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Location, Getting Here & Map

Location, Getting Here & Racecourse Map

Travel by road

From London
take M3 towards Southampton

At Junction 8 of M3 exit onto A303 Andover/Salisbury. Proceed down A303 and go straight over Countess Roundabout (Amesbury)

At roundabout after Stonehenge take 1st Exit onto A360 towards Salisbury/Wilton/Woodford.

After approx 5 miles, turn right (signed Wilton/Park and Ride)

At Wilton roundabout/A30, take 1st exit onto Salisbury Road/A36.

Follow Brown Tourism signs to racecourse

From Southampton take the A36 northbound and follow the brown tourism signs as you approach Salisbury.

From the West come off the A303 at Deptford and take the A36 southbound towards Wilton and Salisbury, and then follow the brown tourism signs.

Postcode for Sat Nav: SP2 8PN.


Car Parking
Parking is FREE at Salisbury Racecourse. There are several car parks so please follow the directions of the car parking stewards on racedays. Please Note: Vehicles are left at the owners risk. Any motor vehicles parked, operated or driven on Salisbury Racecourse facilities should be done so solely at the risk of the owner and the operator. Salisbury Racecourse will not be liable for damage to any such motor vehicle, or vehicle contents.

Coach Parking
Coach parking is located adjacent to the pull up area about 200m after the winning line. Coach parking is free, but coach drivers will be asked to fill in a simple Coach Security Pass on arrival. Picnics are permitted but barbecues or more formal catering is not, without prior consent of the racecourse management. For health and safety reasons no glassware may be used for drinks consumption, in the coach park. 

For any further advice, please contact

Travel by Rail

Salisbury railway station is on several major routes and can be reached from the following:

  • London Waterloo – about 1 hr 30 mins
  • Basingstoke – about 40 mins
  • Southampton Central - about 35 mins
  • Portsmouth Harbour – about 1 hr 30 mins
  • Bristol Temple Meads – about 1 hr 10 mins
  • Yeovil Junction – about 50 mins

For train information and times visit

The railway station is about 4 miles away from the racecourse and a single taxi journey is between £12 and £20 depending on the day and takes about 15 minutes.

Please note that the racecourse puts on a free bus service from the railway station and then Castle Street.


Date First Race     Rail Station - Departure Time            
Sunday 29th April 14.00 12.00
Monday 30th April 14.00 12.00
Thursday 17th May 14.10 12.30
Saturday 26th May 17.50 16.00
Tuesday 12th June 14.00 12.30
Sunday 17th June 14.25 12.00
Wednesday 27th June 14.10 12.30
Saturday 14th July (eve) 17.45 16.00
Saturday 28th July (eve) 17.15 16.00
Wednesday 15th August 14.10 12.30
Thursday 16th August 14.10 12.30
Friday 24th August (eve) 17.15 16.00
Thursday 6th September 13.50 12.30
* Tuesday 11th September (twilight) 16.00 14.00
* Friday 14th September (twilight) 16.35 14.00
Wednesday 3rd October TBC 12.30


Departures from stop J in Castle Street are 5/10 minutes later.

Buses returning to Salisbury railway station and Castle Street will leave from the Racecourse Coach Park 20 minutes sharp following the start of the last race.

An additional later bus will depart the Racecourse on the following dates:

Saturday 26 May at 2300

Saturday 14 July at 2300

Saturday 28 July at 2300        

Friday 24 August at 2215


Helicopter landing is permitted at Salisbury Racecourse with prior permission from the racecourse office only.

Please contact Emma Tranter on or call 01722 326461.

Old Sarum Airfield is also only 15-20 minutes away by car.


There is dedicated taxi rank for taxi drop off and collection on racedays which is located between the Annual Subscribers Car Park and the Coach Park.

Taxis are often in high demand on racedays particularly immediately after a race meeting has finished, and it is advisable to book. Salisbury and the surrounding towns have several reputable taxi firms.

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Tickets available 1st January 2018

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