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Cheltenham Racecourse

Where to Go

Entry is through the Owners and Trainers desk at North Entrance where you will be able to collect your owners’ tickets, badges & wristbands.

Details of those owners attending will have had to be pre-registered through the PASS System or directly with the Owners and Trainers office by 4pm the day before the fixture.


The racecourse is just a 5-minute drive from Cheltenham Town Centre, on Evesham Road. Alternatively, just off J11 on the M5. During our racing season, AA signs will mark all major approach routes.



Parking for all connections is in the Owners & Trainers Car Park located by the North Entrance. Entrance to the car park is via Southham Lane or from the Evesham Road, please follow the blue route to reach the Owners & Trainers’ Car Park, your advised route to your parking destination is available by scanning the QR code on the back of label.


Owners are entitled to two Owners and Trainers parking labels per runner. These will be sent to the registered owner or syndicate manager by post at entry stage. They will be sent to the address that is registered with Weatherbys.


Please contact the Cheltenham Owners Desk ( should your car parking labels not have arrived by the day before racing.


If you are arriving by taxi, please let us know in advance, as the taxi drop off area is not located near our Owners and Trainers Desk, we will be happy to arrange for any tickets or badges to be left at our Main Drive Ticket Office for collection.

Cheltenham Spa Train Station is just a 40-minute train journey from Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads.


Cheltenham Spa Station to Cheltenham Racecourse:

  • 10 Minute Drive
  • 40 Minute Walk


Cheltenham Racecourse welcome private and chartered helicopter landings at the Air Charter Service Helipad.


The Helicopter landing area is situated to the Northeast of the racecourse. Prior notice is required for landings and insurance indemnities completed. Aircraft owners must book in with Air Charter Service (Tel: +44 (0)208339 8588 or email: and receive a brief prior to landing permission being issued.


For private jet and helicopter charter enquiries contact Air Charter Service (Tel: +44 (0)208339 8588 or email:


No Landings will be permitted withing 30 minutes of the first race, and no take offs will be permitted until 30 minutes after the last race, except by permission of the Clerk of the Course. We do not have facilities for fixed wing aircraft.


Full aircraft facilities are available at Staverton 5 n.m from the course.

Owners & Trainers arriving at the course via helicopter, must please notify the Cheltenham Owners Desk on +44 (0)1242 537 602 or email in order to arrange for your tickets and badges to be available for collection from the Heli-field entrance.


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