Exeter Racecourse

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS

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Set in a stunning location overlooking beautiful Devon countryside, Exeter Racecourse prides itself as being one of the UK’s most progressive tracks, with excellent facilities and transport links to match competitive racing throughout the National Hunt Season.

Whether you’re a seasoned or first-time racegoer, you’re guaranteed a great day out and a warm welcome at Exeter Racecourse, with corporate-friendly weekday meetings, holiday fixtures to suit the family and the popular Ladies Evening in May with a live band playing after racing. To complement the excitement of a day’s racing, the racecourse offers a range of superb hospitality packages, restaurant and bar facilities.

Exeter Racecourse’s fully established Conference and Events Centre is open throughout the year - we are proud to offer our clients outstanding levels of service and catering in any of our range of attractive and functional conference suites and will ensure your day is managed to exceed your highest expectations.

Race Fixtures for 2019/2020:

The Racing UK Season Opener | Thursday 10th October 2019

Best Mate Beginners Chase Day | Tuesday 22nd October 2019

The Haldon Gold Cup Day | Tuesday 5th November 2019

Midweek Racing | Wednesday 13th November 2019

Devon Air Ambulance Raceday | Sunday 24th November 2019

Festive Raceday | Friday 6th December 2019

Christmas Raceday | Thursday 19th December 2019

New Year's Day | Wednesday 1st January 2020

January Jumps | Tuesday 14th January 2020

Afternoon Racing | Tuesday 21st January 2020

Armed Forces Raceday | Sunday 9th February 2020

Devon National Raceday | Friday 21st February 2020

Cheltenham Preview Raceday | Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Superhero Family Fun Day | Sunday 22nd March 2020

 

Some fantastic offers are avaliable for familys, groups and students alongside EARLY BIRD tickets. For more information please click through to the respective raceday page above. 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Accompanied children under 16Free
Grandstand & Paddock badge£14.00 per ticket
Haldon Premier badge£19.00 per ticket

Ticket prices vary with the fixture. Group discounts available.

Opening Times

open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes

* Saturday & Sunday closed unless racing/event or the day before racing.

Please visit website or see below for race dates.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Event Venue
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Families
  • Groups
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Stag and Hen Parties

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Contactless payment accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Car: Exeter Racecourse is situated just 5 miles on from the end of the M5 southbound, along the A38 (Exeter to Plymouth). The racecourse is situated at the top of Haldon Hill and is clearly signposted from all directions. Once you have arrived, you will find ample free parking just a short walk from the main entrance. (Use EX6 7XS as the sat nav friendly postcode with which to find us.)

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Public Transport Directions

By Train: There is a direct train link between London Paddington and Exeter St.Davids (journey time approx. 2 hours). Depending on your time of travel, a taxi up to the racecourse will take about 25 minutes. By bus A free bus runs to Exeter Racecourse from Exeter St. David’s and Exeter City Bus Station every raceday. Please note this service is available on a strictly first-come, first-serve basis and only one bus will run each raceday (please see website for the relevant raceday for departure times).

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Passp0rtAlwaysReady
      Exeter, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Business
      Business Conference
      5 of 5 stars
      13th Dec 2019
      I attended a business conference at the Exeter Racecourse first week in December. Easy to find, only 30 seconds from the A38. Good amount of free parking on site close to the level main entrance... Read full review
    • hotdogs007
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Nyd racing
      1 of 5 stars
      6th Jan 2020
      Bought premier tickets for hubbys birthday overall poor experience. Firstly the ques to get in missed first race had to park on muddy field absolute nightmare to get out. Lack of seating had to... Read full review
    • Sarah W
      As a conference centre, very good
      4 of 5 stars
      1st Mar 2020
      Great place to hold a conference. I regularly hold conferences here and it is one of my favourite places. Staff are wonderful, discrret and helpful. The rooms are lovely and facilities perfect. Read full review

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