Cornbury Park


We will return to Cornbury Park for the fourth time on April 1st 2017. Cornbury Park ( is a stunning country estate near Charlbury in the heart of Oxfordshire. The elegant 17th century house is surrounded by ancient forest, lakes, farmland and a deer park. The park is home to Lord and Lady Rotherwick who have kindly granted Monster Race permission to host an event in their grounds.

If you’ve run with us at Cornbury before you know what a corker of a venue this is. Featuring lots and lots (and we mean lots!) of woodland, undulating open spaces and water. Add into the mix the Monster’s obstacles (see the obstacle page for details) and you have one of the best obstacle course races you will come across.

Travel Times

Approximate travel times to Cornbury Park are:

  • Oxford – 30 mins
  • Cheltenham – 50 mins
  • Swindon – 50 mins
  • Royal Leamington Spa – 1 hour
  • Milton Keynes – 1 hour 15 mins
  • Coventry – 1 hour 15 mins
  • Reading – 1 hour 15 mins
  • Northampton – 1 hour 15 mins
  • Rugby – 1 hour 20 mins
  • Birmingham – 1 hour 30 mins
  • Bristol – 1 hour 40 mins
  • Bath – 1 hour 40 mins


The estate does have several entrances. The entrance to use for the event is located on the B4022 next to Finstock Train Station. The postcode to use is OX7 3DG. Monster Race signs will be on display so the entrance will be clear. AA event signs will also be located in the surrounding area to point you in the right direction. If you use an entrance which does not have a Monster Race sign on it you are in the wrong place!


Car parking will be available at the venue. There will be a charge of £5 per car. We do encourage you to car share where possible.