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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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Great day out

We had a great day here with friends. When the sun came out we moved outside and enjoyed the racing on the steps. Great layout and all the amenities are easily found. It wasn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Loved the atmosphere. Weather was a bit damp but helpful staff arranged a great viewing place indoors with comfortable seats. I am a regular racegoer but AYR is a great favourite

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Hull
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We had a great day here with friends. When the sun came out we moved outside and enjoyed the racing on the steps. Great layout and all the amenities are easily found. It wasn't too stuffy. People were both dressed up and casual.

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Portugal
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56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went here for the family day on 20th July, and had a restaurant package. The food was really good, and the staff were excellent, particularly our wine waitress Hannah. Great views across the course, in fact you didn't really need to venture out.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Plenty of good viewing spaces so you can see every race & the place is always kept clean, The toilets are also looked after & a lady by the name of Betty is always there to keep look after them . Which other racecourses are not so fussy.

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Scotland
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81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We went here a couple of weeks ago for the family day. Kids had a great day, lots of activities to do, face painting, drawing & a magic show. There was also outdoor fun aswell. Quad bikes etc. we all had a fun day. The food in the burger vans wasn't great though.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We went on a Monday in July, and were a bit disappointed by how little atmosphere there was. Even some of the bookies packed up and went home early, because the crowds were so sparse. Great facilities, but just not enough atmosphere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A really run down area. Best best is to go into tesco next door, go up to the canteen where you get a fantastic view of the course while getting some nice food

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Been to the family day at Ayr Races for last 3 years as it falls on/near my partners birthday so it's become a tradition. Another great day had last weekend. Kids go free and Paddington Bear made a wee visit. Kids can get face painted, bouncy castle and other activities to keep them entertained. For the adults there is plenty... More 

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Geraldton, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Fantastic facilities, very clean amenities, easy access to bars, very comfortable indoor facilities especially during wet weather. Excellent indoor viewing area. Very picturesque course. Large mounting yard which gave the public ample room to view the horses.

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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