Cheltenham Festival Hospitality Packages

The Cheltenham Racing Festival is the biggest race meeting in the National Hunt Season, providing jumping enthusiasts with 26 of the most prestigious races across the four days where they will witness the very best horses from Britain and Ireland in action.

Join us with our superb Cheltenham Festival Hospitality Packages.

Team Tactics offers a varied selection of Cheltenham Festival hospitality packages reflecting your needs when entertaining key clients, suppliers and staff at this famous meeting. Our Glass Fronted Boxes offer unbeatable views of the racing and the highest level of hospitality. To really arrive at Cheltenham in style we offer our clients transport to the Racecourse by classic steam train, beating the Cheltenham Festival traffic with a luxury 30 minute trip through the stunning scenery of the Cotswolds.

The famous rivalry between the British and Irish trained horses is quite unlike any other meeting and contributes to an incredible atmosphere at the Festival. Entertain your guests at Cheltenham Festival with one of our Cheltenham Festival Hospitality Packages and they won’t soon forget the ‘Cheltenham roar’ and an amazing hospitality experience.

Champions Day – Tuesday

Ladies day – Wednesday

St. Patrick’s Day – Thursday

Gold Cup Day – Friday

“The event worked out as we had planned and we couldn’t ask for any more really. All my guest were extremely happy so for me, this is a job well done.” M-Tec Engineering

Key facts

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Track Facing Restaurants with Outside Viewing Balconies.

View the racing from the comfort of a balcony box, overlooking the final furlong and down towards the finishing straight allowing guests to be at the heart of the action. Private boxes for 40 guests, smaller bookings can be made for a minimum of 2 people with private tables for 10 guests. Glass fronted viewing box hospitality facilities at Cheltenham are ideally situated overlooking the final straight of the course with panoramic views of the stunning countryside surrounding the racecourse

Our Glass Fronted Box facility varies from floor 2 to floor 3, and are available for shared or exclusive groups. Please contact 0203 905 1750 to discuss.

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The Lollipop Club Main Grandstand Suite

A rare opportunity to be in the main Grandstand at Cheltenham rather than down in the temporary structures at the bottom of the hill. No one can argue that the view from the main Grandstand of National Hunt’s greatest racing spectacle is stunning. Add to that, it is definitely the best place to experience the Cheltenham atmosphere and the famous roar from the thousands of racegoers below you. You will be blown away by the stunning view of the whole course set against the backdrop of Cleeve Hill and you have the perfect view of the finish of each of these eagerly awaited races.

For this years Cheltenham Festival, we are delighted to be able to offer a unique opportunity for hospitality within a shared suite in the main Grandstand which is available for 60/64 guests for sit down dining. Our light and spacious suite, known as The Lollipop Club because of the proximity of the seats to the winning post, comes with full hospitality, hostess service and a large TV and is located at the back of the main Grandstand on level 5.

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Steam Train to Cheltenham Racecourse

Team Tactics are offering our guests the extra luxury of traveling to and from Cheltenham racecourse in wonderfully nostalgic fashion. You and your guests will be  passing through the beautiful Cotswold and Malvern countryside. A perfect addition to a memorable day at the races. Our Steam Train option lets “the train take the strain” and allows guests to take a step back in time and take the stress out of travelling to and from Cheltenham.

Direct transfers are available from London Paddington to the new Cheltenham Racecourse, located by the North entrance. Private cabins are available for groups of 6-8.

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Platinum Suite Marquee Hospitality

Located just 50 metres from the Guinness Grandstand our Marquee hospitality option is situated in the tented village. Guests will be in the heart of the action at Cheltenham, close to the Parade Ring and Grandstand, making our Marquee hospitality one of our most popular facilities and superb value for money. Perfect for horse racing fans, our Marquee hospitality includes a celebrity tipster and Tote betting facilities.

Included within this hospitality package is a Club Enclosure admission badge. For groups of 8-12 private tables are available whilst smaller groups from 2 upwards will be located on a shared table within our luxuriously appointed marquee.

