Chester Racecourse

Vicky Andrews
Chester Racecourse
Courtesy of Chester Racecourse

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

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Telephone: 01244304600 Visit Now

Opening Hours

  • Monday8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday8:00am - 5:00pm

Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit.

What's on at Chester Racecourse

What's on near Chester Racecourse

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ActivityLiverpool
Old Dock Tours, Liverpool

The Old Dock tour is a treat for younger and older visitors alike, fans of Liverpool’s maritime past, and anybody curious about local history.

£8.50 with concessions

Where to go near Chester Racecourse

Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City
Chester
Hotel
Roomzzz Aparthotel Chester City

There are 64 modern, spacious serviced apartments to choose from, including five stunning Penthouse Suites with their balconies overlooking the famous Chester Racecourse.

Abode Hotel Chester
Chester
Hotel
Abode Chester

Unique, stylish accommodation in the heart of the city of Chester. With unparalleled views of England’s oldest working racecourse, the contemporary Abode Chester offers a warm welcome in the heart of the city.

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Cheshire
Gallery
Watergate Street Gallery

This contemporary Art Gallery In Chester displays and sells original and affordable works, with regular new exhibitions listed on their website.

Chester
Museum
Grosvenor Museum

Discover Grosvenor Museum, from Roman artefacts to silver hallmarked in Chester, the Grosvenor Museum explores the rich history of Chester and the surrounding areas.

Little Roodee Cafe, Chester
Chester
Restaurant
Little Roodee Cafe

This is the meeting point for Chester Cycle Tours who will help you to explore Chester’s most fascinating places with views and landmarks you won’t see on a typical bus or walking tour.

Chester
Tourist Attraction
Chester Castle

Chester Castle was founded by William the Conqueror in 1070 and became the administrative centre of the earldom of Chester.

The Antiques Shop, Chester
Chester
Shop
The Antiques Shop

The Antiques Shop is housed within the Rows of Chester and has been owned and run by the same antiques dealer for nearly 30 years, selling British antiques and vintage items.

Dewa Roman Experience
Chester
Museum
Dewa Roman Experience

Dewa Roman Experience occupies a unique site at the heart of the original legionary fortress. In 1991 archaeologists discovered remains of the fortress on this site and the excavations have been left open for public viewing.

Weasel and the Bug, Chester
Chester
Shop
Weasel and the Bug

Weasel and The Bug believe that you should buy well and pass on, and that toys should be powered by children, not batteries. Taking care of the planet is a priority for many parents and pleasingly, Weasel and The Bug only stock products which are sustainably sourced.

Oddfellows hotel, Chester
Chester
Hotel
Oddfellows

Oddfellows hotel inhabits a Georgian townhouse right bang in the middle of Chester, only moments away from the river.

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Cheshire
Event venue
St Mary’s Creative Space

St Mary’s Creative Space in Cheshire is a rehearsal and exhibition space which regularly has exciting projects on for the public.

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