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
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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

Edinburgh Gin Summer Saturday (17 June 2023)
Friday Night Social (30 June 2023)
Summer Festival (1 July 2023)
Ladies & Gents Evening (14 July 2023)
Clogau City Plate Day (15 July 2023)
Family Day (6 Aug 2023)
Ladies Day (2 Sept 2023)
Autumn Festival Friday (15 Sept 2023)
Autumn Festival Saturday (16 Sept 2023)
Watergate Cup Day (30 Sept 2023)
Season Finale (14 Oct 2023)
Boodles May Festival - City Day (10 May 2024)
Boodles May Festival - Ladies Day (11 May 2024)
Boodles May Festival - Chester Cup Day (12 May 2024)
Tote Roman Day (27 May 2024)


Public Transport Directions

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



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    Recent Reviews:

    • paul y
      Telford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Need to up their game
      2 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 10th May 2023
      I have been to many racecourses in the UK and to Chester a number of times, last time being 2018. This time was a disappointment. Firstly, having to have an app to upload tickets (and wait for them... Read full review
    • sharon l
      Lovely time at Chester races you won’t regret it
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 11th May 2023
      Great day out for sisters birthday 🎂 staff all very nice in all bars x and a few wins made the day a little happier too xx be warned tho it’s cashless at bar and eateries but can use cash for betting Read full review
    • geelloyd
      Wrexham, United Kingdom
      Yet another frustrating day at this racecourse
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 15th May 2023
      Once again management of this racecourse let public down. Large queues to gain access onto course some waiting 1/2 hour. Closed the gate at far end of course therefore causing a backlog of punters... 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

    What's Nearby

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    Commonhall Street Social, Chester

    Friday, 30th June 2023 - Friday, 30th June 2023

    Friday Night Social
    more info

    Saturday, 17th June 2023 - Saturday, 17th June 2023

    Edinburgh Gin Summer Saturday
    more info

    Friday, 14th July 2023 - Friday, 14th July 2023

    Ladies & Gents Evening
    more info

    Saturday, 15th July 2023 - Saturday, 15th July 2023

    Clogau City Plate Day
    more info

    Saturday, 2nd September 2023 - Saturday, 2nd September 2023

    Ladies Day
    more info

    Friday, 15th September 2023 - Friday, 15th September 2023

    Autumn Festival Friday
    more info

    Saturday, 16th September 2023 - Saturday, 16th September 2023

    Autumn Festival Saturday
    more info

    Saturday, 14th October 2023 - Saturday, 14th October 2023

    Season Finale
    more info

    Sunday, 8th October 2023 - Sunday, 8th October 2023

    MBNA Chester Marathon
    more info

    Saturday, 1st July 2023 - Saturday, 1st July 2023

    Summer Festival
    more info

    Sunday, 6th August 2023 - Sunday, 6th August 2023

    Family Day
    more info

    Saturday, 30th September 2023 - Saturday, 30th September 2023

    Watergate Cup Day
    more info

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