We are looking forward to Summer 2021

It looks like with a bit of luck we will be seeing you here this summer!

New regulations mean the site you all love will have to look a bit different this year - so you may find your favourite spot is not available. Please know we are setting up the site to allow as many spectators as possible, whilst making sure we are following all of the required regulations.

As we work through the regulations and advice, please bear with us and as soon as we can,

we will publish our packages and tickets.

Please register with us and be the very first to know when we go on sale.

Thank you all for your patience and support.

Dates for your diaries

Whit Weekend Racing              Saturday 29th May, Bank Holiday Monday 31st May, Wednesday 2nd June

Music & Family Racing            Friday 25th June, Sunday 27th June

Summer Racing                         Saturday 17th July, Monday 19th July

Cartmel Cup & Finale               Saturday 28th August, Monday 30th August

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.




Official Going

Resting and Repairing



Dogs Welcome - on leads at all times



Picnics Allowed & positively encouraged(Including alcohol)


 We have just announced that the David Gray

Concert after racing scheduled for Friday June 25th 2021

has been transferred to Friday 24th June 2022

All enquiries to

Cartmel Racing 2021

9th April 2021 Over the past couple of weeks we have made contact with many of our regular supporters, to talk about the way forward for racing this year and the new requirements for those visiting a race day with us for this year. The main change is that everyone on site must be registered in advance, with […]

David Gray Transferred to 2022

26th March 2021 Cartmel Racecourse has today announced that the David Gray concert after racing has been re-scheduled to Friday 24th June 2022. Whilst the original 2021 date of 25th June falls four days after the scheduled date for lifting of most social distancing restrictions (June 21st) for large scale events published by the UK Government, the total […]

From Cartmel to Cheltenham

23rd March 2021 We hope you have all enjoyed this years Cheltenham Festival. A great tradition isn’t it? Although we all had to celebrate the racing in a much different way this year – from home, it was still good to see the Festival come around again. We want to wish Rachel Blackmore many congratulations on making history […]

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