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Chester Racecourse

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A lovely race course gets very busy ,not Hugh so can get all around it easily good bars... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2019
DENISE R
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Chirk, United Kingdom
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A good racecourse with Fantastic views from The City Walls. On race days it’s exceptionally busy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
vacationgirl58
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world, the first recorded race was held on February 9th 1539. We have 15 race days a year and host numerous other events throughout the year. The company is responsible for two racecourses...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good racecourse with Fantastic views from The City Walls. On race days it’s exceptionally busy with a great atmosphere. A great day out.

Date of experience: May 2018
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wall walk takes you past the race course and it looked stunning as it was a sunny day in Februaury. A lovely open space at a small race course and ideal for a picnic

Date of experience: February 2019
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review - hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

As an invited guest through the Caledonian Society I enjoy such wonderful company in the Racecourse Banqueting Suite. The food was simply wonderful and staff most attentive.

Date of experience: February 2019
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

great to hear you enjoyed your night here. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 January 2019

A lovely race course gets very busy ,not Hugh so can get all around it easily good bars everywhere, Lovely venue do other events here private fuction s worth a trip to races mid week not as manic

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DENISE R
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

My family and I, a group of 12 adults went to one of the all inclusive Christmas parties at the racecourse. The package we chose was a private box where we had a great meal and plentiful branded drinks all served to us by our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Thank you for your review - we look forward to welcoming you back again next Christmas!

Reviewed 6 January 2019

We had tickets to see Tom Jones in August, we cut short another event to come and see the re-scheduled event - this meant we had to pay out yet again for a hotel, arrange time off work etc. There was no indication of when...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

We are sorry to read this and have passed your feedback to the event organizers LHG. Thank you

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

What a day! Great venue on a lovely day! Excellent facilities all round. Great to people watch and to actually watch those magnificent animals close up. Amazing!

Date of experience: June 2018
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Thank you for your review, we hope to welcome you back in future.

Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Really disappointed. Paid £90 for a ticket for all inclusive, then we’re told we had to pay £30 a bottle for prosecco. The wine was cheap and tasteless rubbish, and the shorts only served in single measures. The ambiance was very poor, no decorations or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2019

Sorry to hear this - we have passed your feedback on to the team. Thank you

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing night out with colleagues Our 2nd year and it was fab again Great atmosphere Really lovely meal, great entertainment especially the group they were amazing Really pleasant hardworking staff Brilliant night thanks !!

Date of experience: November 2018
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thank you for your review, have a great Christmas.

Reviewed 4 November 2018

Great venue for a big party of friends or colleagues. Lovely setting below the Roman walls. Recommend Concourse tickets giving access to all areas, Variety of food and drink outlets.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David H
ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thank you for your review, hopefully next time you will win too!

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Response from KatrinaT230 | Reviewed this property |
As long as they are smart ie no rips and teamed with a smart jacket and blouse combo I think it would be acceptable .
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Yes, I’ve seen others wearing them!
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Response from Catherine B | Reviewed this property |
I went for the first time this year, and thoroughly enjoyed it. However, in my first race I bet each way, put £5 on and won £4.60, seriously not worth it. Should have followed my Husband’s advise and just bet to win. It... More
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