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“A great day”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of York Racecourse

York Racecourse
Ranked #25 of 200 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Northern England
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“A great day”
Reviewed 5 October 2013 via mobile

York race course is a favourite day out. We live about an hour away. We travel there and back by train and always buy county stand tickets. The county stand gives access to most if not all areas of the course. We always head to the champagne bar and take it from there. The atmosphere is,lovely, the crowds good natured and friendly. The dress code is smart. This is a lovely day out for a group of girls wanting to dress up and drinks champagne all day. Or perhaps a group of friends who just want to enjoy racing. Classy surroundings. My only criticism is that the food offerings can be limited. We like seafood and eat at the little bar which offers champagne and a seafood platter. If we don't eat here we get a sandwich, these are over priced and the selection is a little strange. Food is the only drawback, in every other way this is a great day if you like the sport of kings!!

Visited September 2013
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121 reviews
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“Stunning racecourse limited drinks for girls”
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Beautiful course on beautiful grounds, lots of eating places, totes and places to buy drink. Very limited drinks selection if like me you only like girlie drinks the only thing available was vodka an mixer that I could find suitable. No Malibu or archers or anything like that. However still had a fabulous time and would definitely come back again.

Visited August 2013
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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“County Stand worth every penny”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We really enjoyed our day at the Ebor meeting. We treated ourselves to paying £104 for 2 tickets in the County Stand. Although the weather was inclement the course was lovely and had a great atmosphere and was very friendly.
The bars were very well organised so it didn't take long to get served. We paid £7.75 for afternoon tea which included a huge pot and being able to go up and help yourself to an extensive range of hot, cold, sweet and savoury foods. Really good value.
The shuttle buses were well organised too and although there was a massive queue at the end, double deckers are used so everyone soon gets on.

Definitely hope to return.

Visited August 2013
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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
“Love York races”
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Visited York Races every year now for the past four and loved it every time. Usually go casual to the course enclosure - great for taking your own food and drink and fun for kids - but most recently in the Melrose Club Lounge. Food is great, drinks reasonably priced, staff really nice.

Great day out!

Visited August 2013
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Chesterfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

You cant beat the atmosphere its good value for money amd a good day out with friends but I would make sure you take pleanty of money as it is expemsive to drink

Visited August 2013
Thank Jamie M
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