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ENCLOSURES AT THE FESTIVAL™

Best Mate Enclosure at Cheltenham Racecourse

This is the most affordable way to enjoy what racing at Cheltenham has to offer and is tremendous value for money. 

 

The enclosure is positioned opposite the main Grandstand, providing an excellent view of the racing and top-class betting facilities, bars and a variety of food choices. 

 

Arguably the best of its type at any British racecourse, it's ideal for the novice racegoers who are eager to enjoy the atmosphere and keep an eye on the pennies. Please note, with this enclosure you have no access to the Pre-Parade and Parade Ring, and Shopping Village. 

 

With a Best Mate ticket, you may only enter the racecourse through the Best Mate gates located at the South of the site. During The Festival™, Party in the Pavilion acts as the enclosure's own live music venue with DJs and bands throughout the week.

 

Planning to attend in groups of 15+? Book today by calling 03447 489201.  

YOUR TICKET ALLOWS YOU ACCESS TO THESE AREAS:

 

  • Views opposite the finishing line
  • Covered grandstand
  • Access to food outlets and bars 
  • Live music 
  • Head on views of the racecourse ...and much more.

 

Please note, with this enclosure you have no access to the Pre-Parade. Parde Ring, Guinness Village, The Orchard™, The Park, The Festival Lounge and The Shopping Village. 

Cheltenham Racecourse Enclosure Map
View from Best Mate Enclosure at Cheltenham Racecourse

YOU WILL HAVE ACCESS TO ALL THE BEST MATE ENCLOSURE FOOD AND DRINK OUTLETS:

  • Desert Orchid
  • Dawn Run 
  • The Pavilion Bar
  • Jim's Real Ale Bar
  • Full selection of mobile catering 

 

Other Enclosures

Club Enclosure

There's no better way to enjoy The Festival™ than from Club Enclosure, it's the most premier with access to all public areas and spectacular views. 

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Tattersalls Enclosure

The perfect middle ground between Club and Best Mate Enclosure. Be close up to the Winners' Enclosure, stand by the Winning Post and get stunning views from the Tattersalls Grandstand viewing steps.

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The Cheltenham Festival 2022

Tuesday 15 - Friday 18 March 

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