Chester Racecourse

Vicky Andrews
Chester Racecourse
Courtesy of Chester Racecourse

Chester Racecourse, The Racecourse, Chester, CH1 2LY – Visit Now

Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world; the first recorded race was held here on 9th February 1539.

  • The Racecourse
  • Chester
  • CH1 2LY
  • View map

Opening Hours

  • Mon: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Tue: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Wed: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Thu: 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Fri: 8:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed
  • Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit

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