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Musselburgh Racecourse

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Address: Linkfield Road, Musselburgh EH21 7RG, Scotland
Phone Number: 441316652859
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Musselburgh Racecourse is a Visit Scotland 5 Star venue and named one of...

Musselburgh Racecourse is a Visit Scotland 5 Star venue and named one of their top-rated visitor attractions offering fantastic value days out for all ages. With 29 race meetings a year there is always something to look forward whether you are looking for our Sell out Ladies Day, or great value Family days, with loads of free entertainment for children or the perfect stag or hen night at our Party Nights! We can offer a choice or places to eat and drink at the racecourse catering for all budgets.

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Pinkies bar what's happened!

As regular race goers we know and love Musselburgh. Last time we were there pinkies bar closed for renovations. Today me and my fellow gambler headed for our regular haunt to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Gordon W
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As regular race goers we know and love Musselburgh. Last time we were there pinkies bar closed for renovations. Today me and my fellow gambler headed for our regular haunt to get a cup of tea and a pie chips and beans( simple but pleasurable food). Disappointed......aye... No mince pie ,chips or beans and no cuppa! More fancy pies served... More 

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Thank Gordon W
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited relatives in Edinburgh and we were taken to Musselburgh as our host was a member. A beautiful course with great facilities ....just perfect to get out of the hussle and bussel of a visit to Edinburgh. Staff were excellent and it was so informal...a really nice day out with lots to eat and drink....you can catch buses direct... More 

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Thank jimmy140
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its definitely worth a visit. We took folding chairs and a picnic and set up on the grass. If you get there early you can get a picnic table. The race program gives you all the info you need and betting is really easy and quick. There are large screens to see the entire races. Most people have dressed up... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to the Archerfield Cup Day at Musselburgh Racecourse, neither of us had ever been before so it was all a bit new. Everything from the courtesy bus from Walyford station to placing bets to the overal atmosphere was flawless. We arrived not long after the doors opened and got a quick burger as we hadn't... More 

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Thank Samantha D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good facilities plenty of food and drink great atmosphere.best time to go are Edinburgh cup meeting or ladies day.we enjoyed the after racing music from the radio one dj too.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We have been flat racing quite a few times but never harness racing, It is a nice little course with access to all areas included in the ticket price so you can watch the riders and jockeys in the paddock then 200 yards round the corner watch them on the course,well set up an enjoyable evening with good bar facilities.... More 

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Thank Louise W
london
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71 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We are in the process of working our way around all the racecourses in England Scotland and Wales and being the course that served Scotland's capital we had high expectations of our visit to this venue but these were not met. Once we had made our reservation for what they consider to be their fine dining experience, the Epperston Restaurant,... More 

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Thank elle090
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Attended the Edinburgh Cup Race day on saturday and had a great time. All the staff were friendly and were handing out free water and suncream as it was so hot - really good idea. We were a large group so we had reserved some picnic tables to sit at - definitely worth it. The view was great, we were... More 

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Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words Annie. I'll be sure to pass them onto the rest of the team as they'll be thrilled. We hope to see you again soon. More 

coventry
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Our yearly trip to Musselburgh did not disappoint us. Weather was fantastic. Great organisation with food and drink outlets. Ticket prices keep increasing but not too expensive.

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Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review - we work very hard to deliver the best customer experience possible so it's great to get your kind feedback. Thanks again. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Went along with some friends as we have done previously. Never had any issues, plenty space, plenty bookies in the ground. Food is good quality and entertainment at the end of the night with Boogie and Arlene is always a good laugh!

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Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Brilliant to hear. Thank you for taking the time to review us. It's greatly appreciated. More 

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