2018 – 2019 Racecourse Tour
In 2018 I wanted to visit every single track in England, Wales and Scotland.
Along the way, I wrote about every single racecourse, the surrounding area, my experiences on the day and any information I think might be useful to casual racegoers such as myself.
Ascot Ascot is a town in Berkshire, about 30 miles west of Central London. It is only a few miles from the royal town of Windsor. As for much of this part of the world, Ascot is an expensive place to live in terms of property prices
Market Rasen Racecourse
Market Rasen Market Rasen is a small market town in Lincolnshire. There isn't too much to say about Market Rasen really but having been there now, I would have to say it's a nice little town and seemed to me to be very friendly. It's not difficult
Warwick Warwick is a town in Warwickshire in the Midlands of England, just south of Coventry and Birmingham. It has a history which can be traced back to pre roman times. The town was fortified by the Anglo Saxons in the 10th century only for much of
Taunton Taunton is a town in Somerset in the south-west of England. Taunton has an ancient history. Bronze Age settlements have been found in this area and it was an important area to the Saxons later in history. It has been the scene of much conflict during
Exeter Exeter is a cathedral and university city perched on the River Exe in Devon, south-west England. There is evidence of settlements here in pre-Roman times and Exeter became a Roman fortified settlement and was their main one in this area. It was occupied by Saxons as
Doncaster Doncaster is a large market town in South Yorkshire in the north of England. Doncaster has a history that can be traced in one form or another all the way back to roman times and onwards through the middle ages. King Richard I awarded a town
Newcastle Upon Tyne Newcastle Upon Tyne is a city in the North East of England and is the most populated town/city in this area and one of the most populated in the UK. Newcastle can trace it's history all the way back to Roman times and this
Hexham, Northumberland I love Northumberland, it's my favourite place on earth and I think maybe it's time I came to live here, if they'll have me. Hexham is a market town in Northumberland, about 25 miles west of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It's history and particularly that of Hexham Abbey
Sedgefield Sedgefield is a small town in the county of Durham in the north east of England. Sedgefield is best known as being the parliamentary seat of Labour MP and former Prime Minister Tony Blair and was also visited by USA President George W Bush during a
Hereford Hereford is a cathedral city and market town which sits on the River Wye in Herefordshire in the west of England. It sits close to the equally historic cities of Gloucester and Worcester. Herefordshire itself is very pretty. Hereford was given a town charter by Richard