Thirsk Races Transport

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Private hire vehicles from Thirsk Races

Thirsk Racecourse in North Yorkshire is the ideal spot for York, Harrogate, Newcastle and Middlesbrough residents to enjoy a flutter on the horses. However, travelling up and down the A1 means that many arrive by shuttle bus or their own car: neither preparing you for a glamorous day out.

There’s no need for a designated driver. Simply book your transport with Wetherby Private Hire, and you’ll arrive in style, comfort, and ready for celebration.

Private hire vehicles available


4 Seater Saloon


8 Seater Minicoach


PVC Minibuses

Booking with us couldnt be any simplier

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Commonly asked questions

No. Our prices are fixed, 24/7, so the rate you pay mid-morning is the same as late at night.

Unfortunately not. It’s not a legal requirement when travelling in a private hire vehicle. However, for longer journeys, you are welcome to bring your car seat along. We can store it, and bring it back with us for your return journey, or you can collect the car seat from our offices.

Yes. We can take payments by credit or debit card in advance. Simply call the office on 01937 222888 to make your card payment.

Yes. We provide vehicles for solo travel or for large groups of up to 16 people. Take a look at our vehicle range to see which would suit you best.

Don’t worry. We’ll keep an eye on the progress of your flight while you’re in the air. So no matter when you land, we’ll be waiting to collect you.

You can call us on 01937 222888. We’re open, and answering calls, until late into the evening. Alternatively, you can email

Thirsk Racecourse Meetings 2019


  • Saturday 13th April – Opening Meet
  • Monday Evening 29th April – Evening Racing


  • Saturday 4th May – Thirsk Hunt Cup Day
  • Saturday Evening 11th May – In Support of The ABF The Soldiers’ Charity
  • Saturday 18th May – Irish Day


  • Monday 3rd June – Afternoon Racing
  • Tuesday Evening 11th June – Evening Racing
  • Tuesday 18th June – Afternoon Racing featuring Royal Ascot


  • Wednesday 3rd July – Afternoon Racing
  • Friday 26th July – Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival


  • Saturday 3rd August – The William Hill Summer Cup Day
  • Friday 9th August – ‘All Creatures Great & Small’ Family Day
  • Friday Evening 16th August – Music Night
  • Friday 30th August – Pirates Family Day
  • Saturday 7th September – Ladies’ Day
  • Monday 16th September – Season Finale