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Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Center

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Address: Newton Abbot, Newton Abbot TQ12 3AF , England
Phone Number: +44 1626 353235
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Description: Newton Abbot Racecourse is one of the country's leading summer jumps...
Newton Abbot Racecourse is one of the country's leading summer jumps racecourses and each year plays host to 18 thrilling horseracing fixtures. Located in South Devon, not far from Exeter and the M5 and with great transport links, Newton Abbot Racecourse sees horseracing fans flock from throughout the South West and Midlands to enjoy an unforgettable day's horseracing
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First race of the year, very enjoyable

Friendly well run event Good fun good value Traffic in to course suffered from local roadworks but not the course fault

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Friendly well run event Good fun good value Traffic in to course suffered from local roadworks but not the course fault

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A good day at the races in the centre course with the family but our day could have been SO much better if we had been able to place a bet there ! We had at least a 5 minute walk to place a bet between each race.... no bookies in the centre course at all.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

First time after promising ourselves to visit the racecourse (new to the area) very impressed with everything except departing the car park after the last race. What a debacle. Rude drivers cutting each other up - we were all trying to get out. It really put a dampener on our day. May I suggest you have some sort of system... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Through our business we stall out here at the Antique Fair, which is so well organised. Free admission for those members of public who visit the fair.

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Devon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

The cafe at this car boot sale has the most miserable and rude staff I have encountered. A freezing cold Sunday morning and I fancied a cup of tea. The first thing I noticed was a gentleman sat on the stainless steel counter. No food for me I thought. I asked for a cup of tea. No one said a... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A good day out always enjoy the racing,even better on a sunny day as well. A must for a little flutter and a few beers in the summer

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wolverhampton
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Booked in to the paddock restaurant for the days racing.A good table overlooking the paddock with reserved seating in the grandstand so you can watch the racing in comfort.The staff were fantastic looking after our every need.Food was good,drinks were easy to obtain,the tote was always on hand and if you wanted to bet with the bookies they were easily... More 

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Newton_Abbot_Race, Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Center, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Thank you for your great review, we are delighted to hear of your experience with us and hope that you will be able to join us again next season. With best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team More 

Torquay
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Last month I visited the Racecourse for the first time, I've wanted to go for a long time but never had the chance. It was fantastic, despite being very busy they had everything running like clockwork. The bookies were very helpful seeing as we didn't know what we were doing!!! Only downfall is a tiny bar which has too many... More 

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Newton_Abbot_Race, Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Center, responded to this review

Hi Emily, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your first trip to Newton Abbot. We really focus on making a day at the races with us as beginner-friendly as possible and hope that you found this to be the case. If you would like to give us more feedback on your experience as a beginner, please... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Attended the Monday meeting 8 September 2014,nice warm and sunny day and good racing with tony mccoy and Richard Johnson both with rides on the day.Great value in the paddock on 241 Mondays.Good atmosphere,with good access to the parade ring.Good all round views with close views of the last fence and exciting run in.Very clean and well run with ample... More 

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Newton_Abbot_Race, Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello Suzanne, Thank you for your fantastic review - we are very pleased to hear about how much you enjoyed your visit to us. Fingers crossed for a continuation of the great weather again next season. Hope to see you again next year. With best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Attended a weekend fixture at the end of August with my wife and we both had a good time. A few tips: Pay extra for paddock entry. Better course position and access to the parade ring. Pay £1 for a seat at the general office, it's a long day and nice to have a reserved seat at the weekend when... More 

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Newton_Abbot_Race, Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Center, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your visit to us - you chose a great fixture to join us for as our biggest of the whole season. As it was the feature fixture of the year with 7,000 racegoers in attendance it was a very busy day and this teamed with the great weather meant... More 

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