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Pontefract Races

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Great day out

We lovely to visit on family day when we can bring the children and a picnic. The kids always have... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Moggymoxon
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Ladies day

Always have a good day here, I think you should be able to take a bit of alcohol in with you as the... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Linzi W
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Pontefract Park Park Road, Pontefract WF8 4QD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We lovely to visit on family day when we can bring the children and a picnic. The kids always have lots of fun and love seeing the horses close up. It doesn’t cost and arm and a leg if you do it his way. Great...More

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Ponte R, Front Office Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - it's much appreciated! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoy the Family Days and look forward to welcoming you back to Pontefract in 2019!

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Always have a good day here, I think you should be able to take a bit of alcohol in with you as the others areas allow it. The lager is so over priced and not that great, I went to other bars to buy a...More

Thank Linzi W
Ponte R, General Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

HI Linzi Thank you for taking the time to write a review - much appreciated! Glad to hear that you had a good day generally. Our catering company set all the prices for the drinks - it would be hugely helpful if you were able...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

What a quaint little course. Small but good course. Great racing and day out. Good value food and drink. Well worth a visit for a good day out

Thank Frank S
Ponte R, Front Office Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Dear Frank Thank you for taking the time to write a review - much appreciated. We're thrilled to hear that you had an enjoyable day with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Pontefract again soon.

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Great day at the races for my son's 21st Birthday. Booked the VIP package in the Premier enclosure. Food and service excellent.

Thank 08jennifera
Ponte R, Front Office Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pontefract again soon.

Reviewed September 3, 2018

This was my first time at the races and it was a real eye opener. The weather was glorious and it was delightful seeing all the ladies dressed up in their finery for the day. I watched the Best Dressed lady parade and that was...More

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Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - much appreciated. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your first ever trip to the races. Ladies Day in particular is a very social occasion with lots of groups of friends and colleagues getting...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Excellent in the park suite restaurant. Table for the evening and service at table. All facilities to hand

Thank p0akes
Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review - it's hugely appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pontefract again soon

Reviewed August 21, 2018

First time here and was pleased with facilities. Plenty for everyone to do and see. And they allow you to take your only drink into course (4 cans anyway).

Thank debwilliams87
Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - much appreciated! We're really pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable first visit to Pontefract and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed August 19, 2018

There are three Sunday meetings each summer which are themed for the family. If the weather is kind, it is a delight to take the car into the picnic car park (Just £15 for car and family) and enjoy the racing and other events from...More

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Ponte R, Front Office Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! Hopefully the weather will be kinder on your next visit than it was on the day you were with us! We look forward to welcoming you back to Pontefract soon

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The greatest racecourse in Yorkshire a little gem.great facilities excellent racing a good bunch of racecourse bookmakers the perfect place to enjoy a fantastic day out

Thank David B
Ponte R, Front Office Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you so much taking the time to write a review - much appreciated! We look forward to welcoming you back to Pontefract again very soon!

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Attended ladies day, admittedly I had low expectations for the event but I have to admit I was surprised at how busy it was, the effort everyone had gone to, and how well organised the whole event was. The races had just enough time between...More

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Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Ladies Day is historically quite a busy meeting but pleased to hear that you enjoyed it! There is often a great atmosphere for this day, along with our Friday evenings and Sunday Family Days. We...More

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Martin164swift
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Ponte R | Property representative |
The Dining Room holds around 100 - 120 people depending on the size of the tables. We normally cater for at least two sittings throughout a race meeting
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liambillingsley
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Ponte R | Property representative |
We normally have around 4,000 racegoers :-)
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Vicky D
August 19, 2017|
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Response from Ponte R | Property representative |
Hi there - the funfair rides vary in prices depending on the type of ride. They're between £1 and £2.50.
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