Fakenham - British Racecourse
Jump racing in Norfolk.
About Fakenham Racecourse:
Fakenham is a small, rural course that holds National Hunt meetings across the year. A sharp, left-handed track, this course definitely suits the nippy sorts that are sufficiently nimble to deal with corners and bends. A very popular venue with the locals, particularly the Bank Holiday fixture in April which attracts a decent-sized crowd. The going rarely turns heavy. Fakenham Racecourse prides itself on being friendly, casual atmosphere and it has no formal dress code. Children ages 17 and under are admitted free (must be accompanied by an adult) and well behaved dogs are also welcome as long as they are kept on a lead at all times.
Left-handed, sharp, undulating, suiting nippy types. A Circuit of 1m.
Getting there, directions and parking:
For the Pudding Norton Entrance use the postcode NR21 7NA, and for the Town Centre / Jewsons Entrance use the postcode NR21 7NY
Train – Closest Train Stations: Kings Lynn (20m); Norwich (25m)
Bus - Bus's operated by stagecoach (formerly Norfolk Green) run from Norich to Fakenham and Kings Lynn to Fakenham.
Parking - Free car parking is available, Members’ Enclosure £8 per car.
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Places to stay nearby:
Black Lion Hotel (5 miles)
Friday Market Place, Little Walsingham, Walsingham NR22 6DB, England
Tel: 01328 820235
The Crown Hotel (9 miles)
The Buttlands, Wells-next-the-Sea NR23 1EX, England
Tel: 01328 710209
The Duck Inn (8.9 miles)
Burnham Road, Stanhoe, Stanhoe PE31 8QD
Tel: 01485 518330
Henry IV (1 mile)
Greenway Lane, Fakenham NR21 8ES, England
Tel: 01328 864592