A TRULY UNIQUE LOCATION
The long tradition of racing at Cartmel was started by the monks from Cartmel Priory in the 12th Century.
The Whit Holiday Races have been a feature of the Racing Calendar since 1856 and there are now nine race days to enjoy each year at Cartmel, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Lakeland fells.
Good to Soft, Soft in Places
Picnics Allowed (Including alcohol)
NEXT MEETING 25th may 2019 TICKETS available soon
- 2019 dates
- The Whit Holiday Meeting
- Saturday 25th May
- Bank Holiday Monday 27th May
- Wednesday 29th May (evening)
23rd August 2018 Wells De Lune will bid to make it three wins from three runs at Cartmel this season when he goes for the £20,000 William Hill Cartmel Cup, the feature race of the first day of the August Bank Holiday meeting on Saturday. Pembrokeshire trainer Peter Bowen confirmed that the seven-year-old, who has taken to Cartmel […]
23rd August 2018 There is something rather special and slightly bonkers about Cartmel Racecourse, but that’s one of the reasons that many of our visitors come back year on year. As a privately owned, independent Racecourse we get to do certain things in our own style and that includes the keeping of some rather bizarre traditions. One of […]
20th August 2018 Amateur rider Becky Smith will pick up a special prize at Cartmel’s August Bank Holiday meeting this weekend after lighting up this season’s Cartmel Jockeys Challenge. The Swan Hotel and Spa at Newby Bridge, who sponsor the competition by offering the winner a luxury weekend for two, have been so impressed by Becky’s achievements that […]
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