Located in the heart of the historic city of York the racecourse is home to some of the most popular events in the racing calendar such as the Dante Festival, Music Showcase Weekend and Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival. With several other notable attractions such as York Castle, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre, York is a great location to visit and you can add that little bit extra to make it an occasion to remember by hiring your very own private helicopter.
The racecourse in York is located on the Knavesmire and was established back in 1730 with the first official race meeting held the following year. The racecourse has impressive facilities including a five tier grandstand, the award winning Ebor Stand, Listed Old County Stand and popular Champagne Terrace providing an overall spectator capacity was raised to 60,000.
The most popular meeting at York Racecourse is the Ebor Festival which is held in August which features the Ebor Handicap race, the oldest, and probably most famous race at York.
Why travel by helicopter to York?
By hiring a helicopter to fly to York Racecourse you avoid all of the congestion on the roads usually experienced during popular events. You also don't have to worry about any delays to public transport schedules allowing you to arrive on time and in style. Once more you get to take in the wonderful aerial views of the racecourse as well as the City of York itself to make your day at the races that little bit extra special!