Chester Racecourse

Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LY

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Tel: 01244 304600

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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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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 2020 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

Opening Times

Boodles May Festival - City Day (5 May 2020)
Boodles May Festival - Ladies Day (6 May 2020)
Boodles May Festival - Chester Cup Day (7 May 2020)
MBNA Roman Day (23 May 2020)
Summer Saturday (13 June 2020)
Ladies Evening (26 June 2020)
Summer Festival (27 June 2020)
Ladies & Gents Evening (10 July 2020)
City Plate Day (11 July 2020)
Midsummer Meeting (25 July 2020)
Family Funday (2 Aug 2020)
Ladies Day (22 Aug 2020)
Autumn Festival (11 Sept 2020 - 12 Sept 2020)
Season Finale (26 Sept 2020)


Public Transport Directions

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



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    Recent Reviews:

    • kevinsN7858NV
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 19th December 2019
      One of the most historic race courses in the world. Sited on the edge of the Roman city of Chester, the facilities have been drastically improved in recent years and really makes for an enjoyable... Read full review
    • Stevetarn2014
      London, United Kingdom
      First visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 10th February 2020
      I like the quirky nature of this old course. We were in corporate hospitality and the view of the course is superb. We were very well looked after by the staff and the food was excellent and... Read full review
    • Marie B
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Take your own drink here
      2 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th March 2020
      We went to the 'Diva's' cabinet show later night and paid for VIP tickets which was meant to include waitress service from our tables. The VIP tickets where substantially more expensive but we... Read full review


    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

    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.

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    4. Town Crier Proclamation at the Cross

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    5. Roman Amphitheatre - Chester

      Chester Amphitheatre is the largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain.

      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…

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    8. Grosvenor Museum

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    Chester Races - MBNA Roman Day
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    Saturday, 13th June 2020 - Saturday, 13th June 2020

    Chester Races - Summer Saturday
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    Friday, 26th June 2020 - Friday, 26th June 2020

    Chester Races - Ladies Evening
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    Saturday, 27th June 2020 - Saturday, 27th June 2020

    Chester Races - Summer Festival
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    Friday, 10th July 2020 - Friday, 10th July 2020

    Chester Races - Ladies & Gents Evening
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    Saturday, 11th July 2020 - Saturday, 11th July 2020

    Chester Races - City Plate Day
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    Saturday, 25th July 2020 - Saturday, 25th July 2020

    Chester Races - Midsummer Meeting
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    Sunday, 2nd August 2020 - Sunday, 2nd August 2020

    Chester Races - Family Funday
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    Saturday, 26th September 2020 - Saturday, 26th September 2020

    Chester Races - Season Finale
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    Saturday, 22nd August 2020 - Saturday, 22nd August 2020

    Chester Races - Ladies Day
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    Friday, 11th September 2020 - Saturday, 12th September 2020

    Chester Races - Autumn Festival Friday
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