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Ballinrobe Races

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Westport Road, Ballinrobe, Ireland
+353 94 954 1811
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Very enjoyable

We went to the Ballinrobe Races and I have to say what a little gem this place is. You can see that... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MsIreland2
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Dublin, Ireland
Great event

What a wonderful twilight event. Races from 1800 to 2100. Great setting. Friendly atmosphere, well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Troonie1
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A beautiful, much-loved, scenic racecourse in the west of Ireland. Voted Racecourse of the Year 2012. Ballinrobe Racecourse has 10 fixtures annualy from April to September. The majority of race meetings are evening fixtures, taking place from approximately 5:30pm.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Westport Road, Ballinrobe, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to the Ballinrobe Races and I have to say what a little gem this place is. You can see that this racecourse is run with a lot of love and care from the Committee who look after it. There is a lovely relaxing...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful twilight event. Races from 1800 to 2100. Great setting. Friendly atmosphere, well organised. Easy access from car. Thoroughly recommend!! Fantastic reflection of Irish culture

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to visit on a nice sunny evening. The recent improvements have added to the approach to the course. Everything about this place is a good experience; however, winners are hard to come by for the average amateur punter!!

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Reviewed 24 December 2017

I brought a diverse group there that included South African, Austrian and Swiss. They all had a great afternoon and loved the atmosphere and getting so close to the paddock and racing. Worth a visit

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Was staying with friends in Westport and decided to take the scenic drive to the Ballinrobe races. Fortunately, it was a beautiful evening and despite being a little late found a free parking space in a field across the road. There is a reduced price...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you are in the area while races are being held, you would be well-advised to stop at the races in Ballinrobe. For a race track, the environment is quite family-friendly. Racegoers were friendly, well-mannered, and enthusiastic about the races.

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy going to the Ballinrobe races. The course is in a beautiful location and the whole approach and parking work well. On a nice fine evening, you won't find a nicer spot for a race meeting. The bar and restaurant areas have all been...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

I knew the races were going to be happening while I was in Ballinrobe but didn't have much interest (I'm not a horsey person.) I was asked to go to the evening races by a traveler staying at the same B&B. I am glad I...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were staying in Westport and decided to go to the races in Ballinrobe. It's an easy drive and we were delighted with the facilities. It was a beautiful evening and watching the races with the mountains and meadows in the background was spectacular. In...More

Thank CU55
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

We went in a group on a package deal,and we had a ball.We had food included in the deal and the restaraunt could do with being more homely and warmer as its sparse looking.The menu was basic but tasty and edible.The racing was good craic...More

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Sheilamcna
19 January 2018|
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Response from artosuilleabhain | Reviewed this property |
No point-2-races in Ballinrobe but the type of racing there is really worth it all. You can see the race from start to finish and it is great fun.
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Melissa N
1 April 2017|
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Response from Ballinrobe R | Property representative |
So sorry for delay in responding. There are 10 meetings in the year from May to September. There is only one in June unfortunately, June 27th.
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