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“Great day out - weather permitting!!”
4 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.
Chester, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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“Great day out - weather permitting!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

Try to go once a year to the races - increasing range of days and evening races to choose from. Even a couple of family days and other events such as polo are held at the Racecourse. Been to a couple of Christmas Parties there - really great nights out. Don't go if you don't like crowds, as its very busy - especially when the sun shines! Good place for people watching and spot the celebrity too.

Visited June 2013
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Chester, England, United Kingdom
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“An evening at the races”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

A fantastic way to enjoy a summer evening,on the course at Chester races!Plenty of parking on the field,take your chairs and picnics,loads of toilets,bars if you need them or take your own.

Visited July 2013
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Chester, United Kingdom
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“Family fun or day out with friends”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

A trip to the races with a picnic is a fun way to watch the horse racing but also catered for in the different enclosures is the environment to relax with the razzmatazz of an adult race day - dressing up and pimms and champagne to boot.

Visited July 2013
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Winsford, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
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“Chester races”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

Went to Chester races 2 weeks ago. Fantastic day was had by all. On arrival, Chester was awash with smartly dressed people ready for a good day. The organisation was outstanding, making entry to the course smooth in such crowded circumstances. In side was buzzing. Bars were plenty, although before racing began, getting served was like being in a cattle market and quite expensive. Although sadly not a single winner was had, it was a fantastic day

Visited July 2013
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Wales
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“Chester races”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

A group of 12 of us go to the Chester race meeting in August every year and would thoroughly recommend it. It's a fantastic day out especially if you get nice weather and even more so if you back a few winners!

Visited August 2012
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