For some people, nothing brings out the competitive instinct like racing against your friends. The trophy may be the tackiest piece of plastic you’ve ever seen but all of a sudden winning it becomes a matter of life or death.

With your backside a cheek-clenching inch or two off the ground you really do feel like you’re going hundreds of miles and hour. The UK and Europe are jam packed with go-kart circuits, indoors and out – making this an attractive Hen weekend activity. Fast, furious and fun!