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Ayr Racecourse

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Address: 2 -6 Whittletts Road, Ayr KA8 0JE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01292 264179

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Sun Race Day 2015

Had a great day at the Sun Race Day! Me and family come every year and make a great day of it! The atmosphere is great! We get club tickets and today was a lovely day weather wise... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Claire C
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Irvine, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The races for Ladies day is brilliant, the atmosphere and horse racing is spot on. The thing that lets the place down is the terrible food that is on offer for the "summer sizzler" deal £31, the food vouchers is for a filled baguette, chips, scotch pie/steak slice, cheeseburger or hotdogs. There is nothing else on offer except doughnuts &... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Had a great day, weather was good,drink was good, racing was great only down side was my wife had to stand in the street like a common criminal and have her bag searched This put a downer on the day and should not be allowed What right does a miminmal wage person have to go through my wife's bag She... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Had a great day at the Sun Race Day! Me and family come every year and make a great day of it! The atmosphere is great! We get club tickets and today was a lovely day weather wise plus we where lucky enough to get a table right beside the paddock! :) The Staff are all friendly and helpful! The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

As a regular to the races I find Ayr races overpriced. The facilities are a bit better but still large queues. .

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Attended the three day festival in May. The weather was kind to us so there were plenty of places to sit and watch the racing. The disappointment was the lack of any decent eateries or even burger vans. All that is available is the course's own facilities which I felt were overpriced and the food was uninspired. Even the coffee... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Our 1st time at Ayr races..there is plenty of room around the parade ring with lots of different bars..there weren't open on the day we went it was quite quiet..under the main stand the area was nice with bars n cafés..it's a nice view from the stand to watch the racing.

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East Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Although the 'general' inside area of the racecourse building is a little tired looking the food was excellent. The hot foot was HOT, and the chips were bigger than the silly fries from McD or KFC. A steak slice and chips was £5.50, coke £1.50, a muffin £1.50 and coffee £1.60, which are probably comparable with prices elsewhere, and all... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Way too busy on on the national weekend. Should not have taken out the front walkway from the bookies to to the parade ring a few years ago. You have to more or less fight your way throught the large crowded bar created underneath to get betweeen the two areas. The racecourse improvements were needed but for a person who... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Our first time at the races, great atmosphere, and had Them Beatles performing in the tent but the cost of a drink/food was way over the top, definitely NOT enough seating areas, not taking into account the older generation. staff need to learn to smile though, but we still had a great day, the brilliant sunshine helped.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Fantastic day at the races, a little flutter on the horses & plenty excitement watching them race. A day for dressing up & feeling special with loads & loads of fun. The band playing later at night was fab too, a wee dance & drink to finish off a perfect day. Most definitely a day out to remember.

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Address: 2 -6 Whittletts Road, Ayr KA8 0JE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01292 264179
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