Image: Chepstow Racecourse website
One of the biggest horse races of the year, the Coral Welsh Grand National features a whole range of entertainment, making it a great Christmas family day out.
Alongside the racing, there will be a male voice choir from Monmouthshire performing in the Parade Ring and Welsh opera singers Shan Cothi & Rebecca Evans singing the national anthem as the runners circle for the big race.
For more information, please see the Chepstow Racecourse website here.
Please see below some helpful links to get you started in planning your journey to the event. Using public transport services in the area can be a great way to make your way there and save the worry of bringing your car.
To make your journey by public transport, please use our Journey Planner to find the most convenient route, along with times and services that are running.
If you’d like to find a bus timetable, head over to our Timetables page. Here, you can search for a specific bus route or your location to view timetables of services in the area. You will also have the option to print the timetable to take with you on your trip.
Walk & Cycle
You can also use our journey planner to find walking and cycling routes to get to your event. If you live close by, walking can be a great way to explore the scenery and soak up the atmosphere before the event!
You can find out more information on our ‘Cycling and Walking’ page.
If you’re thinking of taking your car to an event, you can share your journey with others by logging onto Share Cymru. Here, you will have the option to offer a lift or request one, and find a match for your journey.