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Newcastle Racecourse

#43 of 138 things to do in Newcastle upon Tyne Features Animals
High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP, England
+44 191 236 2020
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ladies day at Newcastle

What a fantastic day I went with my wife and 3 others. The atmosphere was electric with everyone... read more

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Reviewed 30 July 2013
helgar21
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Ladies Day

Had a fantastic day out for my birthday with 10 friends weather was so hot was able to get water... read more

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Reviewed 30 July 2013
Lynn672013
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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Located within High Gosforth Park, Newcastle Racecourse is home to the historic Northumberland Plate, and is one of Britain’s busiest racecourses, hosting over 60 all-weather and jumps fixtures a year. An ideal venue for all occasions, the racecourse hosts events of all kinds, including conferences, exhibitions, weddings, private parties and more. Newcastle Racecourse shares the 812 acre High Gosforth Park with the Border Minstrel Pub and Parklands Golf Club.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP, England
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+44 191 236 2020

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Reviewed 30 July 2013

What a fantastic day I went with my wife and 3 others. The atmosphere was electric with everyone mixing well, Queues for the bars (only downside) with lots of beer, Pims and champagne tents. I particularly enjoyed it as had 4 winners, if you pay...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2013

Had a fantastic day out for my birthday with 10 friends weather was so hot was able to get water from the ice cream van without having to wait at the bar thank god as the queue was huge!! Brilliant day out had by all....More

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Thank Lynn672013
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Lovely atmosphere, but not as high brow as some other racing events. Spent an awfully long time queuing for over-priced drinks and toilets. For the money, the facilities really should be improved. Don't think I will bother going next year - it's just not good...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

A group of 10 of us have travelled from Glasgow as our annual meeting in our racing club. We were looking forward to it as we do every year and even more so because it was ladies day. From the moment we entered the race...More

Thank Annon000
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I think the admission price to the Plate and Ladies day meetings are disgusting considering you get absolutely nothing for your money. You pay £30 for the privilege of a shortage of toilets, a shortage of food facilities and a 40 minute wait for a...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Over all I had a wounderfull day over all . I respect it was busy and it's a big day . But quing hour for a drink then the bar tender taking 20 mins to prepare our drink . Then having to que 20 mins...More

Thank christy t
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Fabulous day, fabulous weather! Better signposts needed for different areas as it took ages to find the picnic area reserved seating. None of the staff seemed to know where it was and we kept getting sent to the wrong place! Got there eventually and was...More

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Thank Irene C
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Good day out lovely weather but marred by poor service at the facility queuing 45 mins to get a drink was very poorly organised at the beer tents

Thank Uptherams1946
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Had a amazing day when we eventually got there. Had to wait 45 mins at regent centre for the shuttle bus, missed the first 2 races.

Thank July1965
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Blazing sun - couldn't buy any fluids of any kind (in water) without having to queue for an hour. If I was to go again would pay the £200 pounds and go in a booth or hospitality tent - just a nitemare spoilt my day...More

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gthommo1313
18 July 2017|
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Response from Newcastle R | Property representative |
Good afternoon Many thanks for your message and your interest in joining us for a raceday. We have two restaurants, both of which offer prime views across the Racecourse. If you book a table within these restaurants, the... More
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Susan C
21 June 2017|
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Response from Newcastle R | Property representative |
Hi Susan, we have answered your original query, we hope this helps.
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Susan C
21 June 2017|
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Response from Newcastle R | Property representative |
Hi Susan, you can have your picnic in the car park or in the High Gosforth Park grounds before entering the racecourse. On certain days we do allow picnics into the racecourse, please visit the Newcastle Racecourse website... More
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