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Exeter Racecourse

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS

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Tel01392 832599

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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.


Meetings take place on:


Thursday 12th October

Tuesday 24th October

Tuesday 7th November (Haldon Gold Cup)

Wednesday 15th November

Sunday 26th November (Devon Day)

Friday 8th December

Thursday 21st December

All racetimes are subject to change - please call the Racecourse Office on (01392) 832599 for confirmation nearer the raceday in question.



Monday 1 January (New Year's Day)

Wednesday 24 January

Sunday 11 February (Super Sunday)

Friday 23 February (Devon National Raceday)

Tuesday 6 March (March to Exeter and Cheltenham preview)

Wednesday 20 March (Spring Raceday)

Sunday 8 April  (Family Fun day)

Tuesday 17 April

Tuesday 24 April

Tuesday 8 May  (Ladies Night)



Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Accompanied children under 16Free
Grandstand & Paddock badge£13.00 per ticket
Haldon Premier badge£18.00 per ticket

Opening Times

open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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

Please visit website or see below for race dates.


Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

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


  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking


  • On-Site café/restaurant

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards senior citizens



Map & Directions

Road Directions

Exeter Racecourse is situated at the top of Haldon Hill, alongside the A38 Exeter to Plymouth Road, 5 miles south west of the end of the M5 Motorway and two miles east of Chudleigh.



Public Transport Directions

By Rail To Exeter St David's from London (Paddington), two hours travelling time. Taxis are available by telephone Capital Taxis on 01392 433433. It is advisable to book your return journey after racing. By Bus Free bus from Exeter bus station and Exeter St David’s train station, to the Racecourse and back every raceday.





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    Recent Reviews:

    • freddiedoncaster
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      4 of 5 stars
      17th Apr 2018
      An unbelievable days racing,when the forecasters told us the good weather was here,we all experienced one of the worst weather days of all time at Exeter! Even Mike "the cat" Cattermole more than... Read full review
    • REH67
      Trip Type:
      Great conference venue
      5 of 5 stars
      22nd Mar 2018
      Visited yesterday for study day for work, great facilities, huge car park and easy location to get to. Refreshments and lunch provided was really nice Read full review
    • SirBeefy
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great place, stunning scenery, fantastic pies! wrap up warm
      4 of 5 stars
      30th Nov 2017
      Having worked in the racing industry for nearly 20 years, I've been racing more than the average Joe Bloggs, visited nearly every racecourse in the country and have to say Exeter remains my favourite... Read full review


    24th Apr 2018 - 24th Apr 2018

    8th May 2018 - 8th May 2018

    Exeter Racecourse - RacedaysWelcome to Exeter Racecourse & Conference Centre ... the South West's most prestigious racecourse, sitting high on the top of Haldon Hill, just outside Exeter with wonderful views down towards Dartmoor.
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