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Address: Watergate Square, Chester CH1 2LY, England
Phone Number: +44 1244 304600
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Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world, the...

Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world, the first recorded race was held on February 9th 1539.

We have 15 race days a year and host numerous other events throughout the year.

The company is responsible for two racecourses and all catering and conference facilities at Bangor on Dee and Chester, along with an on course hotel and restaurant at the Chester site.

The company also provide external catering services for third party events.

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Easy to find, facilities are adequate and bar prices expectedly expensive. Very near to the city so not too far to walk.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kerrie S
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were staying in Chester for a couple of days and we thought we would take a bimble down to the racecourse to check it out on a none race day. Viewing the racecourse from the famous wall's you can see what a compact little racecourse is. The stands of the "Roodee" also look very impressive and we noticed they... More 

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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to find, facilities are adequate and bar prices expectedly expensive. Very near to the city so not too far to walk.

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UK
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son Booked us Tickets ( 4 of us ) for the New Area The winning post enclosure, It was not worth the £80 per ticket if you are a racing fan ( as we all are ) You can not see ANY of the course also there was a shed in the way of the Winning post !! so... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from Chester after spending two nights there & having an excellent day at the races, we opted for the £40 badge & it was well worth it, we managed to keep our table outside the champagne bar all day & thoroughly enjoyed every minute. This is one of the best Racecourses & we will be back... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This racecourse must be the best kept course in the UK. Immaculately kept facilities surrounded by manicured lawns and walkways. Endless array of refreshment facilities, great views of the track and very good large screen TV's for those who don't want to walk away from there favorite spot if they can't see the finishing straight. I have never been to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brilliant day at this lovely racecourse which is just beside the city wall.Now winners but a wonderful place to be.

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Thank bmocaf
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic day out , lovely course, not too big. Nice to see all the people dressed up Reasonable bar prices too. We had a few winners too!! Can't wait to go next year

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Thank Tracy H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Advice we were given was correct, very busy and lively. Suggest hotel after the meet. Drinks around the course are very expensive considering they are served in plastic tumblers.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent venue in a superb location just outside the city walls We were in the cheap part but still everything you needed Plenty of bars toilets and food outlets with direct access to the on-site bookies Well worth a visit

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have visited many racecourses over the years not always as a so called punter but often as a motor caravan traveller staying overnight on the courses. This time we went as punters and had a thoroughly enjoyable day. I would point out that we went in the cheap seats ie the grass on the inside of the course. It... More 

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