If you are looking for fun family days out in October half term the best answer is a day at the races. Horse racing in October should be top of the list when looking for things to do in Stockton or what's on in the surrounding areas.
This race day at Sedgefield is one of the most prestigious meetings of the year, and features the iconic Durham National. A fixture at Sedgefield since 1955, The Durham National is the biggest race to take place at the racecourse. The race happens every October and is run over three and three-quarter miles.
Save yourself the dishes and dine with us in our raceday restaurant with a delicious selection of our finest food. Treat yourself to some fresh fish and chips from our on site fish and chip takeaway or simply grab a drink from the bar and sit back and indulge in the thrills of the racing. Whatever you may fancy there is an option for everyone.
Durham National isn't just racing action and fashion fun. We also add in helpings of exciting entertainment, and delicious food and drink.
We still need to confirm our entertainment for 2024, but it has previously featured show stopping Childrens entertainment from walking superheroes to interactive shows and singalongs.
If you're looking for child friendly Stockton events this October, this outdoor adventure should be on the list.
Children 17 and under go free to the races when accompanied by an adult (some exclusions apply for Festival fixtures and Live After Racing events). Children do not require a ticket in advance and a free ticket will be issued on the day.
Concessions discounts are only available on the day.
Great news! All booking/fulfilment fees have been removed for racedays and events in 2024. The price you see is the price you’ll pay at the checkout. All bookings are made in accordance with our terms and conditions of entry.
Some of our restaurants and hospitality packages are available for this fixture. If you’re looking to celebrate, make your day extra special, or can’t find what you are looking for then please call our events team on 01273 603580.
From how to find us to what you can bring along, click here to get answers to all your questions.
Book your ticket the day before racing and save up to £5!