Visiting & FAQs

Where...... Chelmsford City Racecourse

When...... Sat 12th & Sun 13th May, 

10am - 5pm

Chelmsford City Racecourse is situated in Great Leighs, 5 miles north of Chelmsford in the heart of Essex.

Trains from London to Chelmsford run from Liverpool Street station regularly or the Stansted Express train to Stansted Airport, again from Liverpool Street is also an option. 

The racecourse is approximately 20 minutes by taxi from Chelmsford railway station or Stansted Airport..

Sat Nav Ref: CM3 1QP


Q: Are dogs allowed on site?

A: No dogs allowed on site with the exception of guide or assistance dogs

Q: Do I need to print my e- ticket?

A: Yes, you need to bring your individual e- tickets for admittance

Q: What do I do if I have lost my tickets?

A: Contact the Ticket Factory on 0333 300 3010

Q: Can I buy tickets on the gate?

A: Yes, you can buy your entry tickets on the gate. There may also be celebrity chef demonstration tickets still available

Q: Can we buy tickets on-line the weekend of the show?

A: No, on-line ticket sales close on Thursday May 10th at 5pm

Q: Can we get a refund on our tickets?

A: Unfortunately tickets are non refundable and non transferable

Q: Is there free parking?

A: Yes

Q: Is there disabled parking?

A: Yes, there are 30 dedicated disabled parking bays directly adjacent to the entrance. This parking is subject to capacity on the day and is allocated on a first come first served basis. Blue badges must be clearly displayed at all times. For those with disabled passengers, we allow and recommend drivers to drop off guests before parking in the main car park

Q: Are there wheelchairs or disabled scooters at the venue for hire?

A: We are sorry but there are no disabled scooters or wheelchairs available for hire

Q: Is the site accessable for wheelchair access?

A: Yes, very good access with ramps to all entrances

Q: Can I bring my own food and drink?

A: No, there is a large range of food and drink at the show

Q: Is there a cash point at the venue?

A: Yes, it is located in the Entrance Lobby. A small transaction fee will be applied

Q: Do you take credit cards?

A: Many individual vendors do take credit cards but it is useful to have cash with you. At the entrance to the show payments for admission can be made with debit or credit cards

Q: Will there be racing on the weekend?

A: No, there will be no racing