Yorkshire Ebor Festival

18 - 21 August 2021

Overview


The traditional highlight of the season at York Races commences on Wednesday 18th August and ends with the unforgettable York Ebor on Saturday. The four day festival treats racegoers to some of York Racecourse's oldest, fastest, richest and most famous races and ticket holders will be able to witness the very best make their place in racing history.

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Wednesday 18th August 2021

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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Juddmonte International Experience

Wed 18 Aug 2021 - Thu 19 Aug 2021

  • Choose between: Grandstand & Paddock / County Stand
  • The Grand, York

    Tickets to the Juddmonte International on Wednesday with accommodation on Wednesday evening

  • ** Includes free drink upon arrival **

    • Located right in the heart of York only 2 minutes from the main station
    • Upgrade to the County Stand for £26 per person
    • Additional nights & racedays available
£199.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Located in the centre of York and less than 2 miles from York Racecourse, the Grand, York is the perfect place to stay when attending the Ebor Festival. With luxury, spacious bedrooms, two restaurants and a spa, it offers everything you could possibly need for your short stay.

Experience includes


  • Accommodation on Wednesday night
  • Breakfast on Thursday morning
  • Glass of wine or bottle of beer upon arrival at hotel
  • Ticket to the Juddmonte International on Wednesday

Optional extras


Additional Night
Add an additional nights accommodation at the hotel from:
Tuesday Night £99.00 per person
Thursday Night £149.00 per person

Additional Raceday
Add an additional days racing from: £33.00 per person

Dinner
If desired you can add dinner to your package in one of the the hotel's two restaurants:
The Rise Restaurant, Terrace & Bar: add dinner for £30.00 per person
Hudson's: add a 5 course tasting menu for £50.00 per person (add a wine pairing for £30 per person)

Hotel information


Built in 1906, The Grand was once a palace of business – built in demonstration of the success of the North Eastern Railway Company, one of the wealthiest businesses of the Edwardian era, and serving as its headquarters for more than 80 years.

Now reborn as a hotel, but retaining its original splendour, with its intricate stonework and marble detailing, The Grand, York features beautiful public spaces, extraordinarily spacious rooms, two restaurants and bars, an executive lounge and a spa.

Situated next to the ancient walls that enclose the city centre, and with views of York Minster, the hotel is located at a historical crossroads – the perfect place to explore the city.

The hotel occupies two main wings. In the original building, the imposing Edwardian design means every guest room is supremely generous in size, with tall ceilings, large windows and beautiful architectural quirks such as porthole windows. The 20 suites are even more stately and constitute a veritable home from home. The new wing, opened in 2018, sees heritage meet modern simplicity, like an elegant and contemporary take on a fine country house. Wherever you stay, guests benefit from king-sized beds, Egyptian linen and Molton Brown-stocked bathrooms.

Executive chef Craig Atchinson presides over two distinct restaurants. The Rise Restaurant occupies a lively place at the heart of the hotel, offering fine dining with relaxed service in a contemporary designed space that echoes the building’s former railway origins.

Separately, Hudsons is a showcase for Craig Atchinson’s award-winning gastronomy. Its intimate setting, overlooking the city walls, offers an exquisite and sometimes experimental tasting menu served with wine pairings. Hudsons is a true destination restaurant and must be booked in advance.

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on single occupancy for £299.00 per person

Room Upgrades
Packages are based on Classic Bedrooms but upgrades are available upon request to both Executive Bedrooms and Suites for the following supplements:

  • Executive Room: £30 per room per night
  • Heritage Suite: £130 per room per night
  • Grand Heritage Suite: £230 per room per night

Ticket information


Grandstand & Paddock - Included as standard

The largest enclosure at York, guests admitting into the Grandstand & Paddock can come casually dressed. The area offers a host of bars found in the Knavesmire Stand, many with breathtaking views across the track and seated viewing areas. The Bustardthorpe Lawns also provide fantastic trackside viewing, and is popular for spectators wishing to enjoy York’s good food to go.

Access to both the main betting ring and the parade ring are easily accessible from the front of the stands.

County Stand - +£26.00 per person

The County Stand is the premier enclosure at York. Guests will gain access to the award winning Ebor Stand, Listed Gimcrack Stand and Champagne Terrace. A selection of bars and viewing areas can be found on the ground and fifth floor, whilst the ground floor boasts the delightful Ebor Bistro - these are all open to County Stand Badgeholders.

