Chester Heritage Festival Launch

Chester Racecourse, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LY

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Tel: 01244 304 600

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About Us

Where better to introduce this year’s Heritage Festival than at the oldest racecourse in the land. Established in 1539, racing has taken place on the Roodee for 480 years and this year’s Heritage Festival programme will be introduced at the Roman Day fixture. Join Festival organisers and enjoy a host of activities out on the Open Course. This family themed race day is especially fun for youngsters who can learn some fascinating facts about their Cestrian ancestors and witness some spectacular sporting displays both on and off the track. Chester Racecourse as sponsors of this event are giving Chester residents living in a CH1-4 postcode and those in receipt of this leaflet a special half-price discount* when tickets are purchased in person at the Chester Racecourse Box Office.

For more information visit or call 01244 304 600 *Valid on County Concourse Badges and Tattersalls Enclosure tickets only and is only available until Friday 26 April 2019 or the full allocation of available tickets at this discounted price has been reached.

Opening Times

Festival Launch (25 May 2019 - 26 May 2019)


Public Transport Directions

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


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Recent Reviews:

  • NorthernSouly
    Kettering, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 2nd January 2019
    What a day! Great venue on a lovely day! Excellent facilities all round. Great to people watch and to actually watch those magnificent animals close up. Amazing! Read full review
  • CapDeathCarpet
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    Avoid this venue
    1 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 6th January 2019
    We had tickets to see Tom Jones in August, we cut short another event to come and see the re-scheduled event - this meant we had to pay out yet again for a hotel, arrange time off work etc. There... Read full review
  • janet k
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Christmas party
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th January 2019
    My family and I, a group of 12 adults went to one of the all inclusive Christmas parties at the racecourse. The package we chose was a private box where we had a great meal and plentiful branded... Read full review


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  • In town/city centre
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Contact Us

Tel: 01244 304 600

Tel: 01244 304 600

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Race fixtures throughout the year at Chester RacecourseChester Racecourse, Chester Outskirts

Friday, 21st June 2019 - Saturday, 29th June 2019

Chester Heritage Festival
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Saturday, 25th May 2019 - Saturday, 25th May 2019

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