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Thursday 26 December 2024



There's no better place to be than Wincanton Racecourse, Somerset, on Boxing Day. It's without a doubt the most popular fixture at Wincanton Racecourse!


Get your family and friends together for a festive day out at the races on Thursday 26 December and join us to continue the seasonal celebrations! Don't forget, under 18s race for FREE!


Please allow plenty of time to arrive to avoid delays! We have mince pies on arrival for gates openening - be quick they won't be around for long! 


Please read our pre-arrival messaging, scroll down to read!

Parking: there will be stewards on-site to direct you. Plese note disabled parking is limited.

Dogs and Picnics: are only allowed in the Course Enclosure. We ask you to not bring any alcohol on course. Food and Drink outlets and internal bars selling alcohol are available at all race meetings.

Cashpoints: There’s no cash machines on-site.

These are approximate timings to be confirmed closer to the raceday







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Travel & Arrival Information


We look forward to welcoming you to Wincanton Racecourse for our Boxing Day Raceday.


This is an extremely popular raceday and therefore we advise early arrival, gates open at 10am.


If you choose to arrive closer to the first race it is likely you will experience queuing during your journey to the racecourse and on entry to the carparks.


We would appreciate it if you could car share where possible to help us deliver car parking for all customers and to ease congestion en route to the racecourse. We advise early arrival at the site gates Please note that ALL parking at Wincanton is on grass.


All traffic arriving at the racecourse from Bruton / Gillingham and Eastbound from the A303 to follow steward directions to North car parks.​


All southbound traffic arriving at the racecourse from Wincanton and Westbound from the A303 to follow steward directions into South car parks.

All car parks will accept Premier/Grandstand/Course enclosure tickets as well as Hospitality guests. ​

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer Annual Members a dedicated car park for the Boxing Day fixture.​


Please follow the steward's directions to the nearest car park.​


Annual Members can enter through any entrance. ​


An Annual Members desk is not required for this fixture due to there not being guest badge access.


The Information Window and Totes will accept your Racecards vouchers for this fixture. ​

We kindly request Owners and Trainers to approach the site from the South (Wincanton Town Centre) this will allow easy access into the Owners and Trainers car park.

Racegoers that have purchased tickets for Course Enclosure/Cars to course please enter the site from the North (Bruton / Gillingham) using gate E.


Parking within the Course enclosure can only be purchased on the day from the gate (£10 per car) We advise payment via CASH.


There are no cash machines available on our courses so if you plan to use cash, please remember to bring it with you.



Plan Your Day

Plan your day

Plan your day

Ensure you are prepared for a day at Wincanton Racecourse with our all you need to know guide.

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Directions & Parking

Directions & Parking

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Raceday Style

Raceday Style

At Wincanton Racecourse we believe racing should be enjoyed by anyone and everyone. And one thing is certainly true, the more relaxed and comfortable we feel, the more likely we are to have a great time. So that’s why we’ve created one very simple piece of guidance, to come “dressed to feel your best”.



Do you have any racing or mobile ticketing questions? Read our most frequently asked questions here. 


Did you know?

Half price tickets for 18-24 year olds

Half price tickets for 18-24 year olds

Sign up to RacePass and save up to 50% off your admission ticket when aged 18-24.

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Under 18s go FREE

Under 18s go FREE

Under 18s race for free at the majority of Jockey Club racedays. 

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