The Southern National

17 November 2019


The Southern National returns to Fontwell Park on Sunday 17 November!

Hosted at the UK's Only Figure of 8 Jumps Track

The Southern National is one of our biggest race days of the year! Aired on ITV Racing, this 3-mile, 3-furlong test of endurance is the ultimate ride for both horse and jockey! Be there for yourself to experience the thrill and the action of National Hunt Racing!

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Sunday 17th November 2019

Ticket only

Paddock Enclosure (from £15.00)


The Paddock Enclosure allows access to the viewing Grandstands, Paddock Area as well as viewing of the Parade Ring, 4 on-course bars, numerous catering outlets, toilets and outdoor seating. You may also cross the track between races to view the racing from the Centre Course.

Paddock Plus Package

- Paddock Admission
- 1 x Alcoholic Drink
- Racecard


Premier Enclosure (from £20.00)


The Premier Enclosure allows access to all public areas of the racecourse, including the Ground Floor of the Land & Power Premier Grandstand and Fontwell Gardens. The Premier Grandstand offers additional indoor and outdoor seating opposite the Finishing Post as well as a Terrance area overlooking Fontwell House and Gardens. You’ll also find a Premium Bar, Toilet and Hot & Cold Food Outlets, Betting Facilities and Flat Screen TV’s to watch the thrilling racing action!

Complete Raceday Package

- Land & Power Premier Admission Ticket - Raceday Programme
- £2 bet
- Drink
- Hot Meal from the Premier Café



Where to be for the best views

Premier Enclosure

A ticket for the Premier Enclosure allows access to all public areas of the racecourse including the ground floor of the Premier Grandstand. The stand has superb facilities including modern bars, food outlets, betting outlets (Tote and bookmakers), cafe style seating, seats on the terrace over-looking Fontwell Gardens and plenty of large flat screen TVs. There are also seats on the terracing overlooking the course. Premier Enclosure admission also allows access to the Winners’ Enclosure and Parade Ring, all racecourse bars and catering outlets, Fontwell House gardens, the centre course picnic area and three viewing Grandstands.

Paddock Enclosure

A ticket for the Paddock Enclosure allows access to all public areas of the racecourse apart from the new Premier Grandstand, Fontwell House and its associated gardens.

Dress Codes

What to wear

The relaxed nature at Fontwell Park carries through to our requirements for dress code. Most importantly, please remember to dress for the weather because Fontwell Park holds race meetings all year round and conditions can vary. However, we do hold a smart casual policy for The Premier Enclosure and Hospitality suites.

Travel Information

How to find us



A shuttle bus runs from Barnham station to Fontwell Park on racedays from two hours prior to the first race and immediately after the last.


The nearest station is Barnham, trains run regularly from London Victoria, Portsmouth and Brighton. Trains also run direct to Barnham from Southampton.

By Helicopter

With prior permission, helicopters can land on the course on racedays.

By Road

Fontwell Park is situated on the A27/A29 roundabout between Chichester and Arundel. Access to our main car park on racedays is from Fontwell Avenue (A29 towards Bognor Regis), the entrance is 300 yards from the roundabout on the right-hand side. Sat Nav: BN18 0SY (Main Car Park) BN18 0SX (Centre Course).


Please use the postcode BN18 0SY for the main free car park and turnstiles area. The postcode BN18 0SX will take you to the centre course car park where there is a £5 charge to park.