We take your Safety and Welfare very seriously along with many other considerations including the local residents through to local wildlife. Please take a few moments to read through our rules and regulations, abiding by them will make your visit a pleasant and safe one.
- Site Rules
- SUPPLEMENTARY SITE RULES for Quad-bikes, motorcycles and motor-tricycles
- Campsite Code of Conduct
- Camp Fire Rules
Disclaimer No liability whatever can attach to Kirton Off Road Centre Limited (KORC) or any of its Directors, Members, Employees, Agents or Marshalls for death or injury to any person on this site or damage to or loss of any vehicle or personal property, however such death, injury, damage or loss may e caused and any such liability is hereby expressly excluded. Use of any part or parts of the site by any vehicle does not imply that it is safe to do so.
1. Off road driving can be dangerous. The utmost care must be taken by all persons using the site
2. Vehicles must be driven with total regard to safety, with consideration for others, and responsibly
3. Vehicles using the site must be of safe and sound construction. The management have the right, in their absolute discretion, to scrutinize any vehicle, at any time, to exclude from the site any vehicle which is considered not to be of sound construction, safe or adequately silenced. Any vehicle which becomes unsafe or unsound or unduly noisy must cease to be used
4. Seat belts or harnesses must fit properly and be worn at all time by all occupants of a vehicle in motion, who must be seated in purpose built seating. No standing in or on a vehicle in motion is permitted. Any seating which is not equipped with a proper seat belt or harness must not be occupied during off road driving
5. There is a 15mph speed limit across the site, except for parking and spectator areas, where the speed limit is 5mph
6. Drivers must not be under the influence of or partake of any alcoholic drink or drugs
7. Fuel must be stored in a suitable and safe container. Spare fuel must not be carried whilst driving off road. Re-fuelling must be carried out in a safe manner, in designated parking areas only
8. Vehicles must be equipped with safe and secure recovery points to both front and rear. Management may, at its discretion exclude from site, or refrain from recovering any vehicle which is not so equipped and/or may charge a fee for doing so
9. Racing of vehicles is absolutely prohibited
10. All drivers on site must have a full UK driving licence. Anyone who does not have such a licence must seek the express consent of the Management who may in their discretion then be permitted to drive a vehicle The Management have the right to inspect driving documentation. Drivers are reminded that their normal insurance may not cover for off-road driving.
11. Any child under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult who will be solely responsible for the safety and/or behaviour of such child
12. Drivers are solely responsible for judging the capability of their vehicles and their own driving skills and experience. Drivers should not attempt to drive any part of the site which is or may be beyond the capabilities of themselves and/or of their vehicles. Inspection of the terrain on foot before driving and/or use of a “spotter” (an assistant guiding) is considered good practice. If in doubt, don’t go there is the rule, even if others have gone before you
Customers must respect the fact that use of the site is shared with Welton Quarries Limited (“WQL”). In particular:
13. Areas in which clean stone and/or machinery is stored must not be entered
14. Vehicles must not be driven and pedestrians must not walk in or near any of the man-made reservoirs
15. Machinery operated by QWL must be protected and must not be tampered with
16. Stock-piles of clean stone or sand must not be driven over
17. Directions given by the Marshalls must be followed
18. Marshalls may give advice or guidance on various aspects of driving or winching on the site, but any liability for any injury to persons or damage to vehicles arising out of such advice or guidance is expressly excluded
19. If requested, Marshalls will endeavour to extricate a vehicle which is stuck, but any liability for injury to persons or damage to vehicles or property on any Marshall so advising is expressly excluded
20. A Marshall or any member of KORC may in his or her discretion warn or exclude any person from the site (temporarily or permanently) if he or she believes that a person has committed a breach, or a series of breaches, of any of these rules or has otherwise behaved in a dangerous or inappropriate manner
21. Customers should behave at all times in a responsible and polite manner
22. Abusive threatening, violent or aggressive behaviour towards a Marshall, a member of Management or generally is not to be tolerated and may result in a complaint to the Police.
23. Deliberate damage to any property of the Company or any of its agents, or employees will not be tolerated and may result in a complaint to the Police
24. The Company’s separate Campsite Code of Conduct must be adhered to at all times
25. Camping on monthly open weekends is only available to members of the KORC 500 Scheme or by prior arrangement with Management
26. Campers will not be admitted to the site after 5pm - unless by prior email or text agreement with Management.
27. The site is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm (4.30 in Winter months). Driver must allow adequate time to ensure they leave the site by closing times
28. No refund of all or part of the entry fee can be made if a customer’s visit is foreshortened, for any reason.
29. Any vehicle which becomes immobilised (whether broken down or stuck) should be notified to a Marshall. Marshall’s can be contacted via CB Radio channel 10, mobile telephone 07821333947 or at the office/gatehouse
30. If any obstacle cannot be negotiated after a maximum of four attempts, it must be abandoned to avoid the obstruction of other or damage to the site
31. Any parts which fall off, or are removed from a vehicle must be taken off site by the owner
32. There are no vehicle storage facilities on site and any vehicle left on site shall be entirely at the Owner’s risk. Any vehicle which Management consider to have been abandoned can be disposed of by them as they see fit
33. Consideration of the amenity of local residents must be given at all times, particularly when approaching or leaving the site
34. Every effort must be made not to deposit mud on the highway from vehicles leaving the site
35. Spectators come onto the site at their own risk in all respects
36. All children spectators under the age of 16 must be closed supervised by an adult, who shall be solely responsible for the safely of any such child
37. Dogs or other pets are not encouraged on site. Any present must be kept under close control at all times
These Rules may be amended by KORC Ltd Management at their discretion at any time
March 2009 - Reviewed July 2011
SUPPLEMENTARY SITE RULES for Quad-bikes, motorcycles and motor-tricycles (referred to in these rules as “machines”)
These site rules are in addition to the general site rules. If any of these rules should conflict with the general site rules, then these supplementary site rules shall prevail. In the interpretation of the general site rules with respect to these rules the words “driver” and “vehicle” shall where appropriate mean “rider” and “machine” respectively.
