Fakenham Races

A day's racing is an exciting day out for people of all ages and from all walks of life. Fakenham Race Course prides itself on its friendly, casual atmosphere and it has no formal dress code. Children aged 16 and under are admitted free, and will love the thrill of the races and the roars of the crowd. Special events throughout the year include camel racing.

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The racecourse is committed to welcoming all visitors, and has dedicated car-parking and viewing areas for the less abled.

On the peripheries of Fakenham, the Racecourse is an exciting place to try your luck, put a bet on a horse and you could come away a winner.

Norfolk has a huge selection of pretty market towns for you to discover. The bustling markets and public buildings are where people have met for centuries to buy and sell their wares and pass the time of day. They are still important places at the heart of Norfolk’s local community, where you’ll find the real Norfolk and hear the rich accent!

Come and enjoy the local bustle of Fakenham life and browse around the specialist shops and delicatessens. You will see how Fakenham has successfully mixed the old ancient market towns with modern shops.

Recently voted the seventh best place to live in the country by Country Life magazine, Fakenham is a must see when you visit Norfolk. Come and haggle at the Thursday town market and pick up a bargain from local traders. The Market Place is in the centre of this beautiful Norfolk town, and on the fourth Saturday of every month there is a popular Farmers' Market where you can purchase local produce. After browsing round the market, why not rest your tired feet and stop to buy a swift half from one of the nine pubs that Fakenham has to offer.