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A Short Guide to Lingfield Park Racecourse


Lingfield Park Racecourse : Lingfield Park, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6PQ

Lingfield Park Racecourse is located at Lingfield in Surrey, United Kingdom. It is known for its all-weather flat-racing course, however Lingfield stages flat racing on turf in the summer and National Hunt races are also run on turf.


The racecourse is located in a 450-acre estate and was opened in 1890 by the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII). The course initially held jumps racing only, but in 1894 the Jockey Club granted permission for flat racing to be held. Racing has been held continuously ever since, with the only exception being during World War II when the War Office requisitioned the course. The racecourse has been redeveloped as a multi use facility  with a 18 hole championship golf course and a leisure club.


Course Description

The all-weather track is triangular and 1 mile 2 furlongs in length. . The straight run in is only 2 furlongs long. The track is sharp with a distinct camber.



The Members Enclosure: As well as access to all public areas, Day Member Badge Holders have exclusive access to the Trackside Carvery Restaurant which serves four course lunches in comfortable surroundings overlooking the racetrack. The Brasserie offers a selection of hot and cold dishes with bar facilities. And the Champagne & Seafood Courtyard Restaurant serves fresh seafood and Grande Marque champagnes for the racegoer during the Summer months only.


The Grandstand Enclosure: Within this enclosure you have access to the main Grandstand, Parade Ring and Winners Enclosure. Facilities include: The new Trattoria Italian Restaurant which serves pizzas, pastas and salads and has full bar facilities, Lingfield Park Fish & Chips, Oaks Sports Bar, Delimarche Food Court and Bar is situated under the Grandstand the Deli offers a selection of filled baguettes, Italian coffees and snack .


By Car: Follow the brown tourist signs to Lingfield Park from the M25 at junction 6 and pick up the A22 southbound towards East Grinstead and Eastbourne. Proceed on the A22 for about 4 miles to Blindley Heath . Keep on through the village and the racecourse is at the bottom of the hill beyond Lingfield High street.

By Rail: Victoria Station London to Lingfield Station is a 50 minute journey, then a 5 minute walk from the station to Lingfield Park Racecourse.

If you would like further information , visit the Lingfield racecourse website here

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