Following the BHA's announcement on 17th March 2020, all horse racing fixtures will be suspended from 18th March until at least the end of April. Read our News section for more information.
Car parking at Bath Racecourse is free and plentiful. If you wish to leave your car overnight, please inform the parking stewards on your arrival and be aware that this is done so at your own risk. As our car park is a golf course, the stewards will direct you outside of any flying golf balls the next day. Please be aware that no caravans can be left overnight.
Bath Racecourse welcomes children and families and children under 18 are free to nearly all racing fixtures when accompanied by an adult (some exclusions apply – see individual fixtures for more details). Please note that up to four under 18-year olds can be accompanied by one responsible adult. Dispensation is granted for organised groups but advanced booking is essential. Please contact 01225 424609 for more information.
Senior Citizens and students with valid ID will receive £5 off Grandstand entrance tickets at all racing fixtures. This discount is only available on the day and does not apply to the Light Up Lansdown fireworks display and bonfire night.
Picnics are allowed in the Centre Course Enclosure or in the main car parks before, after or during racing. However, please note that you cannot bring food and drink into the Grandstand enclosure except on the designated family fun day on Sunday 13 September.
Only on our two-family days – Monday 6th May and Sunday 15th September – or in the Centre Course Picnic Enclosure when this area is open. Picnics can also be eaten in the car park before racing. No alcohol can be brought into the Grandstand Enclosure.
Not into the main Grandstand. When the Centre Course Enclosure is open you can bring in alcohol as part of your picnic- however glass bottles are not permitted.
Chairs will not be allowed to be brought into the racecourse during weekend fixtures, unless for medical reasons.
For all other fixtures, we take a pragmatic approach and allow chairs into the racecourse when crowd size allows. This is always at the discretion of the safety officer on the day.
With the exception of Guide Dogs of the Blind, dogs are not permitted to enter the racecourse. In the interests of animal welfare, no dogs are permitted to be left in cars and Bath Racecourse politely request that all dogs are left at home.
All Wheelchair users have access to a viewing platform to watch the racing, which is situated within the Grandstand enclosure. Please note: Only the wheelchair user and one carer have access to the viewing platform, the rest of the party are only entitled access to the enclosure which they purchased their tickets for.
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We have four cash machines on site, located around the course:
Card machines are located on every one of our fixed bars - including 1811, Castle and Bell, Beckford and Final Furlong. Our temporary food outlets, such as the ice cream hut, only accept cash. Tote betting accept card payments and rail bookmakers are predominately cash only.
You can find full details of how to get to Bath Racecourse by car, air, train and bus on our Get Here page. Alternatively you can find the full address on our Contact Us page.
Yes, there is a shuttle bus that will be operating on all of our 2019 Raceday Meetings taking customers too and from the racecourse The bus departs from Bath City Centre on Manvers Street. Tickets cost £5 for adults and children under 15s are free.
Advance tickets close at midnight the day before racing. Tickets will be available to purchase on the day from gates open.
We have a variety of tickets available to suit all. A guide to our race day ticket and hospitality packages is in the link below. If you visit the event page for the race day you are interested in there is access information and pricing, as our packages vary between race days. The Roof Garden and hospitality packages are limited capacity and can often sell out quickly, we therefore advise booking early to avoid disappointment.
All tickets include access to the live music concerts on music night with the exception of the Centre Course Enclosure Tickets.
Find out more: Tickets and Packages
The Centre Course Picnic Enclosure is open on selected fixtures only. Drive your car into the middle of the race track and choose a spot to park to enjoy your picnic with family and friends while taking in the day’s racing. Limited betting facilities and a bar and snack service are available. Please be aware that this ticket does not give customers access to live music concerts or family entertainment when this is taking place.
You can upgrade your ticket to a Grandstand Enclosure Ticket on the day by visiting the entrance hut.
Find out more: Tickets and Packages
Bath Racecourse Voucher
Complete your details on the gift voucher that you received and return this to the racecourse by post, including the date you'd wish to attend. Please be aware that these vouchers cannot be redeemed on Ladies Day or Friday 5 June.
Third-party gift voucher e.g. Buy A Gift
If you have a voucher from a third-party gift voucher company, such Buy A Gift, Activity Superstore or Virgin, you will need to first validate your voucher with the supplier.
Once validated, select a fixture you'd like to attend and then call the racecourse on 01225 424609 to book your experience. Please be aware that these vouchers cannot be redeemed on Ladies Day or Friday 5 June
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