York Racecourse

County Stand at York Racecourse

County Stand at York Racecourse

York Racecourse is renowned as one of Europe’s finest flat racecourses. A multi award-winner with exceptional on-site dining and hospitality facilities, York Racecourse hosts some of the UK’s most iconic race meets including the annual August Ebor Festival, one of the oldest, fastest and certainly one of the most famous and fashionable races in the world.

With its classic Grade Listed buildings, outstanding Grandstands and beautifully presented lawns, York Racecourse is nothing less than first class, with a choice of formal and informal dining options, premier catering, conference and hospitality facilities all on-site.

See chart topping pop concerts and music weekend showcases here alongside premier race meets and choose from a range of racing packages to suit all budgets and tastes. York Racecourse is licensed for civil ceremonies and makes a unforgettable wedding venue with many suites boasting spectacular views across the course. Entertainment events at weekends include a popular comedy club and great tribute acts.

Getting There

York Racecourse is located within one mile of the city centre and the A64, making it an accessible course via road, bus and rail links. Rail travellers arriving at York Station can then swiftly connect with a frequent bus service (running every 10 minutes) to York Racecourse. Alternatively opt for a 5 minute taxi journey. Leeds Bradford Airport is under an hour (50 minutes) away.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.