Exeter Racecourse

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS

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Racing at Exeter Racecourse
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  • Elixir De Nutz at Exeter Racecourse
  • Elixir De Nutz in racing action
  • Racing at Exeter Racecourse
  • Lining up for the race start
  • Race start
  • Bullets Hill
  • Hearts Corner
  • The Jockey Club
  • Excellent views from The Jockey Club
  • Step outside The Jockey Club

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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.
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 prices vary with the fixture. Group discounts available.

Opening Times

open (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2024)
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
  • 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
  • Parking On Site

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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      37
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Brighton9
      East Sussex, United Kingdom
      Not great viewing
      3 of 5 stars
      13th Nov 2023
      Facilities are okay but the view is poor - no raised seating and half the track is hidden by trees, otherwise a decent day out Read full review
    • Megan W
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      2 hours to exit car park
      1 of 5 stars
      11th Feb 2024
      Do not go unless you want to spend two hours trying to leave the carpark. We were in the car before the last race as it still took us all that time to exit the carpark. Ruined what was a great... Read full review
    • hinchcliffe89
      Worcester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Business
      Gluten free available at a work event
      4 of 5 stars
      14th May 2024
      Gluten free food available, I was here for a work function. They have gluten free sandwiches and gluten free sausages and chips. Was tasty, chef even came out to talk me through the options! Read full review

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