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York Racecourse

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Address: The Racecourse Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX, England
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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Go to the Showcase Weekend, What a Great Weekend...

We've been going to York Racecource on the Showcase weekend for some years now. Friday eve races followed by a big name band / artist followed by the same on Saturday... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been going to York Racecource on the Showcase weekend for some years now. Friday eve races followed by a big name band / artist followed by the same on Saturday afternoon... We love it...

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Sedgefield, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Racing isn't my thing, don't understand it, but went to see a bench that had been placed in memory of a special person. Had to park miles away & it was packed. Didn't like that you couldn't take your drinks outside, standing in the packed bar for a drink & not being able to sit. Nephew saw Alex Ferguson though... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a local have been several times for races and music events. Gets busy with rowdy drunks who don't know one end of horse from the other, but we prefer the Melrose Suite for comfort and a great view of the course & finish.

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doncaster
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214 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the privilege of being a guest of Betfred in a private box last summer,what a fantastic experience! From being greeted at the entrance to being wished farewell,the whole day was faultless! The ladies in the box who looked after us were first class.They just so enjoyed what they were doing,and nothing was too much trouble. The food was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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285 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

What a venue - if the weather is good I cant imagine many better places to spend a day with a group of mates

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Stowe Area, Vermont
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We went to York races with my son, his wife and their 2 young daughters. We went into the family enclosure and had a great time. Although it was busy, we has plenty of room and everyone was well behaved. Would recommend this to everybody including families for a great day out.

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Thank Peter M
York, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I love this place - I worked at the races for seventeen years and loved coming here. It is so clean and tidy before racing starts but by home time the litter is horrendous - next day it is pristine again - well done litter pickers.

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Thank Pauline S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The station toilets are very clean, range of places to get food and drink. Platforms accessible by lift and departures and arrivals displayed and announced. Travel Centre staff very helpful

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Geneva, Switzerland
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119 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A day at the races will never be the same, Yorks atmosphere is superb. The ground and buildings are excellent with great facilities and parking is easy, fantastic restaurant onsite and bars.

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Aysgarth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Have been to this Racecourse and dressed up and eating posh food and also taken a picnic and gone more casual on band day. Great both occasions and regularly go back. Great place great atmosphere.

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