Guests will receive easy access to both the Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure, and will also be able to see the triumphant horses first hand, with unsurpassed views from the Winning Post.

Admission includes a complimentary racecard, which offers much more than the information on the runners & riders. It is also important to note that admission to the County Stand also allows guests access to the Grandstand & Paddock as well as the Course Enclosure.

Payment information


All York Ebor experiences are available to be booked with just a £25 deposit per person.

You can make regular payments towards your balance at any stage but we request that the final balance is paid by 1st June 2021.

Payment Schedule
Upon Booking: £25 per person deposit
1st June 2021: Final balance

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Thursday 19th August 2021

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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Yorkshire Oaks / Ladies Day Experience

Thu 19 Aug 2021 - Fri 20 Aug 2021

  • Choose between: Grandstand & Paddock / County Stand
  • The Grand, York

    Tickets to the Darley Yorkshire Oaks / Ladies Day on Thursday with accommodation on Thursday evening

  • ** Includes free drink upon arrival **

    • Located right in the heart of York only 2 minutes from the main station
    • Upgrade to the County Stand for £26 per person
    • Additional nights & racedays available
£199.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Located in the centre of York and less than 2 miles from York Racecourse, the Grand, York is the perfect place to stay when attending the Ebor Festival. With luxury, spacious bedrooms, two restaurants and a spa, it offers everything you could possibly need for your short stay.

Experience includes


  • Accommodation on Thursday night
  • Breakfast on Friday morning
  • Glass of wine or bottle of beer upon arrival at hotel
  • Ticket to the Juddmonte International on Thursday

Optional extras


Additional Night
Add an additional nights accommodation at the hotel from: £149.00 per person

Additional Raceday
Add an additional days racing from: £33.00 per person

Dinner
If desired you can add dinner to your package in one of the the hotel's two restaurants:
The Rise Restaurant, Terrace & Bar: add dinner for £30.00 per person
Hudson's: add a 5 course tasting menu for £50.00 per person (add a wine pairing for £30 per person)

Hotel information


Built in 1906, The Grand was once a palace of business – built in demonstration of the success of the North Eastern Railway Company, one of the wealthiest businesses of the Edwardian era, and serving as its headquarters for more than 80 years.

Now reborn as a hotel, but retaining its original splendour, with its intricate stonework and marble detailing, The Grand, York features beautiful public spaces, extraordinarily spacious rooms, two restaurants and bars, an executive lounge and a spa.

Situated next to the ancient walls that enclose the city centre, and with views of York Minster, the hotel is located at a historical crossroads – the perfect place to explore the city.

The hotel occupies two main wings. In the original building, the imposing Edwardian design means every guest room is supremely generous in size, with tall ceilings, large windows and beautiful architectural quirks such as porthole windows. The 20 suites are even more stately and constitute a veritable home from home. The new wing, opened in 2018, sees heritage meet modern simplicity, like an elegant and contemporary take on a fine country house. Wherever you stay, guests benefit from king-sized beds, Egyptian linen and Molton Brown-stocked bathrooms.

Executive chef Craig Atchinson presides over two distinct restaurants. The Rise Restaurant occupies a lively place at the heart of the hotel, offering fine dining with relaxed service in a contemporary designed space that echoes the building’s former railway origins.

Separately, Hudsons is a showcase for Craig Atchinson’s award-winning gastronomy. Its intimate setting, overlooking the city walls, offers an exquisite and sometimes experimental tasting menu served with wine pairings. Hudsons is a true destination restaurant and must be booked in advance.

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on single occupancy for £299.00 per person

Room Upgrades
Packages are based on Classic Bedrooms but upgrades are available upon request to both Executive Bedrooms and Suites for the following supplements:

  • Executive Room: £30 per room per night
  • Heritage Suite: £130 per room per night
  • Grand Heritage Suite: £230 per room per night

Ticket information


Grandstand & Paddock - Included as standard

The largest enclosure at York, guests admitting into the Grandstand & Paddock can come casually dressed. The area offers a host of bars found in the Knavesmire Stand, many with breathtaking views across the track and seated viewing areas. The Bustardthorpe Lawns also provide fantastic trackside viewing, and is popular for spectators wishing to enjoy York’s good food to go.

