Types of Experiences at Chester Racecourse

Published on 25 April 2024

A day at the races is something everyone can enjoy which is why here at Chester Racecourse we pride ourselves on not being just a one trick pony! 

We’ve got it all, whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in thrilling horse racing, socialise with friends in the thriving city of Chester or bring your family for a fun day in the sun. So let us take the reins and show you what experiences are waiting for you at Chester Racecourse. 

Picking The Right Enclosure 

Depending on what type of day at the races you’re looking for, will depend on what enclosure is best for you. We have six enclosures in total with prices ranging from £10 per person to £160 per person.  

The Roodee  

Looking for a more relaxed day at the races? Let us introduce you to the Roodee enclosure where you can enjoy a day out with your family or friends without having to worry about a dress code. And don’t forget to bring a picnic for those glorious race days! Prices start from £10.00 per person. View more information here – The Roodee.

Tattersalls Enclosure 

An all-time favourite with our racegoers is the Tattersalls Enclosure – and we can see why! Trackside viewing of the final furlong, access to the Paddock and a variety of food and drinks vendors to keep you going throughout the day. Price start from £20.00 per person. View more information here – Tattersalls Enclosure.

County Concourse  

As one of our more premium enclosures in the general admission areas, the County Concourse will provide you unbelievable views of the final stages of every race, access to both sides of the track and most importantly admission to the County Champagne Bar! Prices start from £30.00 per person. View more information here – County Concourse.

County Long Room  

Unlock the Final Furlong experience with the County Long Room. This enclosure is located in the main grandstand at the racecourse and promises to provide unbeatable views, a dedicated bar and plenty of seating. Prices start from £35.00 per person. View more information here – County Long Room.

Winning Post 

Ideal for guests who want to experience the real buzz of a race day, the Winning Post Enclosure offers a lively and premium atmosphere with a great view of the track. Situated within the paddock area of the racecourse. Prices start from £65.00 per person. View more information here – Winning Post.

Edinburgh Gin Garden  

If you’re looking for the perfect al fresco setting with plenty of G&T’s and live music, the Edinburgh Gin Garden will be right up your street! Plus, get close to the action with unbeatable views over the Paddock and Parade Ring. Prices start from £85.00 per person. View more information here – Edinburgh Gin Garden.

Our Dazzling Hospitality Packages  

If you’re spending a day at the races, why not make the most out of it? Our hospitality packages offer a first-class service and chic surroundings, providing the perfect environment to enjoy a luxury day out with family, friends or clients.  Whether you’re looking for bubbling champagne or fine dining (or both!) we’ve got something that will make you feel like the MANE attraction. 

The White Horse  

The White Horse overlooks the pre-parade ring, just a short walk from the winner’s enclosure. Serving pub classics and dishes inspired by season, locally sourced ingredients, the White horse offers a relaxed race day dining experience. Find out more – The White Horse.

1539 Restaurant & Bar  

This place holds a special place in our hearts as it is named after the year that racing first took place at Chester. Buy don’t think it’s stuck in time! Enjoy glasses of champagne and a five-course á la carte menu in this beautiful, modern glass front restaurant. Find out more – 1539 Restaurant & Bar.

The Turf  

For a special occasion like the Boodles May Festival, the Turf Restaurant opens its doors and offers an intimate dining experience, perfect for couples and smaller groups. Enjoy cream tea, hand crafted patisserie and freshly baked scones, sip on glasses of champagne and gain access to the County Lawn where you can cheer the horses past the winning post. Find out more – The Turf.

Final Furlong  

Looking to enjoy a day at the races in a larger group? Say hello to The Final Furlong Restaurant. After dining, guests can stroll to the rails of the racetrack to watch the thrilling action in the final minutes of the races and then head over to the Festival Village to dance the day away with our live music. Find out more – Final Furlong.

The Clubhouse  

New for 2024, the Clubhouse is a new, redefined hospitality concept located within the Festival Village. Expect a whole new meaning to luxury dining with live cooking stations, an inclusive curated drinks menu and irresistible mini desserts. Plus, get ahead of the game with our handy racecourse history guide and tips! Find out more – The Clubhouse.

Paddock Rooms  

The Paddock at Chester is the true heart of the Racecourse. You can see the horses and jockeys preparing for the races in the Parade Ring and watch the world go by; including a celebrity or two! Find out more – Paddock Rooms.

 Festival Chalets 

Looking to get close to the action? The Festival Chalets are a perfect option as you’ll only be only a few steps away from the running rails to watch the horses come thundering past! Find out more – Festival Chalets.

 Private Boxes 

Perfect for corporate days out, our Private Boxes offer a luxurious experience with first- class facilities. Enjoy spectacular views of the Final Furlong, Winning Post and the Paddock whilst you sip glasses of your favourite tipple on your private balcony. Find out more – Private Boxes.


It’s known as the best of the best for a reason! PARADE is our most luxurious setting on the racecourse so expect signature cocktails, DJ sets, fine dining and a Laurent-Perrier Rosé champagne reception – how fancy! When the summer arrives, don’t forget to visit our roof garden and viewing terrace. Find out more – PARADE.

Bookings Now Available For 2024 

With so many options, we understand it might be hard to pick just one! But don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of upcoming race days in 2024 for you to try out different enclosures and hospitality packages. Take a look at what’s coming up – Racing at Chester Racecourse.

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