Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse is a National Hunt racecourse in Uttoxter, Staffordshire, England that first opened in 1907.

It’s two prominent races are the Midlands Grand National, first run in 1969 and a key pointer to the Grand National at Aintree Racecourse, and the listed Summer Cup race.

Established: 1907

Capacity: 10,000 (est.)

Address: Wood Ln, Uttoxeter ST14 8BD

Tickets at Uttoxeter Racecourse

Tickets for racing starts at just £7. For further ticket information, click on the official Uttoxeter Racecourse website here.

As noted above, the most notable races at Uttoxeter are the Midlands Grand National in March, and the Summer Cup held in June/July. There is racing all year round at Uttoxeter, for a full list of upcoming events consult the official Uttoxeter Racecourse website here.

Location & Travel to Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse is located central to the market town of Uttoxeter in Staffordshire, England.

Airport – The nearest international airport is East Midlands Airport, which is approximately 29 miles away and has connections to many European destinations. A little further further afield, but offering a great variety of destinations, Birmingham International Airport is about 40 miles away.

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Driving/Parking – There is plenty of free car parking available at Uttoxeter Racecourse. Directions to the Course:

  • From the North West: M6 to Junction 15, then follow signs for A50 Uttoxeter/Derby
  • From the North East: M1 to Junction 24a, straight onto the A50 following signs for Uttoxeter/Derby.
  • From the South and South West: From M5(J4a) or M40 (J3a), join the M42 (J7). Exit M42 at Junction 9 (Lichfield) follow signs for Lichfield and A38 (Burton/Derby). Exit A38 at A50 (Uttoxeter/Stoke). Alternatively; From M5 (J8) or M42 (J7), join M6 (North). Exit at Junction 14 and take A513 to Stafford, then A518 (Uttoxeter).
  • From the South East: M1 To Junction 23a, the A50 (Uttoxeter/Stoke).Once in Uttoxeter follow the brown signs to Wood Lane and take the second turning on the left signed to Main Entrance and Conference Centre.
Uttoxeter Station

Train – Uttoxeter Railway station is located adjacent to the racecourse and sits on the Crewe-Derby line, with hourly services running from Crewe to Derby via Stoke-on-Trent. There are extra services during the Midlands Grand National.

Thinking of catching a train to Uttoxeter? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Where to stay in Uttoxeter

Meadows Way Guest House is a pleasant enough B&B located just under 10 minute walk from Uttoxeter Racecourse, and within a 5 minute walk of the town. Rooms start at £45 for single occupancy, £70 for double occupancy and £80 for family rooms.

Read other traveller’s reviews and book your stay on TripAdvisor by clicking on the links above, or search for other Uttoxeter accommodation by clicking here.


Further Information & Events

Uttoxeter Racecourse Official Website

Last Updated on May 21, 2021 by Sports Tourist

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