Ascot may be over, but for fans of the sport, the excitement of horse racing doesn’t have to end. Chelmsford City Racecourse has just opened its doors and they are only a short drive from Harwood House B&B. What better way to spend a summer holiday than in the beautiful Essex countryside! Harwood House is committed to supporting local activities and attractions and we couldn’t be more excited to have such an lively venue so close by. Guests can stay in our award winning B&B, savour our delicious locally sourced breakfast, and quite literally be off to the races in our bespoke taxi service.
Chelmsford City Racecourse Harwood House Essex B&B
Chelmsford City Racecourse opened their doors this year and has been allocated 58 fixtures for 2015 with plans to expand in the upcoming years. They intend to become the UK and Europe’s premier all weather racing venue. This means racing fans can enjoy the sport almost any time they want with the highest quality entertainment and service. Chelmsford City Racecourse boasts several dining options including one that welcomes guests of all ages, The Fairwood Restaurant and Lounge. For adults seeking a more formal dining experience, The Club Restaurant and Lounge, situated on the first floor of the grandstand offers a panoramic view over the racecourse. Additionally, there are two large sports bars nestled along the home straight that offer live music on select nights for guests to continue the fun even after the races are done.
Taxi Service to Chelmsford City Racecourse Harwood House Essex B&B
Free parking is available at the racecourse, but those staying at Harwood House have the option of using our bespoke taxi service. If you plan on fully enjoying yourself and don’t want to worry about driving back to Harwood House, this service is ideal. Ian, co-owner at Harwood and a licensed taxi driver is happy to drop you off at the Chelmsford City Racecourse and then pick you up when you are ready to come back. It’s one of the many things we do to help our guests enjoy their well deserved day of horse racing and relaxation. Take a look at the list of race days at Chelmsford City Racecourse Harwood House Essex B&B and give us a ring to book your stay with us.