Days out

Countdown to exciting season of horse racing at Newton Abbot

Easter Saturday 15 April marks the start of a thrilling new season as racing returns to Newton Abbot Racecourse following a major winter improvement programme.

The family-favourite Easter Saturday fixture will signal the start of an exciting programme of racing and special events at the newly-improved course in South Devon. Over the five-month winter break, tens of thousands of pounds have been invested in ongoing upgrades to the course.

The third and final phase of improvements to the Parade Ring has been completed which includes improved viewing platforms around the Ring...

Curious About Exeter

Event Date: 
10/01/2017 - 9:00am to 31/12/2017 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter City Centre, starting from Northenhay Gardens

Have fun discovering Exeter with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or instantly download & get curious!

Are you curious about Exeter? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Exeter a fascinating place to explore!

You’ll get everything – detailed directions, maps, clues (with answers in the back!), and...

Celebrate the end of the season at our last fixture - Thursday 20 October

Event Date: 
20/10/2016 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join us for our last fixture of 2016 and celebrate the end of a great racing season on Thursday 20 October - buy your tickets today.

Racing for the afternoon starts at 14:20 with gates opening at 12:20. The last race is at 17:10.

Tickets for the afternoon are available at our online ticket store until 17:00 today, 19 October and will also be available to buy at the gate on the day.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure.

Don't forget - children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card...

Afternoon racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse

Event Date: 
26/09/2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Keep that weekend feeling going with an afternoon of thrilling jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Monday 26 September.

Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student photo ID / NUS card enjoy free entry.

Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Sunday 25 September. Tickets will also be available to buy at the gate on the day.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Racing starts at 14:00 with gates opening at 12:00.

The last race will take place at 16:30.

For more information,...

Afternoon racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Friday 16 September

Event Date: 
16/09/2016 - 11:45am
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Kick-start the weekend with an afternoon of thrilling jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Friday 16 September. A great afternoon out with friends, group bookings are available when booked in advance. Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student photo ID / NUS card enjoy free entry. Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Thursday 15 September. Tickets will also be available to buy at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Racing starts at 13:50 with gates opening at 11:50. The last race will...

Explore Poltimore House and grounds on Heritage Open Day

Poltimore House and Grounds are open with free entry on Sunday 11th September from 11 - 4pm.

There will be a children's trail and quiz (50p entry), an archery demonstration with the chance to try it for yourself for a small fee and Tudor dancing.

Come and see for yourself all that has been achieved at this historic Exeter house.

Our visitors quite often say "oh but you haven't done anything".

On the contrary the house has been slowly dried out after the corrugated iron roof was placed over it, the grounds have been cleared and replanted, the courtyard in the...

Heritage Open Day at Poltimore House

Poltimore House and Grounds are open with free entry on Sunday 11th September from 11 - 4pm.

There will be a children's trail and quiz (50p entry), an archery demonstration with the chance to try it for yourself for a small fee and Tudor dancing. Come and see for yourself all that has been achieved at this historic Exeter house.

Our visitors quite often say "oh but you haven't done anything".

On the contrary the house has been slowly dried out after the corrugated iron roof was placed over it, the grounds have been cleared and replanted, the courtyard in the house...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to what’s on in an around Exeter this bank holiday weekend (26-29 August).

MUSIC

Live Music Friday, Exeter John Gandys, Gandy Street: Reckless, 9pm, free. Ship & Pelican, Heavitree: Booster, 9pm, free. The Lord Nelson, Topsham: Wired, 9pm, free.

The Cheeky Boys of Pop Saturday, 2pm, Exmouth Pavilion Free outdoor event feat Robbie and Olly tribute. The Cheeky Boys Of Pop battle it out this afternoon, but who will win? Robbie or Olly?! An afternoon of pop which will have you dancing and singing to the hits we know and love form two of the...

Evening racing

Event Date: 
31/08/2016 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Break up the working week with an evening of thrilling jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Wednesday 31 August. A great way to enjoy a day out with the family before the summer holidays draw to a close, children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student photo ID / NUS card enjoy free entry. Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Tuesday 30 August. Tickets will also be available to buy at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Racing starts at 17:05 with gates opening at 15:05. The last race will take...

Spend a Saturday afternoon at the races

Event Date: 
20/08/2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

A great day out this summer holiday season, enjoy an afternoon of thrilling racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday 20 August.

Treat the family to a day out in Devon – children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card enjoy free entry.

Racing starts at 14:00 with gates opening at 12:00. The last race takes place at 17:30.

Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Friday 19 August. There will be tickets available at the gate on the day.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. For...

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