Chester Racecourse

Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LY

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Race fixtures throughout the year at Chester Racecourse
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  • Chester Racecourse, the UK's oldest racecourse
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  • Chester Racecourse, since 1539
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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 2021 fixtures from 25 June are now available to buy.

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Opening Times

Roman Day (29 May 2022)
Summer Saturday (12 June 2022)
Clogau Ladies Evening (25 June 2022)
Matthew Clark Summer Festival (26 June 2022)
Boodles Ladies & Gents Evening (9 July 2022)
City Plate Day (10 July 2022)
Family Funday (1 Aug 2022)
Ladies Day (21 Aug 2022)
Autumn Festival Friday (10 Sept 2022)
Autumn Festival Saturday (11 Sept 2022)
Cheshire Day (25 Sept 2022)
Season Finale (2 Oct 2022)


Public Transport Directions

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



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    Recent Reviews:

    • JayWestYy
      Leeds, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great track no need to pay for long room tickets
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 30th September 2021
      An amazing course. To be honest the best I have been to for facilities and location etc. The only let down was we paid for expensive long room tickets and were disappointed how it was totally... Read full review
    • kezlou2979
      Solihull, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Day at the races for my birthday.
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 30th September 2021
      A very unexpected and amazing day at the races. We were in Chester for my birthday weekend, we arrived on the Friday and discovered that it was race day (Roman day) the following day, so we booked... Read full review
    • tonyuberdude
      a good experience
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 3rd October 2021
      Chester is a nice venue. Staff were friendly, didn't have a problem getting served and and the bar staff were really good. We arrived about an hour and a half before the race so didn't have to que... Read full review



    • Some Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors 

    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (charge)

    Provider Facilities

    • Civil Weddings
    • Conference facilities
    • Event Venue
    • Toilets

    Provider Features

    • In town/city centre
    • Outdoor Attraction

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01244 304600

    Tel: 01244 304600

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