A Beautiful Race Day Tribute: The Taylor Family’s Story


Losing a loved one is never easy, but doing something special to honour their memory is a good way to gain closure and celebrate the wonderful life they led. We’re sharing a story sent in by one of our lovely racegoers, who last year paid a wonderful tribute to Edna and Fred Taylor right here […]

This June, Cartmel Is Going Jurassic


Our family fun day is going to be one to remember for all the family, this 30th June. The racecourse will be welcoming over 20 pre-historic and super realistic, yet child-friendly dinosaurs for a full racecourse take-over. As well as some meet and greets around the course, there will be a series of interactive theatrical […]

2024 Dates Announced


Dates for the 2024 fixtures have now been confirmed! Keep an eye on the website and socials for details of tickets and packages for next season, or sign up to our newsletter to be the first to know when all options go on sale. To view the fixture list, please click here.

Racing Abandoned: Monday 24th July


After a fabulous day of racing in true Cumbrian weather on Saturday, the rain in our area has unfortunately continued. Following an inspection carried out on Sunday 23rd July at 12pm by our racing officials, we are sorry to announce that we will not be racing on Monday 24th of July.  For those of you […]

Mamma Mia – it’s Björn Again!


Tickets are selling fast for our fabulous racing and music day on Friday 30th June, featuring the legendary Björn Again. There’s still time to dust off your platform boots and jazz up your jumpsuit to be in with a chance to win the Best Costume! Head to our BOOK NOW button now to grab your […]

Last Few Picnic Benches Remaining..!


Our popular picnic benches are selling fast for all Saturday fixtures! Bring your own picnic or take advantage of our wide range of food and drink providers. Available on both the paddock and course sides, our benches are ideal for groups of six. Set up for the day on your dedicated bench and come and […]

Children help Holker plant 37,000 trees


Dozens of children from across the Cartmel peninsula are helping a local landowner complete the planting of thousands of trees destroyed by storm Arwen. In November 2021 Arwen’s 110 mph winds swept through Scotland, Northumberland and Cumbria, destroying 90 per cent of the woodland known as Lane Park on the Holker Estate. Holker Estate embarked […]

Join us for Wonderful Whit Wednesday Evening!


What better way to spend a long summer’s evening than enjoying a night at the races? With our first race starting just before 6pm, come after work for seven exciting jump races, plenty of refreshment options and all the fun of the fair. Watch the sun set over Cartmel from the Louis Roederer Restaurant balcony. […]

NEW for 2023! Pre-bookable Paddock Parking


In response to visitor demand, NEW this season we are offering pre-booked parking spaces in the Paddock Enclosure only. Simply add a parking space to your online booking at a cost of £10 and enjoy the peace of mind of guaranteed parking, whatever time you arrive in the Paddock Enclosure. Please note this will NOT […]