The thunder of hooves, the thrill of the race, if you enjoy a day at the races just as much as us then a visit to Perth Racecourse is an absolute must. Fantastic racing, a thrilling atmosphere, beautiful surroundings and the very best in Scottish hospitality at Scotland’s most northerly course.
Race meetings at Perth are a fantastic mix of daytime, evening & twilight fixtures and kicked off last week on Wednesday 25thApril with the Perth Festival which was a fantastic three days of racing thrills and we even saw the sun…for most of it!
One not to be missed and is the highlight of Perthshire’s social event calendar is Ladies Day on Thursday 17thMay 2018. Dress in your finest attire & enjoy a fabulous day of racing, fizz, prizes and live entertainment. This year Ibiza’s finest Lovely Laura along with Ben Santiago will be performing.
Gold Cup Day on Sunday 3rdJune is one of the busiest and most popular race days on the calendar. It’s a fabulous day to watch first-class national racing from either the Grandstand or why not prepare a picnic from one of our cities fabulous delicatessens and enjoy on the picnic hotspot of the Centre Course.
In total there are 15 fixtures which run until the Glorious Finale on 26th-27thSeptember 2018, giving you lots of choice for a break in Perthshire incorporating a Race Day.
Tay Apartments are ideally located for Perth Racecourse to stay as the pick-up and drop-off point for the Special Raceday Bus Service is only a 5 minute walk away. On your return you are in the heart of the City Centre to enjoy a plethora of award winning restaurants, cafes and bistros to finish up your day.
If you prefer to relax post-racing the Apartments offer luxurious and home-from-home surroundings to put your feet up in with stunning views over the North Inch Parkland. Equipped with 42” Smart TV with Virgin and a fully equipped kitchen you can choose to cook up a storm using some of Perthshire’s finest produce or call one of the many delicious takeaways that deliver direct to our door.
The Tay Apartments make a great option for your Race Day stay.
We still have availability for the majority of 2018’s racing fixtures. You can view our availability by clicking here or call the office on 01738 450 400.
For more details on Perth Racecourse or to book tickets visit their website – www.perth-races.co.uk
Photography by Fraser Band