Chester Racecourse

Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LY

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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:

  • Katrina T
    Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely race course .
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th July 2018
    Love this racecourse and the layout of it absolutely had the most fantastic time here and hope to visit again sometime ! Read full review
  • Neil C
    Northwich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    2 visits, great time
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th July 2018
    I have visited twice this month, the first occasion was a rather large group so we opted for the Dee stand in the middle, £10 each to get in but did not have to dress up. Really relaxing and... Read full review
  • jhoyle85
    Rossendale, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Winning post enclosure
    1 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th July 2018
    Me and my partner recently visited Chester races. We paid a total of £195 for two tickets in the winning post enclosure. What a shambles! Zero view of any of the racing! No seat! And had to queue up... Read full review


Parking & Transport

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Provider Facilities

  • Civil Weddings
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Outdoor Attraction

Opening Times

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

  1. Stanley Palace

    A late 16th century townhouse.

    0.06 miles away
  2. The Forum Studio Theatre

    In the heart of Chester City Centre with a full and varied programme.

    0.2 miles away
  1. Secret Chester Tour

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    0.24 miles away
  2. Dewa Roman Experience

    Occupying a site at the heart of one of the largest legionary fortresses in Roman...

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  3. The Chester Tour

    The perfect way to start any visit to Chester, your guide will lead you on a captivating...

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  4. Roman Amphitheatre - Chester

    Chester Amphitheatre is the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain.

    0.24 miles away
  5. Town Crier Proclamation at the Cross

    A unique regular midday proclamation in Chester's historic centre, where Bridge Street...

    0.24 miles away
  6. Water Tower Gardens

    Adjacent to the old Water Tower, facilities include bowls, tennis, putting and children's...

    0.24 miles away
  7. Chester Rows

    The Rows are continuous half-timbered galleries, reached by steps, which form a second...

    0.25 miles away
  8. Grosvenor Museum

    Fascinating displays on Roman life and times in Chester, particularly the military...

    0.27 miles away
  9. Taste of Chester Food Walking Tours

    The goal is to provide you with the ultimate, off the beaten track, food and cultural...

    0.27 miles away
  10. Chester Ghost Tours

    Come and enjoy a Chester Ghost Tour, featuring a frightfully good evening of fun and...

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  11. The Wine School of Cheshire

    The Wine School of Cheshire is widely considered the County’s foremost authority on wine...

    0.27 miles away
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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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