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Musselburgh Racecourse

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Address: Linkfield Road, Musselburgh EH21 7RG, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 665 2859
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09:00 - 17:00
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Musselburgh Racecourse is a Visit Scotland 5 Star venue and named one of...

Musselburgh Racecourse is a Visit Scotland 5 Star venue and named one of their top-rated visitor attractions offering fantastic value days out for all ages. With 29 race meetings a year there is always something to look forward whether you are looking for our Sell out Ladies Day, or great value Family days, with loads of free entertainment for children or the perfect stag or hen night at our Party Nights! We can offer a choice or places to eat and drink at the racecourse catering for all budgets.

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Great day out for everyone. Kids can enjoy there own special events meetings and other days that is on throughout the year. Food,beer and horses what more do you want!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
bigfrodo24
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out for everyone. Kids can enjoy there own special events meetings and other days that is on throughout the year. Food,beer and horses what more do you want!

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Thank bigfrodo24
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Fantastic - great to read. We love putting on a raceday and it's wonderful to have such lovely feedback. Yes, we have lots for the kids especially on our family days. Our next family day 25th July 2017. Remember kids go free! Thanks again. I'll be sure to pass your review onto the team. More 

Streetly United Kingdom
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66 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic day at Musselburgh Races ....I have to say the best facilities at any racecourse I have personally visited. The staff were very friendly and helpful ...food was ok ....drink was good and we will definitely return again !

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Thank Chris E
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you Chris. It's fantastic to read such great feedback. We're looking forward to welcoming you to Musselburgh again in the near future. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to lots of racecourses as an owner and punter, and Musselburgh is up there with the best in terms of looking after the racegoer. As an owner there are some terrible facilities on offer ( Newcastle for example, has long been the worst racecourse for owners and trainers we've been to ) whereas, from the time you pick... More 

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Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Fantastic to read, thank you. I have passed your feedback onto our Owners and Trainers team and they are thrilled. I am also very happy to let you know that we've just one the ROA (Racehorse Owners Association) Gold Award for the fifth year in a row. We work hard to deliver and exceed our 5 Star Visit Scotland rating... More 

Annan Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Had a lovely day here although weather was bad. Plenty of bars and food outlets and viewing points, and tv screen for when the horses away from you. Courtesy bus runs frequently to and from car park, although it's only a short walk. Looking forward to next years flat season so we can return!

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Thank sunlover026
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for the lovely feedback. Next year's flat season starts with our Easter Saturday fixture (Saturday 15th April 2017) featuring The Queen's Cup so it's sure to be a great day. We hope to see you then. More 

Leven, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

First time at a racecourse lovely day out even if you don,t bet on horses.It really is worth going to the races just to see the size and speed at which they travel.

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Thank billp572015
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Wonderful. Thank you so much! Our jumps season kicks off on the 2nd November and is very different to our flat. You should come and position yourself close to one of the fences and get a real sense of the energy and power of the horses as they speed past. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful little town on the border with Edinburgh. Fab bus service into Edinburgh with at least 5 buses. Train station taking you further south or into Edinburgh in 5 mins. With checking out the b&bs guest houses and hotels here. Cheaper than Edinburgh but within a stone throw from it.

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Thank shedos
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing review. Wonderful to read your kind words. We hope to welcome you and your family to the races again in the near future. More 

FIFE SCOTLAND
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Won a xmas raffle at work for A DAY AT THE RACES. Absolutely great day.Service at Harris Tweed Bistro......perfect!!! Thankyou Doreen for fab seat.Thankyou Kate....for excellent service all day.Would not hesitate in returning.Food great....drinks great...service great....and I won 5 out of 8 races!!!! Beginners luck??? Will definitely return.THANKYOU.X

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Thank KENDOFifeScotland
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Fantastic this is exactly what we love to read. I'll make sure to pass on your brilliant feedback Doreen and the team. We look forward to welcoming you to the races again soon and hopefully you'll be just as lucky! More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great course, friendly atmosphere clean surroundings and found the staff very helpful - a most enjoyable day and look forward to the next.

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Thank Alisdair M
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We work hard to deliver the best racegoer experience on each of our racedays. Customer service is always top of our agenda. It's great to get such lovely feedback and I'll be sure to pass it onto the rest of the team. Thank you again. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

If the weather is kind, there is nothing nicer than a day at the Races. There is everything you could wish for. It has facilities to suit everyone.

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Thank 100fussy
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us and writing a review. We’re delighted to hear that you had such a great time with us. We look forward to welcoming you to Musselburgh Racecourse in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I had a great day celebrating a friends birthday at Musselburgh Racecourse. The atmosphere was fantastic, the crowd friendly and the food in the Bistro was surprisingly really good considering how busy it was. Well worth the trek out of Edinburgh for a fabulous day out!

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Thank Dirk_Schmoker
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. We work hard here to make sure each of our racegoers has a great raceday experience. Wonderful to hear you had a great time at the races for your friends birthday. I'll be sure to pass your kind words onto the Bistro team as they'll be thrilled. Thanks again for taking the time to review... More 

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