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







Dogs Welcome

Picnics Allowed (Including alcohol)

NEXT MEETING 28th June 2019 TICKETS available now


Cartmel Racecourse is ‘wired for sound’ for stunning summer concert

27th June 2019 FINAL preparations are underway to transform Cartmel Racecourse into a concert venue for a star-studded night of live music this Friday, June 28.   Sir Cliff Richard, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and The Fly Boys will entertain the crowds when the course is ‘wired for sound’ for the evening of live music following a thrill-packed afternoon of […]

Our 2019 Summer Concert is nearly here! Here’s everything you need to know

20th June 2019 It’s one of the highlights of the year at Cartmel Racecourse – our annual summer concert day. And this year we’ve got a packed line up of live music all on top of an exciting afternoon of horse racing. Our performers include headline act Sir Cliff Richard and supports Sophie Ellis-Bextor and The Fly Boys. […]

Packed afternoon of Great British entertainment in store at Cartmel

13th June 2019 IT’S one of south Cumbria’s biggest events of the year and has previously featured the likes of Boyzone, Sir Tom Jones, Simply Red and Jools Holland.   Now, final preparations are in full swing as Cartmel Racecourse gets ready to host its summer concert 2019.   This year will showcase an unforgettable afternoon of live […]