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Kelso Races

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Britain's friendliest racecourse ... not a claim that can be beaten anytime soon...

Kelso is just fab.... friendly, intimate... and great racing. Ages since I had been but I shan't... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Excellent venue for an entertaining day out

Rained all day but did not spoil a minute. Excellent racecourse well maintained. Great bar and food... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Nigel P
Rossendale, United Kingdom
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Kelso Races is a National Hunt Racecourse staging jumps racing from September through until May in the beautiful Borders countryside and picturesque town of Kelso. We offer a variety of Raceday Tickets and Hospitality Packages including our Track 2...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kelso TD5 7SX, Scotland
+44 1573 221221
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Booked hospitality for my husbands 70th birthday took 2 of our friends went on the 9th of May couldnt believe it was in a portacabin!!! Have been to lots if courses for hospitality because that I think is what you pay for it was a...More

Thank julie B
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Kelso is just fab.... friendly, intimate... and great racing. Ages since I had been but I shan't leave it so long until next time!

Thank Rustie55
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Rained all day but did not spoil a minute. Excellent racecourse well maintained. Great bar and food service. Fair priced entry. Welcomed by the locals. Well done to the farmers using their tractors to free stranded motorists. This is now on the calendar for return...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 8 April 2018

My wife and I visited Kelso Races yesterday and had a great day, the weather was poor but that did not deter us, there was good food and drink available and the racing was exciting despite the poor weather conditions.

Thank john_selkirk
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous day to celebrate my sister - in - law to be's hen do. Smashing table, great view of the track. Lovely atmosphere, great service. What more can I say??

Thank Annie B
Reviewed 17 November 2017

My 70th birthday was celebrated in style last Saturday at that most attractive of Britain's National Hunt racecourses;Kelso in the Borders. Our party of 8 booked a table for lunch at Rosies' on course bistro and thanks to their kindness we were allowed to keep...More

Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Visited Kelso races for the first time on the Remembrance Day meeting. The race course is small and compact and fairly easy to get round. You certainly can get up close to the racing action. We were blessed with lovely dry weather although it was...More

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had a great day at Kelso races, we purchased the track to track transfer for 5 pounds each.What a great service picked up at tweedbank railway station and taken down to the races, no hassle with designated drivers or trying to organise lifts or...More

Thank spug57
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Visited Kelso races for the first time yesterday with a coach party of friends and had an enjoyable time. The facilities and viewing were good and overall a good day’s entertainment. Easy to reach from the town which also was very pleasant. Am looking forward...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

As regular visitors to Horse Racing meetings and currently members at Fakenham, this meeting took place whilst we happened to be on holiday in the Borders. The venue, staff and hospitality was of the highest standard and the organisation by the key staff was first...More

1  Thank thehps2017
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3 April 2018|
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Response from Dorothy K | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 2 miles. It’s a lovely walk on a fine day or a short Taxi ride
mr r m
11 February 2018|
Response from LF567 | Property representative |
Morning, any of our entrance tickets give you access to our bars indoors.