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Bath Racecourse

Lansdown, Bath BA19BU, England
01225 424 609
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Ranked #66 of 92 Attractions in Bath
Type: Horse Tracks
Owner description: A trip to Bath Racecourse is an exciting and unique way to spend an afternoon or evening with friends and family. Ideally situated on Lansdown Hill... more » Owner description: A trip to Bath Racecourse is an exciting and unique way to spend an afternoon or evening with friends and family. Ideally situated on Lansdown Hill overlooking the picturesque City of Bath, Bath racecourse is just a short bus or taxi ride from the City centre and offers exciting flat racing and premier hospitality. Steeped in history we have been since racing 1811 and host 19 flat racing fixtures between April and October. With a variety of weekends, evenings and weekday meetings to choose from, including popular family days and music nights, a trip to the races is a perfect addition to your stay in Bath. « less
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Visited Bath primarily to go the races for the Irish themed day, paid £20 to sit in the grandstand, but was very unimpressed by this wooden shack of a building that could barely fit 200 people. We ended up siting on a park bench by the finishing line. The racing itself was enjoyable, but the facilities were really poor, waited... More

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Cheddar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was my first visit to Bath Racecourse, a Saturday afternoon for "Irish Day". Parking was very easy just outside the venue. There was some basic entertainment around the Irish theme. Tickets for the Grandstand enclosure were £17 bought in advance (which is about the same as for a Conference football match so not bad value). My group did not... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Having visited various racecourses over the country thought we'd try Bath, very out dated, not very well catered and fairly drab all round. When you look at the money racing brings in feel some of this money should be used to update these facilities. Bath itself is a wonderful city but will not be rushing back to racecourse and certainly... More

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Bath R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We welcome all feedback and are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience here. Please do contact us on info@bath-racecourse.co.uk or give us a call on 01225 424 609 as we would like to discuss this further with you. Kind regards More

Northampton, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We needed a conference venue in the Bath area and Bath Racecourse ticked the boxes for us. Whist the screen and projector were adequate they do need upgrading but for the cost it was functional. A buffet lunch followed the meeting and all in all a very satisfactory venue

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Bath R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. I will pass on your comments regarding the screen and projector to the appropriate person. Hope you can come back again soon if not for another conference then for racing! More

Wiltshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was my 2nd year at Bath Races with a group of friends. After such a wonderful time last year we decided to return. We paid £60 to be in the marquee which was decorated lovely but the FOOD was appalling!!!! We were given 1 plate for a group of 10+ adults of carrot, pepper, celery, breadsticks and some dip.... More

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Bath R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We value all feedback and are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the food in the marquee package. I have passed on your feedback to the appropriate person who will be dealing with it accordingly. Please contact us by email on hospitality@bath-racecourse.co.uk or by telephone on 01225 424... More

wales UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

lovely day out, nice and easy to get to. minimum bet was £5, or £2.50 each way, but we went in pairs so it was a little less, if you don't really want to spend a lot of money. £23 for a double vodka & coke, Double vodka & lemonade, and double gin & tonic, which was slightly dear, and... More

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Bath R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear that you had a good time racing here. The £10 ticket that you mention is for our Center Course enclosure which is primarily a picnic enclosure and open on the weekends. Our next fixture is the Festival Weekend on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th... More

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was my 3rd year of attending ladies day, the previous 2 years were excellent but this year the food was VERY disappointing at a price of £60 a ticket and 11 on our table I expected more than 2 tiny pots of dip with an assortment of things to dip in them that you had to continually pass around... More

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Bath R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We value all feedback and are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the food in the marquee package. I have passed on your feedback to the appropriate person who will be dealing with it accordingly. Please contact us by email on hospitality@bath-racecourse.co.uk or by telephone on 01225 424... More

Bristol
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23 reviews 23 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have never been to Bath Racecourse after going to Cheltenham several times so gave it a go for Ladies Day. We made the mistake of only paying £10.00 for the crap side. And it was! We left it too late for other tickets, but we love racing so thought let's give it a go. Somebody at the racecourse is... More

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Bath R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We value all feedback and are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your day racing with us. The Center Course enclosure is primarily a picnic enclosure where for just £10 per adult you can park your car, have a picnic and watch the racing. Please contact us at... More

Pitstone
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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I attended last year and had tickets for the grandstand which cost £23. At the time I felt it was slightly pricey. I attended today with my wife and we got £10 tickets for the "centre course" which is on the opposite side of the race course. Your able to take your car into this area so can keep warm... More

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Bath R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We have our Festival Weekend coming up on 13th & 14th September and the Center Course enclosure will be open for both those days. Hope to see you up here again soon! More

Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Visited Bath racecourse for Thursday afternoon meeting in August, my seventh visit over a period of 30 years. I have been racing at over 40 courses over that time and it is sad to see how Bath has declined. I am sure the management are doing their best with a lack of investment from Arena but the future of this... More

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Bath R, Public Relations Manager at Bath Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review - we welcome all feedback. We would very much like to discuss this further with you - please give us a call on 01225 424 609 at your convenience. More

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