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The Festival™

Regular and first-time racegoers alike are welcomed to Cheltenham Racecourse for four extraordinary days of racing from 15 - 18 March 2022.

 

Whether you're a lover of horseracing or simply looking for a day out with friends and family, come and join us at the greatest racecourse in the world, and here's 8 reasons why we think you should...

 

VISITING THE GREATEST RACECOURSE IN THE WORLD

As voted by the Racing Post

 

‘The greatest racecourse in the world’… That can only mean one thing. It’s time for The Festival™. Whether you’re a first-timer or a racing regular, this isn’t one to miss. The crown jewel of Jump racing, Cheltenham is where champions are made and memories last. And we can’t wait to welcome you.

 

Within our three Enclosures, you will get that picture-perfect shot of the course and views Cheltenham Racecourse has to offer. 

 

 

EXPERIENCE THE ROAR

 

Picture this: Horses at the post. The stands are full. And the nerves begin to settle. The first race is off. What comes next? The roar. A roar like no other. Heard nowhere else. It’s the ‘Cheltenham Roar’. You need to hear it to believe it.

 

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BEST OF THE BEST IN ACTION & THE GOLD CUP

 

From old favorites Kauto Star and Ruby Walsh to todays’ stars A Plus Tard and Rachael Blackmore, Cheltenham is for the best of the best. It’s the pinnacle of racing, guaranteed to make for an unforgettable experience. You’re going to want to be a part of this one.

 

RELIVE THE ACTION

 

ST PATRICK'S DAY & IRELAND

 

This St Patrick’s Day we’re celebrating all things Irish at Cheltenham Racecourse. And with one of racing’s greatest rivalries in Great Britain v Ireland, we’re set for an unforgettable day at the races. After last year’s Irish dominance in The Prestbury Cup it’s game on for the Brits. Join us to celebrate St Patrick’s day.

 

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THE ORCHARD

 

The Festival is the perfect day out for everyone, but for a truly special experience, head to The Orchard. You can treat yourself to a private pod with a balcony and dining option, enjoy live DJs and shop exclusive designer brands. The perfect accompaniment to world class racing.

 

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THE SHOPPING

 

Shop ‘til you drop and enjoy world class racing with world class retail. Visit the Shopping Village where you’ll find over 70 individual and boutique shops. Whatever your style, you can be sure you’ll find something to bring back home to your wardrobe.

 

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WORLD CLASS HOSPITALITY

 

Enjoy a day of luxury by wining and dining in the heart of the Cotswolds. This year, we look forward to welcoming you to our newest restaurant, 480. We champion local and sustainable food. So we make sure our ingredients are sourced within four hundred and eighty furlongs, a sixty mile radius of the racecourse, it’s our inspiration behind 480. And it’s your three course invitation to a gastronomic celebration.

 

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THE BUZZ

 

We’re more than racing. We’re thrilling, entertaining and unforgettable. That’s why we’ve got you covered off the track, too. With live music from The Hipcats, The Wickermen and Lucky 15’s to name a few. So while the racing might come to an end, the entertainment certainly doesn’t.

 

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The Festival™ 2023

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Tuesday 14 - Friday 17 March 2023

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