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Again thanks to Guy who's knowledge is amazing, to go into actual old buildings and smell the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark B
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A must for F1 fans

The history of this place is phenomenal. Its in the fabric of the building and the fact that... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
69tc
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An invitation to visit the historic workshops of one of the greatest Formula One teams. Classic Team Lotus is the Works historic motor sport activity in the Lotus group of companies. The race shop is at Hethel in the same building from which Team...more
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Hethel Industrial Estate Potash Lane | Hethel Industrial Estate, Hethel, Wymondham NR14 8EY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Again thanks to Guy who's knowledge is amazing, to go into actual old buildings and smell the atmosphere. Some great cars on display for years gone by the draughts table and plans room was great the orignal office of Colin Chapman. On a day with...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

The history of this place is phenomenal. Its in the fabric of the building and the fact that everything is the real deal and being used actively adds to the pleasure. The people were really knowledgeable and your walking in the footsteps of legends like...More

Thank 69tc
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This tour is simply outstanding. From the introduction and welcome by Clive Chapman (son of Colin) through the workshop tour to the archives where every drawing and race note from past models is kept, this is a must do if you are into classic motorcars....More

Thank OffTheRailsCycleTour
Reviewed 4 May 2017

An absolute must for any petrol head or historic Motorsport fan. This is as good as it gets. The team that changed the face of single seater motorsport and lead the way in engineering and development expertise. Your made to feel incredibly welcome and shown...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

I have followed Lotus since the 60's so this was a tour of a life time. Do not expect cutting edge technology - this is engineering in its purest form. The team are so knowledgable due to the passion and being there at the time....More

Thank Mr Ian W
Reviewed 15 August 2016

For Clive Chapman, the Son of Colin, founder and CEO of the iconic Lotus Grand Prix and sports car marque , it might have been easy to say, "Well, that's what my Dad did, I think I may have a go at something else",but luckily...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

I have been on this tour a few times now and cannot recommend it enough. Classic Team Lotus is a fully functioning historic racing team and yet as busy as they are the very warm welcome you receive is worth the visit itself. Clive Chapman,...More

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