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15 – 18 March 2022

What to expect at Cheltenham Festival

Enjoy the very best of Jump racing at the Cheltenham races. It’s a fun, exciting and popular event taking place over four days. There’s plenty going on, including:

  • Champion Day – the first day of the festival featuring one of the most important races of the season – the Champion Hurdle
  • Ladies Day – a chance for the ladies to dress up and watch the races in their finest clothes
  • St Patrick’s Thursday – celebrate St Patrick’s Day in style with plenty of horse racing and a trip to the Guinness Village
  • Gold Cup Day – the most exciting day of the year. Don’t miss the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Stay a while

Once you’re here, there’s no reason to race away. Visit the historic spa town of Cheltenham itself and enjoy a range of parks, galleries, and other cultural delights as well as great food and shopping. Find out more about what Cheltenham has to offer.

Book with confidence

Advance tickets (which are valid on a specific train only) for travel up to 31 March 2022 can have their date and time changed for free up until 18:00 the day before. If the price of your new ticket is more expensive, you'll need to pay the difference.

Off-Peak and Anytime tickets can also be changed free from admin fees, up to the date of departure. Find out more about the best ticket for you.

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I get to Cheltenham Racecourse?
  • How do I get from the station to the festival?
  • Where can I park?

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