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Newcastle Racecourse

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Good for races

It is a good racing course with enjoyable ladays days. In Gosforth park which the racecourse... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
318zarai
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Great night out in a private box with free drinks and 3 course meal. Met some great people and had... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
RayL1892
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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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Located within High Gosforth Park, Newcastle Racecourse is home to the historic Northumberland Plate, and is one of Britain’s busiest racecourses, hosting over 60 all-weather and jumps fixtures a year. An ideal venue for all occasions, the...more
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High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went here last Wednesday night. Had so much fun, apart from the cold and wind it was the perfect night out. Staff could not have been more friendly or helpful throughout. woudl 100% go back next time in Newcastle.

Thank Stephanie K
NewcastleR1, Head Of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review Stephanie. We're glad you had a great time and hope you can join us again soon, perhaps for one of our summer racedays!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 4pm for an evenings horse racing, never been before so had to ask for help eg where to park, where to go etc, I have never been to a venue where all the staff from car park attendants, reception staff, bar staff, Chef,...More

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NewcastleR1, Head Of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We will pass your comments on to the staffing teams to highlight the good work they're doing. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to couple of night AW race meetings Last Week a Wednesday and Friday, Friday was much more busy but still quick to get a beer and no wait for the toilets. Really nice old Trace and i love the layout and presentation. Would recommend...More

Thank Martin M
NewcastleR1, Head Of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Martin. We're glad you had a good experience and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 October 2018

It is a good racing course with enjoyable ladays days. In Gosforth park which the racecourse located there are banquete place and woods to walk . Racecourse has a large parking space. If you like horse racing it would be for you. Otherwise there is...More

Thank 318zarai
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

A great afternoon of quality food and company, raising money for a fabulous charity. A great venue, and so what if I made the bookies richer!!

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NewcastleR1, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We're pleased you had a good afternoon and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Great night out in a private box with free drinks and 3 course meal. Met some great people and had a good laugh. Excellent service from racecourse staff. Certainly is the best way to go racing...

Thank RayL1892
Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for your review Ray. Glad you had a good evening with us, and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 30 July 2018

Went to racecourse on Saturday with my wife must be the worst racecourse i have been to missed three races because the queue for a drink was 40 mins everyone around was complaining the racing screens are too far from grandstand never again.

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 30 July 2018

First time being at the races and thoroughly enjoyed it. Drinks quite pricey but it was expected. The quality of the drinks did not live up to their prices, lager flat and when paying a 5er a pint it should be perfect!! Only downfall was...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

went with 4 other friends and had a superb time the weather couldn't be better a huige variety of drinks and not too expensive loved the little touch with a personal bag to carry your prosecco in which makes it a lot easier for us...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

What a day,unbelievable weather and venue,we all had a great day apart from not wining enough!!! Plenty of bars and food stalls to keep everyone happy,lots of side track betting facilities and taxi and free bus Service outside,great crowd we all had a great day,well...More

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your review. We're glad you had a great day and hope to see you again very soon!

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Colin179
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Response from NewcastleR1 | Property representative |
Hi Colin, yes there is a large indoor area for Grandstand visitors, and another for Premier visitors.
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Response from charlieturner83 | Reviewed this property |
can be a little bit of a tussle to be honest. On Friday night it was a bit long but everybody was in good spirits. on Saturday we got tipped off and that was to walk to the Marriott Hotel and pick one up from there and got... More
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