Kempton Park Racecourse is a horse racing track together with a licensed entertainment and conference venue in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, England, 16 miles south-west of Charing Cross, London and on a border of Greater London. The site has 210 acres (85 hectares) (0.85 km²) of flat grassland surrounded by woodland with two lakes in its centre. Its entrance borders Kempton Park railway station which was created for racegoers on a branch line from London Waterloo, via Clapham Junction.A visit to Kempton Park Racecourse represents just the start of the adventure when you use our London trip planner to plot your vacation.
It has adjoining inner and outer courses for flat and fenced racing. Among its races, the King George VI Chase takes place on Boxing Day, a Grade 1 National Hunt chase which is open to horses aged four years or older.
Kempton Park Racecourse Reviews
This was my first visit to Kempton and what a great course it is. Very spacious and great seating outside. Great view of the whole course. Bar was easy to get to and all the staff seem very... more »
We decided to dine while we were at the races earlier this month and it made a nice change from just going racing especially on a cold day. We were given a table with an excellent panoramic view of... more »
I HAVE A SPECIAL REASON FOR LIKING THIS EXCELLENT VENUE. I WAS A REGULAR AT THE TRACK IN THE FIFTIES AND SIXTIES, IT WASNT FAR FROM MY PUB AT KINGSTON.GOOD BARS AND RESTAURANTS, AND A GREAT JUMP TRACK MY FAVOURITE MEET WAS BOXING DAY,I WENT WITH FRIENDS EACH YEAR. MY SPECIAL REASON FOR LIKING THE TRACK , IT WAS THE LAST PLACE I SPOKE TO WINSTON CHURCHILL,AT THE PARADE RING PICTURED,HE HAD A RUNNER ON THE DAY, WE WERE FRIENDS FROM MY TIME AT THE SAVOY HOTEL GREAT MEMORIES OF A GREAT MAN.
Fantastic race course! The place is quite compact so there isn't a lot if walking from the parade ring to the track and all amenities are accessible with little queuing. Will be back.
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