Ludlow Racecourse

Ludlow Racecourse

Ludlow Racecourse is a right hand uphill thorough-bred horse racing venue situated at Ludlow, Shropshire, England. There are B4365 points along the field which crisscross at three specific points on the track. And traffic is usually stopped when the race course is being used. Other minor indigenous roads also pass through the track close to where the horse stables are located. This racecourse is located between the villages of Stanton Lacy and Bromfield, a short distance off A49 at a place that’s commonly known as Old Field.

History has it that in the 14th century war veterans from Ludlow Castle visited this region to parade their horses, and that’s where it first got its fame as a racecourse. Up to date, the place still retains its noble Edwardian character as well as a magnificent club atmosphere. Though currently a National Hunt course, jumping officially started in the mid-19th century.

The area surrounding the racing track is occupied by Ludlow Golf Club, which is one of the oldest and most renowned golf resorts in Shropshire. Having been opened in 1889. This course underwent remodeling by James Braid in 1922. There are different admission packages which you can choose from depending on how much you’re willing to spend. The basic one is course enclosure which goes for £10.00 and admits visitors to the racecourse enclosure only, with no access to the Winners Enclosure or Parade Ring areas.

Grandstand & paddock tickets go for £16.00 and the most prestigious one which is Members Day badge comes at £21.00. It gives owners pass to the Members Enclosure and any other section of the racecourse except Annual Members Club Room. Free admission is also available for those who are under 18yrs old, provided they are accompanied by an older person. Proof of actual age will be required in such cases and youngsters who are unaccompanied won’t be admitted.