Tradition has it that in the fourteenth century soldiers from Ludlow Castle came here to match their horses. There is certainly a record of racing in 1729.
The course retains not only its Edwardian character but also a strong club atmosphere. Though now a National Hunt course, jumping did not start until the mid-nineteenth century and even today the hurdles track is for a large part separate and follows for 1 mile of the original flat course.
Via A49, A4113, A4117, we are located 2 miles North of Ludlow off the A49.
Paddington - Newport. Local line to Ludlow (bus connection - 2 miles) on Newport (Gwent) - Crewe line. FREE bus service from Ludlow train station at a quarter past the hour before the first race, returning after the last