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The Races at Ayr Racecourse

#8 of 40 things to do in Ayr Features Animals
2-6 Whitletts Court, Ayr KA8 0LH, Scotland
+44 1292 264179
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A fun day out

Visited Ayr races with some friends. I can't claim to be anything of an expert on race courses... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Not Scotlands premier Racecourse

Was a warm day and racing was great, however the facilities were not great. Not a busy day but the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Frank S
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2-6 Whitletts Court, Ayr KA8 0LH, Scotland
+44 1292 264179
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Ayr races with some friends. I can't claim to be anything of an expert on race courses, but the facilities seemed perfectly adequate, and all the staff were friendly and helpful to us novices!

Thank Girliebob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a warm day and racing was great, however the facilities were not great. Not a busy day but the food choices were poor and the bar staff were atrocious ( probably just badly trained). Will not rush back.

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Racing very good on day, facilities poor not enough toilets never seen queues like this at any event ever attended and certainly not at a racecourse, would return but never on a big race day

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for the Scottish Grand National and it was spectacular. the weather was good - which was unexpected. and the venue was fabulous - the food and drinks were reasonability priced and the food we had was very tasty. we never won anything...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit to Ayr racecourse it was very enjoyable experience,the facilities were very good plenty of food outlets and bars ,the toilets good and plenty of room to move about.This was my first visit to Ayr racecourse and would recommend a visit to anyone

Thank john g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Scottish Grand National and there is remove for improvement here. Not much of vegetarian options but the trailers selling food and when I saw one selling veggie burgers they had none. Went to another trailer and asked for chips and mushy peas....More

Thank charlieturner83
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great race track easy to park ad get to. Ayr town centre is very close with the beach just a little further

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Not the biggest of meetings but wonderful experience. Plenty of staff on hand to help the first time visitors really an enjoyable experience!

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This claims to be Scotland's Premier Racecourse and it certainly is a 'premier' set up. The staff were friendly and helpful and the Bars and food areas were well staffed and queues were kept to a minimum. There are a fair number of options for...More

Thank swfjambo
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

My Brother in law won a tour of the racecourse and in doing so we met some lovely people. From Ian Fergusson the problem manager to Lisa our guide for the day where fantastic. We had a great tour followed by a day of racing...More

Thank Cathal Patrick F
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jennifer f
Going to Scottish sun raceday what time does it finish so I can book bus thx
3 June 2016|
Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Last race is at 5.30pm so anytime after that although the entertainment goes on until 11pm
Hi there, I'm organising my friends stag do at the Scottish grand national. I was wondering if anyone had any tips or advice for the day? Many thanks for your help in advance.
10 February 2016|
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Response from Auds M | Reviewed this property |
Yep pre book your tickets ,
Hi, i am currently looking at Ayr as a 30th bday present to my boyfriend. I would like to know which is better, club or grandstand? Any other tips, hints or help would be very much appreciated!! Thank you
23 January 2016|
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Response from Auds M | Reviewed this property |
Hy book in to the western house its lovely and right next door to race course x