Directions

Address: Plumpton Racecourse, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AL

It is very easy to get to Plumpton Racecourse whether you travel by Rail, Road, Air or on foot, with the journey taking you into the heart of the beautiful Sussex South Downs countryside.

By RailPlumpton

PLEASE NOTE **EASTER SUNDAY**

Buses replace trains between Haywards Heath and Lewes on Sunday 20 April 2014

Engineering work is taking place between Plumpton and Glynde closing the line.

Buses will run between Haywards Heath and Lewes and  call at Plumpton.

Please click here for further details.

 

Plumpton Racecourse is ideally located for customers using the train, as Plumpton Station adjoins the Racecourse grounds, and our entrances are only a short three minute walk from the platforms.  Plumpton is served by a regular train service between London Victoria and  Eastbourne/Hastings. Please click on the link below for timetable details.

TRAINS to 17 May 2014

Please note a Saturday service runs on Easter Monday.

We also run a Coach service from Brighton station on racedays, if you are coming from the South Coast or Brighton. The Regency Coaches service to Plumpton Racecourse departs from the Coach Pick Up point behind Brighton Station 90 minutes before the start of the first race, and leaves Plumpton Racecourse 30 minutes after the last race.  A return ticket is £5.

Race Meetings/Special Stop Requests
Monday Racedays (except Bank Holiday Mondays)
0947 Departs Victoria 1044 Arrives Plumpton 0955 Departs Eastbourne 1029 Arrives Plumpton
1047 Departs Victoria 1144 Arrives Plumpton 1058 Departs Eastbourne 1128 Arrives Plumpton
1147 Departs Victoria 1244 Arrives Plumpton 1158 Departs Eastbourne 1228 Arrives Plumpton
1247 Departs Victoria 1344 Arrives Plumpton 1258 Departs Eastbourne 1328 Arrives Plumpton
1347 Departs Victoria 1444 Arrives Plumpton 1358 Departs Eastbourne 1428 Arrives Plumpton
1447 Departs Victoria 1545 Arrives Plumpton 1458 Departs Eastbourne 1529 Arrives Plumpton
1547 Departs Victoria 1645 Arrives Plumpton 1558 Departs Eastbourne 1630 Arrives Plumpton
1647 Departs Victoria 1747 Arrives Plumpton 1658 Departs Eastbourne 1729 Arrives Plumpton
1727 Departs Victoria 1820 Arrives Plumpton 1731 Departs Eastbourne 1758 Arrives Plumpton
1757 Departs Victoria 1857 Arrives Plumpton1757 Departs Eastbourne 1828 Arrives Plumpton
Sunday Racedays
0947 Departs Victoria 1040 Arrives Plumpton0959 Departs Eastbourne 1028 Arrives Plumpton
1047 Departs Victoria 1140 Arrives Plumpton1059 Departs Eastbourne 1128 Arrives Plumpton
1147 Departs Victoria 1240 Arrives Plumpton1159 Departs Eastbourne 1228 Arrives Plumpton**
1247 Departs Victoria 1340 Arrives Plumpton1259 Departs Eastbourne 1328 Arrives Plumpton**
1347 Departs Victoria 1440 Arrives Plumpton1359 Departs Eastbourne 1428 Arrives Plumpton**
1447 Departs Victoria 1540 Arrives Plumpton1459 Departs Eastbourne 1528 Arrives Plumpton**
1547 Departs Victoria 1640 Arrives Plumpton1559 Departs Eastbourne 1628 Arrives Plumpton
1647 Departs Victoria 1740 Arrives Plumpton1659 Departs Eastbourne 1728 Arrives Plumpton
1747 Departs Victoria 1840 Arrives Plumpton1759 Departs Eastbourne 1828 Arrives Plumpton

By Coach
A direct bus service from Brighton to Plumpton Racecourse is run by Regency Coaches. The bus leaves Brighton train station 90 minutes before the first race, returning 30 minutes after the last race.  A return ticket is £5.

The pick up point for Regency Coaches at Brighton Station is behind the Station at the designated Coach Pick Up point.
The pick up point for Regency Coaches at Plumpton Racecourse is car park behind the pavilion marquee.

By Road

The M23/A23 and A27 all offer good access to Plumpton Racecourse – the recommended routes are signposted with AA yellow signage.

From the M25

- Leave the M25 at Junction 7, follow M23 to Crawley/Gatwick Airport

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- When the M23 joins the A23, continue on the A23 towards Brighton

- Leave the A23 at A273 signposted towards Hassocks

- Follow the A273 for approximately 1 mile then turn right at the bottom of the hill onto the B2112 signposted Ditchling

- At the roundabout in the Centre of Ditchling, turn right onto B2116 towards Plumpton

- Continue on the B2116 for approximately 4 miles, then turn left at the Half Moon Pub signposted Plumpton Racecourse.

- Turn left after 1 mile into Plumpton Racecourse

From Brighton

- Follow A23 northbound and take the first exit (A273 to Hassocks)

- Follow A273 for approximately 1 mile then turn right at the bottom of the hill onto the B2112 signposted Ditchling

- At the roundabout in the Centre of Ditchling, turn right onto B2116 towards Plumpton

- Continue on the B2116 for approximately 4 miles, then turn left at the Half Moon Pub signposted Plumpton Racecourse.

- Turn left after 1 mile into Plumpton Racecourse

From Eastbourne/Hastings

- Follow the A27 westbound to the Ashcombe roundabout and take the second exit signposted Lewes/Haywards Heath (A275)

- At the Prison Crossroads turn left onto the A277 Haywards Heath/East Grinstead.

- After approximately 2 miles turn left onto B2116 signposted Hassocks and Ditchling.  This turning is just after the petrol station.

- After approximately 2.5 miles turn right after a sharp right hand bend onto Plumpton Lane signposted Plumpton ( just before the Half Moon Pub)

- Turn left after 1 mile into Plumpton Racecourse

To plan your route to Plumpton please click here.

Plumpton Racecourse’s postcode is BN7 3AL, or type Plumpton Train Station into your Sat Nav as some systems don’t recognise our postcode!

There is plentiful Free Car Parking space at Plumpton Racecourse.

By Foot
Plumpton Racecourse is very close to the famous South Downs Way. Click here to find out more about the South Downs Way.

By Air
Gatwick Airport is a short 20 minute direct train journey, making Plumpton easily accessible for the whole of the UK and beyond.

Helicopters are permitted to land with prior agreement of the Clerk of the Course – please call 01273 890383.

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