The Derby Festival


There is simply no event quite like the Derby Festival. It’s a fabulous combination of fun, fashion and truly fantastic racing.

1661 saw the first recorded race meeting to be held on the Downs and the tradition continued until the summer of 1779 when one of today's greatest sporting spectacles was established.

Situated in the heart of Epsom Downs, the racecourse is surrounded by breathtaking scenery and has amazing views. With easy access from London and only half an hour from Gatwick, Epsom boasts a stunning, peaceful, hilltop location.

Epsom Downs Derby hospitality is of the highest order and is delivered and event managed by professional staff to ensure your day runs smoothly from start to finish. A great day at The Derby Festival is sure to impress clients and colleagues as they enjoy great food and wine, fantastic facilities, the thrilling action and a unique party atmosphere.