Where to be for the best views
Premier badge holders have access to the Premier Stand, Restaurant and bar.
The Grandstand and Paddock Enclosure
Within this enclosure you have access to the main Grandstand, Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure. There are a variety of bars and catering outlets selling fast food and snacks.
How to find us
Hereford railway station is around one mile away from the racecourse and is no longer than a 5 minute taxi journey. If you're travelling from London there is a train from Paddington which will take you to Hereford station.
Helicopters may land on the courses with prior permission from the racecourse management on 01291 622260 or on a race day 01432 273560.
From the North the racecourse can be reached via the A49 from Leominster and the A4110. The Main southern approach roads are the A49 and the A465. The A438 through Hereford itself passes close to the racecourse and there is also an approach on the A4103 from Worcester.
What to wear
General dress code is smart casual however dress codes can vary for different events. If you are unsure call 01432 273560.
Hereford racecourse is almost square in shape with a circuit of about a mile-and-a-half. Opened in 1771 the course was greatly modernised in the 1960s, and in 1966 a photo-finish camera was installed. Having failed to obtain a new lease from the Hereford Council, Arena Racing Company ceased operations there in December 2012. Hereford staged its final Thoroughbred race meeting on 16 December 2012 but is still used for Arabian racing. The course was used by the North Herefordshire Hunt for a Point to point in May 2014 and was the venue for 2 point to points in 2015. The course also staged Arabian Horse Racing in 2015. Two point to points will again be staged at the course in 2016, the North Ledbury in April and the North Herefordshire Hunt at the end of May. The course will reopen for National Hunt racing on 6 October 2016, holding a maximum of four fixtures in 2016 with a possible twelve more expected to follow in 2017.