Newbury Racecourse Guide

Horse racing event in front of a grandstand, with jockeys in various colored silks riding their mounts mid-race.

Are you heading to Newbury Racecourse soon? Described as one of the UK’s most prestigious racing venues, it hosts up to 30 races yearly, both jumps and flat.  Newbury has three large grandstands, 42 syndicate rooms, and the Royal Box, making it the perfect venue for any event! Close to the railway station with direct trains to London Paddington and Reading, main motorways M4 and M3, and 3,700 free car parking spaces. What are you waiting for? Read on to find out all there is to know about this brilliant racecourse. 

What’s on at Newbury Racecourse?

You’ll be pleased to know that tickets are now available for 2024 and selected events. See below for details of events, or check out their website at www.newburyracecourse.co.uk for Super Early Bird tickets and further information on their weekly race days. 

DATEEVENT
Saturday 10th Feb 2024Betfair Super Saturday
Friday 19th April 2024Dubai Duty-Free Spring Trials Friday
Saturday 20th April 2024Dubai Duty-Free Spring Trials Saturday
Friday 17th May 2024Starlight Charity Raceday
Saturday 18th May 2024Al Shaqab Lockinge Day
Thursday 13th June 2024Summer June Raceday
Tuesday 25th June 2024Midsummer Raceday
Thursday 4th July 2024Summer Evening Series Raceday with The Gin Garden
Thursday 11th July 2024Pump Technology Raceday with the Rum Shack
Friday 19th July 2024IRE Incentive Raceday
Saturday 2nd July 2024Weatherbys Super Sprint with TBC
Thursday 25th July 2024Summer Evening Series Raceday with the Cocktail Cub
Saturday 17th August 204BetVictor Hungerford Day with TBC
Friday 20th Sept 2024Dubai Duty-Free International Friday
Saturday 21st Sept 2024Dubai Duty-Free International Saturday
Friday 25th Oct 2024BetVictor October Racing with Oktoberfest
Saturday 26th Oct 2024BetVictor Flat Finale Oktoberfest
Thursday 7th Nov 2024BetVictor Jumps Season Opener
Friday 29th Nov 2024Coral Long Distance Hurdle Day
Saturday 30th Nov 2024Coral Gold Cup Day
Wednesday 18th Dec 2024BetVictor Christmas Raceday
Saturday 28th Dec 2024Challow Hurdle Day

What is the Newbury Racecourse Address?

Newbury Racecourse is easily accessible by road, train or air.

The full address is;

Newbury Racecourse 

Newbury 

Berkshire 

RG14 7NZ

How to Get to Newbury Racecourse?

There are so many ways to travel to Newbury Racecourse:

By Car

The Racecourse is very accessible from the North, East or West via the M4 – visitors attending from these directions should specifically use the postcode RG14 7PN and follow signs to appropriate car parks. Other visitors travelling via the A34 or A339 should use postcode RG14 7NZ.

By Rail

Newbury Racecourse has its very own station. Just a stop on from Newbury station, it has direct trains from London Paddington, making it easy to get to with a short train ride.  On arrival at Newbury Racecourse station, there is a short walk to the Racecourse, where you can find the main gate.

By Air

Newbury Racecourse is just an hour from Heathrow and Southampton airports, with both airports serving several popular destinations.

Where to Get Tickets?

On arrival at  Newbury Racecourse, you can expect lots of free parking!  Car parks 4 & 5 stay open all day on race days, and Racecourse Members and hospitality guests have priority parking within these car parks. You can be sure of an unforgettable day filled with exciting races, breathtaking views, and lovely food and drink. With their wide range of packages and experiences, there’s something for everyone at Newbury Racecourse.  To secure your place at the races, head to their website for a full range of ticket options. They highly recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment, but if you decide not to and want to purchase on the day, tickets will also be available at the gate. 

Children are welcome to attend but must be accompanied by an adult.  There is a race day crèche for children between the ages of 3 months and 8 years based at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site, where you can leave your children for free for up to 2 hours. There are also lots of baby-changing and feeding areas. Dogs are not permitted at Newbury Racecourse, with the exception of registered guide/assistance dogs. There is full access to both enclosures for wheelchair users, and the viewing platform for live music events can be pre-booked by calling  01635 40015 before attending.  There are plenty of accessible toilets located within all three stands and the Crafty Filly.

                                                                                                                                                 Newbury Racecourse Enclosures

Premier Enclosure 

Along with access to all the Grandstand areas, the Premier enclosure will provide you with the best views of the races, and you’ll be close to the finish line, where you’ll have the choice of indoor and outdoor bars and eateries and seating areas on the lawn.

Grandstand Enclosure

The Grandstand Enclosure will provide standard views of the racecourse, lots of unreserved seating, and sheltered areas in case of bad weather.  There is access to the bars and food outlets in and around the Grandstand Building.

What to Wear?

In the Premier Enclosure, Racegoers are encouraged to wear smart clothes, but most racegoers dress to impress for their special day!

Smart shorts, smart denim jeans (not ripped) and trainers are permitted. Fancy dress and football/sports shirts are not allowed.

The Grandstand Enclosure has a more relaxed vibe for the dress code, with a non-offensive fancy dress welcome. Football/sports team shirts are not permitted as in the Premier enclosure.  There is no dress code for children under 12 attending the races.

Food & Drink

At Newbury Racecourse, various food and drinks are available on race days.  

With Vegan/gluten-free/Dairy offerings, there is definitely something for everyone!

There are two excellent restaurants: the award-winning fine dining Hennessy, which offers panoramic views overlooking the winning post and the Racegoers Restaurant, which is ideal for celebrating informal work days or for family occasions. Then, the Lounge 303, which has been recently refurbished, offers racegoers an exclusive VIP but casual club experience with incredible views of the final straight and finish line.

Contact Details

Email: customerrelations@newburyracecourse.co.uk

Tel: 01635 017308

Nearby Accommodation

The Lodge

Newbury Racecourse, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7NZ

01635 39673

info@thelodgenewbury.co.uk

Alma House Bed and Breakfast

21 Oxford Road, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1PH

07785 708787

stay@alma-house.co.uk

Premier Inn Newbury Town Centre

Park Way, Newbury RG14 1EE

0333 234 6614

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