Calling all parents of frazzled children at FoS… make your way over the bridge and down the lawns to the Vauxhall Family Experience, by Gate One. Forget the four immensely rare vintage Vauxhalls on display on the Flat Out and Fearless stand…there’s a creche! Yes, a free creche! CRB-vetted staff are on hand to relieve you of your precious cargo so you can go away for half an hour and look at cars without small people tugging your trouser legs and waiting for ice creams.
If you want to stay with them while they chill out, you can watch the goings-on on a live screen within the Vauxhall grounds, from the comfort of a deckchair. There are also two ball pits for younger children, a huge-scale Scalextric track, a climbing wall with the relevant safety gear, crazy golf using an oversized Vauxhall wheel, and some Vauxhall Adam pedal-trike racers on a mini track. It really is a great place to take some time out from the frenetic pace nearer the hillclimb.