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Newcastle Racecourse

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High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP, England
+44 191 236 2020
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Works Northumberland plate day.

What a day,unbelievable weather and venue,we all had a great day apart from not wining enough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Coltompa
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Better Than Royal Ascot

Went to Newcastle Racecourse for the first time for the Friday and Saturday (northumberland plate... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
charlieturner83
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London, 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 racecourse hosts events of all kinds, including conferences, exhibitions, weddings, private parties and more. Newcastle Racecourse shares the 812 acre High Gosforth Park with the Border Minstrel Pub and Parklands Golf Club.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Newcastle Racecourse for the first time for the Friday and Saturday (northumberland plate) Concert after Racing on Friday (Deacon Blue). The facilities are much better than Royal Ascot and a much better vibe. Will come here again

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Newcastle R, Head Of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review Charlie. We're glad you had a great time with us and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Went to the meeting on 14th April. Sadly the racing on display was poor quality with small fields - a bookies benefit as each way betting was not an option. Positives were how well organised it was in the stand we were in. Hardly had...More

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

Thank you for your comments Jen/Andy. We're glad to hear that it was operationally well run. We aspire to have as many runners in each race as possible, unfortunately as it was Grand National day and with the ground being heavy Saturday's fields were lower...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Visited as a Virgin Experience Race Day for 2. We usually go to a different course every year so we chose Newcastle this year. Excellent disabled parking. Facilities very good even on a cold Tuesday in March, bar, hot drinks, hot food, reasonably priced. Excellent...More

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Newcastle R, Head Of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments Guy! We're glad you had an enjoyable experience with us, and we hope you choose to come to Newcastle again before too long.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I appreciate racing gets cancelled due to poor weather but to not tell customers who have booked and paid online is unforgivable. When I called for my refund they made out it was my fault for not checking my spam folder - it was not...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

As always the Newcastle Races hospitality team excelled. Amazing food, brilliant service, a birthday cake with candles and the whole restaurant stood up and sang happy birthday. But this isn’t unusual (except the birthday bit!), we always get a warm welcome and great food at...More

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your review. Your lovely comments have been passed on to the team. We hope to see you again very soon!

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Would recommend to everyone to try once to go and have fun for the night! Had a great welcome and it was made clear ho we can make our bet. Food was very nice and the entertainment of UB 40 really made it one of...More

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

we did the corporate activity, sat at a table having a meal indoors. bit of an expensive day out though. good money maker for the racetrack!

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I have visited this racecourse many times. I preferred it when it did not have the all weather track but it is now still enjoyable. On a busy day it can be quite difficult to get served at the bars. The quality of the racing...More

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad you often have a good day at the races with us. We hope to see you again at the racecourse soon!

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on Tuesday 24 th October with my partner . We pre booked a table in the restaurant. But of a mix up regarding our ticket collection but soon sorted it out . Shown to our table , very friendly lady (Michelle) drinks order taken...More

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad you had a great day at the races last Tuesday. Your positive comments have been passed on to the hospitality management. The taxi issue will be addressed for future events. We hope to see you again at the...More

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Dave M
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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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Response from Newcastle R | Property representative |
Hi, no drinks are permitted onsite other than sealed bottled water. Diet coke can be purchased from our bars and outlets.
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