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Parade Ring

Exeter Racecourse, A38 Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS

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Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Exeter Racecourse is located just off the A38 (Exeter to Plymouth), five miles from the end of the M5 southbound. Although clearly signposted from all directions, please note that access is via a sharp turn situated shortly after the brow of Haldon Hill. If you are using a Sat Nav, please use EX6 7XS as the postcode.
    • On racedays there is disabled parking available next to the main racecourse entrance for annual Blue Badge holders. Additional parking is also available on the other side of the racecourse. There is a coach and taxi drop-off area at the racecourse.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the venue.
    • There is a bus (Bus 39) which goes from Exeter Bus Station to Newton Abbot via Exeter Racecourse. The Exeter Racecourse stop is between the ‘Countess Wear Roundabout’ and ‘Chudleigh Memorial’ and is just opposite the Route 5 restaurant on the A38 dual carriageway.
    • For more information on Stagecoach Buses please click here (opens new tab).
  • By Train View

Getting Help and Assistance

  • For the racecourse map 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.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Main Entrance and Raceday Parking

Parade Ring

  • The Parade Ring is located next to the Grandstand and Paddock trackside area.
  • There is step free access to this area via the Martin Pipe Bar or two paths either side of the Brockman Stand.
  • There is step free access around the Parade Ring.
  • There are stools located around the edge of the Parade Ring.
  • The surface of this area is tarmac.

Designated Seating Area(s) (Trackside and Parade Ring)

  • There is ramped/sloped access to the designated seating area.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 112cm (3ft 8in).
  • The designated seating area(s) is/are clearly signed.
  • The view from the seating area is good.
  • Companions sit behind you.
  • There is sufficient space for an assistance dog to rest.
  • There is a dedicated steward to provide assistance.
  • There is an accessible toilet close to the seating area.
  • The designated seating area is used to view trackside or the Parade Ring.
    On the day of the survey the seats for carers had not been installed.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located on the outer wall of the Brockman Stand.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.
  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located on the outer wall of the Brockman Stand.

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