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“Excellent course”

Wincanton Racecourse
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent course”
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Went to the Badger Ale stakes on Saturday.
Brilliant course, excellent atmosphere.
Great for spectators, screens everywhere , you can get up close to the horses, brilliant parade ring.
Fantastic commentary.
Toilets struggled to cope but were clean.
Bars slow service and food quite expensive but would defiantly go again

Visited November 2013
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English first
Corsham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Friendly rural racecourse”
Reviewed 8 March 2013

This is such a nice racecourse. Went to bathwick meeting yesterday. Very relaxed, so friendly, staff really good - seemingly not many under 50.- perhaps the key! All the trainers very relaxed - wished 5 of them good luck for Cheltenham next week. Very good value. Food & hot drinks in bars could be better - only criticism. Bad experience with Cheltenham recently - am sure it wouldn't have happened here. Really good at customer service.

Visited March 2013
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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“Great course, food not so good”
Reviewed 16 February 2013

This is a really nice course with lots of space and facilities. We booked for the 3 course meal in the restaurant as a birthday treat, but it really wasn't worth the money. Food was okay if you liked mushrooms which were in pretty much everything. Tables were right on top of each other so it felt more like a school canteen than a proper restaurant. Also no Bailey's - a full bad without one of the staple liqueurs on the market. Even better was the response 'sorry we haven't got any, but you could have port'. Nice. Would go to the racecourse again - but will spend more money with the bookmakers than on the food!

Visited January 2013
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Barnstaple
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104 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Good afternoon out”
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Had a great afternoon. Only the second time we have been racing and thoroughly enjoyed it. Will definitely go again, really good, friendly atmosphere. Well organised. Excellent commentary and a big screen so you can see what is going on at the far side of the course. Had a small bet on every race, bookies were helpful and friendly. Wrap up warm!!!!!! in the English winter.

Visited January 2013
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Grabs, Switzerland
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355 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
“A smashing afternoon for the whole family”
Reviewed 12 January 2013

We chose the premier enclosure and it was well worth the money with the bonus that our son was free. The course was easy to find and parking easy. The whole operation there is slick and there is a great atmosphere. Quality food vendors and plenty of room (Except in the bar but it was raining). We cant wait to go back and we won money too!

Visited December 2012
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