More than two hundred thousand people a year visit Chester Racecourse for "a day at the races." There is something for everyone from the family seeking a relaxing Sunday picnic to the company entertaining guests in the lavish surroundings of the Racecourse. The traditional racing highlights of the season are during the 3 day May meeting when the world of flat racing focuses on Chester. The most popular meetings during evenings and on Saturdays are in the summer. It was Chester Racecourse that showed how to succeed with Sunday racing and tens of thousands now pack the Roodee for the annual family funday in August.
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Eaton Hall is the country house of the Duke of Westminster. It is set within a large estate 1 mile south of the village of Eccleston, in Cheshire, England. The house is surrounded by formal gardens, parkland, farmland and woodland.
The ground was opened in 1992. All four sides are covered and are roughly the same height, making the stadium look quite tidy. Each stand has perspex windshields to each side, whilst the corners of the ground are open. The stadium is a small, fairly simple affair with two sides being seated and the two ends being terrace. The East Stand is slightly taller than the facing West Stand, having a few more rows of seating and some enclosed glassed viewing areas at the back of it. The stadium is completed with a set of four thin modern floodlight pylons. One interesting fact about the ground is that most of it (apart from half the East Stand and the club offices) is in actually situated in Wales.