Racecourse: City Centre (Watergate)
New Crane Street, Chester. CH1 2LY • (01244) 304600
Chester Racecourse is regarded as the oldest racecourse still in use in England with horse racing dating back to the early sixteenth century. It is also known as the Roodee and was once a harbour during the Roman settlement of the city.
The racecourse itself is just over a mile long, flat and raced anti-clockwise or left-handed. The main characteristic of the course is the very short straight - just 239 yards.
Café Serving Meals.
No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.
See the website for race times and admission prices.
Advance booking available.
Located to the south west of the city centre just outside the City Walls.
Chester railway station: 25 minutes walk.
Parking available nearby - payment required.
Raceday Hospitality at Chester Racecourse
Chester Racecourse, New Crane Street, Chester. CH1 2LY • (01244) 304600
Last Updated Wednesday 15 April 2020
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