Sedgefield Racecourse – Racecourse Rd, Sedgefield, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 2HW
Sedgefield Racecourse is a front runner when it comes to Brightwater attractions. Set in the beautiful Sedgefield countryside It’s well known for its relaxed atmosphere and over 20 fixtures throughout the year. They host a range of events and activities all year long including camping, car boot sales, parties, and even weddings!
Racing has been taking place at Sedgefield from around 1732, with the first recorded meetings in 1846. The course itself was part of the Sands Hall Estate, home of the Ord family and known as the Melton of the North.In 1804 Ralph Lambton formed a club based at the Hardwicke Arms and Sedgefield became the headquarters of the Ralph Lambton Hunt, whose meetings had originally taken place at Lambton Park. Ralph Lambton was an ancestor of the Earls of Durham, and among original members of the club were Ralph Brandling, then owner of Gosforth Park, and Robert Surtees, father of RS Surtees, the creator of Jorrocks.
The whole family can enjoy an afternoon of fantastic jump racing in the picturesque Durham surroundings.
For opening times and visitor information please visit their website