Dating back to 1815, this prestigious racecourse has attracted visitors for centuries. Cheltenham Races take place throughout the year, with lots of other exciting events that can be enjoyed too.
The Festival, which runs over two days from 13th – 16th March 2018, is one of the most popular sporting events of the year and guarantees to provide lots of excitement, thrills and plenty of drama.
Then Ladies Day follows, giving the girls the chance to put on their best dresses and headwear. St Patrick’s Thursday celebrates the Irish saint’s day, with the main highlight being the Ryanair Chase and the Ladbrokes World Hurdle.
Finally, Cheltenham Gold Cup Day is the climax of the festival, with racing enthusiasts from all over the country flocking to see the ultimate races.
If you want to make a day, or even a few days of the events and races, there are excellent hospitality facilities at Cheltenham Racecourse. Whether you want to do something special with friends or for a corporate event, there is a selection of packages that include private boxes, food and drink. With several restaurants to choose from, you can really get up close and personal to the action.
The Horseshoe Pavilion is renowned as the premier restaurant, which can be found in the Tented Village. Alternatively, you can dine at the Final Fence Restaurant, Chez Roux, Panoramic Restaurant, the Champions Walk Restaurant or the Gold Cup Restaurant.
Other meetings during the year include:
New Year’s Day
Festival Trials Day
The April Meeting
Hunter Chase Evening
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