Marquee Itinerary
10:45 am  Morning Coffee
Complimentary Bar Opens, Bucks Fizz Reception
12:00 pm  Lunch with wines and liqueurs
1:30 pm    First Race
3:30 pm    Afternoon Tea
5:15 pm    Last Race
5:30  pm   Bar Closes
6:00 pm    Facility Closes, Depart
Note: Timings are approximate and subject to change

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Package includes

Get in touch for more information about the package information for Long Run Balcony Box Hospitality, Platinum Suite Marquee Hospitality & Extra Steam Train to Cheltenham Racecourse.

0203 905 1750

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Extra Info

Cheltenham Festival has become the most important date in the National Hunt racing calendar. Prize money has not reached that of the Grand National which is arguably the most famous race in the world but the reputation of the festival has grown exceptionally in recent years. The date is now extremely important for bookmakers with Cheltenham responsible for 10% of the Tote’s total annual on-course takings. Cheltenham plays host to four days of some of the greatest racing on the planet with a particular association with the Irish. The fourth day of racing includes the highlight of the festival, the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Thousands of racegoers flock to Cheltenham every year to enjoy the highlight of the social racing calendar where more than 18,000 bottles of Champagne and 214,000 pints of Guinness will be consumed!

Dress Code

There is not a specific official dress code at Cheltenham due to the winter weather during March. However it is advised that guests loosely follow a dress code in the Club Enclosure and hospitality facilities. Entry to certain parts of the grounds such as the Club Enclosure may be refused if someone is deemed to be dressed inappropriately. Gentlemen usually wear a suit or similar while women tend to wear hats. The organisers of the festival are allowed to retain the right to decline entry into Cheltenham at their discretion.

How to get to the Racecourse

Cheltenham Festival Hospitality Map

By Rail

Cheltenham Racecourse is easily accessible from London Paddington with trains running hourly or more to Cheltenham Spa and take around two hours. Birmingham offers services to Cheltenham Spa every half an hour and they take 35 minutes. From Bristol the journey will take 35 minutes and services run every hour. The train station is a short 10 minute taxi ride away from the racecourse.

By Bus

During Cheltenham Festival there are plenty of bus services to cater for the influx of thousands of race goers. An extra shuttle bus service with be operating throughout the festival picking up spectators at Cheltenham Spa Railway Station and outside WH Smith in the centre of the town and will drop off at the Racecourse. Return buses will pick up from the Racecourse with stops at Pittville Street and then the station. Fares start from as little as £2.50. National Express also offers dedicated services to Cheltenham Festival from multiple locations across the UK. Fares start from £21.00 for an affordable return to the Racecourse and is guaranteed to leave after all the races have finished.

By Road

During Cheltenham Festival there is a carefully considered and organised colour scheme to make things easier for you and to avoid chaos. A colour coded parking scheme means that your parking zone will match your label and preferred route. Temporary signs will be put in place for the racing so it is advised to ignore both sat nav and brown signs once you pick up the yellow directional signs.

Colour Codes include:

Disabled Council Badge Holders – Disabled Parking Symbol
Annual Members, RCA Trainers car park stickers, RCA Owners car park stickers, RCA Press car park stickers, ROA members, RCA members, Hospitality guests with car parking label provided and those with four day members disabled parking – Red
Horseboxes and Minibuses – Red
PJA members, Owners and Trainers hanging labels – Blue
N Bays which have been sold by Cheltenham – Blue
Reserved Annual Members and bays sold in Hall of Fame Car park – Yellow
The Cheltenham Club members – Yellow
If you do not have a car parking pass then please see below;
Public and Pre Paid General Admission (Club, Tattersalls And Best Mate Enclosures) – Green
Bookmakers – Yellow 
Drop off and pick up – Pink 

By Air

Bristol and Birmingham airports provide flights to many national and international destinations. Gloucestershire Airport in Staverton can provide private flights and there is also a helipad at the racecourse.


Cheltenham Festival includes four explosive days of racing with the first race commencing at 1.30pm and the last at 5.30pm which will be the last of seven races throughout the day. If you would prefer to take in the atmosphere before the races commence, the racecourse opens at 10.30am ready for a full day of exceptional sporting action. The final day of the meeting features the Cheltenham Gold Cup where we all await to see if Willie Mullins can repeat his success from last year.

For more information on our Cheltenham Festival Hospitality Packages contact us today: 0203 905 1750