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Cheltenham Festival Enclosures

Next year, crowds are set to return to the home of jump racing for the pinnacle of the jump racing calendar; the Cheltenham Festival. Over four days in March, owners, trainers and jockeys will contest for some of the biggest prizes in jump racing and there is no where else you'll want to be.


When making a booking for next years Festival, we have three enclosures available. Each enclosure offers racegoers a unique experience. The type of ticket you buy will grant you access to different enclosures and stands. Club and Tattersalls will give you a grandstand view of all the action on the course, while Best Mate will give you a head-on view down the home straight.


All experiences include Best Mate as standard, with the option to upgrade to Tattersalls and Club enclosures. Here's some more information to help you make the choice!

Best Mate Enclosure


Cheltenham’s Best Mate enclosure is situated directly opposite the main grandstand and provides excellent views of the racing, top-class betting facilities, bars and a variety of food choices. Arguably the best of its type at any British racecourse, it's ideal for the novice racegoers who are eager to enjoy the atmosphere while keeping an eye on the pennies.


Party in the Pavilion acts as the enclosure's own live music venue with DJs and bands playing throughout the week. The enclosure is a popular choice for those keen to focus on the racing action with a head-on view down the home straight, you won't miss who is first past the post!


This is the most affordable way to enjoy what racing at Cheltenham has to offer and is tremendous value for money to experience The Festival in a special way.


Your ticket will allow you access to these areas:

  • Views opposite the finishing line

  • Covered grandstand

  • Access to food outlets and bars

  • Live music

  • Head on views of the racecourse

Access to the Parade Ring or additional activities and entertainment such as the Shopping Village is not available from Best Mate.


The Best Mate Enclosure is included as standard in all our experiences.


Tattersalls Enclosure


The perfect middle ground between the Club and Best Mate Enclosure, the Tattersalls Enclosure access allows you to get up close to the action. When you're not soaking up the racing, you can head to the Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure, to see if you can pick out your next winner. The Tattersalls Grandstand viewing steps will give you stunning views across the racecourse, and when you're not watching the horses - you'll be able to either head over to the shopping village to pick up your outfit for your next raceday, or make your way to the one of the areas offering live music.


The enclosure contains a host of bars and eating options including the Gold Cup and Festival Restaurants, with a huge range to choose from, you won't be stuck for places to go!


Your ticket allows you access to these areas:

  • Pre-parade and Parade Ring

  • Side view of the furlong and final fence

  • Covered grandstand

  • Winners Enclosure

  • Tented Village including the Shopping Village

  • The Guinness Village

  • Live Music ...and much more.

You will have access to many public food and drink outlets, including:

  • See you Then Bar

  • Winged Ox Bar and Pie Shop

  • Sovereign Bar

  • Centaur & Istabraq Bars

Tattersalls Enclosure is an additional £20.00 per person


Club Enclosure


There's no better way to enjoy the day, than from Cheltenham's most premier enclosure, Club. It's an experience to remember with access to all public areas where you will be treated to spectacular views from the main grandstand, viewing steps and lawn, whilst the centre of the course (by the final fence) can also easily be reached. The Club Enclosure provides the widest range of viewing and refreshment options to make the most of your day.


Paddock Viewing access will allow you to get up close and personal with the runners and riders in the Parade Ring, then you'll be able to head off to enjoy the racing from the Grandstand's viewing steps and the area past the Winning Post. Guests will also have access to all facilities included in the Tattersalls Enclosure.


Those with Club Enclosure tickets are permitted to use all public areas, as well as the public areas of The Princess Royal Stand, The Village and The Orchard. There is the biggest range of restaurants and bars to choose from, ranging from the Golden Miller Champagne Bar to Quevega's Tapas Bar.


Club Enclosure is the only enclosure to allow public access to The Orchard, a uniquely themed area hosting a range of luxury brands for you to soak up that premium and unique experience.


Your ticket allows you access to:

  • Pre-parade and Parade Ring

  • Views opposite the finishing line and final fence

  • Covered grandstand

  • Winners' Enclosure

  • Tented Village including the Shopping Village

  • Guinness Village

  • The Orchard

  • Live Music ...and much more.

You will have access to all the public food and drink outlets, including:

  • Arkle Bar (Club only)

  • Quevega's Tapas Bar (Club only)

  • Tommy Atkins Bar & Burger Shack

  • Golden Miller Champagne Bar (Club only)

  • Vesty Bar (In the Princess Royal Stand - Club only)

  • ...and much more

Club Enclosure is an additional £45.00 per person




Not sure which package to choose?


If you are unsure on which would be the best option for you, please complete an enquiry form by clicking the link here and a member of our team will contact you to discuss your options further.

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