Stratford-on-Avon - British Racecourse
Great summer jumping in Warwickshire.
About Stratford-on-Avon Racecourse:
Stratford Racecourse is one of the country’s leading small summer jumps racecourses with a reputation for excellent levels of prize money and each year plays host to 18 thrilling horseracing fixtures. Racing takes place regularly between March and October, with many top trainers and jockeys coming here. The summer race days attract family groups who can picnic in the centre of the course, making use of the free admission for under 18’s as well as the free children’s entertainment on most of their summer meetings. Located in the historic Warwickshire countryside, not far from Stratford-on-Avon town centre, they are well placed for access to/from the M5, M6, M69, M40 and M1. Highlight of the season is the Pertemps Cup Champion Hunters' Chase (The Horse and Hound Cup), while the 10-furlong circuit favours horses who race prominently. Steeplechasing has taken place since 1755 with racing run from March to October.
Children and young people 17 and under, accompanied by a paying adult, are admitted free of charge.
Course Details: Left-handed, flat and sharp, with short finishing straight. A Circuit of 1m 2f.
Getting there, directions and parking:
Train - The racecourse is a 20 minute walk from Stratford-on-Avon train station. Stratford-on-Avon train station is serviced by trains from most destinations via Birmingham Moor Street. There is a Taxi rank at the station.
Parking - The charge for the Main Car Park and Centre Course/Picnic Area car park is usually £3.00 per car. There is a free car park located on the right just before the Main Entrance.
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Places to stay nearby:
Premier Inn Stratford Upon Avon Waterways Hotel (1.3 miles)
The Waterways, Birmingham Road, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 0AW
Tel: 0871 527 9316
The Stratford, A QHotel (1 mile)
Arden Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6QQ
Tel: 01789 271000
Old Thatch Tavern (1 mile)
23 Greenhill Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LE
Tel: 01789 295216
The Garrick Inn (1 mile)
25 High Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon, CV37 6AU
Tel: 01789 292186