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To make the most out of your day


We want your time at The Festival™ presented by Magners to be as extraordinary as possible 

Take a look at each individual raceday page and follow our social channels to keep up-to-date with all the latest information on the race schedule, the Going, and a wealth of information to ensure your raceday is unforgettable. 


A good starting point for any trip to The Festival is to download the fantastic Jockey Club App.


For Member, Club and Tattersalls' ticket holders, a visit to the World famous Guinness Village is a must. Sample a drop of the black stuff as the craic creates an atmosphere that can only be experienced at The Festival.


As part of ensuring our guests enjoy a safe environment while attending Cheltenham Racecourse, we thank you for cooperating with our routine search procedures on arrival and restriction on bag sizes being entered into the Racecourse. To read our full bag policy click here.


Raceday Style

As we race largely during the winter months, the weather can be unpredictable, so we would advise you to dress accordingly.


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Racecourse Map

View our official Racecourse Map for Cheltenham Racecourse and find your way around the Grandstand and Course. 

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Racecard & Jockey Club App

Take a look at our guide to the Racecard for The Festival. 

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Food and Drink

Explore your food and drink options across all three enclosures. 

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Bands Performing at The Festival

Find out about all the bands performing at The Festival.

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The Shopping Village

The Cotswolds premiere destination on all things fashion available at The Festival.

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Race On App

With a digital racecard, mobile ticketing and the chance to win amazing prizes, The Jockey Club app is sure to enhance your day at the races.

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Local Accommodation

Take away the hassle of getting home after a day at the races and stay at our local, recommended accommodation. 

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When and What Time?

Everything you need to know in prepartation for your visit to Cheltenham Racecourse including timings, facts and directions.

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Car & Coach Parking

If you're arriving by car, we have parking available across all four days of The Festival to purchase on-the-day for only £20. 


If you're arriving in a coach of 15 seats+ please ensure you've applied for your coach parking pass. 

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Venue Accessibility

Cheltenham welcomes racegoers with disabilities and offers a range of facilities to enable them to get the most from their day.

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Click below for information on transport and parking when visiting The Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. 

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Car Parking

Have you purchased your tickets for The Festival, but forgot your car parking pass? Buy today for only £12 per car. 

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Cookie Policy

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