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Chepstow Racecourse

Wales' biggest racecourse and the home of the Coral Welsh Grand National. Hosting horse racing and non racing events throughout the year.

Attraction in or near Chepstow


A day at the races

Racing is for everyone. We guarantee a day at the races with us will get your heart pounding and leave you wanting to come back for more!

In 2019 Chepstow Racecourse is home to a mixture of 32 Jumps and Flat fixtures. Highlights include an after racing concert by the legendary Madness on Saturday 8th June, plus family friendly racedays with FREE entry and entertainment for children on Easter Monday and Bank Holiday Monday at the end of August. Jump racing fans will enjoy the prestigious 2 day Jump Season Opener meeting in October while the jewel in the crown is the Coral Welsh Grand National which takes place on 27th December.

Evening and weekend race meetings often have a theme, why not try Grand National Raceday, Ladies Night or Caribbean Night?


Chepstow Racecourse has it all – beautiful countryside, a friendly, charming atmosphere and an impressive racing pedigree.

For the ultimate day at the races, experience premier hospitality, offering fabulous dining and some of the best racing views in the country. Superbly located between Bristol and Cardiff, the picturesque Wye Valley provides a striking backdrop to 440 acres of historic parkland.

Whether you choose from the comfort of The View Restaurant or the luxury of our private boxes with spectacular views of the track, our experienced caterers will provide delicious food and drink to accompany the exhilarating racing action.

For smaller parties, our glass-fronted viewing restaurant is an ideal location for your party.  The View Restaurant is located on the first floor of the Premier Stand. With your own table for the duration of the race meeting, you can enjoy panoramic views of the racecourse.

More than just a racecourse

Chepstow Racecourse is a fantastic venue situated within ten minutes of two major motorways (M4 and M5) and is easily accessible.

When we're not racing, Chepstow Racecourse is an all-round venue for:

  • Conferences and meetings
  • Indoor and outdoor events
  • Private parties and special events
  • Dining and banqueting
  • Wedding ceremonies and receptions
  • Product launches and exhibitions
  • Training events and team building

The site boasts versatile facilities, plentiful free parking and is easy to find making us the ideal location for any event. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.



Opening Times

See for up to date opening times. At race meetings gates open to the public two hours before the published first race time.


  • Attraction
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for groups
  • Horses and Trekking
  • On-site catering or Cafe
  • Single sex groups accepted
  • Sport
  • Visitor Attraction
  • Wheelchair access


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The Racecourse is on the A466 Chepstow to Monmouth road, not far from the Severn Bridge. From the M4 East (Junction 21) or M4 West (Junction 23), take the M48 and exit at Junction 2 (Chepstow).


Why not make use of our Special Raceday Bus Service?

A bus shuttle service provided by Newport Transport operates from Chepstow train station to the Racecourse via the town’s bus station. The service also operates from Newport Station to the course.

Racegoers pay £1 each way from Chepstow, while those travelling from Newport pay just £5 for a return journey.

Please note that race times are subject to change, it is therefore advisable to check with Chepstow Racecourse for up-to-date times.


Chepstow station is approximately 10 minutes walk from the town centre. There are direct trains to Chepstow from Birmingham, Cardiff, Cheltenham Spa, Derby, Gloucester, Newport and Nottingham.

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Wye Valley Mighty Hike

12th September 2020
Charity walk in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow