About Ffos Las Racecourse
Ffos Las Racecourse is a sports, events and conferencing venue, and is a fantastic location for corporate events, weddings, functions, concerts and other occasions.
The venue set in 600 acres of beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside with fantastic scenic views across the Garden of Wales.
From being the largest open cast mine in Europe the transformation has been exceptional. The venue now boasts, conservation areas, solar farms, Beautiful lakes, bridle ways and The Diamond Jubilee tree plantation along with the racecourse.
Ffos Las Racecourse opened in 2009 and brought back top class racing to West Wales for the first time since 1937. The track provides a racing surface to rival any course, and has the benefit of state of the art drainage and irrigation it has been created to provide a superb racing surface and uninterrupted viewing opportunities of the track.
The 600 acre setting is magnificent. Surrounded by rolling hills and countryside it has views down the Gwendraeth Valley to Carmarthen Bay. It is almost impossible to believe that Ffos Las was the former site of the largest open cast coalmine in Europe.
The track provides a racing surface to rival any course in the world. It is 60m wide, has the benefit of miles of drainage and has been created level to provide a superb track to race on and a great viewing track for the racegoer.