Chepstow Racecourse

Chepstow Racecourse

St Lawrence Road, Chepstow, NP16 6BE
01291 622260
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Travel Information

By Road – The racecourse is on the A466 Chepstow to Monmouth Road, not far from the now toll-free Severn Bridge. From the M4 East (junction 21) or M4 West (junction 23), take the M48 and exit at junction 2 (Chepstow) then follow the brown racecourse signs.

By Bus – A shuttle bus service provided by Newport Transport operates from Chepstow train station to the racecourse via the town’s bus station. The service also operates from Newport train station direct to the racecourse. £5 single from Newport train station to Chepstow Racecourse – Free return on presentation of the ticket to the driver. £1 single from Chepstow train and bus station to the racecourse.

By Rail – Chepstow station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the town centre. There are direct trains to Chepstow from Birmingham, Cardiff, Cheltenham Spa, Derby, Gloucester, Newport and Nottingham. Connections are available at Newport for London (Paddington), Hereford, Shrewsbury, Crewe, Manchester, Swansea, all parts of Wales and all parts of South and West England.

Connections at Cheltenham Spa for Yorkshire, North East of England and Scotland. Connections to London airports at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stanstead. Other airports with good connections include Birmingham international, East Midlands, Exeter, Manchester, Bristol, Cardiff International and Southampton.

By Air – Bristol Airport – approximately 30 miles. Cardiff Airport – approximately 45 miles. Helicopters may land on the racecourse by prior arrangement.

Past performers

Feeder, Kaiser Chiefs, Madness, Simply Red, Sir Tom Jones, UB40, Will Young

Fun fact

The great Sir Gordon Richards rode the winners of 11 consecutive races at Chepstow over two days in 1933.


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