In the United Kingdom, horse racing is the second most popular spectator sport after football. In 2010 alone, more than 900,000 people went to witness horse racing with such figures continuing to increase since then. There are a number of horse racing tracks around the entire region of the UK and Gloucester that seeks to entertain fans mainly on weekends. If you feel like you need a day out with friends or family at such events, Gloucester Coach Hire will transport you and you're love to and from such events with much ease. Our team of experienced drivers will drive you to such events in a more convenient manner. There is one main racecourse around Gloucester known as the Cheltenham Racecourse.
The Cheltenham Racecourse is located at Prestbury Park, near Cheltenham in Gloucestershire. This is one of the most prestigious Cheltenham festivals that feature Grade I races. The racecourse is located in a scenic environment just below the Cotswold Hills escarpments with a capacity of 67,500 spectators. Some specific events that attract thousands of people to horse racing here include the Queen Mother Champion Chase, Champion Hurdle, Cheltenham Gold Cup and Stayers’ Hurdle. Cheltenham is easily accessible by car and our fleet of well-maintained vehicles can transport you and your group to such events.
Apart from Cheltenham Racecourse, there are another horse racing courses located around Gloucester and its neighbouring towns such as Cotswolds. Here, there are 5 horse racing courses that comprise of Warwick, Worcester, Salisbury, Bath, and Stratford upon Avon Racecourse. Some of the main events held here include Ladies Day, the Cathedral Stakes and the Stonehenge Stakes. Again, all these locations are knowledgeable and accessible by car meaning that our fleet of vehicles can take you and your group to such events safely and conveniently.