Travel Information

Carlisle Races is easily accessible by road, rail or air:

By Road:

    From the North and South
  • Come off junction 42 of the M6. Follow signs for Dalston. Follow the road for approx 2 miles until you reach a staggered junction and turn right. The racecourse is approximately a mile on the left hand side.
    From the East
  • Take A69 or A66 to M6 motorway. Join the M6 and come off at junction 42 and follow directions above.
    From the West
  • Travel along the A595 following signs for Carlisle. Approximately 1 mile after Thursby roundabout take a right, signposted for Dalston (Peter Lane). At T junction in Dalston turn right. Follow road until reach Bridge End pub. Turn left over the bridge and follow signs for Durdar. When you reach the next junction turn left. The racecourse is approximately a mile on the left hand side.

By Rail:

To Carlisle Station, Stagecoach (01228 597222) operate a bus service to Durdar – Route 65 or 66. Alternatively the Racecourse is only a short taxi ride away.

By Air:

Carlisle Airport is approximately eight miles from the Racecourse. Helicopter landing at the Racecourse is by prior arrangement only.


There are many accommodation options available to those visiting Carlisle racecourse. Booking well in advance of race days is highly reccommended, why not begin your accommodation search at

Carlisle Racecourse
Durdar Road
Tel : 01228 554700
Web: Carlisle Racecourse
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