Access to both the main betting ring and the parade ring are easily accessible from the front of the stands.

County Stand - +£26.00 per person

The County Stand is the premier enclosure at York. Guests will gain access to the award winning Ebor Stand, Listed Gimcrack Stand and Champagne Terrace. A selection of bars and viewing areas can be found on the ground and fifth floor, whilst the ground floor boasts the delightful Ebor Bistro - these are all open to County Stand Badgeholders.

Guests will receive easy access to both the Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure, and will also be able to see the triumphant horses first hand, with unsurpassed views from the Winning Post.

Admission includes a complimentary racecard, which offers much more than the information on the runners & riders. It is also important to note that admission to the County Stand also allows guests access to the Grandstand & Paddock as well as the Course Enclosure.

Payment information


All York Ebor experiences are available to be booked with just a £25 deposit per person.

You can make regular payments towards your balance at any stage but we request that the final balance is paid by 1st June 2021.

Payment Schedule
Upon Booking: £25 per person deposit
1st June 2021: Final balance

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Friday 20th August 2021

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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Coolmore Nunthorpe Experience

Fri 20 Aug 2021 - Sat 21 Aug 2021

  • Choose between: Grandstand & Paddock / County Stand
  • The Grand, York

    Tickets to the Coolmore Nunthorpe Day on Friday wit accommodation on Friday evening

  • ** Includes free drink upon arrival **

    • Located right in the heart of York only 2 minutes from the main station
    • Upgrade to the County Stand for £26 per person
    • Additional nights & racedays available
£199.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Located in the centre of York and less than 2 miles from York Racecourse, the Grand, York is the perfect place to stay when attending the Ebor Festival. With luxury, spacious bedrooms, two restaurants and a spa, it offers everything you could possibly need for your short stay.

Experience includes


  • Accommodation on Friday night
  • Breakfast on Saturday morning
  • Glass of wine or bottle of beer upon arrival at hotel
  • Ticket to the Juddmonte International on Friday

Optional extras


Additional Night
Add an additional nights accommodation at the hotel from: £149.00 per person

Additional Raceday
Add an additional days racing from: £33.00 per person

Dinner
If desired you can add dinner to your package in one of the the hotel's two restaurants:
The Rise Restaurant, Terrace & Bar: add dinner for £30.00 per person
Hudson's: add a 5 course tasting menu for £50.00 per person (add a wine pairing for £30 per person)

Hotel information


Built in 1906, The Grand was once a palace of business – built in demonstration of the success of the North Eastern Railway Company, one of the wealthiest businesses of the Edwardian era, and serving as its headquarters for more than 80 years.

Now reborn as a hotel, but retaining its original splendour, with its intricate stonework and marble detailing, The Grand, York features beautiful public spaces, extraordinarily spacious rooms, two restaurants and bars, an executive lounge and a spa.

Situated next to the ancient walls that enclose the city centre, and with views of York Minster, the hotel is located at a historical crossroads – the perfect place to explore the city.

The hotel occupies two main wings. In the original building, the imposing Edwardian design means every guest room is supremely generous in size, with tall ceilings, large windows and beautiful architectural quirks such as porthole windows. The 20 suites are even more stately and constitute a veritable home from home. The new wing, opened in 2018, sees heritage meet modern simplicity, like an elegant and contemporary take on a fine country house. Wherever you stay, guests benefit from king-sized beds, Egyptian linen and Molton Brown-stocked bathrooms.

Executive chef Craig Atchinson presides over two distinct restaurants. The Rise Restaurant occupies a lively place at the heart of the hotel, offering fine dining with relaxed service in a contemporary designed space that echoes the building’s former railway origins.

Separately, Hudsons is a showcase for Craig Atchinson’s award-winning gastronomy. Its intimate setting, overlooking the city walls, offers an exquisite and sometimes experimental tasting menu served with wine pairings. Hudsons is a true destination restaurant and must be booked in advance.

