Wincanton Racecourse


Wincanton, Somerset , BA9 8BJ Tel: 01963 32344 Fax: 01963 34668Wincanton racecourseWebsite:
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Course Description

The oval shaped course is 1 mile 3 furlongs in distance and is run right handed. There are nine fences per lap of the course. Two of these are open ditches and there is one water jump.


The Club Enclosure: This enclosure, provides excellent views of the racecourse. Club guests also have access to all areas of the course.The Kingwell Restaurant is situated in this enclosure and provides good quality food and service. Advance booking is advised for this restaurant.

The Tattersalls Enclosure: An excellent view of racing can be found from the main grandstand with access to the parade ring and winners enclosure. There are a variety of bars that also sell hot and cold food and snacks.

The Course Enclosure: Ideal for families that like to picnic. There are good views from the Stands and Lawn area. A fully licenced bar and snack bar are accessable in this enclosure.


By Road: The course is off the B3081 between Wincanton and Bruton, which in turn is sign posted from the A303. Those travelling from the north, take the A37 until Shepton Mallet and then follow the A371 until Wincanton. From the South it is sign posted off the A357.

By Rail: Templecombe station is four miles south of Wincanton. A courtesy bus service is available on race days. Check with the course for details and times. Other stations located within 6 miles of Wincanton are Gillingham and Castle Cary.