Great Yarmouth Racecourse Guide

Guide to Great Yarmouth Racecourse

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About Great Yarmouth Racecourse


Military History

Great Yarmouth has hosted racing since the early 18th century. The first racecourse was built in 1810 to allow soldiers based in the local barracks to race their horses. The current course dates from 1920.


Situated on the coast it hosts 23 races throughout the summer season.

Important Races/Festivals

September – Eastern Festival including John Musker Fillies Stakes



Great Yarmouth Racecourse, Jellicoe Road,
 Great Yarmouth, 
 NR30 4AU.

  • Road: The Racecourse is to the north of Great Yarmouth and can be reached via the A47 from the north, or the A11 and A12 from the south. From Great Yarmouth follow yellow AA signs to the racecourse..
  • Rail: Great Yarmouth Vauxhall Station is 1 mile from course.
  • Website:
  • Telephone: 01493 842527.

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Travelling to Great Yarmouth Races? Want to know where to stay, where to eat, where to get your hair and nails done? How about where the best pubs are and the name of a reliable taxi? We can help. Check back frequently – this section is updated on a regular basis. 

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