Travel Information

Cartmel Racecourse, nestled in Cumbria is still easy to reach, just off the M6.

Travelling by Car

Leave the M6 at Junction 36 and follow the A591 then A590 towards Barrow in Furness for about 10 miles on race days, AA signs direct to the racecourse from the motorway, which is well in advance of the local turn-off the last few miles to Cartmel are along narrow country lanes. On race days they can be very congested. At peak times it can take some time to travel from the M6, so please allow yourselves plenty of time and arrive early

Travelling by Rail

Train service to Cark-in-Cartmel Station (race day bus service to racecourse) or Grange-over-Sands Station.

Travelling by Air

Helicopter landing facilities are available at the racecourse (with prior notification).
Fixed wing light aircraft landing facilities situated at Cark Airfield (approx 3m from racecourse).


There are many accommodation options available to those visiting Cartmel racecourse. Booking well in advance of race days is highly reccommended, why not begin your accommodation search at

Cartmel Racecourse
LA11 6QF
Tel : 01539 536340
Web: Cartmel Racecourse
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