Great Yarmouth- British Racecourse
Flat racing in Norfolk.
About Great Yarmouth Racecourse:
Yarmouth Racecourse's proximity to the Newmarket training yards means that it is always well supported by the top flat trainers and jockeys whose horses enjoy the benefits of a well-drained surface and the opportunity to run over a straight mile. Being a flat track, galloping in nature, big, long-striding horses are particularly well suited to the test this course offers. Great Yarmouth Racecourse is situated on the northern edge of Great Yarmouth only a few minutes’ walk from the beach. Great Yarmouth is one of the only racecourses in the country to feature a straight mile, making it an important racing venue in both trainer's and spectator's calendars. Children under 18 are free when accompanied by an adult and are permitted into all enclosures.
Course Details: Great Yarmouth is a left-handed, oblong course of one mile five furlongs in circumference.
There is also a straight course, over which races of up to one mile can be run, popular particularly for two-year-olds. Ability to see the distance out thoroughly is most important.
Getting there, directions and parking:
Train - Great Yarmouth railway station is approximately 1 mile from the Racecourse and serves mainline services via Norwich
Bus - First Bus run services which stop within a few minutes walk from the racecourse. Vauxhall is the nearest railway station and is about a 15 minute taxi ride.
Parking – Free
EAT DRINK SLEEP
Places to stay nearby:
Premier Inn Great Yarmouth Hotel (0.9 miles)
North River Rd, Runham Vauxhall, Gt Yarmouth NR30 1SH, England
Tel: 0871 527 9494
Imperial Hotel (1 mile)
North Drive, Great Yarmouth NR30 1EQ, England
Tel: 01493 842000
Bar 1 And Restaurant (3.7 miles)
1 Pier Walk, Gorleston-on-Sea, Gt Yarmouth NR31 6DA
Tel: 01493 650065
The Avenue Pub (0.2 miles)
Beatty Rd, Great Yarmouth NR30 4BW
Tel: 01493 843220