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Plumpton Racecourse

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Great day out

Visited here on the Easter weekend with friends as part of the Family Day. Great day, I thought... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Connor W
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
Great day out for all the family

Great place to go for a day out. Would have been even better but for the cold weather. Can... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
gertie32
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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Plumpton is a hidden gem in the world of horseracing. The thrill of Jump racing, the joy of a win, delicious food and drink, and stunning rural backdrop provide a memorable sporting experience for everyone from novice to racing expert. We race 16...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Plumpton BN7 3AL, England
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+44 1273 890383
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Visited here on the Easter weekend with friends as part of the Family Day. Great day, I thought the venue was great considering it is only a small track. Good facilities, good parking. Food and drink was reasonably priced. Will be coming back again if...More

1  Thank Connor W
Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Many thanks Connor - we hope to see you again if you get the chance! Best Wishes, the Plumpton Team

Reviewed April 5, 2018

Great place to go for a day out. Would have been even better but for the cold weather. Can imagine going in warmer weather with a picnic. However food and drink readily available at good prices. Parking easy and being able to park within the...More

1  Thank gertie32
Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thank you for the review and we are delighted you had a good day - hopefully see you again soon. Best Wishes, The Plumpton Team

Reviewed April 4, 2018

I live about five miles away from the course and LOVE the fact that racing takes place on a Monday (every fortnight)) during the National Hunt season. More interesting people go racing on Mondays in the same way that more interesting people go clubbing on...More

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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thank you for the review Monty - and we are glad that you enjoy the racing and your love for the course! However, I am dismayed to hear about the staff comments - could you possibly give us a call in the office on 01273...More

Reviewed February 15, 2018

We visited Plumpton on Monday 12th Feb. Racecourse staff we encountered were very friendly and helpful. The Gentleman by the weighing room was very helpful in getting the Jockeys to autograph the race card for our son. We would also like to thank the trainers,...More

1  Thank 119katy
Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2018

Thank you for the review and delighted you had a good day. Hopefully we'll see you back at the track again soon! Best Wishes, The Plumpton Team

Reviewed January 31, 2018

...but with a bit of effort it could have been better. As with a number of racecourses, the retired temporary staff employed come from an era when officialdom ruled and customer care hardly existed. The challenge we received when we entered the O/T car park...More

1  Thank cannytraveler
Plumptonracecourse, Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Good afternoon, Thank you for the review and we are glad that the journey from Shropshire was worth it. That said, we take on board your constructive comments and they will go into our season review and areas for development too, including staff training and...More

Reviewed January 23, 2018

Went mid October, and the weather was wet, and whilst it could have dampened the day, it didn't as the place is great, the atmosphere good and great facilities. it's an intimate racecourse, which means you are close to the action, easy access and in...More

Thank AntonyHaase
Plumptonracecourse, Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Many thanks Antony - hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes, The Plumpton Team

Reviewed January 15, 2018

1. Poor management - in the morning they say racing is going ahead and no inspection planned - then they call it off. The weather forecast didn't change. 2. Poor communication - even after it was called off there was nothing on the main part...More

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Plumptonracecourse, Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Good afternoon, We are of course very sorry to all racegoers for yesterdays abandonment - it was very unfortunate and we can of course understand the frustration of customers. Despite how I am sure it looks and feels, we did everything we could to get...More

Reviewed January 7, 2018

We headed to Plumpton racecource to surprise my brother for his Birthday I have been before but my daughter and the party we were joining had not. Yes a great result for me with 2 first places and 3 3rds helped but the course didn't...More

1  Thank Ian F
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We had not been to this racecourse before but have been to a number of racecourses in England. Easy to get around, good facilities, food outlets were reasonable and a free racecard was a nice surprise. Would come back.

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Plumptonracecourse, Marketing Executive at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your first visit to Plumpton and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Harriet Brown

Reviewed October 3, 2017

had a great time!! people were so friendly and helpful. even the bookmakers!!! will deff be back!!! the train stops at the course which was an added bonus.

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Plumptonracecourse, Marketing Executive at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you for your review! We are pleased to hear you liked our friendly atmosphere and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Harriet Brown Marketing Executive

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DaveyGEastbourneUK
April 10, 2017|
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Response from Plumptonracecourse | Property representative |
Hi. Yes you can. There is a footbridge which takes you to a path which leads all the way to the gate. It is sign posted. If you would like any more info do please give us a call on 01273890383.
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