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Musselburgh Racecourse

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Address: Linkfield Road, Musselburgh EH21 7RG, Scotland
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+44 131 665 2859
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 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 way to spend a sunny day. very friendly atmostphere, decent fish and chips, and always fun to bet a few quid on the horses.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 May 2015
Lupin K
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015

Great way to spend a sunny day. very friendly atmostphere, decent fish and chips, and always fun to bet a few quid on the horses.

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2015

Had an enjoyable day at the Easter race meeting at Musselburgh racecourse. Majority of ground is Tarmac so even although it rained you don't have to walk on wet grass. The facilities are good and suitable for all ages. The atmosphere is electric especially when the racehorses come thundering towards the winning post.

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

We're thrilled you had a great time. Thanks for reviewing us and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks, Musselburgh Racecourse More 

Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

Well-presented racecourse with range of restaurants, betting places and other facilities. All staff are very friendly and accommodating, especially when new to betting. Excellent day out!

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

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're thrilled you enjoyed your day. I'll make sure to pass your kind words onto the team as I know they will be chuffed. Many thanks, Musselburgh Racecourse. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Fantastic day out, had a great meal at the bistro. Brilliant day had by all ok so we won on the horses which did make it even better.

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Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Musselburgh Racecourse. We really appreciate your feedback and are thrilled you had a great day out. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Many thanks, Musselburgh Racecourse. More 

Carluke, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

First time at Musselburgh racecourse, and i will return. Arrived and parked up, and declined the shuttle bus from the car park to the racecourse enterance as we wanted to go into the town centre. Great racecourse, with very good facilities. Pity we couldnt pick a winner, but that never spoilt a good day, at a very good racecourse.

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Thank TrooperC23
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Music to our ears! Thanks so much for you kind words and feedback. I'll make sure to pass it onto the rest of the team as they will be thrilled. We hope to see you again in the future and fingers crossed you pick a winner. Many thanks, Musselburgh Racecourse. More 

Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

I visited on New Years Day with friends and had a great day! The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Despite the horrible weather there was great atmosphere and every one seemed to be enjoying their day as much as we all did. I would recommend it for a fun day out!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Great day had by all the family. Managed to get a table in the marquee and could see the track from there. Opted to head outside to watch the race. Bar inside marquee had decent selection of drinks, had to pay city centre prices for drink but was expected. Good selections for places to eat and plenty of clean wash... More 

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Thank Paul D
Wishaw, Scotland
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

Excellent Racecourse and very clean. Has everything you need if you are new to it or a seasoned Pro!

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

First time at racecourse. Had plenty places for a drink. Looked clean. Friendly staff. Easy to find. Free parking

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Edinburgh
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

25 years ago Musselburgh Racecourse was a dilapidating Victorian ruin. Thanks to huge investment even those who pay the lowest entry have more comfort for refreshment than the members, owners and trainers bar provided all those years ago! Full colour, very handily sized and detailed racecards are available for £2.50 on entry. Those opting for the cheapest entry can enjoy... More 

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