All horse racing fixtures in Great Britain will continue behind closed doors under review with stringent safety measures in place until further notice. Unfortunately owners will not be permitted to attend meetings for which they have a runner at. Visit the news section for the latest information.

Jockeys racing at Hereford with crowds in the background.
Jockeys racing at Hereford with crowds in the background.
Finding Your Way

With directions by road, rail and even helicopter

Get Here

Hereford Racecourse

Roman Road

Hereford

HR4 9QU


The main approach road from the North or South is the A49. If you are travelling from Worcester follow the A4103.

You can reach Hereford Racecourse from both the main London Paddington and South Wales lines. There are also regular connections from Manchester, Cardiff and Birmingham.

Helicopters may land at the racecourse with prior permission from racecourse management. Please call us on 01432 273 560.

In line with the government's latest advice, as Hereford Racecourse welcomes back the return of spectators, we advise guests to make there way here via their own private transport, o walk or cycle where possible. 

If necessary to travel by public transport, please plan your journey in advance, avoiding busy routes and times and follow government travel protocols.

Further Directions
Hereford Racecourse is situated just 2 miles from the City Centre and train station and is easily accessible from there on foot or by car, bus or taxi.  The nearest motorway network is the M50 with the racecourse being approximately 30 minutes from either J2 or J3 depending on your preferred route of travel.

If you are travelling by car the racecourse postcode HR4 9QU gets you straight here with SatNav. The racecourse situated on the side of the A4103 just off the A49.  The well known Starting Gate roundabout (and Beefeater Pub) is 400 yards from the racecourse.

Hereford has a good train network and is well connected to Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Manchester and other major cities.  The racecourse is a 30 minute walk from the station, 5-10 minutes in a taxi (which we advise pre-booking) or alternatively take the 72b bus from the station.

Car Parking
Ample car parking is provided free of charge at Hereford Racecourse, with two car parks available on racedays. No pre-booking is required. On race meetings, stewards will guide you into the car parks as you approach the racecourse.  Priority reserved parking is offered for Owners, Trainers and Jockeys with forward parking for blue badge holders.

Where To Stay
The nearest hotel to the racecourse is the Premier Inn just off the A49. There is also a range of hotels in and around Hereford with a range of budget to luxury accommodation.  Click Here to see details for a select number of local accommodations.

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