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Address: Kennford, Exeter, England
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Pleasant National Hunt racecourse.

A group of us came here in October. It was my first visit here for over 20 years and we had a good day at this elevated racecourse. The staff were pleasant and polite. This is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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588 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A group of us came here in October. It was my first visit here for over 20 years and we had a good day at this elevated racecourse. The staff were pleasant and polite. This is one of the longer circuits in the country, in contrast to Newton Abbot nearby which is one of the shortest. The jump racing here... More 

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Sandford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

2 x tickets for £15 if ordered in advance entrance fee, is great value for money for a Sunday out in February at the races, billed as a family day, but we went as a couple and thoroughly enjoyed the experience, getting in and out of the course by car was made simple by the stewards. Thankfully the weather was... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

we were in the area to visit the race course, we are trying to visit all the race courses in the uk. we take a short break and try to get 2/3 meetings in the break. So far we have done around 50%. There were not enough seating indoors out of the cold, not a welcoming course!

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sw uk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The weather was not good, and it was very busy, we enjoyed the racing, but were dissapointed that having paid extra for the premier stand there was no evidence of badges being checked and it was very crowded, and we felt cheated that we had paid extra for no benefit. Otherwise the facilities and buildings are good and well cared... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

New Year's Day racing should be an enjoyable day out. Indeed two years ago it was. But this time it was a most disappointing experience. Traffic management on arriving was non- existent and potentially very dangerous as two lanes tried to merge into one on A38. Racecourse lane should have been coned off to prevent blocking second lane; through traffic... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

went to the races new years day, like so many missed the 1st race due to the slowness at the admission gate, no one seemed to be in a hurry to get the queue reduced,the stands need a good overhall its like cattle sheds and they do no how to charge, £4.40 for a chicken and mushroom pie, it just... More 

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solihull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

we were at the Exeter gold cup day. The hospitality shown by all the staff was first class, the whole day was a pleasure for us made by the attitude of all the people who work at the course. It makes a change in this day and age for people to take the time to be pleasant and very professional... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went here for a birthday celebration. We went for the Desert Orchid restaurant package so had the table for the afternoon. Good food, friendly service, great view of the finishing line and close to the betting ring and parade ring. It was busy in the restaurant which created a nice buzz. A lovely experience.

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wolverhampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Booked into the desert orchid restaurant and on arrival we were warmly greeted and shown to our table for the day.The staff were all very pleasant and very smartly turned out.The young gentleman who was looking after us started by explaining the general layout of the building even to the extent of where the toilets were situated.The food was exceptional,and... More 

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Exeter
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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Exeter is the highest (and 2nd longest I believe) racecourse in England. Free buses to the races run from Exeter St Davids railway station and also from the bus station in Exeter's town centre. I would recommend the Haldon Premier area or the restaurant (pre-booking required). They are more expensive but are, in my opionion, they are well worth it.... More 

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Address: Kennford, Exeter, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter
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Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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