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Chester Races

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Chester Races


I am looking to go to Chester Races on 31 August and book as a suprise for a friends birthday. I wondered if anyone knew whether booking the finishing post package or weighing room package is the better option? I know that you only get seats in the Long room and, given that it often rains in uk, thought that having the researved seats at the finishing post might be nice, although I know that is all you get whereas the weighing room package offers drink/breakfast.

Any tips?


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11. Re: Chester Races

Have re read my post......correction, it's more like a 5 minute walk from town hall area, it really is that close, but add a little extra for the crowds.

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thanks for your help!

somebody has told me it's a twenty minute walk from the station. mind you i read people saying it's the same time from manchester piccadilly to the etihad when, really, it's half an hour for most people.

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13. Re: Chester Races

Google estimates 25 minutes to walk the route I suggested but as MrsPuddle says the crowds as you near the racecourse may slow you down and you then have to factor in any queues and a walk once inside the gates to get to your section of the course.

Edited: 09 July 2013, 21:14
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14. Re: Chester Races

I'd lean towards the tatter-stalls, the way racing is supposed to be enjoyed :) Also, there are some real good point to point meetings in the surrounding countryside. If you're a racing fan, and prefer over the sticks, you'll enjoy that too,

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