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Pontefract Races

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Pontefract Park Park Road, Pontefract WF8 4QD, England
+44 1977 781307
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Best Value Racecourse Around

Great atmosphere and value for money - we love the themed meetings and always good for both family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CharlieRog
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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Was invited on a Corporate day here and the day was great. Shame about the winners.. Food was great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve D
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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Pontefract Park Park Road, Pontefract WF8 4QD, England
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+44 1977 781307
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere and value for money - we love the themed meetings and always good for both family days or adult party days. This really is a little gem of a racecourse would recommend far more than the bigger courses.

Thank CharlieRog
Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear CharlieRog Wow! What a lovely review - thank you so much for taking the time to write it! We look forward to welcoming you back very soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was invited on a Corporate day here and the day was great. Shame about the winners.. Food was great (buffet style) and the rooms were well layed out with a balcony view over the finishing line. A very pleasant afternoon.

Thank Steve D
Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! Much appreciated! Great to hear that you had an enjoyable day - sorry that you didn't have a few more winners! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great day's entertainment with good facilities and easy parking. Great for families with the added attraction of a picnic area.

Thank Lynn S
Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - it's much appreciated! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoy your trips to Pontefract races and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed September 7, 2017

No Screen at the Premier end will be going in the Grandstand in future and be able to take our own Chairs and PicnicMore

Thank Pads0n
Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The big screen covers both the Premier and Grandstand enclosures. For evenings and Sunday race meetings we also have a screen in the Picnic Enclosure. You are welcome to take your own picnic into any...More

Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Really good day out and a great experience as long as the weather is good. Set within pontefract park which is very nice to walk round or take the kids aswell.

Thank dc7911
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

This us an event we go to annually as a family.. kids enjoy the racing and they even have a little punt on the horses... only downside is the fast food vans and stalls they are really overpriced and you dont get a lot for...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

I have been to Pontefract races today with my husband, 2 teenage daughters and other family members. We were lucky enough to have our own box (no 5) which was just overlooking the winning post. A fabulous day was had by all - the box...More

Thank Jo S
Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thank you for such a fantastic review! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

A family ticket cost us a reasonable £25 which was well worth it as it was one of their family days with fairground rides and pony rides etc. The fairground rides charge a small fee but the pony rides were free, my 4 year old...More

Thank Richie P
Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Dear Richie Thank you for such a great review! We're thrilled to hear that you had a fantastic day and enjoyed everything going on. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed August 10, 2017

We attend Pontefract Races several times a year and having a Blue Badge due to walking difficulties we park in the Disabled Car park near to the Grandstand and Paddock entrance. The attendant who is normally there excellent manner and helpful was missing and the...More

Thank manwell2015
Ponte R, Public Relations Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review- it's much appreciated. Without feedback, we are unable to address the issues that you encountered. We will be meeting with the whole car parking team ahead of future race meetings to re-brief them...More

Reviewed August 9, 2017

It was a great day. £46 got you into Premier Area. Premier Pass and free race information book. Button hole flower. Lunch - Champagne or Fresh Orange drink, Sandwich - Chicken, salmon or Prawn and a portion of strawberries with cream. Bets could be placed...More

Thank Camperslastlunch
Ponte R, Front Office Manager at Pontefract Races, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review - much appreciated! We're really pleased to hear that you had a great afternoon for Ladies Day. Thank you for your comments regarding the parking - this is something that we will be reviewing before...More

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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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Karen L
July 30, 2017|
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Response from LeedsRich | Property representative |
You can bring a dog into the picnic enclosure as long as he/she is kept on a lead
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