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Chester Racecourse

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Watergate Square, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304600
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A great day out in a historical city, the sunshine and a few wins make all the difference!

6 of us attended Ladies Day and got tickets for County stand which has a great view of the race... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve H
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United Kingdom
Corporate Day Out

Great venue for a Corporate event, marquee village with individual selections that are right next... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
19ianp62
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Chester is the oldest racecourse in the UK and possibly the world, the first recorded race was held on February 9th 1539. We have 15 race days a year and host numerous other events throughout the year. The company is responsible for two racecourses and all catering and conference facilities at Bangor on Dee and Chester, along with an on course hotel - the Holiday Inn Express, restaurants 1539 and The White Horse on site and Commonhall Social in the city of Chester. The company also provide external catering services for third party events.
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“county stand” (58 reviews)
“long room” (38 reviews)
“parade ring” (23 reviews)
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Watergate Square, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

6 of us attended Ladies Day and got tickets for County stand which has a great view of the race finish with easy access to Chester Bet desks and steps to the race course bookies!. Unfortunately although we were shown in to the County stand...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We will be sure to feedback your comments to the relevant departments. We hope to see you here again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue for a Corporate event, marquee village with individual selections that are right next to the track is really good, right in amongst the action. Handy for all the other parts of the course, winners enclosure, paddock and only a short walk to the...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review - we are thrilled to read that you and your team enjoyed your day here at Chester Races! We hope to welcome you back again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to Ascot, Cheltenham, Newbury , Aintree and many other tracks across the country and was so excited about visiting Chester on out anniversary. Beautiful city, lovely walk to the track and lovely entrance. £5 programme a bit steep but to be fair best...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear that you weren't able to view the races very well. We do try to ensure that wherever viewing may be restricted that we have visible screens. We hope this won't...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The Racecourse is always a special bustling and fun visit. We love it. Lots of revelry and excitement fills the air.

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review - we hope to see you here for another special day in future!

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We stayed here over the Easter weekend for the annual Food Festival, we wont be going again, although it's a great location as within walking distance to the town centre, the pitches were really awful, we were ankle deep in mud, completely water logged, poor...More

1  Thank Shaz38b
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry to read that you didn't enjoy your experience here on the Roodee, we hope that you will be back in future.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Another stop along the wall walk, literally on the edge of the wall is the racecourse on the door step of the city itself, it was closed when we viewed it from the outside, but it looks impressive, I imagine the city on race day...More

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you here on a raceday soon!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite family place to go it’s fun and there’s always things to do.its great for animals lovers,it’s great for business meetings and family days out also for friends and couples it really great for everyone! I love to go and see the...More

1  Thank Abbeymariehiston
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking time to write your review. We aim to ensure that there is lots here for everyone and are so pleased to read that you agree!

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Meal combined with racing really enjoyable 5 star food with exciting atmosphere Nice to dress up on a Saturday

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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for you review! We have passed your feedback on - our chefs will be thrilled to hear you enjoyed the food.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit and weren't disappointed. The food was lovely and we dropped on with the weather.

Thank lizaspinwall73
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review- we are so pleased that you weren't disappointed and enjoyed your day!

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Saw this place off-season, meaning it was totally empty. Can imagine that this place is amazing during a race day though.

1  Thank Valaszkai
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ChesterRaceCompany, Manager at Chester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We hope to see you here during the season!

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jgoodier18
April 25, 2018|
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Response from rockchick242015 | Reviewed this property |
Longroom as you can sit down if the weather not good, county stands but depends how much you want to pay for you ticket. If you go onto the chester races website you can see what it looks like . Hope this helps :-)
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February 17, 2018|
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