UK Racecourse Information

Taunton Racecourse

Racecourse Information
Welcome To Taunton Racecourse
Taunton is a beautifully located racecourse, offering outstanding views of the Blackwood Hills. With 13 Jumps race meetings per year, the course attracts an enthusiastic and friendly crowd from across the South West. A countryside course with a countryside atmosphere, Taunton also boasts modern facilities and fine hospitality.
Contact Details
Taunton Racecourse
Address
Taunton Racecourse
Orchard Portman
Taunton
Somerset
TA3 7BL
Telephone
01823 337172
Fax
01823 325881
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
By Road
Taunton Racecourse is on the B3170 road from Taunton to Corfe & Honiton, approximately 2 miles south of Taunton town centre. Leave the M5 at Junction 25 and travel towards Taunton, following the signs for the Racecourse. If you are traveling on the A303 from Dorset or South Somerset, take the A358 which crosses under the M5 and pick up the racecourse signs. For those traveling from North Devon or Minehead, the B3170 leaves Taunton from the traffic lights by the town centre Sainsbury’s.
By Rail
Taunton Station is on the Paddington line
Railway Station
Stratford-Upon-Avon Railway Station 0.9 miles (1.5 km)
Airport
Birmingham 18.6 miles (29.9 km)
By Air
Helicopters can land at the racecourse by prior agreement
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Facilities
Betting
There are Tote and bookmaker facilities across the course
Parking
All car parking is free.
Children
Children aged 16 and under enter for free when accompanied by an adult.
Disabled
All the public areas of the course are accessible and there is a special viewing area for wheelchairs.
Enclosures And Grandstands
Portman Grandstand
Tickets:
£15
Food And Drink
The Bar and a Cafeteria provide all the food and drink facilities needed or you can use the facilities in Tattersalls.
Viewing
The Stand enables punters to view from the best positions; there is access to all other racecourse facilities.
Dress
Tattersalls
Tickets:
£11
Food And Drink
The Saddle Room Café in the Orchard Stand or one of the fully stocked bars and the Orchard Restaurant.
Viewing
Enjoy full views of the racecourse, as well as being able to access the Parade Ring and Winners Enclosure.
Dress
Course Details
National Hunt Course
Taunton Racecourse National Hunt Course



Right-handed oval, on the sharp side with short run-in. Circuit 1m2f.
Fixtures
2013
Date
07/01/2013 - Monday
19/01/2013 - Saturday
29/01/2013 - Tuesday
07/02/2013 - Thursday
19/02/2013 - Tuesday
28/02/2013 - Thursday
11/03/2013 - Monday
25/03/2013 - Monday
04/04/2013 - Thursday
24/04/2013 - Wednesday
02/05/2013 - Thursday
14/11/2013 - Thursday
28/11/2013 - Thursday
12/12/2013 - Thursday
30/12/2013 - Monday
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