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

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)
Edinburgh Gin Summer Saturday (17 June 2024)
Friday Night Social (30 June 2024)
Summer Festival (1 July 2024)
Ladies & Gents Evening (14 July 2024)
Clogau City Plate Day (15 July 2024)
Family Day (6 Aug 2024)
Ladies Day (2 Sept 2024)
Autumn Festival Friday (15 Sept 2024)
Autumn Festival Saturday (16 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:

    • MrChesterJester
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Walked in their shoes - still wasn’t impressed.
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 21st July 2023
      You’ll encounter two kinds of Cestrian. A lover of Chester races, or a hater of Chester races. I fall in to the latter category, mainly because I see the aftermath of each race fixture and what it... Read full review
    • dezzyd01
      Glasgow, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great day
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 13th August 2023
      We throughly enjoyed our race day experience at Chester racecourse. The admission process was very smooth if not in my opinion a little bit OTT, We had to show out e-ticket at our gate, then a light... Read full review
    • 707simonw
      Wirral, United Kingdom
      Chester Races poor
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 2nd September 2023
      Terrible, data dead spot to only allow on course betting. Chester Bet think winning >500 is like winning lottery and you are made to wait. This race course is the oldest in the UK and it appears... 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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