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Ripon Racecourse

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Boroughbridge Road, Ripon HG4 1UG, England
+44 1765 530530
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Difficult for the disabled

We had a few problems as my disabled friend can't do stairs, so although there is a lift you are... read more

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Reviewed May 24, 2017
Fiona W
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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Love Ripon Races!!!

We always have a great time at Yorkshire's Gardwn Racecourse! No matter the weather it's always a... read more

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Reviewed May 24, 2017
Lynn D
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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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Boroughbridge Road, Ripon HG4 1UG, England
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

We had a few problems as my disabled friend can't do stairs, so although there is a lift you are very restricted to where you can go to watch the races where you are under cover (if it's raining). The staff were very helpful and...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

We always have a great time at Yorkshire's Gardwn Racecourse! No matter the weather it's always a fun night or afternoon out. And how fab is it that they have a free race night once a year?? Don't think anyone else does that!! Now if...More

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review Lynn, great to hear you enjoyed our FREE Friday and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Good idea on the 'Winners racecard' if only! :) Ripon Races

Reviewed May 24, 2017

We went to the family fun day on the 21st May with our 10 year old boy who thoroughly enjoyed himself, so did we as all of the rides were free.

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Glad you enjoyed your day out with us, our family days a big part of what we do so it's wonderful to get such lovely feedback. Ripon Races

Reviewed May 24, 2017

Ripon racecourse is a lovely little track hosting some very good racing throughout the year You can take the car and have a family day in the middle of the course, lookout for a good weather forcast, because it is very open in the middle...More

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review Gary, great to hear you enjoy your days racing with us. We offer the affordable 'Cars on Course' option with the allowance of bringing some of your own food and drink. Our caterers CGC Event Catering are in full...More

Reviewed May 24, 2017

Standard of racing poor, alcohol expensive & tastes poor. Big screen worked intermittently, Struggled to see which horses wonMore

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your day with us Ian, it sounds like you attended our FREE Friday event to which we had an issue with the big screen which was thankfully resolved by the 2nd race. The quality of the racing here is...More

Reviewed May 24, 2017

Great day out enjoyed by all 12 of us would recommend ripon any time good facilities for food and drink

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Thank you for your review, great to hear you enjoyed your day with us. Ripon Races

Reviewed May 24, 2017

Scenic and well looked after racecourse. Let down by high admission charges, extortionate prices for both food and drink and even a policy of BANNING any 'bring your own' alcoholic drinks!!!More

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Thank you for your review, we are slightly surprised at your comments regarding admission prices as we are very affordable and work hard on keeping our costs low to make up for the price of food and drink which is in full control by our...More

Reviewed May 24, 2017

The day from start to finish was great absolutely fabulous. The staff who helped at the course when I was organising the day were the best. A huge thank you to all.

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear you had such a wonderful day with us and an enjoyable experience in organising your day also. We hope to be able to welcome you back again soon. Ripon Races

Reviewed May 24, 2017

Sunday was our third visit to Ripon races. It's a beautiful little course, you can get up close to everything. Took our lads with us for their first time, ages 15/23, and they really enjoyed the experience

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Thank you for a lovely review, great yo hear you had a good day with us. Ripon Races

Reviewed May 23, 2017

Best race course we've been to,great day out for couples..highly recommended.. luckily the weather was great to x

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear you enjoy a night out with us and you had some good weather too which is always a bonus. Ripon Races

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samsung131
February 16, 2017|
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Response from RiponRaces | Property representative |
Hi, Apologies but we do not allow dogs into ANY Enclosure on a raceday. Thanks
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Jane H
February 12, 2017|
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Response from Erin B | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. The best enclosure is the Club Stand as that gives you full access to all the public bars, Dining room and stands (£25 each). The Paddock is also under cover with a good number of bars and... More
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LaurenD3295
July 24, 2015|
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Response from Erin B | Property representative |
Drink prices vary as set by our caterers who look after 8 out of 9 racecourses in Yorkshire. The prices will be the same at all these Yorkshire courses. We do allow a small limited amount of alcohol to be brought into our... More
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