Directions

ContiThunderRun is held in the grounds of Catton Park, Walton-on-Trent, DE12 8LN. Catton Park is a beautiful rural venue yet is easy to reach from the A38 dual carriageway, M1, M40 & M6 motorways. Please follow the below directions to avoid an extremely narrow bridge at Walton-on-Trent.

From the South

  • Take the M40 'North', and then join the the M42 'North'.
  • Between Junctions 8 & 9 of the M42 join the M6 Toll Road. Exit M6 Toll Road at T4.
  • Join the A38 'North', bypass Lichfield and head towards Burton on Trent.
  • *Follow the local directions below.

or

  • Take the M1 'North' to Junction 19 and join the M6 westbound carriageway.
  • Leave the M6 at Junction 4A and turn 'North' onto the A446 towards Lichfield.
  • Cross the M42 and continue on the A446. Join the A38 'North', bypass Lichfield and head towards Burton on Trent.
  • *Follow the local directions below.

 

From the North

  • Take the M1 'South' to Junction 28.
  • Turn West onto the A38. Continue on the A38 past Derby and Burton on Trent.
  • *Follow the local directions below.

or

  • Take the M6 'South' to Junction 11A and join the M6 Toll Road 'South'.
  • Exit the M6 Toll Road at T5. Join the A38 north, bypass Lichfield and head towards Burton on Trent.
  • *Follow the local directions below.

Local Directions

  • To avoid a narrow bridge at Walton on Trent it is best to approach from the A38 between Lichfield and Burton-on-Trent.
  • Leave the A38 taking the A513 signed for Tamworth and Alrewas.
  • Head towards Tamworth on the A513, after approx. 1.5 miles you will go under a railway bridge.
  • Take the left turn immediately after the bridge.
  • The event arena will be on the right hand side after about 1 mile.

By Train

The nearest railway stations are:

  • Burton-on-Trent, 5.3km away
  • Lichfield Trent Valley, 5.5km away
  • Lichfied City, 6.6km away
  • Tamworth, 6.79 km away

Parking

Parking is available on-site and remains FREE but all cars must register their details prior to arrival. A link to the parking registration page will be released shortly.