The Racecourse, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 7NY, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1328 862388 (Office, Going, Stabling & Hostel)

Fax: +44 (0)1328 855908

Mobile: +44 (0)7767 802206


Chairman: S R Bullard Esq; Clerk of the Course & Chief Executive: David Hunter Esq

Other Tel/Fax:

Chief Executive Clerk of the Course: +44 (0)7767 802 206 (mobile)

Major Races Run:

Prince of Wales Cup, David Keith Memorial H'cap Chase, LL Firth Memorial H'cap Chase, The Tote H'cap Hurdle, Queens Cup Hunters' Chase, Robert Hoare Memorial Hunters' Chase, Walter Wales Memorial Cup

How to Get There:

A1065 from Swaffham, A148 from Kings Lynn, A1067 from Norwich, B1146 from Dereham; Rail: Kings Lynn (22 miles), Norwich (25 miles)

Car & Coach Parks:

Racegoers can park beside course

Aircraft Landing Facilities:

Helicopters only, landing allowed in intervals between races only. Landing for fixed wing aircraft at Little Snoring, 5 miles (information Pooleys Guide) thence by road (A148) to racecourse


70 boxes

Restaurant Reservations:

Firth Restaurant- Prince of Wales Stand, reservations necessary, call racecourse

Dress Requirements:

Any reasonable - warm and comfortable!

Facilities & Badge Accommodation for Owners:

Owners receive 4 badges per runner. Refreshments in Prince of Wales stand - Members' Enclosure. Restaurant in Members Enclosure. Three boxes in stand, other private hospitality rooms.

Recommended Hotels:

The Hoste Arms, Tel: +44(0)1328 738777; Wesum Lodge, Tel: +44 (0)1328 862100;


Courtesy Cabs, Tel: +44 (0)1328 855500; Parkside Cars, Tel: +44 (0)1328 878777

Other Details:

A sandy sub-soil prevents the going from becoming heavy or ever hard. Fakenham is one of the few racecourses in the country where racegoers may park inside the course enclosures. A Wright-Rain watering system is available in dry weather.

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