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Sitting on the Staffordshire / Derbyshire border, Uttoxeter Racecourse is just 16 miles from both Stoke-on-Trent and Derby and has excellent public transport services. All access routes are well signposted from the A50, A518 from Stafford and Uttoxeter Town Centre. 

Free car and coach parking is available on site, whilst Uttoxeter Railway station is adjacent to the Racecourse. 

The Racecourse opens between 2 and 3 hours before the first race, however please check the specific event page prior to travel for update timing information. If you have booked hospitality or into one of the restaurants, we recommend arriving at the racecourse for the 'gates opening' time or at least 1 hour before the first race to allow plenty of time to enjoy your meal before the racing action starts.

Traffic can be very busy in Uttoxeter and the surrounding areas on racedays, so please allow extra time for your journey. 

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By road

From the North West

M6 to Junction 15, then follow signs for A50 Uttoxeter/Derby

From the North East

M1 to Junction 24a, straight onto the A50 following signs for Uttoxeter/Derby.

From the South and South West

From M5(J4a) or M40 (J3a), join the M42 (J7). 

Exit M42 at Junction 9 (Lichfield) follow signs for Lichfield and A38 (Burton/Derby).

Exit A38 at A50 (Uttoxeter/Stoke).

Alternatively; From M5 (J8) or M42 (J7), join M6 (North).

Exit at Junction 14 and take A513 to Stafford, then A518 (Uttoxeter).

From the South East
M1 To Junction 23a, the A50 (Uttoxeter/Stoke).

Once in Uttoxeter follow the brown signs to Wood Lane and take the second turning on the left signed to Main Entrance and Conference Centre.

By taxi

There is a specific taxi drop off area entry via the Main Gate off Wood Lane. Taxi's can pick up and drop off from this point. For any less physically able or disabled customers taxi's are permitted by Stewards to drop off safely outside the Main Gate and waiting area. All taxi's must leave through our Barnfields exit which is the first gate on Wood Lane. 

By rail

Uttoxeter Railway station is adjacent to the Racecourse. Most Intercity services run trains to Derby and Stoke on Trent which in turn runs regular connecting trains to Uttoxeter. A direct service also operates from Crewe.

For information on trains servicing Uttoxeter Racecourse please visit the East Midlands Trains website or Trainline.

By air

Helicopters may land on the centre course (by prior arrangement with the racecourse) whilst aircraft may use Tatenhill Airfield at Needwood, 7 miles from the Racecourse. (Please contact Tatenhill on 01283 575283)

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