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Chester Racecourse

Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LY

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Tel: 01244 304600

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About Us

We’ve had years honing our craft in racegoer satisfaction and an afternoon (or evening) on the Roodee offers an experience like no other.

Sample the thrill of watching competitive racing, whist enjoying premium food and beverages across a variety of areas and enclosures. Whether you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion or fill your weekend with some serious fun, we’ve something to suit. Mingle with the stylish crowd and enjoy a day to remember with family and friends.

Tickets and badges for all 2018 fixtures, including the Boodles May Festival, are now available to buy and there are a variety of offers available on selected fixtures to reward early purchase.

Guide Prices

Please refer to the website for ticketing options


Public Transport Directions

Only 10 minutes walk from Chester Town Hall; 25 minutes walk from Chester Railway Station



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    Recent Reviews:

    • ChrisandVanessa-CH3
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Special day
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th April 2018
      The Racecourse is always a special bustling and fun visit. We love it. Lots of revelry and excitement fills the air. Read full review
    • Shaz38b
      Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
      Don't go if its been raining!
      1 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th April 2018
      We stayed here over the Easter weekend for the annual Food Festival, we wont be going again, although it's a great location as within walking distance to the town centre, the pitches were really... Read full review
    • TeamWard
      Trip Type:
      Closed visit
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th April 2018
      Another stop along the wall walk, literally on the edge of the wall is the racecourse on the door step of the city itself, it was closed when we viewed it from the outside, but it looks impressive, I... Read full review


    Provider Features

    • In town/city centre
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (charge)

    Provider Facilities

    • Civil Weddings
    • Conference facilities
    • Event Venue
    • Toilets

    Opening Times

    City Day (9 May 2018)
    Ladies Day (10 May 2018)
    Chester Cup Day (11 May 2018)
    Roman Day (26 May 2018)
    Summer Saturday (16 June 2018)
    Ladies Evening (29 June 2018)
    Summer Festival (30 June 2018)
    Ladies & Gents Evening (13 July 2018)
    City Plate Day (14 July 2018)
    Midsummer Meeting (28 July 2018)
    Family Funday (5 Aug 2018)
    Ladies Day (1 Sept 2018)
    Autumn Festival (14 Sept 2018)
    Autumn Festival Saturday (15 Sept 2018)
    Season Finale (29 Sept 2018)

    What's Nearby

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      A late 16th century townhouse.

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    Wednesday, 9th May 2018 - Wednesday, 9th May 2018

    Chester Races - Boodles May Festival - City Day
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    Saturday, 26th May 2018 - Saturday, 26th May 2018

    Chester Races - MBNA Roman Day
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    Thursday, 10th May 2018 - Thursday, 10th May 2018

    Ladies Day at Chester Races with Northern Belle
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    Saturday, 16th June 2018 - Saturday, 16th June 2018

    Chester Races - Summer Saturday
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    Friday, 29th June 2018 - Friday, 29th June 2018

    Chester Races - Ladies Evening
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    Friday, 11th May 2018 - Friday, 11th May 2018

    Chester Races - Boodles May Festival - Chester Cup Day
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    Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

    Chester Races - Matthew Clark Summer Festival
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    Friday, 13th July 2018 - Friday, 13th July 2018

    Chester Races - Ladies & Gents Evening
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    Saturday, 14th July 2018 - Saturday, 14th July 2018

    Chester Races - Signature Living City Plate Day
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    Saturday, 28th July 2018 - Saturday, 28th July 2018

    Chester Races - Stella Artois Midsummer Meeting
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    Sunday, 5th August 2018 - Sunday, 5th August 2018

    Chester Races - MBNA Family Funday
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    Saturday, 29th September 2018 - Saturday, 29th September 2018

    Chester Races - Golden Square Shopping Centre Season Finale
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    Saturday, 1st September 2018 - Saturday, 1st September 2018

    Chester Races - Ladies Day
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    Friday, 14th September 2018 - Friday, 14th September 2018

    Chester Races - MBNA Autumn Festival Friday
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    Saturday, 15th September 2018 - Saturday, 15th September 2018

    Chester Races - 32Red Autumn Festival Saturday
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    Friday, 8th June 2018 - Friday, 8th June 2018

    LDF International Polo Semi-Final's Day
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    Saturday, 9th June 2018 - Saturday, 9th June 2018

    LDF International Polo Final's Day
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    Sunday, 8th July 2018 - Sunday, 8th July 2018

    Chester Racecourse Race for Life 5K
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    Thursday, 10th May 2018 - Thursday, 10th May 2018

    Chester Races - Boodles May Festival - Ladies Day
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