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Exeter Racecourse
Kennford, Exeter, Devon EX6 7XS

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By Car

Exeter Racecourse is located just off the A38 (Exeter to Plymouth), five miles from the end of the M5 southbound. Although clearly signposted from all directions, please note that access is via a sharp turn situated shortly after the brow of Haldon Hill. If you are using a Sat Nav to find us, please use EX6 7XS as the postcode.

By Train

There is a direct train link between London Paddington and Exeter St.Davids (journey time approx. 2 hours). Depending on your time of travel, a taxi up to the racecourse will take about 25 minutes – to receive an exclusive discount on a taxi fare to or from the Racecourse, book Gemini Taxis on (01392) 666666 and quote "EX1".

By Bus

A free bus runs to Exeter Racecourse from Exeter St. David’s and Exeter City Bus Station every raceday. Please note this service is available on a strictly first-come, first-serve basis and only one bus will run each raceday (please see the relevant raceday for departure times).

There is also a bus (Bus 39) which goes from Exeter Bus Station to Newton Abbot via Exeter Racecourse.

Times for this service can be viewed here.

The Exeter Racecourse stop is between the ‘Countess Wear Roundabout’ and ‘Chudleigh Memorial’ and is just opposite the Route 5 restaurant on the A38 duel carriage way.

Due to safety concerns there is no bus stop on the opposite side of the duel carriage way. To return to Exeter City Centre from the Racecourse you have to get on a 39 bus to Chudleigh Memorial and change there to get on another 39 bus back to the city centre.

By Air

Exeter International Airport is located an easy 15 minute drive from the racecourse, just off the A30. With prior permission, helicopters can land on the course on racedays – please call Barry Johnson, our Clerk of the Course, on (07976) 791578 for further information.


Once you have arrived, you will find ample free parking just a short walk from the main entrance.

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