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on single occupancy for £299.00 per person

Room Upgrades
Packages are based on Classic Bedrooms but upgrades are available upon request to both Executive Bedrooms and Suites for the following supplements:

  • Executive Room: £30 per room per night
  • Heritage Suite: £130 per room per night
  • Grand Heritage Suite: £230 per room per night

Ticket information


Grandstand & Paddock - Included as standard

The largest enclosure at York, guests admitting into the Grandstand & Paddock can come casually dressed. The area offers a host of bars found in the Knavesmire Stand, many with breathtaking views across the track and seated viewing areas. The Bustardthorpe Lawns also provide fantastic trackside viewing, and is popular for spectators wishing to enjoy York’s good food to go.

Access to both the main betting ring and the parade ring are easily accessible from the front of the stands.

County Stand - +£26.00 per person

The County Stand is the premier enclosure at York. Guests will gain access to the award winning Ebor Stand, Listed Gimcrack Stand and Champagne Terrace. A selection of bars and viewing areas can be found on the ground and fifth floor, whilst the ground floor boasts the delightful Ebor Bistro - these are all open to County Stand Badgeholders.

Guests will receive easy access to both the Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure, and will also be able to see the triumphant horses first hand, with unsurpassed views from the Winning Post.

Admission includes a complimentary racecard, which offers much more than the information on the runners & riders. It is also important to note that admission to the County Stand also allows guests access to the Grandstand & Paddock as well as the Course Enclosure.

Payment information


All York Ebor experiences are available to be booked with just a £25 deposit per person.

You can make regular payments towards your balance at any stage but we request that the final balance is paid by 1st June 2021.

Payment Schedule
Upon Booking: £25 per person deposit
1st June 2021: Final balance

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Saturday 21st August 2021

Ticket & Hotel Packages

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York Ebor Experience

Sat 21 Aug 2021 - Sun 22 Aug 2021

  • Choose between: Grandstand & Paddock / County Stand
  • The Grand, York

    Tickets to the York Ebor Day on Saturday with accommodation on Saturday evening

  • ** Includes free drink upon arrival **

    • Located right in the heart of York only 2 minutes from the main station
    • Upgrade to the County Stand for £26 per person
    • Additional nights & racedays available
£199.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Located in the centre of York and less than 2 miles from York Racecourse, the Grand, York is the perfect place to stay when attending the Ebor Festival. With luxury, spacious bedrooms, two restaurants and a spa, it offers everything you could possibly need for your short stay.

Experience includes


  • Accommodation on Saturday night
  • Breakfast on Sunday morning
  • Glass of wine or bottle of beer upon arrival at hotel
  • Ticket to the Juddmonte International on Saturday

Optional extras


Additional Night
Add an additional nights accommodation at the hotel from: £149.00 per person

Additional Raceday
Add an additional days racing from: £33.00 per person

Dinner
If desired you can add dinner to your package in one of the the hotel's two restaurants:
The Rise Restaurant, Terrace & Bar: add dinner for £30.00 per person
Hudson's: add a 5 course tasting menu for £50.00 per person (add a wine pairing for £30 per person)

Hotel information


Built in 1906, The Grand was once a palace of business – built in demonstration of the success of the North Eastern Railway Company, one of the wealthiest businesses of the Edwardian era, and serving as its headquarters for more than 80 years.

Now reborn as a hotel, but retaining its original splendour, with its intricate stonework and marble detailing, The Grand, York features beautiful public spaces, extraordinarily spacious rooms, two restaurants and bars, an executive lounge and a spa.

Situated next to the ancient walls that enclose the city centre, and with views of York Minster, the hotel is located at a historical crossroads – the perfect place to explore the city.

The hotel occupies two main wings. In the original building, the imposing Edwardian design means every guest room is supremely generous in size, with tall ceilings, large windows and beautiful architectural quirks such as porthole windows. The 20 suites are even more stately and constitute a veritable home from home. The new wing, opened in 2018, sees heritage meet modern simplicity, like an elegant and contemporary take on a fine country house. Wherever you stay, guests benefit from king-sized beds, Egyptian linen and Molton Brown-stocked bathrooms.

Executive chef Craig Atchinson presides over two distinct restaurants. The Rise Restaurant occupies a lively place at the heart of the hotel, offering fine dining with relaxed service in a contemporary designed space that echoes the building’s former railway origins.

Separately, Hudsons is a showcase for Craig Atchinson’s award-winning gastronomy. Its intimate setting, overlooking the city walls, offers an exquisite and sometimes experimental tasting menu served with wine pairings. Hudsons is a true destination restaurant and must be booked in advance.

