Enjoy a fun day at the races in Carlisle with regular flat and National Hunt racing, themed race days and special evening events.
Horse racing in Carlisle dates back to the 16th century when the winning horses were awarded silver bells. The bells, now kept in the Guildhall Museum, are the oldest horse racing trophies in Britain and honoured by the traditional Carlisle Bell races that are a feature of the Carlisle racing calendar to this day.
Located near Junction 42 of the M6, Carlisle Racecourse is easily accessible by car or bus and is an ideal venue for conferences, parties and weddings.
Carlisle Racecourse, with its top-class services and exceptional race-day hospitality, provides a perfect day out for tourists and locals alike.