Garthorpe Races | Garthorpe Racecourse - Frequently Asked Questions
Garthorpe is the East Midlands premier point to point racing course.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Search the list below for some of our most commonly asked questions and the answers to them.

Where is Garthorpe?

Garthorpe is 6 miles East of Melton Mowbray on the B676, and 7 miles from the A1.

The postcode is LE14 2RS.

How much is admission?

Admission is £10 per person. Under 16s are free.

What is there at Garthorpe?

In addition to the horse racing itself you will also a licensed Bar and Bookmakers, the Tote, children’s amusements, trade stand shopping and food outlets.

You are of course also welcome to bring your own picnic.

Is there a course map?

Course map coming soon.

Can I bring a trade stand?

Trade stands are organised by the individual meeting Secretaries and Committees and they will try to make sure that there are no trade stands which are in direct competition with each other.

If you wish to bring a trade stand you must apply in advance to the relevant meeting Secretaries which are listed on the meetings individual pages. View the Race Meetings link in the menu to see a list of the meetings.

Because Garthorpe may be a unfamiliar environment for vendors who are normally market traders, a guide is available here specifically for food or drink vendors and children’s amusements operators. Prospective stallholders are strongly advised to read it as failure to comply may result on the day in their not being allowed to trade.