What's On

Sun 08 Mar 2020

International Womens Day Mixed Meeting

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On Sunday 8th March Southwell Racecourse are hosting their International Women's Day meeting, where there will be 8 fantastic races, 4 on the Flat and 4 over jumps, exclusively for female jockeys.

It will be a fantastic way to showcase all the talent that the female jockeys have to a wider audience.

Before racing, the local Side Saddle Association (Area 12, which covers Notts, Lincs, Derbys) will be parading.

The inspirational Claire Lomas will be there to help raise funds for Whizz Kidz, a charity that helps disabled .children get the mobility equipment they deserve.

Sat 21 Mar 2020

Irish Night

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Head to Southwell for the Irish Night, a Saturday Night full of All-Weather Championships action on the Fibresand under the lights. There will also be live music after racing.

Sun 12 Apr 2020

Easter Family Fun Day

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Head to Southwell for the Easter Sunday Fun Day, the big family raceday of the year, with lots of activities for the kids.

Mon 31 Aug 2020

Family Fun Day

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Head to Southwell for another family raceday, a great day out for all with racing for the adults and lots of free entertainment for the kids.

Fri 11 Dec 2020

Gentlemen's Day

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Head to Southwell for Gentlemen's Day!

Fri 18 Dec 2020

Festive Raceday

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Head to Southwell for a Festive Raceday!

Sun 20 Dec 2020

Festive Raceday

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Head to Southwell for a Festive Raceday!

Tue 29 Dec 2020

Festive Raceday

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Head to Southwell for a Festive Raceday!

Enclosures

Where to be for the best views

Grandstand Enclosure

This is often referred to as the Tattersalls Enclosure at other racecourses. This enclosure gives you access to the Grandstand and most the ground floors.

Premier Enclosure

This gives you access to all public areas.

Occupation Lane, Rolleston, NG25 0TS
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Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

By Train

The nearest station is Rolleston which is adjacent to the course. Rolleston Train Station lies on the Nottingham to Lincoln line. If you arrive at Newark Station, then it is about a 9 mile journey to Racecourse Road, Southwell. Additional train services run on racedays calling at Rolleston, in line with the first and last race times.

By Car

From the M1 south: Leave the M1 at Junction 21A and join the A46 towards Newark. Continue on the A46 to Newark, on approaching the roundabout junction with the B6166 take the first exit still on the A46. At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A617 towards Mansfield and Southwell. On approaching Southwell turn left onto Racecourse Lane and drive for 2 miles.

From the A1: Continue on the A1 to the Newark junction with the A46. Join the A46 towards Nottingham, at the roundabout take the third exit onto the A617 towards Mansfield and Southwell. Turn left onto the A612 signposted Southwell. On approaching Southwell turn left onto Racecourse Lane and drive for 2 miles.

Due to local authority restrictions, Occupation Lane and Station Road in Rolleston cannot be used as a means of access for Sunday race meetings

Parking

Parking is free.

Dress Codes

What to wear

Customers in the Premier Enclosure and all hospitality areas are respectfully asked to refrain from wearing T-shirts, shorts or training shoes. Casual wear is acceptable in the Grandstand Enclosure.

Racecourse Information

The History

Southwell Racecourse is a thoroughbred racing venue, located near Newark-on-Trent. In 1989 it became an all-weather racecourse and is now one of only 5 racecourses in the UK to have an all-weather track and is the only one with a fibresand surface. The unique fibresand surface is deep and so makes the track a good stamina test. National Hunt racing is also held at this venue. Situated just 7 miles from Newark and 15 miles from Nottingham and set in 145 acres of beautiful Nottinghamshire countryside, Southwell Racecourse is a stunning location that has been steeped in history since its very first race meeting, on 16th May 1898.