Premier Enclosure

First rate facilities, excellent dining, relaxing bars and the best vantage point to watch the racing – this is the most luxurious way to spend your day at the races. The Premier Enclosure gives you exclusive access to the smartest bars and terraces.

Please book in advance to secure your ticket – this enclosure is popular!


Food & Drink

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Terrace Bar

This elegant bar features carousel horses, tall stools, and a Laurent-Perrier bar. It’s quite the most stylish bar to spend your day around!

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1690 Bar

1690 Bar connects through to the Terrace, and offers our popular dining experience Spread A Plate, offering sharing meat and cheese boards. No need to book, just turn up!

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Attraction Restaurant

Beautifully appointed, The Attraction Restaurant enjoys excellent views of the racecourse. Restaurant packages will go on sale on 10 January and must be booked in advance of racedays.

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Whistlejackets Lounge

Whistlejackets Bar boasts an original oak bar with cask ale on tap. It has a first class club lounge feel, with newspapers, smart leather sofas and facilities.

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The Cocktail People

Only here for the bigger meetings, The Cocktail People’s mixologists will be serving up beautiful blends of your favourite cocktails with their premium ingredients.

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Private Rooms

Our set of private hospitality rooms are located in the Premier Enclosure, offering a wonderfully luxurious way to experience a day at the races.

Need To Knows

Dress Code

This is our smartest enclosure so why not dress to impress! Suits, dresses, ties and hats are all welcome in this enclosure. Whilst we suggest you make the most of the opportunity to dress up (it is the races after all), tailored shorts and t-shirts are permitted; we just suggest your overall appearance is smart. Sports wear and fancy dress is not permitted, other than on 70s Racenight.

Children

Under 18s are welcome in the Premier Enclosure at all of our race meetings but need to be accompanied by a paying adult. For Ladies Day, Junior Tickets must be booked in advance.

Tickets

The Premier Enclosure is popular and often sells out at our busier meetings, so please book your ticket in advance.

What Can You Bring In?

Racegoers are generally not permitted to bring their own food, drink or seating into this enclosure, however please do contact us in advance to pre-arrange otherwise if you feel you are exempted.

Betting

Within the Premier Enclosure you can place bets with the Tote or one of our on-course bookmakers on the Premier Terrace. Don’t know where to start? No problem, just visit a tote counter or bookie when you arrive and they’ll be happy to help!

Parking

Park for free opposite the course on the Westwood.

Drink Aware

We actively support the RCA and Drink Aware’s Pace Yourself campaign – encouraging responsible drinking on a raceday to make sure you last the distance. Find out more about Drink Aware here but the message is simple – allow one soft drink to every alcoholic one.

Visit with confidence knowing that we have a zero tolerance policy on antisocial behaviour; the police are present at all racedays and anyone found to be drunk and disorderly will be evicted with no refund.


Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure

If you’re after a busy, lively atmosphere, then the Grandstand & Paddock is ideal. It’s our largest enclosure and features a great range of bars and eateries, as well as on-course bookmakers and access to the paddock.

Facilities include the Paddock Bar with its deli platters and beautiful racecourse views, the vibrant Rapid Lad Bar (NEWLY REFURBISHED IN 2021) with its traditional betting hall, the Touch Above Bar, featuring the Whitby fish and chip shop.


Food & Drink

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Rapid Lad Bar

The vibrant Rapid Lad Bar connects through to a betting hall and features lots of bars serving a range of hot and cold drinks, as well as hot snacks from pie & peas to chocolate.

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Minster Bar & Lavender Lawn

The Lavender Lawn and Minster Bar at the Beverley end of the racecourse for those who want to enjoy a chilled afternoon’s racing.

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The Paddock Bar

The location for our Paddock Club, this bar has sensational views and a delicious seafood & deli platter buffet. Stay tuned for further information in 2022

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Cleverley’s Bar & Bistro

Boasting a New York loft feel with lots of reclaimed timber and interesting features, enjoy amazing views over the Westwood and the racecourse. Tasty bistro-style locally sourced food is served to your table with no need for reservations.

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Guest Caterers

Every race meeting features a different line up of quality guest catering, from Wagyu burgers to to hog roasts to ice cream vans.

