Beverley - British Racecourse

A fabulous Yorkshire track founded in 1752.

About Beverley

In 1752, the Jockey Club was founded and the first Grandstand at the racecourse was built in 1767. In the last five decades, they have extended and modernised the course to offer racegoers top quality racing and excellent facilities. Set on the historic "Westwood" area of common land, high above the market town of Beverley, this welcoming racecourse provides the perfect location for a rural afternoon or evening of Flat racing. It boasts modern stands with an uninterrupted view of the mile and a half circuit. A tough, right-handed circuit with an uphill climb to the finish of three furlongs, the course often finds out those with insufficient stamina levels. The five-furlong races often attract several decent juveniles that go on to prove themselves at a far higher level later in the season. With good facilities and a buzzing atmosphere, Beverley's three evening meetings are particularly well attended. Accompanied under 18s are free at all meetings.

Course Details:

Right-handed  1m3f oval, generally galloping, with very stiff 5f course.

Getting there, directions and parking:

Train – Beverley is located on the Hull to Scarborough line. Trains from Hull to Beverley run approximately every 25 minutes. Taking into account the one way system, the racecourse is around 2.7 miles from the train station by car. Walking distance will be less.

Bus - Regular bus services direct to Beverley run from Hull, York and Leeds. There’s a bus stop outside the racecourse.

Parking - There’s ample free car parking at the racecourse


Places to stay nearby:

Tickton Grange Hotel & Restaurant (4.1 miles)
Tickton, Near Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 9SH
Tel: 01964 543 666
Premier Inn Beverley Town Centre Hotel (1.6 miles)
Flemingate Centre, Flemingate, Beverley HU17 0NQ
Tel: 0871 527 9490

Pubs Nearby:

Dog &Duck Inn (1mile)
33 Ladygate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8BH
Tel: 01482 862419
The Pipe and Glass Inn (5.9 miles)
West End, Beverley HU17 7PN
Tel: 01430 810246



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