DISCLAIMER -No liability whatever can attach to Kirton Off Road Centre Limited (KORC) or any of its Directors, member, Employees, Agents or Marshalls for death or injury to any person on this site, or damage to or loss of any vehicle, machine or personal property, however such death, injury, damage or loss may be caused and any such liability is hereby expressly excluded. Use of any part or parts of the site by any machine does not imply that it is safe to do so.
1. Road legal crash helmets, properly secured, shall be worn at all times by every rider and passenger of a machine in motion.
2. No machine shall be ridden on by more persons than the number it is properly constructed to carry, on securely fitted seats.
3. Machines must be ridden with total regard to safety, sensibly and not in a dangerous manner.
4. Racing, aggressive riding and/or any sort of competition between machines is totally prohibited.
5. Machines must be ridden at all times in a responsible manner and at a slow speed.
6. Machines brought onto the site must be in a sound, safe and adequately silenced condition at all times. Any machine which becomes unsafe or inadequately silenced whilst on the site shall not be used, unless and until it is properly repaired. Machines coming onto the site will be inspected on entry to ensure that they comply with this rule.
7. Machines must not be revved to any extent greater than that which is reasonably necessary to surmount any obstacle on the site.
8. The following areas are strictly out of bounds for any machine:
8.1 The area 50 metres in width at the Southerly end of the site running in an Easterly direction from the entrance gate.
8.2 The whole of the elevated camp-site plateau.
9. Any rider of a machine who is under the age of 16 must at all times be accompanied by and supervised by a responsible adult over the age of 21, who must at all times be either a passenger on the machine being ridden by the child or riding a machine in close proximity to that being ridden by the child. Any representative of KORC shall be entitled to require proof of age of any rider or supervisor whom he believes may be under the requisite age and to exclude from the site any person who is unable to produce valid proof of age.
10. If any machine is required by a KORC representative to display a number or any other distinguishing mark, such mark must be displayed and kept clean at all times.
11. To protect the amenity of local residents, customers using the site must approach it and depart from it slowly, quietly and in a manner which cannot be considered to be a nuisance, annoyance or danger to the occupiers of properties within the locality of the site.
12. Consumption of alcohol or the use of controlled drugs by any rider or passenger on a machine is absolutely prohibited.
13. Use of a machine on the site shall be deemed to constitute notice of and an unconditional agreement to be bound by these rules.
14. Any machine found on site whose rider is unable to produce proof of having paid admission to the site will be required to immediately pay the full days admission fee or, in default, shall be immediately excluded from the site.
ANY MARSHALL OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVE OF KORC SHALL BE ENTITLED IN HIS ABSOLUTE DISCRETION TO IMMEDIATELY EXCLUDE FROM THE SITE ANY MACHINE AND/OR RIDER WHICH OR WHOM HE BELIEVES TO BE IN BREACH OF ANY OF THESE RULES, WITHOUT ANY ENTITLEMENT OF THE CUSTOMER TO A REFUND OF ENTRY FEE.
THESE RULES MAY BE AMENDED BY KORC AT ANY TIME. JULY 2011
Campsite Code of Conduct
Please see here for our fire rules
Customers are required to observe the following simple rules:
ENTRY TICKETS Admission tickets, if issued, should be exhibited or produced to a Marshall if requested. Anyone unable to produce such a ticket will be charged an admission fee
SPEED LIMIT A speed limit of 5mph must be observed on the campsite
CHILDREN Children must be supervised at all times by an adult who must be solely responsible for their safety. KORC Ltd or any of its staff cannot be held responsible for the safety of children. Children must not light or tend any fires.
FIRES Ground level camp fires are not permitted without exception, individual camp fires are only permitted when in purpose built barbecues, drums or fire pits that are raised off the ground, self contained and at least 2 metres (6 foot) from any tents, vehicles, overhanging branches, bushes and caravans. Only deadwood, charcoal, lumpwood or other regular clean burning fossil fuel may be burned. No green wood, pallets, oils, plastics, rubbish or similar may be burned. Failure to adhere to these rules will see the fire extinguished immediately and may possibly lead to your expulsion from site without any refund. Fires must be attended by an adult at all times and should be fully extinguished before retiring or leaving unattended. Fires should not be attended by children. See our guide to fires on this webpage link.
ALCOHOL Customers are reminded that driving whilst under the influence of alcohol (and/or drugs) MUST NOT occur. This can of course also mean the day after the night before
NOISE Customers should be considerate of others, including children, who may be sleeping (or trying to). The playing of music, the running of personal generators or noisy behaviour between the hours of midnight and 7am should not occur.
RUBBISH Rubbish should be placed in the containers provided (preferably in bags). Any sign requesting separation of items for re-cycling should be respected. Empty gas canisters must be taken home. Please do not throw cans or bottles on to the bonfire.
BONFIRE Bonfires - Period Also see Fires and See our guide to fires on this webpage link.
FIREWORKS These are NOT ALLOWED on site
VEHICLES No refuelling on the camp site is allowed. If parts are removed from vehicles, please take them away with you. Only fully licensed drivers are allowed to drive on the campsite. Please report to a Marshall any fuel or oil or other fluid spillage, as we are obliged to clear these up
DOGS Dogs must be kept on leads at all times
Thanks very much – have a good time, but please behave sensibly
KORC Management Team - March 2010 - Reviewed July 2011