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Carlisle Racecourse

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Durdar Road, Carlisle CA3 0AQ, England
+44 1228 554700
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We spent the day based in Swifts restaurant with a great view of the course,an outdoor viewing area... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Malcolm P
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Great day out

Always offers a great day here! Win loose or draw the day is full of fun with many nibbles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MULCASTER2
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CUMBRIA
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In recent years Carlisle Racecourse has fast become one of the premier attractions in the region, with the extensive redevelopment of existing facilities and the introduction of various others, PLUS, a significant increase in race day visitors and not forgetting its convenient location, extensive free parking and 250 acres of parkland! Carlisle Racecourse really is the perfect venue for any event, however large or small.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“race course” (13 reviews)
“parade ring” (4 reviews)
“race goers” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 11:00
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Durdar Road, Carlisle CA3 0AQ, England
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+44 1228 554700
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"race course"
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"race goers"
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"kids rides"
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"special days"
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"premier enclosure"
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"wedding venue"
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"surrounding countryside"
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"facilities are excellent"
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"food was lovely"
in 2 reviews
"town centre"
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"well worth the money"
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"car park"
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"races"
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"horses"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent the day based in Swifts restaurant with a great view of the course,an outdoor viewing area and a good view of the big screen. The racing was jump racing and the quality average for the time of year being near the end of...More

Thank Malcolm P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always offers a great day here! Win loose or draw the day is full of fun with many nibbles available and plenty of bars for a quick service. We visit regular and love the place - loads of parking around the place also.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went to the easter family day in the premier enclosure, very good view of the course and big screen, drinks a little pricey but not extortionate and an outdoor terrace with fab views pity it wasn't a little warmer.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Let's get the big negative out of the way.Our visit was for jump racing and the viewing from the track side was abysmal.Could only watch one hurdle and one fence being taken by the horses when stood near the winning line.A climb up into the...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

lots of things going on here, aswell as racing days, wedding venues, famos singers, ladies days, and much more. if you are holing wedding or christmas function make sure you have taxi or coaches booked, loong walk back to city.

Thank MAUREEN W
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Carlisle has long been a favourite racecourse of ours but today was exceptional. We had the vip package at swifts restaurant and it was fantastic.......well worth the money. The food was lovely....lots to eat and the table service was perfect. The whole staff team came...More

Thank Maggie L
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We spent the full at Carlisle Racecourse and it was a great day out for all. Following a day of successful betting the stage opened in the middle of the racecourse and we were treated to an evening of live music by singer Jess Glynne....More

Thank LeeDSimo
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was a very enjoyable day out with lots of places to watch the races from. Reasonable prices for food but the timing of the buses back to town were a bit disappointing. There was a good atmosphere with young and old made welcome.

Thank The_Magpie_on_Tour
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

I liked it a lot. There are plenty of places to get up high above the ground near the winning post to see the action. The parade ring is close by and the surrounding countryside looked lovely. We went for an August evening meeting and...More

Thank garstonian
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

My very first visit to a racecourse. Very enjoyable experience, and I came back ahead. Excellent facilities

Thank 190brianp
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Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you had such an enjoyable time. Hopefully we can welcome you back soon.

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BrigadierGerard
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Response from Lordcoverdale | Reviewed this property |
I did see dogs there. usual rules apply. on a lease and keep away from the paddock/ring. website or a call to the course should confirm.
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