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.

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Opening Times

Boodles May Festival Trials Day (8 May 2024)
Boodles May Festival Ladies Day (9 May 2024)
Boodles May Festival Chester Cup (10 May 2024)
Roman Day (25 May 2024)
The Friday Social (14 June 2024)
Summer Saturday (15 June 2024)
Summer Saturday (29 June 2024)
Ibiza Classics Evening (12 July 2024)
Soul Sunset Racing (13 July 2024)
Midsummer Meeting (27 July 2024)
Family Fun Day (4 Aug 2024)
Ladies Day (31 Aug 2024)
Autumn Racing Food & Drink Festival Friday (13 Sept 2024)
Autumn Racing Food & Drink Festival Saturday (14 Sept 2024)
Oktoberfest Season Finale (21 Sept 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:

    • Olivia C
      Waterford, Ireland
      Great day out
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd October 2023
      An amazing experience. Beautifully kept racecourse. Said to be the oldest racecourse in the world, it is situated just outside the city walls at Watergate. Read full review
    • Tony C
      Preston, United Kingdom
      Great day out and made some money as well!!
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 11th October 2023
      Brilliant family day out at Chester Races. Great vantage points, plenty to eat and drink although queues were too long at times and no real order to them. Will return and nothing to do with my... Read full review
    • W1931WQricka
      Cannock, United Kingdom
      Very expensive
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 22nd October 2023
      Venue is great, staff are great, but....£114 for 4 bottles of house wine...really? I appreciate margins, but ripping off your guests like this, puts me off ever returning.. 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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    Commonhall Street Social, Chester

    Wednesday, 8th May 2024 - Wednesday, 8th May 2024

    Boodles May Festival
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    Saturday, 25th May 2024 - Saturday, 25th May 2024

    Roman Day
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    Friday, 14th June 2024 - Friday, 14th June 2024

    Friday Night Social
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    Saturday, 15th June 2024 - Saturday, 15th June 2024

    Saturday, 29th June 2024 - Saturday, 29th June 2024

    Saturday, 27th July 2024 - Saturday, 27th July 2024

    Summer Saturdays
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    Saturday, 31st August 2024 - Saturday, 31st August 2024

    Ladies Day
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    Friday, 13th September 2024 - Saturday, 14th September 2024

    The Autumn Racing Food & Drink Festival
    more info

    Sunday, 4th August 2024 - Sunday, 4th August 2024

    Family Fun Day
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    Saturday, 21st September 2024 - Saturday, 21st September 2024

    Oktoberfest Season Finale
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    Friday, 12th July 2024 - Saturday, 13th July 2024

    Ibiza Classics Evening & Soul Sunset Racing
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    Sunday, 21st April 2024 - Sunday, 21st April 2024

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