Wetherby Racecourse


York Road, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 5EJ Tel: 01937 582 035 Fax: 01937 588 021Wetherby racecourseWebsite: https://secure.wetherbyracing.co.uk/ Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Description

The oval course is 1 mile 4 furlongs in distance and is run left handed. There are eight fences, two of these are open ditches. The course has some slight undulations.


The Premier Enclosure: Opened in February 2000, the Wetherby Millennium Stand offers outstanding views of the racecourse. There are two restaurants – bookings can be made for the White Rose Suite, which overlooks the parade ring. Or there is the “Dine and View” area which provides an excellent view of racing from a private balcony. The fully licenced bar called the “White Horse Mezzanine Bar” is also accessable in this enclosure.

The Paddock Enclosure: gives you access to the parade ring, saddling-up area and the winners enclosure. There are a variety of bars and catering outlets selling food and snacks. A good view of racing can be found from the Paddock Gallery or the main Paddock Grandstand.

The Course Enclosure: is ideal for families as there is a children’s play area and room for picnics. Additional children’s entertainment is provided on certain days. The “Course Bar” and “Tea Bar” provide drinks, hot snacks, sandwiches and shelter throughout the day.


By Road: Situated just off the A1, the course is on the B1224 Wetherby to York Road.

By Rail: The nearest stations to the course are Leeds, approximately 12 miles, and York, approximately 14 miles.