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Epsom Derby Festival - Guards Tent

Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom Downs, Surrey, KT18 5LQ

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • For a map of the racecourse 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.
  • British Sign Language interpreters can be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; Braille on request and large print on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.
  • There are hearing induction loops available. There are fixed loops and portable loops available. Please contact the racecourse for more information.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The racecourse is just a few minutes from Epsom Town Centre on the B290 Epsom Downs Road or alternatively just off junction 9 of the M25. During the racing season, AA signs will mark all major approach routes. If you are using satellite navigation, please use the postcode KT18 5LQ.
    • There is plenty of on-site car parking available for all conferences and events held at Epsom Downs Racecourse. During racedays car parking is available at various car parks on-site. Car parks are clearly signed with prices from £5.
  • By Bus View
  • By Train View
    • The nearest Railway Station is Tattenham Corner Station and Epsom Station.
    • Epsom station is connected by both South West Trains and Southern Trains. Connections from London Waterloo and London Victoria. Take a 10 minute taxi or bus ride from the station. Please note that during The Investec Derby Festival a shuttle bus service runs from Epsom station. Tattenham Corner Station. Approximately 1/2 mile walk to the racecourse. Epsom Downs Station. Approximately 1 mile walk to the racecourse.
    • For more information on National Rail please click here (opens new tab).

Raceday Parking

Approach (Racecourse Crossing - Subway)

  • The racecourse crossing is located to the left of the Tattenham Straight and to the right of the main trackside. There is a long slight slope leading down to the subway. There is step free access along the subway. There is a long slight slope leading from subway to the marquees on the other side of the track.

Approach (Racecourse Crossing to Guards Tent)

  • From the racecourse crossing there is path leading to the Guards Tent. The surface of the path is grass. The path is on a long slope which has slight and steep gradients in places. There is raceday parking located near to the Guards Tent which can provide step free access.

Guards Tent

  • The Guards Tent is located at the top of the Hillside Enclosure.
  • The Guards Tent is for households brigade personnel and their guests.
  • There tent has a number of openings into the bars, the openings width can vary and be opened wider if needed.
  • There is step free access throughout the Guards Tent.
  • The surface of the flooring is grass.
  • The Guards Tent is divided into 3 separate areas.
  • The areas have bars, tables and chairs.
  • The bars are 106cm high.
  • The tables are 76cm high.
  • There is an area at the front of the Guards Tent with picnic tables area available.
  • There are temporary toilet facilities available.