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York Racecourse

#28 of 205 things to do in York Features Animals
The Racecourse Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX, England
+44 1904 620911
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Attend here every year approx 40 of us . Take picnic and eat before entry and each time have a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sandra23_adams
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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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One of the best!

York racecourse is fantastic - it has excellent facilities and is close to town. I've gone to all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
philipt91
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York, United Kingdom
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Our office hours for enquiries are Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm. Please visit our website for York Races Fixtures, which often include Saturdays.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“county stand” (113 reviews)
“race course” (48 reviews)
“ebor meeting” (24 reviews)
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The Racecourse Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX, England
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+44 1904 620911
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Attend here every year approx 40 of us . Take picnic and eat before entry and each time have a fantastic day . Fab day out and even better when have some winners.

Thank sandra23_adams
Reviewed 2 days ago

York racecourse is fantastic - it has excellent facilities and is close to town. I've gone to all the different race meetings over the years and in all the different stands. Getting there/home: You can drive there and park - just follow the signs from...More

Thank philipt91
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here for a weekend in July. Good facilities near the centre of York. Well laid out. The beer in some of the bars was a bit two bob but there was a Theakston's bar with much better beer.

Thank Thenod
Reviewed 6 days ago

Probably the best flat racing course in the UK.Great facilities,great viewing and very friendly staff.Highlight of the racing year for me is the Ebor meeting in August.

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Signposted really well so no problems in getting into the course. Once we'd parked up we were into unknown territory never having been before! We didn't have to worry as there were helpers available to steer us in the right direction. The course was very...More

Thank Runsteady
Reviewed 1 week ago

We purchased tickets for the county area of race course had a good day with friends drinks a bit dear and you can't drink outside so a bit restricted if you want a drink between races as big queue forms and could miss next race.

Thank Ray R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place for stag and hen parties if you get the more expensive tickets everyone is well dressed, there is a great atmosphere and a good selection of beers and other drinks. The only down side was the walk from the station I...More

Thank NeilSportsTherapist
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited York races for the day. Weather was great and do believe that made a real difference. Spent time in the Ebor stand between races drinking prosecco. The staff so lovely and helpful. We bought tickets for the county stand and views of racing were...More

Thank maddison27
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to York race course on a very busy John Smith's Saturday meeting. I was very pleasantly surprised. The amenities were excellent. The restaurant served delicious food served by quick courteous staff. Large course with a large screen to view your chosen horse....More

Thank Barberie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as part of a pub day out . John Smiths Cup Had a great time however a few things spoilt the experience . 1. Not enough toilets If you visit the toilets in between races you will be queuing for a long time .For...More

Thank stuart c
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abboWirral
23 July 2017|
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Response from greave2016 | Reviewed this property |
The County Stand is fine. Good catering and sheltered seating,, near the winning post and parade ring. Dress smart and enjoy. We had a good day out. Can't advise about hotels though there is plenty of accommodation nearby.
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christinahj13
22 July 2017|
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Response from JOEA500 | Reviewed this property |
People were dressed in smart casual wen we went and formal in the stand
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Cambo2010
10 July 2017|
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Response from scott18-11 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have any problems getting served as there's plenty of bars serving different drinks
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