Enjoy a Proper Day Out at Ballinrobe Racecourse
Ballinrobe Racecourse is a well-known country racetrack in a beautiful setting with the lively atmosphere and a laid-back attitude that Ireland is famous for.
The course is situated along the Wild Atlantic Way on the west coast of Ireland set before the picturesque vista of Lough Carra. With 10 fixtures in the summer from April to September it is the ideal place to switch off and unwind whilst watching the racing.
Home to both jump racing and flat racing, Ballinrobe racecourse is a slightly elevated right-handed track that boasts an exceptional view.
At the end of June Ballinrobe racecourse hosts The Lodge At Ashford Castle Ladies Day, an evening meeting full of entertainment, fashion and racing. There are fantastic prizes on offer for the winner of the Best Dressed Lady competition.
A two-day July festival takes place at Ballinrobe racecourse which consists of both jump and flat racing. Day one is a family day with lots of free kids entertainment including face-painting, carnival games and photo opportunities at the selfie wall with a comedy horse. Day two it is a 7 race card jump meeting with Race Dance following on after racing.
Check out Ballinrobe’s upcoming race meetings and experience a proper day out.
By road, Ballinrobe racecourse is a 50 min drive from Galway, 3 hours from Cork, 4 hours from Belfast and just under 3 hours from Dublin.
By car, Ballinrobe Racecourse is just 45 minutes from Ireland West Airport and Taxis can drop and collect fares directly at the main entrance Ballinrobe Racecourse.
The closest railway station to Ballinrobe Racecourse is Claremorris, 21km away. Claremorris is served by Irish Rail on the Dublin to Westport line.
The closest airport is Ireland West Airport Knock (48 km) with regular flights from many locations in the U.K.