FOR THOSE WHO WALK OR PARK AT THE RACECOURSE
DIRECTIONS AND PARKING
Are you walking to the Racecourse from your local accommodation or from the town centre? Or are you parking at the racecourse? See below our directions and parking.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the racecourse.
Traffic to the racecourse can build up at peak times, and therefore we would advise you to arrive early to avoid the traffic.
In addition, especially at the major meetings the traffic exiting the course can also build up, so please do be aware of this when making travel arrangements.
Parking within the Main Car Park is free of charge.
For those who wish to park on the rails, parking is available in this area on every raceday.
The on-the-day cost to park is £6 per car (£8 on feature days) plus a Grandstand ticket for each occupant.
On Boxing Day the cost is £10 per car plus a course enclosure entry ticket at £12 per person.
This does not allow access to the parade ring but upgrades are possible on the day subject to availability.
Wincanton Racecourse is situated on the B3081 between Wincanton and Bruton. The B3081 is just off the A303 which is the arterial route between London and the South West. It is 37 miles south of Bristol and 38 miles north of Bournemouth. There is free parking at the racecourse and places allocated for disabled drivers are available in all car parks.
From Bournemouth, follow the signs towards Blandford on the A350. Continue on the A350 until the traffic lights north of Blandford. At the traffic lights turn left towards Sturminster Newton on the A357. Take the A357 and continue through numerous villages. Bypass Sturminster Newton, remaining on the A357 and then follow the signs to Stalbridge and Wincanton. As you come into Wincanton town centre the racecourse is signposted and is on the B3081 towards Bruton.
From Bristol follow the signs for Shepton Mallet on the A37 and at Shepton Mallet follow signs to Castle Cary and Wincanton on the A371. Follow the signs for Wincanton town centre and the racecourse is approximately 1 mile from the town on the B3081, on the left hand side.
If you are using a Sat Nav to find us, please use BA9 8BJ as the postcode.