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Ripon Race Course

Address: Boroughbridge Road, Ripon, England
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Ranked #9 of 12 Attractions in Ripon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This charming fixture always lives up to its reputation as the "garden racecourse". Decked out with a kaleidoscope of colour for every meeting,even if you lose on the day it is still a pleasure to visit a gem nestled in the Yorkshire countryside. As racing has finished here for another summer one can look back fondly and look forward to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is the first time I have been here as a couple I usually come with a gang of blokes or in a coach load. The prices are a good average price and have a lovely picturesqe course which you tend to miss when your out in a gang. The prices of the food and drinks seemed slightly dearer than... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The only thing was that you could'nt take drinks on the race course apart from that the course was good with drinks well priced

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ST.HELENS
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We also attended Ripon racecourse on 16.8.2014 and purchased Club Enclosure tickets with the Gold Package. Be aware that you cannot use the drinks vouchers in the Club Enclosure bar but have to obtain your drinks in the Wakeman bar.An extremley rude female steward told me in no uncertain terms that I couldnt take drinks back to my elderley inlaws... More

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is quite a small racecourse but that made it very easy to get from the paddock ,place a bet,buy a drink and watch a race. We were able to pre-book a cab which was punctual and easy to find

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were lucky and had great weather. Good compact course. Very clean and lots of outside seating. Paddock entrance a good choice. Enough bars and food stalls. Staff varied. Just make sure you pick the winners.

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Bellshill
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

I was with a bus party at the meeting on 16 august .We paid the most expensive tickets for access to all parts of the course but we were angry that we could not enter the concourse near the finishing line with our drinks .Everyone wanting to drink had to push into the bar and even then drink out of... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We have been coming to the mid August meeting for many years. Last year was not so good and I made a point of raising my concerns with the managers of both the Course and Security. They gave excellent feedback to my complaint and I felt that I was taken seriously. We were given some complimentary wickets which we used... More

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west yorkshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went for a family day out for a special birthday. Ripon racecourse is definitely not wheelchair friendly!!! Nowhere with any height that you could go, have a drink and watch the action. There was one "special" wheelchair place and you certainly were not allowed a drink there. We were asked to move on from one bar as we were... More

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Lovely setting. Food and alcohol very reasonably priced...particularly the champagne! Very close to centre of Ripon so could easily walk if staying in the centre of Ripon.

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