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Near Wincanton Racecourse, Dorset Country Hotel

There are 17 fixtures of quality jump racing at Wincanton Races from October to May, an average of two meetings per month. Fortunately, eight of these race days are on a weekend or a bank holiday which means a day at the races is so much easier. The Sunday and bank holiday races are more for the family with free children's entertainment, including a crèche for 3-8 year olds and 'Jolly Jumpers' amusements on Sunday meetings. Children aged 16 and under gain free admission to all race meetings.

If you’re staying with us here at Plumber Manor country house hotel near Wincanton races, a thrilling day is only a short drive away. If you’re looking for a family hotel near Wincanton racecourse, then you need look no further than Plumber Manor.

Saturday race meetings provide some of the best racing of the National Hunt season featuring some of the top horses in the country. In April is Countryside Day which includes terrier racing and ferret racing, and Ladies Day. In May, there’s an evening meeting of excitement, music and fun.

Fixtures List 2015

Wednesday, February 25th  February Meeting

Thursday, March 5th  Free Race Day courtesy of Bathwick Tyres

Sunday, March 22nd  Food & Farming Day celebrates rural Somerset

Wednesday, April 1st  First April Meeting

Sunday, April 19th  Children's Day

Thursday, May 7th  Evening Meeting

Tuesday, May 12th  Ladies Day

You can make so much more of Wincanton Races by combining a race day with a stay at Plumber Manor, a fine Jacobean country house hotel near Wincanton racecourse and a popular haunt of race-goers and country sports enthusiasts.

Other places well worth a visit whilst staying with us:

Athelhampton House, Bovington Tank Museum, Cranborne Chase, Dorset Opera, the Great Dorset Steam Fair, Larmer Tree Gardens, Longleat House and Safari Park, Lulworth, Mapperton, Melplash, Milton Abbey, Parnham, the Piddle Valley, Plush Music Festival, Salisbury International Arts Festival, Salisbury RacecourseStudland, Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival, UK International Boogie Woogie Festival and Wilton House.

Plumber Manor is recommended by:

Michelin, The Good Food Guide, The Good Hotel Guide, the Best Loved Hotels and Johansens guides.