Chester Racecourse

Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LY

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Race fixtures throughout the year at Chester Racecourse
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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

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Public Transport Directions

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


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Recent Reviews:

  • Chrissie K
    Trip Type:
    Dog walking not horse racing! 🙋🏼‍♀️👍🏻🐾
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 21st October 2018
    Sorry to the purists here but I’m writing this review with regard to the very excellent and hugely welcome dog walking facility that the racecourse open space provides. Yes, I make sure I ALWAYS pick... Read full review
  • mkmorrissey
    Chester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    class view
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 29th October 2018
    great place to be at in city. many good days out here racing polo and many more days out so close in to town centre very easy walk 5-9 mins, restaurants many close by and places to see (Roman... Read full review
  • David H
    No wins but a great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 4th November 2018
    Great venue for a big party of friends or colleagues. Lovely setting below the Roman walls. Recommend Concourse tickets giving access to all areas, Variety of food and drink outlets. 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

Boodles May Festival - City Day (9 May 2019)
Boodles May Festival - Ladies Day (9 May 2019)
Boodles May Festival - Chester Cup Day (10 May 2019)
MBNA Roman Day (25 May 2019 - 26 May 2019)
Summer Saturday (15 June 2019)
Ladies Evening (28 June 2019)
Summer Festival (28 June 2019)
Ladies & Gents Evening (12 July 2019)
City Plate Day (13 July 2019)
Midsummer Meeting (27 July 2019)
Family Funday (4 Aug 2019)
Ladies Day (31 Aug 2019)
Autumn Festival (13 Sept 2019 - 14 Sept 2019)
Season Finale (28 Sept 2019)

What's Nearby

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    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
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  3. Dewa Roman Experience

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  4. Roman Amphitheatre - Chester

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  5. Town Crier Proclamation at the Cross

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  6. Water Tower Gardens

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  7. Chester Rows

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

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  8. Grosvenor Museum

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

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  10. The Wine School of Cheshire

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  11. Roman Tours

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Wednesday, 8th May 2019 - Wednesday, 8th May 2019

Chester Races - Boodles May Festival - City Day
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Saturday, 25th May 2019 - Saturday, 25th May 2019

Chester Races - MBNA Roman Day
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Saturday, 15th June 2019 - Saturday, 15th June 2019

Chester Races - Summer Saturday
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Friday, 28th June 2019 - Friday, 28th June 2019

Chester Races - Ladies Evening
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Friday, 10th May 2019 - Friday, 10th May 2019

Chester Races - Boodles May Festival - Chester Cup Day
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Saturday, 29th June 2019 - Saturday, 29th June 2019

Chester Races - Summer Festival
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Friday, 12th July 2019 - Friday, 12th July 2019

Chester Races - Ladies & Gents Evening
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Saturday, 13th July 2019 - Saturday, 13th July 2019

Chester Races - City Plate Day
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Saturday, 27th July 2019 - Saturday, 27th July 2019

Chester Races - Midsummer Meeting
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Sunday, 4th August 2019 - Sunday, 4th August 2019

Chester Races - Family Funday
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Saturday, 28th September 2019 - Saturday, 28th September 2019

Chester Races - Season Finale
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Saturday, 31st August 2019 - Saturday, 31st August 2019

Chester Races - Ladies Day
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Friday, 13th September 2019 - Saturday, 14th September 2019

Chester Races - Autumn Festival Friday
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Saturday, 20th April 2019 - Monday, 22nd April 2019

Chester Food Drink and Lifestyle Festival
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Thursday, 9th May 2019 - Thursday, 9th May 2019

Chester Races - Boodles May Festival - Ladies Day
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Friday, 16th November 2018 - Sunday, 18th November 2018

Chester Arts Fair 2018
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