What's On

Thu 27 Dec 2018

The Coral Welsh Grand National

Featured Event

Head to Chepstow with family and friends in-between Christmas and New Year for the feature meeting of the year The Coral Welsh Grand National

The biggest raceday in Wales will return to Chepstow Racecourse on Thursday 27th December.

As well as 7 thrilling jump races on the card, including the biggest race in Wales, the day will be packed with Welsh themed entertainment for the entire family including singing from Chepstow Musical Youth Theatre, The Bridgend Male Voice Choir, a Tom Jones tribute, a performance from a jazz band and more, you may even get to see a dragon!

The Welsh National Anthem will be sung by two Welsh celebrities ahead of the big race, details to be released shortly.

Mon 07 Jan 2019

January Sale Raceday

Fri 18 Jan 2019

January Sale Raceday

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Six Nations Raceday

Head to Chepstow for the Six Nations Raceday!

At this great Saturday afternoon fixture, as well as the 7 exciting jump races on the track, they will also be showing live coverage of the Six Nations 3rd round games in the Wales vs England Fan Zone:

15.15 - France vs Scotland 16:45 - Wales vs England

They will also have a brilliant Tom Jones tribute performing before racing!

It will be a fantastic Saturday of sport at Chepstow Racecourse so gather your friends and make a day of it!

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Spring Afternoon Jump Racing

The Spring Afternoon Jump Meeting!

Experience the thrill and atmosphere of a great afternoon jump meeting with 7 great races on the card.

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Spring Afternoon Jump Racing

The Spring Afternoon Jump Meeting!

Experience the thrill and atmosphere of a great afternoon jump meeting with 7 great races on the card.

Sat 06 Apr 2019

Grand National Party Raceday

Head to Chepstow for the Grand National Party Raceday!

As well as the 7 great races on the card here, they will be showing the Aintree Grand National live on the big screen!

There will be entertainment throughout the day and after racing, details to be confirmed shortly.

Fri 03 May 2019

Friday Evening Racing

Head to Chepstow for the First Flat Meeting!

Experience the atmosphere of a great evening at the races with 7 thrilling races on the card.

Tue 14 May 2019

Spring Afternoon Flat Racing

Head to Chepstow for the Spring Afternoon Flat Meeting!

Experience the atmosphere of a great afternoon at the races with 7 thrilling races on the card.

Thu 23 May 2019

Spring Afternoon Flat Racing

Head to Chepstow for the Spring Afternoon Flat Meeting!

Experience the atmosphere of a great afternoon at the races with 7 thrilling races on the card.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Gin & Jazz Racenight

Head to Chepstow for the Gin & Jazz Racenight!

Experience the thrill and atmosphere of a great evening of racing at the popular Gin & Jazz racenight!

Mon 24 Jun 2019

2-4-1 Raceday

Buy one ticket to this race meeting and get another one free!

Experience the thrill and atmosphere of a great afternoon of racing with 7 great races on the card.

Tue 02 Jul 2019

Summer Evening Race Meeting

Head to Chepstow for the Summer Evening Race Meeting!

Experience the atmosphere of a great afternoon at the races with 7 thrilling races on the card.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Ladies Evening

Featured Event

Ladies Evening returns to Chepstow Racecourse on Friday 12th July 2019

Get your biggest hat and best suit and head to the races for an afternoon and evening of great racing and brilliant entertainment - details to be released shortly.

Thu 22 Aug 2019

Summer Afternoon Flat Meeting

Head to Chepstow for the Summer Afternoon Flat Meeting!

Experience the atmosphere of a great afternoon at the races with 7 thrilling races on the card.

Mon 02 Sep 2019

Autumn Afternoon Raceday

Head to Chepstow for the Autumn Afternoon Raceday!

Experience the atmosphere of a great afternoon at the races with 7 thrilling races on the card.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Autumn Afternoon Raceday

Head to Chepstow for the Autumn Afternoon Raceday!

Experience the atmosphere of a great afternoon at the races with 7 thrilling races on the card.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Autumn Afternoon Raceday

Head to Chepstow for the Autumn Afternoon Raceday!

Experience the atmosphere of a great afternoon at the races with 7 thrilling races on the card.

Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

One Enclosure

Combines both of the below enclosures into one - this is used for many of the racedays in the calendar.

Premier Enclosure

Guests staying at the Premier Enclosure will be treated with unprecedented views of the racing action. Your Premier Admission badge also offers full access to all public areas. The racecourse politely asks that guests adhere to the smart casual dress code - whilst smart jeans are acceptable, ripped jeans, casual shorts (tailored shorts are acceptable) football/rugby shirts, or trainers are all not permitted.

Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure

Those staying within the Grandstand will receive views of the track and parade ring, as well as having access to the bar and selection of food outlets.

Chepstow Racecourse St Lawrence Road Chepstow Monmouthshire NP16 6BE
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Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

BY TRAIN

Chepstow Train Station is conveniently located only a 10 minute walk from the town centre. Direct trains run from Birmingham, Cardiff, Cheltenham Spa, Derby, Gloucester, Newport and Nottingham. Connections are also available at Newport for London Paddington, Shrewsbury, Hereford, Crewe, Manchester, Swansea and all parts of Wales. Also, Bristol, Bath, Exeter, Salisbury and Portsmouth and all parts of the South and West of England.

BY BUS

A bus shuttle service runs from the town's train station, via the bus station, to the racecourse on racedays. The service also operates from Newport train station. Return tickets cost £3 from Chepstow and £5 from Newport.

Parking

BY CAR

Chepstow Racecourse is easily accessible from the M4 East (J21) or the M4 West (J23). From there, take the M48 and exit at Junction 2 towards Chepstow. The racecourse is on the A466 Chepstow to Monmouth Road.

PARKING

Parking at Chepstow is both free and plentiful.

Dress Codes

What to wear

No vests, football/rugby shirts or ripped jeans are allowed anywhere on the racecourse. In public areas, customers should wear smart shorts and trainers, whilst In hospitality areas, smart, casual clothing is preferred. Trainers, shorts, shirts without a collar or fancy dress are all not permitted. The racecourse encourages as many hospitality guests as possible to dress-up for the occasion.

Racecourse Information

The History

Chepstow Racecourse hosts 32 Jumps and Flats fixtures annually. Highlights include the prestigious Coral Wealth National just after Christmas, Caribbean Night in January and the Family Fun Racedays with FREE entry and entertainment for children in April and August. In recent years, the racecourse has also had a special relationship with music - Madness, Tom Jones and UB40 have all played. This year saw Simply Red take to the stage and provided the perfect evening out following the racing. Indeed, a day out at Chepstow Racecourse should certainly not be missed, especially when you consider children under 18 go free!

Chepstows track is a left handed, oval circuit of just under 2 miles and provides a real test of stamina, particularly in the Winter months. The Jumps and Flat run adjacent to each other and inter-join at approximately the 5 furlong marker in the home straight.