Alcohol Policy

At The Rowley Mile & The July Course


Bringing Your Own Food

Please follow a few simple guidelines to enjoy your raceday. 

Picnics are very popular with many of our racegoers and can be consumed in our Garden Enclosure or car parks. Please note plastic cutlery only is permitted.

Please note that our Family Garden Enclosure is not always open (please check our website). During the summer and in particular our Newmarket Nights and Summer Saturday Live the Garden Enclosure sells out, access will ONLY be given to customers who have pre-purchased Garden Enclosure tickets. 

Access to the Garden Enclosure with an Annual Badge will not be possible during sell-out events. During these sell-outs and closures, picnics can only be consumed in our car parks. 

Please note that food and drink cannot be taken into the Premier Enclosure and only food and drink purchased from our racecourse vendors can be consumed in the Grandstand and Paddock Enclosures.

Annual Badge Holders will NOT be permitted entry if the Garden Enclosure if it has sold out. 

Important Information

Picnic/ Alcohol Policy

Patrons are permitted to bring picnics into the Garden Enclosure only (please see above). Alcohol can only be brought in with a substantial picnic and it is limited to one bottle of wine or champagne per person or 4 cans of beer, cider or pre-mixed aperitif. Unfortunately spirits, fortified wines and Pimm's or similar will not be allowed onto the racecourse.

Rowley Mile: When the Garden Enclosure is closed picnics can only be consumed in our car parks.

Alcohol Free Area - No alcoholic drinks are permitted trackside in the Premier Enclosure.  We have a long standing policy in the Premier Enclosure whereby alcoholic drinks or hot drinks without a lid cannot be taken stand side to ensure this area remains a comfortable, relaxed area to enjoy the racing. You may take your food and drink trackside within the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure. You may take food and drink purchased at the racecourse trackside within the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure.

Our Policies for 2018


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