Beverley Racecourse Guide

Racing horses competing at Beverley Racecourse with spectators and grandstand in the background

Are you heading to or planning to visit Beverley Racecourse soon? Then you have come to the right place! We have compiled this guide full of need-to-know information ahead of a trip to the beautiful Beverley. Keep reading to find out how to get here, what to wear, food and drink options, contact information and more.

What’s on at Beverley Racecourse?

As the upcoming 2024 racing season edges ever closer, we have taken a look at the exciting events taking place at Beverley Racecourse.

DATEEVENTGATES OPENFIRST RACELAST RACE
17/04/2024Season OpenerTBCTBCTBC
25/04/2024Afternoon RacingTBCTBCTBC
06/05/2024Family FundayTBCTBCTBC
14/05/2024Afternoon RacingTBCTBCTBC
29/05/2024Family FundayTBCTBCTBC
08/06/2024Bet365 Very British RacedayTBCTBCTBC
18/06/2024Evening RacingTBCTBCTBC
25/06/2024Afternoon RacingTBCTBCTBC
05/07/2024Evening RacingTBCTBCTBC
06/07/2024Weatherbys Coconut CupTBCTBCTBC
22/07/2024Sky Bet GRIY Summer FestivalTBCTBCTBC
14/08/2024Ladies DayTBCTBCTBC
31/08/2024Beverley BulletTBCTBCTBC

What is the Beverley Racecourse Address?

The address of Beverley Racecourse is as follows:

Beverley Racecourse

York Road

Beverley

East Yorkshire

HU17 8QZ

How to Get to Beverley Racecourse?

Whether you are travelling by bus, train, or car, we have covered each mode of transport below to help you find your way here.

Bus

There are regular bus services running directly to Beverley from Hull, York and Leeds. There is a bus stop right outside of the race course. You can find timetables at the East Yorkshire Motor Services Website.

Train

Beverley Racecourse is on the Hull line that goes to Scarborough. It runs every 25 minutes and is a 1.7-mile car journey from the station due to a one-way system in place. Walking will take less time. Visit National Rail or call 08457 48 49 50 for more information.

Car

M62 – Arriving by car, take J37 and follow the A614/A163 signposted to Market Weighton. Then, follow the A1079/A1035 to the racecourse

York – Take the A1079/A1035 via Market Weighton

Hull & Lincolnshire – Join the A1079 and turn right at the roundabout onto the A1035.

Where to Get Tickets?

Tickets can be bought online at the Beverley Racecourse website and at the gate upon arrival. However, racegoers are strongly advised to purchase online to avoid disappointment. It’s also cheaper.

Under-18s are free of charge and do not need a ticket except for the Premier Enclosure on Ladies’ Day.

Accessibility

Beverley Racecourse is a wheelchair-friendly course with disabled viewing stands and reduced mobility car parking near the racecourse. There is also a designated disabled car park for those with a blue badge.

There are no steps at the Premier Enclosure, and there is a lift up to the first and second floors of the restaurant. Accessible toilets are available, step-free tarmac path up to the terrace and bars, designated viewing areas and more. The first row of the grandstand is priority seating for those with limited mobility.

Guests with hearing impairments can contact the racecourse for assistance with booking and catering for their needs. There are bar staff and betting points with BSL-trained staff on the day and others equipped with pen and paper to help make things easier.

Large print racecards can be printed in advance by contacting the racecourse; reading glasses can also be provided.

For more information regarding accessibility at Beverley Racecourse, head to the website.

Beverley Racecourse Enclosures

Premier Enclosure

Enjoy excellent dining and the best vantage point to watch the racing; the Premier Enclosure at Beverley Racecourse is the most luxurious way to spend your day. It also features exclusive access to the terrace and private bars, so make sure you book in advance to secure your place.

Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure

The largest enclosure, featuring many great bars and places to eat; racegoers who enjoy the lively atmosphere and the hustle and bustle of the races will be at home in the grandstand and paddock enclosure. With on-course bookies and access to the paddock, guests can enjoy deli platters, a newly refurbished bar, Whitby fish and chip shop and more.

Course Enclosure

Right at the heart of the racecourse, drive your car up close to the track or bring your picnic rugs and set up shop as you enjoy the races and an afternoon with friends and family. There is also a bar that serves food and beverages.

What to Wear?

While there is no official dress code to attend Beverley Racecourse, the racecourse does provide suggestions and request that guests dress appropriate for their enclosure. 

Premier Enclosure

This is the luxury experience, so you should dress for the occasion! While the enclosure permits tailored shorts and t-shirts, the racecourse asks that you do your best to dress smart. Also sportswear and fancy dress are prohibited outside of specific events.

Grandstand & Paddock

This enclosure varies from event to event, with guests dressed to the nines on big race days and more relaxed attire during the quieter events. Do your best to dress well, but prioritise comfort and enjoyment. Just be sure to dress respectfully.

Course Enclosure

As the most relaxed area of the course, the only guide is to dress comfortably — enjoying yourself is paramount. Just be aware that clothing regarded as vulgar may be turned away.

Should you still have any doubts about what to wear to the race day you’re attending, check out our guide to “What to Wear to the Races.

Food & Drink

There are a variety of food and drink outlets on offer at the racecourse. Below are some of the options available.

  • Attraction Restaurant
  • Cleverly’s Bistro
  • Laurent Perrier Champagne bar
  • Real ale outlets
  • Fish and chip shops
  • Mobile catering units

Bring your own

Racegoers can bring their own food but only into the course enclosure. Alcohol is permitted but only as part of a picnic – Four cans of lager/equivalent or one bottle of wine per person. No neat spirits can be brought in, but premixed spirit cans are fine – four per person.

Contact Details

Contact MethodDetails
Emailhello@beverley-racecourse.co.uk
Phone01482 867488
Contact webformhttps://beverley-racecourse.co.uk/contact/
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/BeverleyRacecourse/
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Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/beverley_racecourse/

Nearby Accommodation

There are plenty of excellent accommodation options for those looking to spend the night on their trip to Beverley Racecourse. Here are some of our top recommendations:

The Pipe & Glass

West End

South Dalton

Beverley

East Yorkshire

HU17 7PN

The Lodge

Lowfields

Beverley Road

Skidby

Cottingham

HU16 5SX

Beverley Arms Hotel

25 North Bar Within

Beverley

HU17 8DD

You could also turn to bed and breakfast options or online bookings like Airbnb or Vrbo.

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