Chester Racecourse

Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LY

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Race fixtures throughout the year at Chester Racecourse
  • Race fixtures throughout the year at Chester Racecourse
  • Chester Racecourse, the UK's oldest racecourse
  • The thrill of the races at Chester Racecourse
  • Chester Racecourse, since 1539
  • Chester Racecourse a must visit
  • Ladies Day at Chester Racecourse
  • Will you back a winner at Chester Racecourse

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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 (28 May 2022)
Summer Saturday (11 June 2022)
Ladies Evening (24 June 2022)
Summer Festival (25 June 2022)
Ladies & Gents Evening (8 July 2022)
City Plate Day (9 July 2022)
Midsummer Meeting (16 July 2022)
Family Funday (31 July 2022)
Ladies Day (20 Aug 2022)
Autumn Festival Friday (9 Sept 2022)
Autumn Festival Saturday (10 Sept 2022)
Season Finale (24 Sept 2022)
Boodles May Festival - City Day (4 May 2023)
Boodles May Festival - Ladies Day (5 May 2023)
Boodles May Festival - Chester Cup Day (6 May 2023)


Public Transport Directions

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



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    Recent Reviews:

    • SomersetKeithers
      Taunton, United Kingdom
      Excellent City Racecourse
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th May 2022
      First visit to Chester Races, Chester Cup Day. I love these courses that are in the City/Town. This small, tight track had well organised entry, good facilities, plenty of outlets (though some were... Read full review
    • leem906
      Abernethy, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Good day
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th May 2022
      A good day out but the bars are really slow and with young kids lost trying to serve thousands of people.. went to book the roof top but got a email saying booked no alternatives or guidance of other... Read full review
    • Steve J
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 10th May 2022
      Agree with many comments on here and have since seen the significantly reduced attendance figures for last week. I stopped going a few years ago but returned this week - the centre course view from... 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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