Accommodation close to Horse Races ( St. Leger Stakes Festival)

where : The Grandstand, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6BB, United Kingdom

Renowned for its famous racecourse, the city of Doncaster in South Yorkshire is a popular destination both for horse racing afficianodos and other travellers. As such, the city provides a wide variety of cheap accommodation options offering great deals, ranging from cosy bed and breakfasts to luxury hotels offering the best of style and indulgence.

If you are a horse racing enthusiast, you will find at your disposal a large number of cheap b&b accommodation. Bed and breakfasts are available throughout Doncaster and its surroundings, and the range of deals will allow you to choose exactly how close to the racecourse you wish your accommodation to be.

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Keep within your budget without compromising on quality

With the city attracting a great number of racegoers passionate about horse racing from all over Britain and abroad, and in particular for special events such as Ladies Day, owners of hotels as well as bed and breakfasts in the town understand how important it is for them to provide their guests with plenty of room to keep their belongings and to get ready for their day out, at a cheap price.

At peak times, for instance around the time of the Ladbrokes St Leger Racing Festival or Racing Post Trophy, bed and breakfasts a bit further out from the racecourse are worth investigating as they are likely to offer the great deals and cheap prices, meaning you can keep within your budget without compromising on the quality of your accommodation.

With good public transport links and sufficient parking space, the Doncaster Racecourse is convenient to travel to, giving you more choice in terms of where to stay when you come to watch the racing, confident you will be able to get there easily from your b&b or other cheap accommodation.

There are plenty of exceptional hotels and b&bs in the area, and, by making reservations early, you can be sure to get good deals, whilst at the same time benefitting from top-class accommodation. With hotels offering great rooms at cheap prices, you can easily stay within your budget without compromising on comfort.

By choosing one of our recommended hotels or b&bs you can trust your hotel or b&b owner to be responsive to your needs, allowing you to concentrate fully on enjoying yourself at the horse races, without having to worry about anything else.

South Yorkshire is a great place to explore

And why not take advantage of your trip to South Yorkshire to explore the region? Especially if you are travelling from further afield, you may want to make the best of the available deals and stay a few extra nights in your bed and breakfast after going to watch the horse racing at the racecourse before returning home, and area surrounding Doncaster has plenty on offer to keep your entertained.

Set in beautiful countryside, with rolling hills and bright blue lakes, South Yorkshire is a great place to explore on foot, by bike, or even by horse, starting from your b&b. The flora is easily matched by the fauna, with wildlife abounding both in and out of Yorkshire’s parks and natural reserves. There are also many places of cultural and historical interest, such as Roche Abbey and Wentworth castle.

More leisure focused, the Magna Carta Science Adventure Centre and the Elsecar Steam Railway are sure to please kids and teenagers. With all this on offer, Doncaster is a great place to visit, be it exclusively for a weekend at the racecourse or for longer. With great deals on hotels and bed and breakfast rooms, you can make the best of your time in Doncaster, without paying too high a price.

Travel – How to get to St Leger Stakes Festival Races

Nearest Train Station ?

The closest rail station is Doncaster train station, approx. 2,5 miles away from the site. You can travel from central London Kings Cross in 1 hour and 40 minutes to the track, travel time from central Edinburgh Waverley is around 3 hours.

On race days a bus shuttle service is available from the interchange. There are frequent shuttles from the time of gate opening until just after the time of the first horse race.

By Car

The horse race track can easily be reach via various motorways including M1(jnc 32), M18 (jncs 3/4), A1M (jnc 36) and the M62.

Car Parking (annual St. Leger Stakes Festival)

Car Park A: Public Car Park – £5 per vehicle and O&T on Wednesday

Car Park B – Owners & Trainers Only (pass required) Thurs, Fri and Sat only

Car Park C: You can park for free (outside of the Leger Festival) in Car Park C (enter opposite junction at Wickes on Leger Way).

Park D – Club 1776 Hospitality Parking Only (pass required)

By Plane

The nearest airfield is Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, about seven miles from Doncaster Racecourse. DSA airport have flights to several UK and other European destinations. Other airports within easy reach are Manchester, Leeds Bradford and East Midlands airports.

Facts and Location of the Track

Name : Doncaster Racecourse

Other major racing tracks across Britain include Goodwood, Newmarket racecourse, Cheltenham at GL50 4SH and the famous course in Ascot.

Postcode district : DN2 6BB

Region : Yorkshire and the Humber

County : South Yorkshire

Phone: +44 1302 304200

Main Horse Races

  • St Leger Stakes Festival
  • Racing Post Trophy
  • Doncaster Stakes
  • Gillies Fillies’ Stakes
  • Wentworth Stakes
  • 2-Y-O Stakes
  • William Hill Handicap Chase


Nearest Hotels : in Doncaster city centre, Barnby Dun, Bawtry, Mexborough, Carcroft and Brodsworth.

Additional Information : horse races UKhorse racing news – The Guardian