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York Racecourse

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

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Great day out !

I've never been to the races before and didn't know what to expect , we went with a large group of friends . It turned out to be a brilliant day out , our ticket was in the... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Shelley J
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I've never been to the races before and didn't know what to expect , we went with a large group of friends . It turned out to be a brilliant day out , our ticket was in the grandstand and paddock which had great views of the racecourse and included a free drink and we also had a meal ticket... More 

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Thank Shelley J
Woking, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here for Ebor Festival. After being to many other racecourses such as Cheltenham and Ascot I had a certain expectation. I found the facilities at York Racecourse very disappointing. The selection of places to eat was dismal. The food we did purchase was inedible. There was not enough tables inside and you weren't allowed to take your plastic... More 

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Thank Rebecca H
Hull
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

I go to York races every year to the Friday meeting (Nunthorpe Day) and I must say this course takes some beating I have visited most racecourses in the country and York is my favourite great views from the grandstand and the bars and restaurants are of easy access the service is really good

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Thank James H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great day out excellent transport from railway station on buses right outside £3 return run very regular so don't have to wait long shame about the rain!

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Thank goldylx
Bingley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

arrived easily, parked up smoothly and had a lovely visit on wendesday- the racecourse is well laid out, food was tasty and not too horrendously overpriced, and the stmosphrere relaxed and enjoyable. However the experience was marred at the end by the lack of stewarding in car park. There were plenty to get people parked in the morning - why... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

What a great day out for both families and friends, since our last vist there has been a lot of money spent on the facilities the are excellent now wether you are on the course or in the stand you will have a great day out, the only down side was getting back into York afterwards it is mayhem trying... More 

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Thank 76STU
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Have attended the Ebor meeting for many years but have just discovered the Melrose Club Lounge and I can thoroughly recommend it. Catering is excellent (especially the "Yorkshire Tapas"), all staff are very helpful and friendly and you can sit in comfort between races.Book early as places are limited.

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Thank Russ W
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Go here regularly on trips with the girls although I think the entrance fee is a bit expensive the racecourse overall is well kept the bars have plenty of staff so not kept waiting too long .

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Thank Susan P
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

If you are going there make sure you have a box . , otherwise be prepare to queue for 30 mins to place a bet and to get a drink . We could only watch 1 race out of the 7 the rest of the time spent for queueing for drinks , bets or the toilets Waste of time !

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Thank tolga g
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Won't be able to attend this year ( 2016 ) but what an event and what a race track , I have visited all the premier tracks in England , including Ascot for the Royal , and the Ebor is right up there with them , great facilities great days out , go to all the days if you can... More 

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