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Chelmsford City Racecourse

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Family visit and a meal

We visited yesterday, an afternoon of Arab horse racing and a meal in the restaurant. Had a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Newlyretired2016
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Good for a night out

I have come here several times for concerts & Christmas parties. Great for a different Christmas... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paris B
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Chelmsford City Racecourse is Britain’s newest racecourse offering thrilling all-weather racing under the mesmerizing light of its Champagne fluted floodlights. The venue also highlights its versatility with a huge range of non-raceday events. Now...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Moulsham Hall Lane, Chelmsford CM3 1QP, England
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+44 1245 360300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited yesterday, an afternoon of Arab horse racing and a meal in the restaurant. Had a brilliant day. Excellent staff, helpful and friendly. The food (carvery lunch) was really good, and the restaurant was comfortable. Thank you all for a great day. We will...More

Thank Newlyretired2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Chelmsford City racecourse. Parking facilities are excellent; blue badge holders can park very close to the ticket office and course entrance. My first disappointment was that visitors are not allowed to take food or drink into the course: so much for my intention to enjoy...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time visiting the racecourse and it won’t be the last We arrived at midday as we had booked a behind the scenes tour Jane Clark was our brilliant guide who gave a comprehensive and well informed explanation of the history of the course and...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening here with one of my suppliers. The buffet style food was delicious and the desserts were heavenly. Great venue for any event but as a horse Racing lover I had an amazing night meeting new customers as well as watching the...More

Thank Kerry L
ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving your comments about your trip to the course. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and I will ensure your comments are passed on to Claire!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a lovely afternoon here with our 2 children who were very impressed. Not the biggest racecourse we have been to but definitely one of the nicest - very clean and tidy. We didn't eat there but a lot of people were eating and it...More

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ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for leaving your comments regarding your trip to the course. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit, you may well enjoy the Family Fun Day on 25th August which is in aid of Help for Heroes.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have come here several times for concerts & Christmas parties. Great for a different Christmas Party & big enough space for a concert. It's a bit out of the way though, not really in Chelmsford, nearer to Braintree. Could do with something else to...More

Thank Paris B
ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of the racecourse. We are very pleased you have enjoyed coming here for a variety of events and hope you continue to do so in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's lovely to have a racecourse nearby, if we want to drink, and have a meal, which is really nice, in the restaurant, and you can see the horses running, we sometimes get a friend to drop and pick us up or get a taxi,...More

Thank Pauline S
ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving your review of the racecourse. We are really pleased that the local residents are embracing all that the course has to offer and hope you will return regularly in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here today for afternoon tea for mum's 80th birthday. Perfect place for her, she couldn't believe she was at racecourse. This place is spotlessly clean, even after the meeting has finished. We booked afternoon tea in the fairview restaurant and were sat on table...More

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ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving such a lovely review of the course following your trip here on Saturday. We are delighted you had a wonderful time and are so pleased that your mother enjoyed her birthday. We hope you will all return again in the near...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a private birthday event, the venue is very good. The parking is well laid out and we were directed to park by a great team of stewards. The room itself was large enough for the 200+ people in attendance. Probably needed...More

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ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of the racecourse following your event here. We are very pleased you enjoyed the facilities the venue has to offer and hope that we are able to welcome you back again in the near future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended an evening meeting on a lovely summer evening in June. The Fairwood package includes parking, entry, race card and a really nice meal – it's seems to be around £30 normally, bit more at the weekend. It's a bargain. All the staff are...More

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ccre2015, Manager at Chelmsford City Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for leaving your comments following your trip to the course in June. We are delighted you enjoyed the evening but sorry that your horse didn't run fast enough! We hope to be able to welcome you back to the course in...More

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Frank F
January 22, 2018|
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Response from christopher s | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can not answer the question only trouble with Chelmsford race course it is in the middle of nowhere and your only viable option is a taxi
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Claire P
August 30, 2017|
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Response from colinbray1973 | Reviewed this property |
Best to check with the course but if in doubt. Smart casual always goes well.
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