Need To Knows

Dress Code

The Grandstand & Paddock sports a variety of styles seen; on busy days dresses and smart jackets and shirts wouldn’t be out of place here, but on quieter days attire is generally more relaxed. Jeans, trainers, sportswear and (non offensive!) fancy dress are all welcome here too.

Children

Under 18s are welcome in the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure at all of our race meetings and are admitted for free when accompanied by an adult.

Tickets & Transfers

Save money by booking tickets booked in advance for the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure – you can do this on the website right up until the first race time. If you prefer to pay at the gate, the ticket price is a little higher. There will be no transfers between enclosures on the day and no access to the Course Enclosure (with the exception of Sunday 28 August)

What Can You Bring In?

Racegoers are generally not permitted to bring their own food, drink or seating into this enclosure, however please do give us a call to pre-arrange otherwise if you feel you are exempted.

Betting

Within the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure you can place bets with the Tote or one of our on-course bookmakers, located outside Rapid Lad and near the Parade Ring. Don’t know where to start? No problem, just visit a tote counter or bookie when you arrive and they’ll be happy to help!

Parking

Park for free opposite the course on the Westwood.

Drink Aware

We actively support the RCA and Drink Aware’s Pace Yourself campaign – encouraging responsible drinking on a raceday to make sure you last the distance. Find out more about Drink Aware here but the message is simple – allow one soft drink to every alcoholic one.

Visit with confidence knowing that we have a zero tolerance policy on antisocial behaviour; the police are present at all racedays and anyone found to be drunk and disorderly will be evicted with no refund.


Course Enclosure

Set in the centre of the racecourse, the Course Enclosure puts you right into the heart of the racing action. You can drive your car close up to the track and enjoy a family picnic while you watch the races, or enjoy a drink and a bite to eat at The Hurn Bar. Bring a rug and the family and enjoy an afternoon at the races together!


Food & Drink

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Hurn Bar

The Hurn Bar is the Course Enclosure’s only bar, serving hot and cold drinks and light sandwiches and snacks.

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Guest Caterers

The Hurn Bar is the Course Enclosure’s only bar, serving hot and cold Every race meeting features a different line up of quality guest catering, from juicy 1/4lbers to delicious churros.drinks and light sandwiches and snacks.

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Sweet Delights Sweet Hut

On Family Days, watch out for the hugely popular sweet hut, selling a variety of favourites from liquorice whips to chocolate mice and wine gums to bon bons.

Need To Knows

Dress Code

This is the most relaxed area on course, feel free to dress comfortably – shorts, T-shirts and (non-offensive!) fancy dress are all fine.

Children

Under 18s are welcome in the Course Enclosure at all of our race meetings, are admitted for free. This is probably their favourite enclosure, with its masses of open space and extra entertainment on theme days.

Tickets & Transfers

Take advantage of lower prices by booking in advance for the Course Enclosure. It is not possible to transfer between enclosures on the day.

What Can You Bring In?

You’re welcome to bring your own food & drink into this enclosure. Alcohol is permitted, but only as part of a substantial picnic – we allow 4 cans of lager (or equivalent) or one bottle of wine per person as a guideline.

We do not permit bottles of any neat spirits to be brought in. We do allow pre-mixed spirit drink cans  (Pimms, Gin & Tonic etc) as part of a picnic and no more than 4 per person. If located during a random bag search, excess alcohol will be confiscated and unfortunately cannot be returned after the event.

Please dispose of your rubbish responsibly. BBQs are not permitted due to the safety hazard they portray.

Betting

Within the Course Enclosure you can place bets with the Tote or one of our on-course bookmakers near the Hurn Bar. Don’t know where to start? No problem, just visit a tote counter or bookie when you arrive and they’ll be happy to help!

Parking

Park for free on the Westwood opposite the course and walk in, or you can bring your car into this enclosure with you from just £7 (for Ladies’ Day you’ll need to pre-book a car and it’s £10.)

Dogs

Dogs are not permitted in this, or any of our enclosures for safety reasons, with the exception of assistance dogs. Please don’t bring them in the car either.

Drink Aware

We actively support the RCA and Drink Aware’s Pace Yourself campaign – encouraging responsible drinking on a raceday to make sure you last the distance. Find out more about Drink Aware here but the message is simple – allow one soft drink to every alcoholic one.

Visit with confidence knowing that we have a zero tolerance policy on antisocial behaviour; the police are present at all racedays and anyone found to be drunk and disorderly will be evicted with no refund.


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