day out

Family Fun Awaits at Newton Abbot Racecourse’s Country Show

The final preparations are being made ahead of Newton Abbot Racecourse’s first Country Show on Saturday 17 August which is set to be an unmissable family event.

With children 16 and under going free and adult tickets just £4 when booked in advance, the event is promising to be a great-value day out for all of the family.

On the day over 100 exhibitors will be in attendance,...

Racecourse partners with Plymouth & District MIND and Racing Welfare

Mental health and wellbeing takes centre stage at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Wednesday 16 May for their first racing fixture in partnership with Plymouth & District Mind and Racing Welfare.

The afternoon racing fixture, which falls during Mental Health Awareness week, aims to improve understanding of mental health issues and the support that is available to both the general public...

Make a date with St Austell Brewery Ladies’ Day

The social event of the year is nearly upon us with just days to go until the excitement and glamour of St Austell Brewery Ladies’ Day returns once again to Newton Abbot Racecourse.

This year Ladies’ Day will take place on Tuesday 22 August. The action begins at 17.30 with the first race, the Babbacombe Scaffolding 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle getting the event off to...

UB40 star Robin Campbell looks forward to a return to Devon

UB40 star Robin Campbell is ready to get the party started as the iconic reggae band head to Devon to perform live at Newton Abbot Racecourse’s Sounds of the Summer concert.

For the renowned guitarist it’s a welcome return to South Devon, where UB40 will head a sensational line-up that includes pop band All Saints, Fine Young Cannibals (FYC) and eighties rock/pop band China Crisis on...

Enjoy mid-week racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Wednesday 10 May

Break up your week with a midweek day at the races. Join us for our first of two May fixtures on Wednesday 10 May.

Gates open at 12.05 ahead of the first race at 14.05. The final race of the day will take place at 17.15.

Tickets are available online now priced at £19 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets are available online until 17.00 on Tuesday 9 May and will also be available at the gates on the day.

Children aged 16 and under, plus students with valid photographic ID go FREE.

Be sure to pay a visit to our new children’s...

Celebrate the end of the season at our last fixture

Join us for our last fixture of 2016 and celebrate the end of a great racing season on Thursday 20 October.

Racing for the afternoon starts at 14:20 with gates opening at 12:20. The last race is at 17:10.

Tickets for the afternoon are available at our online ticket store until 17:00 today, 19 October and will also be available to buy at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure.

Don't forget - children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card can enjoy free entry.


Easter fun at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Easter Saturday 26 March

Enjoy the Easter Bank Holiday with the start of a new racing season at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Easter Saturday 26 March.

To celebrate, the racecourse is offering a free Easter egg to the first 200 children through the gates on the day.

Make it a family day out for less with free entry for children aged 16 and under as well as students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card.

We’re also opening our brand new children’s play area for children aged 3 to 12, with favourites such as a nest swing, traditional swings, a climbing fort with slide and sprung...

Easter Saturday sees completion of racecourse redevelopment

This year’s Bank Holiday weekend will see the unveiling of the results of Newton Abbot Racecourse’s £350,000 winter redevelopment programme ahead of the first racing fixture of the new season at the South Devon course.

In the five months since the last race of 2015, the course has undergone a number of improvements aimed at enhancing the visitor experience for racegoers, owners,...

An afternoon of racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse

Start the week with a thrilling afternoon of summer jumps racing on Monday 27th July at Newton Abbot Racecourse.

Racing starts at 14:15 with gates opening at 12:15. The last race is at 17:15.

With the summer holidays in full swing, the Family Enclosure will return with a range of garden games and inflatables for children to enjoy such as a big challenge assault course, Shoot ‘N’ Score, jousting, bouncy castle, giant Snakes and Ladders, giant Connect 4 and giant Jenga.

Tickets can be bought online until Sunday 26th July. There will also be tickets available at the...

Celebrate the start of the summer holidays at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Sunday 19th July

Spend an afternoon at the races with family on Sunday 19th July and celebrate the start of the summer holidays with Newton Abbot Racecourse.

Racing starts at 13:45 with gates opening at 11:45. The last race will be at 17:05.

To celebrate the start of the summer holidays, there will also be two pony races after the last race.

The Family Enclosure will also be open for every fixture from now until the end of the summer holidays. With a great view of the course for parents, the Family Enclosure features a number of games to keep the children entertained, including a...