Facilities & Local Info
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We are largely a cashless site for tickets, food and beverage and racecards. On course bookmakers and Tote operators will accept cash. We have a limited number of cash machines located on the ground floor of the DDF Grandstand, but we would always encourage you to bring cash along with you on the day as well as a payment card.
The Rocking Horse Nursery has a baby room which provides baby changing and feeding facilities for Saturday race days.
Other facilities can be found in the following areas of the racecourse:
- The Hampshire stand Ground Floor Ladies
- The Grandstand Ground Floor Ladies (entrance nearest The Berkshire stand)
- The Berkshire stand Ground Floor Ladies
Toilets are located on each floor of the stands
Cloakroom & Left Luggage
There is currently no cloakroom facilities on site. Racegoers are encouraged not to bring luggage unless there are exceptional circumstances.
If you appear to our staff to be under age of 25 you will be challenged – to avoid this please take valid ID (valid passport, photo driving licence or PASS card) to either the Berkshire Stand Reception, Copper King Bar or The Many Clouds Bar.
Please note that service will be refused to 18-25s without a wristband.
The First Aid Centre is located next to the East Entrance in the Grandstand Enclosure. If you require urgent first aid please contact your nearest steward.
If you have either lost or found a child, please contact your nearest steward.
Information can be found at the Berkshire Stand Reception (ground floor).
The taxi drop off and pick up point is located outside East Entrance.
Places to Stay
The Lodge, Newbury Racecourse’s 36 bedroom hotel
Located next to the Western end of the site and open all-year-round, The Lodge provides a stylish and modern option for bed and breakfast in Newbury. For more information and bookings, visit www.thelodgenewbury.co.uk or call 01635 39673.
The Vineyard – Luxury Hotel and Spa is a 3.5 mile drive from Newbury Racecourse, Newbury’s only five star hotel. Visit the website or call 01635 899525
Further accommodation options for Newbury and the surrounding areas are available at the Visit Newbury website.
Mobile Phone Reception
On very busy race days mobile reception can be difficult due to the number of handsets on site; we do advise racegoers to arrange a meeting point and time in the event of losing each other.