We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Epsom Downs Racecourse

Is this your business?
Features Animals
Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom Downs | Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LQ, England
+44 1372 726311
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Class and Casualness Co Exist Nicely

Historic Epsom Downs is located near the town of Epsom in the County of Surrey and is about twenty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hiddenvacation
,
toronto
via mobile
Great venue and great service

Held a Special Needs Conference here in March. Great location, plenty of parking and amazing views... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
kdw72
,
Caterham, United Kingdom
Read all 208 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...

Overview

  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“rubbing house” (8 reviews)
“race course” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom Downs | Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LQ, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1372 726311
Write a Review

Reviews (208)

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"rubbing house"
in 8 reviews
"race course"
in 11 reviews
"fantastic event"
in 2 reviews
"kite flying"
in 3 reviews
"public toilets"
in 2 reviews
"wembley arch"
in 2 reviews
"nice picnic"
in 2 reviews
"race horses"
in 2 reviews
"parade ring"
in 7 reviews
"christmas party"
in 2 reviews
"picnic area"
in 2 reviews
"bank holiday"
in 3 reviews
"few beers"
in 2 reviews
"lovely place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"staff were very helpful"
in 2 reviews
"dog walkers"
in 3 reviews
"car parking"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Historic Epsom Downs is located near the town of Epsom in the County of Surrey and is about twenty miles south west of London. It is host to England’s most famous horse race, The Derby, contested since 1780 and now held the first Saturday of...More

Thank hiddenvacation
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Held a Special Needs Conference here in March. Great location, plenty of parking and amazing views from the diomed suite. Breakfast rolls were fantastic and lunch was simply great!! Really good food which impressed all the delegates. Plenty of rooms for workshops, all in all...More

Thank kdw72
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Great day out here, we went for the superheroes day. Food and drinks are a bit pricey but this is to be expected if I'm honest. Great racecourse with great views, easy to park. Given that it's sort of south west facing the grandstand get...More

Thank Greg S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

went for horse racing.fantastic market.fairground.think it's a great family day/weekend.we stayed near by.

Thank sharan g
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This year I went to the Derby with a group of girlfriends and we had a great day. In the Grandstand, bottle of champagne, good, swift service despite the crowds. Food easy to find, some queuing but nothing too long and reasonable prices. Certainly not...More

Thank serendipitypm16
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Epsom racecourse is known worldwide for the Derby and other races and events, it is also an ideal location for walks and was popular on our most recent with people out for a stroll and families enjoying the open space. We spent a fair amount...More

Thank paullegate
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with tickets for the carvery Excellent meal attentive staff Good views of the parade ring and the finishing straight

Thank hilcrossch
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Went for my annual visit to The Oaks Against My better judgement I went to the Grandstand Bad choice as it took forever to get served The Bar is too small and drinks prices overinflated Queues for the toilet very bad and The Ladies toilets...More

Thank David C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We really enjoyed the Bank holiday racing and dining. The staff were very helpful in the dining area and the food was tasty as well. We use Epsom Downs a lot for walking as well as going to the Derby each year and we love...More

Thank Sue O
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Although this is a great place for racing, it is also a beautiful location throughout the year for walks, runs or kite flying. It is even lovely just to park up and watch the world go by with a cup of tea from the wooden...More

Thank CDL2264
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Nearby

Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Epsom
Holiday Inn Express Epsom Downs
558 reviews
.24 miles away
Chalk Lane Hotel
139 reviews
.95 miles away
Premier Inn Epsom Central Hotel
514 reviews
1.34 miles away
Travelodge Epsom Central
251 reviews
1.60 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
El Rincon Restaurant & Tapas
175 reviews
.57 miles away
The Rubbing House
812 reviews
.17 miles away
Silver Spoon
54 reviews
.63 miles away
The Posh Plaice
80 reviews
.60 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Kingdom Private Tours
35 reviews
1.30 miles away
St Giles Church
11 reviews
1.57 miles away
Walton Heath Golf Club
20 reviews
2.46 miles away
Wildwoods Riding Centre
8 reviews
1.35 miles away
Ask a question

Questions & Answers

Elsbeth C
9 May 2017|
Answer
Response from Fetlocks | Reviewed this property |
Have a look at the Epsom Derby website - shows all of the enclosures and prices. Some are still free. Would post a link but TA doesn't allow. Hope your friend and daughter have a lovely day.
0
Votes
Zoe B
27 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Graham C | Reviewed this property |
On race days you can cross the track as park in the top car park which is free as is the public car parks surrounding the course. The only time parking is aloud on the hill is on Oaks & Derby day but does get packed and they... More
2
Votes
walleytom
31 May 2016|
Answer
Response from MMILES57 |
Yes
0
Votes