Carlisle Racecourse is part of The Jockey Club, the largest commercial group in British horse racing.
With a 266-year heritage at the heart of British racing and governed by Royal Charter, The Jockey Club invests all profits back into the UK’s second biggest spectator sport.
The Jockey Club owns 15 leading racecourses, including Aintree, home of the Crabbie's Grand National; Cheltenham, stage for the prestigious Cheltenham Festival; Epsom Downs, home to the Investec Derby; and Newmarket’s Rowley Mile and July Course, considered Flat racing's global HQ.
Available for hire
With a unique and modern atmosphere, all of its own, Carlisle Racecourse offers some of the best racing in the country, backed by picturesque views of the Lake District. Our spacious exhibition, conference facilities and function rooms have been purpose built to offer a versatile space for every kind of event. With 250 acres of parkland to accommodate a range of outdoor activities, our venue hire options at Carlisle offer excellent value and an outstanding end result every time.
Carlisle Racecourse is nestled against the idyllic village of Blackwell in Cumbria, in between the Scottish Borders and the Lake District. As well as excellent rail accessibility from both England and Scotland, we are just off Junction 42 of the M6 with ample free parking for delegates.
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