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Carlisle Racecourse

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#12 of 48 things to do in Carlisle Features Animals
Durdar Road, Carlisle CA3 0AQ, England
+44 1228 554700
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Carlisle racecourse food

Went to Carlisle racecourse yesterday,not a bad day out except for the overpriced food. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kath C
Preston, United Kingdom
Average Day spoiled by Rude Barman

We have visited Carlisle Race Course previously but the same problems still remain. . We booked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scotland, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Durdar Road, Carlisle CA3 0AQ, England
+44 1228 554700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Carlisle racecourse yesterday,not a bad day out except for the overpriced food. The Lakeland lamb hotpot was nothing more than pieces of lamb in gravy ( Nothing like hotpot) . The chip 'butties' were the worst I've ever had (not very good chips...More

Thank Kath C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Carlisle Race Course previously but the same problems still remain. . We booked the punters package in advance to save queuing and make it easier for us to get a drink and some lunch as they provide vouchers in advance. We approached...More

Thank Jacklin5460
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The facilities on the track have not improved over the last 20 years , focus has been taken away from the racing and turned to corporate functions and wedding events.

Thank Dez S
Reviewed 29 May 2017

You won't be going to Carlisle for top class racing, although a few decent NH horses might be seen here. Prices are attractive, and viewing areas are pretty good. Food is OK, but service can be slow and a bit disorganised at times. Parking is...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Was a good day eventually, the queue to get in was ridiculous, the organisation at the turnstiles was chaotic to say the least which was the main cause of the horrendous queue, never been in one as long.

Thank fatcontroller2
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great place for days out. Close to town centre with good car park. Whether it is horse racing, car boot or music venue all is good here. Places to eat are good and reasonably priced.

Thank littlenanaCumbria
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I have been many times for different occasions and even in the pouring rain I have enjoyed every moment. Great atmosphere and people you cant help but caught up in the excitement of the racing even if your a first timer.

Thank Got2avit
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great fun and entertaining, the day always goes fast and your voice goes when you shout for your horse to win! Been twice and will go again, good for your money and very entertaining, easy to get to from a bus which costs £1.70 to...More

Thank Kieron M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this weekend on my daughters hen party. It was family day so lots of children about. We paid extra for premier enclosure but were disappointed that there was no seating in the bar area and that drinks were served in plastic glasses yet...More

Thank burrowj
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Final race for 2016-17 for our champion chaser. Great welcome, really good facilities for a county ground. Tough course and enjoyed by knowledgeable and keen race goers. Great local food in the owners bar. Wonderful hosting in the winners enclosure. Been twice, won twice and...More

Thank Lordcoverdale
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17 April 2017|
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.