Single Occupancy
The above package is available based on single occupancy for £299.00 per person

Room Upgrades
Packages are based on Classic Bedrooms but upgrades are available upon request to both Executive Bedrooms and Suites for the following supplements:

  • Executive Room: £30 per room per night
  • Heritage Suite: £130 per room per night
  • Grand Heritage Suite: £230 per room per night

Ticket information


Grandstand & Paddock - Included as standard

The largest enclosure at York, guests admitting into the Grandstand & Paddock can come casually dressed. The area offers a host of bars found in the Knavesmire Stand, many with breathtaking views across the track and seated viewing areas. The Bustardthorpe Lawns also provide fantastic trackside viewing, and is popular for spectators wishing to enjoy York’s good food to go.

Access to both the main betting ring and the parade ring are easily accessible from the front of the stands.

County Stand - +£26.00 per person

The County Stand is the premier enclosure at York. Guests will gain access to the award winning Ebor Stand, Listed Gimcrack Stand and Champagne Terrace. A selection of bars and viewing areas can be found on the ground and fifth floor, whilst the ground floor boasts the delightful Ebor Bistro - these are all open to County Stand Badgeholders.

Guests will receive easy access to both the Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure, and will also be able to see the triumphant horses first hand, with unsurpassed views from the Winning Post.

Admission includes a complimentary racecard, which offers much more than the information on the runners & riders. It is also important to note that admission to the County Stand also allows guests access to the Grandstand & Paddock as well as the Course Enclosure.

Payment information


All York Ebor experiences are available to be booked with just a £25 deposit per person.

You can make regular payments towards your balance at any stage but we request that the final balance is paid by 1st June 2021.

Payment Schedule
Upon Booking: £25 per person deposit
1st June 2021: Final balance

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Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

COUNTY STAND

The County Stand is the premier enclosure at York Races. Guests will gain access to the award winning Ebor Stand, Listed Gimcrack Stand and Champagne Terrace. A selection of bars and viewing areas can be found on the ground and fifth floor, whilst the ground floor boasts the delightful Ebor Bistro - these are all open to County Stand Badge Holders.

Guests will receive easy access to both the Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure, and will also be able to see the triumphant horses first hand, with unsurpassed views from the Winning Post.

Admission includes a complimentary racecard, which offers much more than the information on the runners & riders. It is also important to note that admission to the County Stand also allows guests access to the Grandstand & Paddock as well as the Course Enclosure.

GRANDSTAND & PADDOCK STAND

The largest enclosure at York, guests admitting into the Grandstand & Paddock can come casually dressed. The area offers a host of bars found in the Knavesmire Stand, many with breathtaking views across the track and seated viewing areas. The Bustardthorpe Lawns also provide fantastic trackside viewing, and is popular for spectators wishing to enjoy York’s good food to go.

Dress Codes

What to wear

As a world class racecourse, York places the utmost importance in dressing in a suitable manner. Gentleman must wear a jacket, collared shirt and tie in the County Stand, and although smart trousers and formal shoes are recommended to complete the look, there is no formal restriction on wearing jeans and trainers. Similarly, if gentlemen believe the weather warrants shorts then there is no formal restriction to them being worn. Ladies are required to wear a dress, whilst hats are optional.

The Grandstand & Paddock and Course Enclosure requires a more relaxed dress code. Shorts and t-shirts are often worn by racegoers enjoying the sun, and the only real restrictions fall under the common sense category - bare chests and slogan t-shirts are unacceptable.

Travel Information

How to find us

You can get to York via a number of transport options.

Directions

BY TRAIN

York is approximately 2 hours away from London by train. A shuttle bus service operates from the train station to the racecourse from 11am and then at frequent intervals until 2pm. Similarly, from racecourse to station the bus operates from 4pm to 6:10pm. The shuttle bus takes approximately 12 minutes, and fares cost £2 one way and £3 return.

BY CAR

York’s central location means it can be easily located from all areas. The recommended route to the racecourse from all directions is via the A64. Please also be aware that on race days a traffic plan is operated, and may lead to temporary road closures requiring you to follow the signposted routes.

Parking

Car parking is both free and plentiful at York Racecourse. As of this year, there is also the option to park one mile away from the racecourse at the Askham Bar on Tadcaster Road, although a fee applies.

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