Travelling by car to the Rowley Mile?

The A11 and A14 provide easy access from the major cities of East Anglia and from the M11 and A1 / M1 respectively.

If you are travelling along the M11 from London please use the following directions:

Merge onto the A11 at junction 9, signposted Newmarket and Norwich.

After 10 miles branch left and merge onto the A1304, signposted Newmarket.

After 5 miles take the third exit at the roundabout.

Travel along the Cambridge Road for 1 mile and then turn left, signposted Rowley Mile Conference Centre.

Turn left again and you will be on the Rowley Mile drive.

Sat Nav postcode: CB8 0TF

Travelling by car to the July Course?

Merge onto the A11 at junction 9, signposted Newmarket and Norwich.

After 10 miles branch left and merge onto the A1304, signposted Newmarket.

After 5 miles take the second exit at the roundabout, signposted The July Racecourse.

Sat Nav postcode - CB8 0XE

Newmarket Shuttle Bus Service

A complimentary shuttle bus service runs on all race days between Newmarket town centre and the racecourse.

Starting approximately 2 hours before the first race the service picks up outside Hughes Electrical Store on the High Street and at the train station.

The return journeys from the racecourse commence around 45 minutes before the last race and continue for up to 2 hours.

The bus will drop off at the train station and at the bus stop on The Avenue (just off the High Street).

At the Racecourse the shuttle bus service will drop off and collect from the middle of annual badge holders car park, outside premier entrance 1 at the July Course and outside the Grandstand and Paddock Entrance on The Rowley Mile. Both areas will be clearly signed.

Please note: On evening race meetings the return journeys start after the last race and run until the buses are stood down by the racecourse.

By Rail

Regular commuter services run from London Kings Cross and Liverpool Street to Cambridge, Stansted Airport and Ipswich where onward connections by rail or road can be made to Newmarket.

Please check train times before travelling.


Premier Car Park

The Premier Car Park is located nearest to the Premier Enclosure Entrance. This car park costs £5 per car and can be booked in advance online or by calling the Newmarket Box Office on 0344 579 3010. Parking must be purchased a minimum of 7 days in advance of your visit. Racegoers may be able to pay on the day subject to availability. 

Free Parking

Both courses offer ample free car parking.


Click here to download the Rowley Mile car parking map.

Coach Parking

There is free coach parking available at both of our racecourses. Coach drivers with 16 or more passengers will receive free entry into the Grandstand & Paddock Enclosure and a voucher for a soft drink, once they have completed our Coach Security Pass (RCA form). This form must be completed fully with driver details together with the group bookers details. The form is available from the car parking attendants as you enter the racecourse car parks. Once the form is completed, the driver will need to produce his work docket at the Free Pass Office on the day. Both must be produced to benefit from our offer. Please note the forms can only be obtained from our parking attendants. 


At standard meetings the taxi rank remains outside the Premier 1 entrance, at the front of the white car park and accessed via Gate 2. 

Private Hire Cars and Minibuses Pick Up/Drop off Area

There is a designated pick up and drop off area within the Racecourse car parks for private hire cars and minibuses (15 seats or less).  All vehicles using this area must enter the racecourse via Gate 2 and turn immediately right where they will be able to wait in designated waiting bays for 15 minutes.  All vehicles must then exit via Gate 3 as there will be a one way system in operation (please see exiting Car Parks).  This area will be signed for pedestrians and vehicles.  Please see the attached map for the location.

Any vehicles picking up or dropping off on the roundabout will be stopped. 

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