Cheltenham Racecourse

Type:Venue Provider

Prestbury Park
GL50 4SH

Tel: 01242 513014

Cheltenham Racecourse



  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Key Features

  • Smoking Some Areas

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge) - During Gold Cup Festival & November meet

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00*

* Open all year during office hours, but checking is advisable

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Road Directions

North of town centre

Public Transport Directions

Bus route D from Clarence Street every 10 minutes


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Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

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