The SSAFA Autumn Afternoon RacingFeatured Event
Join us for our SSAFA Raceday
With 7 races on the card it is sure to be a thrilling afternoon of jump racing.
Christmas Party Raceday with the WurzelsFeatured Event
Join us for our festive Christmas Party Raceday!
The 2019 Coral Welsh Grand NationalFeatured Event
Join us with family and friends in-between Christmas and New Year for our feature meeting of the year The Coral Welsh Grand National
The biggest raceday in Wales will return to Chepstow Racecourse on Friday 27th December.
There will be plenty of entertainment throughout the day for the entire family as well as the thrilling racing
Where to be for the best views
Combines both of the below enclosures into one - this is used for many of the racedays in the calendar.
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.
How to find us
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.
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.
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 at Chepstow is both free and plentiful.
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.
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.