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“Brilliant day at the races!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Chester Racecourse

Chester Racecourse
Ranked #12 of 90 things to do in Chester
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Owner description: Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world, the first recorded race was held on February 9th 1539. We have 15 race days a year and host numerous other events throughout the year. The company is responsible for two racecourses and all catering and conference facilities at Bangor on Dee and Chester, along with an on course hotel - the Holiday Inn Express, restaurants 1539 and The White Horse on site and Commonhall Social in the city of Chester. The company also provide external catering services for third party events.
Liverpool
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61 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Brilliant day at the races!”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

Chester racecourse is a lovely place. We were luckly with the weather (29th Sept) and unlucky with our bets! But we had a lovely day out. Prices for drinks and food were surprisingly good and although it was very busy there was no problem getting drinks or putting bets on. Will definitely go again.

Visited September 2012
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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“Great Day”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

Really well organised Race Course. Had a great day out. Everything was spot on. The amenities are second to none.

Visited September 2012
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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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“Great day out”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Annual member - Chester races is the ideal place to be able to dress up enjoy some betting whilst sipping champagne.
It can get very busy and you need to arrive early to find a seat. Also make sure you can walk quick in your heels if you are wanting to be able to walk between the end post and the parade.
I go every year with a bunch of friends for my birthday and continue all year long.
Prices are as expected £5+ for take away food

Visited May 2012
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Chester, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great venue”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

The races are definately a great day out, without breaking the bank (unless you want to). The restaurant and bar are slightly more expensive in comparrison however do offer a good choice of fresh cuisine and the wine cellar is probably one of the best in chester.

Visited September 2012
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Chester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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“Friends birthday”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Great atmosphere and venue if you fancy a llittle flutter on the horses. Worth getting dressed up for.

Visited July 2012
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