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Raceday Parking and Drop-Off

Cheltenham Racecourse, Evesham Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH

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Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Cheltenham Racecourse is located on the outskirts of Cheltenham, off Evesham Road.
      There are a number of different routes to the racecourse, the route will vary depending on the car park or drop-off point you are using.
      For more information on routes to the racecourse please click here (opens new tab).
    • There are 6 parking areas available on racedays; Red Car Park North, Red Car Park South, Green Car Park North, Green Car Park West, Blue Car Park, Yellow Car Park.
      The parking scheme is colour coded, so that your parking zone will match your label and preferred route. Hospitality guests should follow the colour of the car parking pass provided
      There are 2 coach parks located in the Red Car Parks North and South.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the venue.
    • There is a dedicated bus service from the South Car Park into town and the station for The November Meeting and The Festival. For all other meetings bus stops can be found just along Evesham Road from the main roundabout.
      Stagecoach service D and E runs every 6/7 minutes during the day and between 10 minutes and every hour on Monday to Saturday evenings. The service runs hourly on Sundays.
    • For more information on Stagecoach Buses please click here (opens new tab).
  • By Train View
    • The nearest Railway Station is Cheltenham Spa.
    • Trains from London to Cheltenham Spa generally run hourly and take about two hours. Trains from Birmingham generally run every half an hour and take about 35 minutes. From Bristol, trains leave every hour and take about 35 minutes. It is a 10 minute taxi ride from the station.
    • For more information on National Rail please click here (opens new tab).

Getting Help and Assistance

  • For racecourse maps please click here (new tab).
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • Staff receive disability awareness/equality training.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/near by.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • Electric scooters and manual wheelchairs are provided through the Event Mobility Charitable Trust.
  • Cheltenham Radio broadcasts live from every Cheltenham fixture (except The April Meeting and Hunter Chase Evening).
    Previews, features, interviews, competitions, reviews and live commentaries all combine to give you the best of the Cheltenham atmosphere, with the latest news and views.
    You can listen live on 87.7FM within 5 miles of the course, through the online web player or via a Cheltenham Radio earpiece.
    The Cheltenham Radio earpiece is available to purchase from racecard kiosks around the racecourse for £5 on the day of racing.

Parking (Red Car Park North)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off Evesham Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
    • The surface of the parking area varies between tarmac, loose chippings and grass.
      Parking is free at all of the meetings except Friday and Saturday of The November Meeting (£4 in advance, £5 on the day) and all four days of The Festival (£12 in advance, £20 on the day).
      There are plenty of parking spaces at Cheltenham Racecourse, although we would advise you to arrive early.

Parking (Red Car Park North - Blue Badge Bays)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located off Evesham Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is loose chippings.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.
    • On racedays there is a shuttle bus to transport visitors from the Blue Badge parking bays to the racecourse.
      When wishing to return to your vehicle please call 07899 235 004 to arrange collection from an entrance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
    • Parking is free at all of the meetings except Friday and Saturday of The November Meeting (£4 in advance, £5 on the day) and all four days of The Festival (£12 in advance, £20 on the day).
      There are plenty of parking spaces at Cheltenham Racecourse, although we would advise you to arrive early.

Red North - Coach Park

  • The Red North Coach Park is located off Evesham Road.
  • There is step free access throughout the coach park.
  • The surface of the flooring is loose chippings and grass.

Parking (Green Car Park North)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off Southam Lane.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
    • The surface of the parking area varies between tarmac, loose chippings and grass.
      Parking is free at all of the meetings except Friday and Saturday of The November Meeting (£4 in advance, £5 on the day) and all four days of The Festival (£12 in advance, £20 on the day).
      There are plenty of parking spaces at Cheltenham Racecourse, although we would advise you to arrive early.

Parking (Blue Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off Evesham Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 300cm x 600cm (9ft 10in x 19ft 8in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
    • Parking is free at all of the meetings except Friday and Saturday of The November Meeting (£4 in advance, £5 on the day) and all four days of The Festival (£12 in advance, £20 on the day).
      There are plenty of parking spaces at Cheltenham Racecourse, although we would advise you to arrive early.

Parking (Yellow Car Park)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off Evesham Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 350cm x 500cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • The dimensions of other designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
    • Parking is free at all of the meetings except Friday and Saturday of The November Meeting (£4 in advance, £5 on the day) and all four days of The Festival (£12 in advance, £20 on the day).
      There are plenty of parking spaces at Cheltenham Racecourse, although we would advise you to arrive early.

Parking (Green Car Park West)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off Evesham Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
    • The surface of the parking area varies between tarmac, loose chippings and grass.
      Parking is free at all of the meetings except Friday and Saturday of The November Meeting (£4 in advance, £5 on the day) and all four days of The Festival (£12 in advance, £20 on the day).
      There are plenty of parking spaces at Cheltenham Racecourse, although we would advise you to arrive early.

Drop-Off Point(s) (Green Car Park West)

  • Drop-Off Point(s) View
    • There is a/are designated drop-off point(s).
    • The drop-off point(s) is/are not signposted/clearly marked.
    • The drop-off point(s) is/are located off Evesham Road.
    • The route from the drop-off point(s) is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

Parking (Red Car Park South)

  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located off the B4075.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • There are additional car parks for visitors.
    • Parking is free at all of the meetings except Friday and Saturday of The November Meeting (£4 in advance, £5 on the day) and all four days of The Festival (£12 in advance, £20 on the day).
      There are plenty of parking spaces at Cheltenham Racecourse, although we would advise you to arrive early.

Red South - Coach Park

  • The Red South Coach Park is located off the B4075.
  • There is step free access throughout the coach park.
  • The surface of the flooring is tarmac.

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