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8th March 2018

There are so many reasons to enjoy horse racing. The power and speed of the horses up close, the excitement of placing a bet, the glamour of Lady’s Day and of course taking the whole family for a fun day out. If you are looking for a racing weekend without hotel prices and small rooms you could stay at one of our parks which are located close to some the best UK racecourses. Our luxurious lodges and hot tubs are the perfect way to recharge after your winning day!

If you are interested in finding out more about a tailor made racing package please contact our team with your Dream Lodge park choice and race day event information and we will get back to you.


A perfect day out if you are staying at The Sanctuary in Berkshire. Founded in 1711 by Queen Anne, Ascot remains one of the UK’s leading racecourses and maintains close association with the British Royal family. The most prestigious races are the King GeorgeVI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes in July but the World famous Royal Ascot takes place each June offering five days of top quality Flat Racing. Ascot offers both fantastic sporting and social occassion and has non horse racing events such as Christmas markets and firework displays throughout the year.

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Set on the Sussex Downs, Brighton Racecourse has beautiful views of Brighton and Hove and is one of the UK’s most unique racecourse settings. With a host of flat racing fixtures between April and October there is perfect opportunity to combine horse racing and a holiday at idyllic Woodlands Park The racecourse also opens its doors for events including Antiques, Collectables and Vintage Fair and a Christmas Gift Fair.

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Chelmsford City
Originally opened as Great Leigh, Chelmsford City Racecourse is a popular venue with Newmarket trainers and race goers alike. With a packed racing calendar and live concerts scheduled it’s definitely ideal for race fans and music fans alike. Elm Farm Country Park is a favourable destination for your trip.

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Opening soon, Whitecliff Park situated in the enchanted Royal Forest of Dean is a great location for a racing weekend mini break. The Cheltenham Festival is one of the most prestigious National Hunt events in the racing calendar and it attracts the best British and Irish trained horses each March with races including The Queen Mother Champion Chase and The Cheltenham Gold Cup.

With exciting races from October to May click here to find out more

Close to Blossom Hill in Devon, Exeter Racecourse is known locally as Haldon racecourse as it is located at the top of the Haldon Hills. The National Hunt course set in the stunning Devon countryside plays host to an exciting calendar including Haldon gold Cup Day in November and exciting New Year’s Day racing. A firm favorite for February is Super Sundays which is great fun for the family.

Great Yarmouth
When holidaying at Norfolk Park a day at Great Yarmouth Racecourse is a perfect day away from the beach! Racing highlights include Ladies Night in July, Live Music Race nights and a Summer Family Fun Day in August. With a host of Autumn racing weekends too there is something in the racing calendar for everyone.

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Even closer to a day at the races from The Sanctuary is Newbury Racecourse. Offering an array of winter fixtures its the perfect day out for afternoon racing and events, including Worthigton’s Armed Forces Race Day for the whole family and The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival.

This year Newbury Racecourse is hosting several non racing events, including a magical Nania Christmas party and dinner on Saturday December 16.

Ideally situated close to Fornham Park and Lazy Otter Meadows, Newmarket racecourse is the headquarters of the World of Flat Horse Racing. Situated in Suffolk, Newmarket is without doubt home to some of the World’s finest horse racing. With meetings from April through to November it’s calendar highlights include the 1000 and 2000 Guineas and the Cambridgeshire meeting.

In the summer months Newmarket hosts Newmarket Nights and Summer Saturday Live from June through to August which is a host of Live music events that take place after racing. Previous artists to have played at these events include: Jools Holland, Little Mix, James and Olly Murs.

For more information on Newmarket Racing and Live events click here

Newton Abbot
Also close to Blossom Hill is Newton Abbot racecourse, uniquely it is one of the country’s leading summer jumps racecourse and hosts exciting meetings from March through to October with highlights being East Saturday and Ladies Day in August.

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