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Address: Gowran, Ireland
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+353 56 772 6225
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Gowran Park is the only grade 1 racecourse in the South East of Ireland-...

Gowran Park is the only grade 1 racecourse in the South East of Ireland- with 16 top quality national hunt and flat meetings all year round, Gowran Park provides modern hospitality facilities in the heart of racing country to enjoy the excitement and spectacle of a day at the races.

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Fantastic day out.

Attended Gowran Park with a group of work colleagues and what a great day we had. we had tables booked in the upstairs lounge with a three course meal included in the package. Who... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Raymond H
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Clonme
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Clonme
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended Gowran Park with a group of work colleagues and what a great day we had. we had tables booked in the upstairs lounge with a three course meal included in the package. Who ever supplied the food can take a bow. The meal was top class. Starters and dessert were served to us and the mains was at buffet.... More 

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Thank Raymond H
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting. Stopped to eat here a long time back, the service was excellent and the food was even better. In my opinion it is simple food done exceptionally, almost English pub-esque. Managed to quiz the staff on the chefs name I think it was Sue. Overall 10/10. Would always consider it.

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Thank Str1pMyM1nd
Kilkenny, Ireland
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65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

To meet friends for coffee or lunch in the restaurant upstairs is a real gem , there is a wonderful panoramic view out over the race and golf course , the staff are welcoming and friendly and the good is good If is closed Monday and Tuesday in winter It is a hidden oasis

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Thank lifesecrets
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I attended in August 16 as part of my stag and several of us arranged to meet at 1 o'clock for lunch and golf at 2. Lunch was tasty and it ran well past 2. There was no problem with putting back our tee times and the staff were hospitable. The course is a fine track and we had players... More 

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Thank Sheelagh G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely scenery but apart from thatacomplete dump very limited facilities no cash machines no burger bars very few bookmakers management could try harder it showed in the very sparse crowd for a decent meeting

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Thank Anthony O
Ovilla, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We toured the abbey in town and stopped at the local pub. They suggested we visit the race track which also has golf course. First for early viesevening drinks to enjoy the view. Two days later we were back for horse racing. Lots of locals.

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Thank Tim H
Irving, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Horse track in the country near Gowran. There is also a golf course here with a few holes inside the oval track. The town of Gowran has a nice friendly pub, sandwich shop/deli, and historical abbey.

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Thank timothyh905
Kilkenny, Ireland
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65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Go to Gowran Park Race course it is one of the most beautiful courses in the country set in beautiful countryside . it is even a lovely place to go for a meal on a non racing day with good food and lovely views for the restaurant. there is also one of the best golf courses in Kilkenny there too

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Thank lifesecrets
Winter Park, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful day at the races. My wife bet on 5 out of the 7 races and won five times!! The last race was her best. "Go big or go home.", she told me. The day was fun, the races were exciting, the facility is first rate and the staff is wonderful. My only complaint is they do... More 

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Thank FloridaJawdoc
Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

My review is of the golf course and not the race course as such. Played there in an open competition with my wife recently and I have to say positively surprised. The lay out is quite unique since you play the first three holes and the last three inside the race track. A few artificial lakes on these holes makes... More 

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