Free entry Family friendly

Venue Facilities

Cafe on Site

Gift Shop

Picnic Area


If it’s an equine experience you’re after then Pontefract Racecourse will not disappoint! The racing season which begins in April and ends in October is crammed full of themed days so if you don’t fancy a flutter you’re still guaranteed a great time!

Celebrate everything Yorkshire at the Flat Cap and Whippet Family Day, enjoy one of their fun for all the Family Days, and get ready to flaunt your frock on Ladies Day. Create your own individual experience to suit your own unique needs with their “raceday experience” packages!

With its long history and strong links to Newmarket, this left-handed track at over 2 miles long is the longest continuous flat racing circuit in Europe. So if you’re a hardcore horse racing fan make a day of it and bring the whole gang!

With excellent views of the course from all of the enclosures, the option of private boxes, a selection of dining delights and entertainment for all it really is a great way to spend a day!

Opening times and prices vary, please check ahead before visiting.