Ticket Types

If you are looking to book a ticket for one of the three days of the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival at Ayr Racecourse it has never been easier...

There are Club and Grandstand tickets for all three days of the Festival.

Thursday 21st September 
Club £24.00, Grandstand £16.00, Club 3 Day £71.00 and a Grandstand 3 Day £44.00 tickets are available
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Friday 22nd September 
Club £28.00, Grandstand £20.00, Premier Club £65.00, Transport & Entry - from £24.00, tickets are available
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Saturday 23rd September 
Club £47.00, Grandstand £25.00, Premier Club £88.00, Transport & Entry - from £29.00, tickets are available
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There are special discounts for senior citizens, these tickets must be booked by Wednesday 7th September.

Tickets can be booked online or by calling 01292 264179

Please note that concession tickets must be booked via telephone by Wednesday 6th September.

Club ticket

The Club Badge entitles you access to all the public on course facilities.

These include the Champagne Bar and Gardens, where on a beautiful summers day you can sit out and soak in the unique atmosphere of a day at the Festival

From this spot you also have easy access to watch the horses as they walk around the Parade Ring and you can also walk to see the horses in the pre-Parade Ring.

The races can be viewed from the first floor of the Princess Royal Suite which offers panoramic views across the racecourse and you are in a perfect location to watch the thrilling climaxes to each race.

There are also various tote outlets in the Princess Royal Suite and a betting shop. Silks Cafe Bistro is also within this Club area.


Grandstand Ticket

A great value for money ticket to enjoy a day out at the Festival

This ticket allows you access to the Grandstand and the Sports Bar on the Ground Floor of the Princess Royal Stand. The latter is one of the top Grandstand facilities at any course in the United Kingdom.

You can also walk to the Parade Ring and see the horses as they walk round before jockeys mount and they head to the post for the start of the race.

Please note that ticket upgrades are not available.

Premier Club

Treat yourself to a seat in our brand new premier enclosure situated in a prime location next to the track and close to the finishing post.

Treat yourself to a seat in our brand new premier enclosure situated in a prime location next to the track and close to the finishing post.

With a dedicated bar and some of the best views of the track as well as easy access to the parade ring, this is the place to be!

Please note this external facility will have partial wet weather provision.

The Premier Club Package includes:

  • Club badge
  • Seat/table for the day
  • Glass of house champagne
  • Racecard
  • Dedicated bar facilities

Our Premier Club Enclosure is available on William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Ladies Day on Friday 22 September and William Hill Ayr Gold Cup on Saturday 23 September.
22 September - £65.00
23 September - £88.0  SOLD OUT!


Discounts & Concessions

Ayr Racecourse offer a variety of discounts to all its customers.

Advanced Booking Festival Discount

£2 discount on club badges and £1 discount on grandstand tickets for bookings of between 1-19 people if booked and paid for by Wednesday 9th August.

Group Booking Festival Discounts*

£4 discount on club badges and £2 discount on grandstand tickets for parties of 20 or more if booked and paid for by Wednesday 6th September.

Senior Citizen Festival Discounts*

£6 off club or grandstand tickets for senior citizens over 60 at the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival. Discounts are not available on the day and need to be purchased by Wednesday 6th September (not available online).

2 for 1 Concessions*

For disabled person(s) and their carer(s) on providing disability/carers accreditation. Offer available on the day of racing.

* One discount per person. These discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Terms and conditions apply. 


Festival Summer Sizzler

Save up to £7.90 with this fantastic package

Festival Summer Sizzler 

  • Grandstand or Club Badge Admission
  • Racecard
  • Main Meal Voucher*
  • Drink** (excludes Wine)
  • £2 Placepot Bet

**Pint of Tennent's Lager, Bottle of Lager or Spirit & Dash. *Available from either Silks Bistro or Colours Cafe

Thursday 21st Opening Day 
Grandstand £24  Club £31

Friday 22nd Ladies Day 
Grandstand £28  Club £35

Package is available for the Opening Day of the Festival and Ladies Day but NOT Gold Cup Saturday.

Terms and conditions apply.


Transport & Entry Tickets

Ayr Racecourse offers racegoers a fantastic value for money Festival coach transfer service. We offer two separate options depending on the meeting you are attending and the number in your party

Inclusive Festival Transport & Entry Tickets

These tickets are available for the the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Friday and Saturday only and includes entry to the racecourse and coach travel. For these fixtures we will run a dedicated service from the following locations.

  • Glasgow
  • Hamilton
  • East Kilbride
  • Kilmarnock
  • Irvine

Please call Ayr Racecourse on 01292 264179 or book here for 22 SEPTEMBER or 23 SEPTEMBER for further details or to book your tickets. 

Private Festival Coach Hire

If you are looking for a coach to take you to and from the Racecourse then Ayr Racecourse Express can help. We can cater for any number of passengers.

Please call 08450 944620 for a quote.

Festival Afternoon Tea on the Lawn

The William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival is all about style and glamour and what's more glamorous than enjoying a delicious afternoon tea and chilled glass of bubbly at the Racing!

Served to your table on our popular champagne lawns, overlooking the parade ring, our afternoon tea package includes:-

  • Club badge
  • Racecard
  • Glass of House Champagne
  • A delicious afternoon tea with sandwiches, scones served with jam & cream and a selection of cakes

We only have limited availability so book early to avoid disappointment.

William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Ladies Day (Friday 22 September) - £70 per person  SOLD OUT

William Hill Ayr Gold Cup (Saturday 23 September) - £90 per person - Limited Availability




Seasons Restaurant

Why not upgrade your experience and book our fabulous Seasons Restaurant.

Festival Seasons Restaurant package

Available during the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival, The Seasons Restaurant offers the perfect solution for those who are perhaps looking for a simpler form of Raceday Hospitality.

Situated in a marquee on the Club Lawns alongside the Parade Ring, with private tote betting facilities and tv viewing, Seasons is based on tables of up to 10/12 guests, either as full table bookings or smaller bookings on a shared table basis.

The Seasons lunch package includes:

  • Your table for the day
  • Club Badge
  • Race Card
  • Two Course Buffet Lunch
  • Tea, Coffee and Sweet Treats
  • Private bar and waiter service
  • Private tote betting facilities and additional tv viewing


LADIES DAY - FRIDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER - £95 PER PERSON - Limited Availability


CALL 01292 264179 TO BOOK

Under 18's

We offer free entry to under 18's at Ayr Racecourse

Young racegoers under the age of 18 get free access to Ayr Racecourse if accompanied by a paying adult.

Children's tickets are available to Under 18's tickets must be reserved when booking adult tickets.

For more information please call us on 01292 264179.