Following Government advice, all racing at Hereford Racecourse will continue behind closed doors until further notice. From 24/09/20 all attendees to Hereford Racecourse will be requested to fulfil the NHS Track & Trace system upon entry. Please see news for more info
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.
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.
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.