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Exeter Racecourse

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS

Tel: 01392 832599

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Exeter Racecourse


Set in a stunning location overlooking beautiful Devon countryside, Exeter Racecourse prides itself as being one of the UK’s most progressive tracks, with excellent facilities and transport links to match competitive racing throughout the National Hunt Season.

Whether you’re a seasoned or first-time racegoer, you’re guaranteed a great day out and a warm welcome at Exeter Racecourse, with corporate-friendly weekday meetings, holiday fixtures to suit the family and the popular Ladies Evening in May with a live band playing after racing. To complement the excitement of a day’s racing, the racecourse offers a range of superb hospitality packages, restaurant and bar facilities.

Exeter Racecourse’s fully established Conference and Events Centre is open throughout the year - we are proud to offer our clients outstanding levels of service and catering in any of our range of attractive and functional conference suites and will ensure your day is managed to exceed your highest expectations.

Race Fixtures

20th November – Devon Day
2nd December – First December Meeting
15th December – Christmas Fun Raceday

1st January – New Year’s Day Racing
17th January - January Jumps
12th February - Super Sunday
24th February - Devon National Raceday
7th March - First march Raceday
21st March - Higos Insurance Services Spring Raceday
11th April - Family Day
18th April - Evening Racing
26th April - Second Evening Racing
9th May - Ladies Night

All racetimes are subject to change - please call the Racecourse Office on (01392) 832599 for confirmation nearer the raceday in question.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Accompanied children under 16Free
Grandstand & Paddock badge£13.00 per ticket
Haldon Premier badge£18.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Barry M
      Milton Keynes
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Beautiful Course with Excellent Sport
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 17th July 2017
      Set on top of Haldon Hill this course has superb views of both the environment and the racing. You can get a good meal here and also book your table to sit, eat and drink throughout all the races... Read full review
    • LargelyMonk
      Banstead, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Lovely setting, friendly staff
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 23rd June 2017
      Outside Exeter but not hard to find and there's plenty of free parking. The course is in a lovely setting although actually watching the racing can be problematic if you actually want to walk down to... Read full review
    • Mark B
      Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Pleasant birthday evening treat
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 20th May 2017
      As is always the case with racing the enjoyment is based somewhat on the weather, and the winnings! However given the weather was good and winnings less so my rating is pretty unbiased. Good... Read full review


    Road Directions

    Exeter Racecourse is situated at the top of Haldon Hill, alongside the A38 Exeter to Plymouth Road, 5 miles south west of the end of the M5 Motorway and two miles east of Chudleigh.

    Public Transport Directions

    By Rail

    To Exeter St David's from London (Paddington), two hours travelling time. Taxis are available by telephone Capital Taxis on 01392 433433. It is advisable to book your return journey after racing.

    By Bus

    Free bus from Exeter bus station and Exeter St David’s train station, to the Racecourse and back every raceday.


    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted

    Key Features

    • Families
    • Groups
    • In countryside
    • Outdoor Attraction
    • Stag and Hen Parties


    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Ramp/Level Access

    Parking & Transport

    • Coach Parking
    • On site parking


    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Establishment Features

    • Available for wedding receptions
    • Cater for groups
    • Conference facilities
    • Event venue
    • Toilets

    Specialist Features

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed towards senior citizens

    Opening Times

    open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

    * Saturday & Sunday closed unless racing/event or the day before racing.

    Please visit website or see below for race dates.

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