Racecourses

Ripon

Ripon Racecourse

Thirsk

Thirsk Racecourse

York
 
 

York Racecourse

Racing Stable Visits & Accommodation Packages

Studfold Adventure Nature Trail

Ripon

Ripon Racecourse

Ripon has hosted some of the most exciting, prestigious and enjoyable racing in the country for more than 300 years. It never fails to impress year on year with its outstanding back drop and exciting atmosphere. Always challenging itself to improve and build on spectator experience, Ripon has a lot to offer.
www.ripon-races.co.uk

Thirsk

Thirsk Racecourse

The course at Thirsk is used for flat racing between April and September. There is a good view of the whole course from the grandstands in all enclosures, almost entirely against a background of open countryside. The stands in the Club Enclosure are close to the finishing line. All enclosures have covered stands for watching the racing, and there are ample bars, catering and betting facilities.
www.thirskracecourse.net

York

York Racecourse

Award winning modern grandstands, characterful Listed buildings, manicured lawns and home grown flowers set the scene for the best of racedays. See the leading horses and jockeys perform.
www.yorkracecourse.co.uk

Racing Stable Visits & Accommodation Packages

Racing Stable Visits & Accommodation Packages

Swinton Park is conveniently situated close to some of the best race courses in the country and the racing town of Middleham is only a few miles away, with training gallops on the breathtakingly beautiful Wensleydale moors.

The race days for York, Ripon and Thirsk are listed on our Calendar of Events page, and we offer a Racing Break Package which can be tailor made to suit your particular requirements.

The usual format for on a race day includes a morning trip to the local stables and exercise gallops at Middleham, a late morning brunch, entry to the races and transport.

The standard package costs in the region of £95 per person, which will vary depending on the race meeting and the number in the group sharing transport. York and Wetherby racecourse are about a 50 minute drive, Ripon, Catterick and Thirsk about 30 minutes. Any accommodation costs will be an additional charge.

If you would like us to organise a Racing Break Package for you, or if you would like to book one as a gift voucher, please do not hesitate to contact reception.

RIPON RACES Two-for-One Ticket Offer

During the 2012 season, guests staying at Swinton Park can enjoy a “Two for One” offer on tickets at Ripon Racecourse meaning a pre-booked price of £19 for two people on a standard day (usual price £38) or £22 for two people on a feature day (usual price £44).*

2012 Race dates are :
19th April
28th April
11th May (pm)
20th May
29th May
6th June (pm)
20th June (pm)
21st June
9th July (pm)
21st July
6th August
7th August (pm)
18th August
27th August
28th August
29th September

For further details please visit the Ripon Races website.

*This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other ticket reductions or offers and is purely at the prices stated. The entire booking needs to be made through Swinton Park

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Late spring is the most beautiful time of year at Swinton Park, with the rhododendrons and azaleas in glorious, full bloom in the parkland and the first young vegetables coming up in our Walled Garden. Enjoy these to full advantage at our Garden Lunches and Garden Design Days, or our Estate Produce Lunches – starting a Celebration of Asparagus from 13th May. Our Deerhouse Lunches and Dinners are also running throughout the summer, including a new Barbecue Cook & Lunch course to polish up your grilling skills.