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Plumpton Racecourse

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A small friendly rather old fashioned racecorse

Helpful staff everywhere and a good selection of food stalls,didnt use the resturants as very... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2019
jocelynhooton
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Great family day out

Buy your tickets on line , much easier . Parking in the public area was free ,the staff were very... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2019
340cliffw
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Plumpton is a hidden gem in the world of horseracing. The thrill of Jump racing, the joy of a win, delicious food and drink, and stunning rural backdrop provide a memorable sporting experience for everyone from novice to racing expert. We race 16...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Plumpton BN7 3AL, England
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Helpful staff everywhere and a good selection of food stalls,didnt use the resturants as very expensive £ 80 pp for lunch and this is not the Savoy////////WE found the stalls good value and a lot of choice ,in fact Fontwell could do with these stalls...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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MartynCollins, Marketing Executive at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Thank you for your review, Richard. Glad to hear that you had a good day, and enjoyed our hospitality. We hope to see you back at Plumpton during the upcoming season. Kind regards, Martyn

Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Buy your tickets on line , much easier . Parking in the public area was free ,the staff were very helpful, as it was a family day there was lots of food available , nice beers ,average price , really. Great day out , thank...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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MartynCollins, Marketing Executive at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Thank you for your review, Cliff. We are glad to see you had a good day out, and we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, Martyn

Reviewed April 14, 2019

Pretty little course which has improved facilities in recent years, we enjoyed a private box but had a good wander round and felt you could have a perfectly enjoyable day without that luxury, although it was nice to get out of the cold. Parade ring...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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MartynCollins, Marketing Executive at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

Thank you for your review, Richard. Glad to hear that you had a good day, and enjoyed our hospitality. We hope to see you back at Plumpton during the upcoming season. Kind regards, Martyn

Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

As a Warwick racecourse member I made the long trek South and was very impressed by the welcome I received. Everyone I came into contact with was very helpful and obliging. The racecourse itself was well maintained and I must say that they catered for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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MartynCollins, Marketing Executive at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2019

Thank you John for your review. Glad you had enjoyable day at Plumpton and we hope to see you back here sometime in the future. Kind regards, Martyn Collins

Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Went to plumpton racecourse today on their Sussex event. We had a table in the Paddock Restaurant. Although busy the staff were attentive and very friendly, the food was excellent, well presented and good value. The lady doing the tote was also very helpful and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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MartynCollins, Marketing Executive at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

Good Afternoon Sue, Thank you very much for your kind review, and are very glad you had a great day out yesterday and the birthday treat was such a success. We look forward to welcoming you back to Plumpton in the near future. Kind Regards,...More

Reviewed March 19, 2019

I have been visiting Plumpton for many years and am pleased with the recent investment which has provided more indoor seating space with good hot food available. in this respect Plumpton is one of the better courses. The view of the racetrack from the stands...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2019

Many thanks for your review - we will continue to invest in the course and hopefully look forward to your continuing visits for years to come. Best Wishes, the Plumpton Team

Reviewed January 6, 2019

Firstly, I am a big fan of the family enjoying the race days and we have taken all our 6 grandchildren to the races including Kempton on boxing day. At one of the important days in the racing calendar for Plumpton (and us, we had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Plumptonracecourse, Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Dear ACAMW, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and it is unfortunate you did not enjoy your experience on Sunday as this is never good to hear. I acknowledge the car parking comments and we had already briefed our stewards on...More

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

On a festive period day of racing with friends I must say there's nothing better than gaining a day out to enjoy the racING day experiences like at Plumpton Race Course. The location is run professionally which is very clear in organisation. Great for friends...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Many thanks for the post Sajjad and look forward to seeing you again at Plumpton soon! Best Wishes, the Plumpton Team

Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

12 of us had lunch in this very pretty tent for day at the races, as we had a horse running, leg of anyway.. I personally go to Plumpton a lot as it's a full time little track n its great to arrive at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to do the review and we hope your horse ran well on the day. It's great to hear positive feedback on our staff and we hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes, The Plumpton Racecourse Team

Reviewed December 2, 2018

Never been to a race event but the place is open to the public for walkabouts. Not a great horse race fan so can't comment on what the place is like on a race day, certainly not Ascot or Epsom but probably quite a buzz.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Hi Matthew, many thanks for the comments. Unfortunately the racecourse is not open to the public for a walkabout as it is private land. We are located close to the South Downs and there is a public right of way that runs to the station...More

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DaveyGEastbourneUK
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Response from Plumptonracecourse | Property representative |
Hi. Yes you can. There is a footbridge which takes you to a path which leads all the way to the gate. It is sign posted. If you would like any more info do please give us a call on 01273890383.
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