Welcome To Cartmel Racecourse
Cartmel is a delightful Jumps course set in the beautiful scenery of the Lake District. There are 6 days of racing over the Spring and August Bank Holidays, as well as a barbecue raceday in July. It is well worth planning a holiday to coincide. There’s a great atmosphere and a traditional fun fair is just one of the added extras
Local Transport Links
Take the M6 and exit Junction 36 for the A590 towards Barrow-in-Furness and follow signs from Lindale roundabout. From the north east, take the A69.
From London Euston to Carke in Cartmel and Grange-over-Sands.
Cark Railway Station 1.8 miles (2.9 km)
Blackpool 29.9 miles (48.2 km)
Helicopters can land at the racecourse by prior agreement
Map and Route Finder
Directions and route plan will be displayed on the google maps pages, from here you can print, email and save the map.
There are Tote facilities in both areas of the course as well as bookmakers
Parking in the Course car park is free, the Paddock car park is limited. Costs to be confirmed.
There’s plenty of entertainment in the traditional funfair in the Course Enclosure, including dodgems, rides and a Ferris wheel
Enclosures And Grandstands
Food And Drink
Chasers Restaurant serves a 3 course buffet luncheon as well as afternoon teas/ coffee . There is also the Champagne & Seafood Bar and the Whisky and Wine Bar serving wines and spirits plus a Pimms tent and snack bar providing tea, coffee and baguettes.
There is uncovered viewing from the stand as well as access to the Parade Ring. If you get here early enough, you can also park your car next to the rail to get a good view of the action.
Food And Drink
Inside the Course Enclosure there is a public bar and various fast food outlets. There is also plenty of space for a picnic or you can use one of the specially built BBQ areas.
Situated on the opposite side of the finishing straight from the paddock there is no grandstand. However there is plenty of areas where you can get a great trackside view. This Enclosure is also home to the fairground, trade stands and market stalls. You can't access the Parade Ring or Winner's Enclosure from this Enclosure.
National Hunt Course
Left-handed, sharp and undulating, with stiff fences and a 4f run-in for chases. Circuit 1m.
25/05/2013 - Saturday
27/05/2013 - Monday
29/05/2013 - Wednesday
20/07/2013 - Saturday
22/07/2013 - Monday
24/08/2013 - Saturday
26/08/2013 - Monday