Warwick - British Racecourse
Jump racing in the shadow of Warwick Castle.
About Warwick Racecourse:
Warwick Racecourse is a course rich in tradition and heritage, one which has certainly played its part in the history of horse racing - most notably when it became the first course to include a jump race in its programme. This established National Hunt racing as it is known today. Nestled next to Warwick Castle, the racecourse is one of the oldest in the country with racing being traced back to as early as 1694. The sport was introduced to the market town in the hope of attracting wealthy professionals to help rebuild the areas affected by the devastating Great Fire of Warwick. Children aged 17 and under are admitted for free, when accompanied by an adult
Left-handed, with tight turns and short run-in. A Circuit of 1m 5f.
Getting there, directions and parking:
Train - Warwick Racecourse is served by two train stations, both operate on the Chiltern line which runs between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill. Warwick station is a short 20 minute walk from the racecourse, situated in the town just one mile away. Warwick Parkway can be on the town’s outskirts, a short taxi ride from the racecourse.
Bus - Stagecoach Bus Services run on a regular daily basis.
Parking - Coach and car parking is free of charge in the race day car parks located on site. Disabled parking is located at the entrance to the Main Enclosure. Stewards will direct you to this area on production of your blue badge.
EAT DRINK SLEEP
Places to stay nearby:
Castle Limes Hotel (0.9 miles)
2-4 Coventry Road, Warwick CV34 4LJ
Tel: 01926 411000
Premier Inn Warwick Hotel (1 mile)
Opus 40, Haywood Rd, Warwick CV34 5AH
Tel: 0871 527 9320
The Vine Inn (0.2 miles)
86-88 West St, Warwick CV34 6AW
Tel: 01926 496058
Rose & Crown (0.4 miles)
30 Market Place, Rose and Crown, Warwick CV34 4SH
Tel: 01926 411117