Taunton Racecourse

Calling all jump racing enthusiasts! Nestled amidst the rolling hills of Somerset lies Taunton Racecourse, a true gem for National Hunt racing fans. Opened in 1927, it holds the title of England’s youngest National Hunt course, offering a thrilling racing experience throughout the winter months.

Taunton boasts a right-handed oval track, just over a mile and two furlongs (roughly 2.01 kilometres) in length. With long straights and two tight bends, it provides a challenge for both jockeys and horses. The course also features a variety of obstacles, including fences and open ditches, adding to the excitement of the race.

Whether you’re a die-hard racing fan or simply looking for a fun day out with friends or family, Taunton Racecourse offers something for everyone. So, grab your race card, pack your binoculars, and head to Taunton for a thrilling day of National Hunt action!

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