Bank Holiday Family RacedayMonday 28th August 2017

Come and join us for Bank Holiday Monday Family Race Day. 

Children aged 17 and under go free and there will be plenty of family entertainment all free of charge. Parking is free and you can bring a picnic (no alcoholic drinks) and your own chairs.

Further details about kids entertainment will follow shortly but it will include face painters and bouncy castles.

Family tickets are just £27 in advance (two adults and unlimited numbers of children). Single adult tickets are £20 in advance. These are e-tickets which can be printed off or shown on your phone on the day.

There is a £2 fee per booking (not per ticket).

On the day, family tickets are £29 and single adult tickets are £22.

Travel and Transport

Parking is free and if you’re travelling by bus or train a bus shuttle service provided by Newport Transport operates from Chepstow train station to the racecourse via the town’s bus station. The service also operates from Newport to the course from the city’s train station.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I bring my own food & drink? You are only permitted to bring a picnic on the Family Days in 2017. Please note that no alcoholic beverages should be brought on course at any time.

Do I need a ticket for my children? Children aged 17 and under are admitted free of charge and do not require a ticket. If your children look to be older than their age, it is advisable to bring relevant identification to avoid difficulties at the main entrance.

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Admission Packages

This ticket is for our one enclosure race day. One enclosure race meetings offer all of the facilities within both the Grandstand & Paddock and Premier Enclosures. The cost of the ticket is £22 on the day but if bought in advance, will cost £20. Your tickets will be emailed to you and will need to be printed onto A4 paper and brought with you on the day.out.

A Family Ticket gives you 2 Adults tickets and can be booked with or without accompanying children. Children are Free of charge. You will need to print these tickets on to A4 paper and bring with you on the day as they cannot be scanned from a mobile phone. If you have problems printing them, please contact us on 01291 622260.

Hospitality Packages

Our Silks Restaurant provides fantastic panoramic views overlooking the Racecourse’s parade ring, winning enclosure and all important finishing line. It also offers private bar facilities, waiter/waitress service and tote betting.

  • A private reserved table for the afternoon or evening of racing
  • Hospitality admission ticket including access to the Premier enclosure
  • Two-course menu
  • Tea/coffee and a slice of cake
  • Raceday programme
  • Tipster Talk
  • Kids under 12 eat for just £1!

Add an arrival drink to your package from just £6.00 per person. A full enhancements list is available upon request from the Hospitality Team.

Window tables carry a premium price and require a minimum of 6 people. No minimum number required for non-window tables.

For more information on this package or to make a booking, please contact the Hospitality Team on 01291 622260 or email

Our Afternoon Package provides a great day out with reserved facilities in our Silks Restaurant for you the day.

  • Reserved table for the day
  • Hospitality admission ticket
  • Full Afternoon Tea
  • Behind the scenes tour of the Racecourse prior to Racing
  • Raceday programme
  • Tipster Talk
  • Televised action
  • Bar and betting facilities

£35.00 Inc Vat for one person
£65.00 Inc vat for two people

This package can be booked on line or by contacting Jemma Cohen on 01291 622260 or email

*Please notify the Racecourse prior to arrival if you have any dietary requirements.

Enjoy the afternoon with your family and friends with the hire of a private box. This price includes

  • A reserved private box overlooking all the racing action
  • 10 x adult admission tickets
  • 10 x raceday programmes
  • Children go FREE

For more information on this package, please contact Charlotte Caple on 01291 622260 or email