Driving Academy, learnt so much from a great, & patient, instructor (thanks Geoff) a real confidence builder. Production facility and Classic Team Lotus tours with Guy “the oracle” Munday were the icing on the cake for my...More

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SimonP4091, Manager at Lotus Driving Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review hedgehog! A pleasure having you there and glad you enjoyed yourself. We hope to see you back at some stage!

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

It was a great day. Very good instructors. I was really able to push the car to the (my) limit😉. Factory Tour was great fun. See you next time.

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SimonP4091, Manager at Lotus Driving Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Bram, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 August 2018

For Lotus owners, it is a fantastic experience. For non-Lotus owners, it will certainly give you the desire to buy one ;-). More seriously, this 3-day training will not transform you into a professional racer, but impressively increase your driving skills. At the end, you...More

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Simon P, Manager at Lotus Driving Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for the review Fabrice and glad you enjoyed your weekend with us!

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

A fantastic experience and highly recommended for anyone who wants to hone their driving skills with top notch instructors! The format gives a good balance of on-track training, where the only limits were how much you can push yourself, and time to recover off-track with...More

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Simon P, Manager at Lotus Driving Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for your review gwylow, we look forward to seeing you back at Hethel for your Silver and Gold levels!

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JoyceR1272
13 June 2018|
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Response from ElanP26 | Property representative |
Hello Joyce, thank you for your message and apologies for the delay in getting back to you. The Lotus Driving Academy and Lotus Factory Tours are operated separately and independently from each other. Lotus doesn't really... More
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RSFdowser
27 March 2018|
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Response from ElanP26 | Property representative |
Hi, tours start at 13:00 and Lotus advises people to arrive between 12:30 and 12:45. The Lotus Driving Academy and Lotus Factory Tours are operated separately and independently from each other. Whilst some LDA experiences... More
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