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Newcastle Racecourse

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High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP, England
+44 191 236 2020
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Visited on Tuesday 24 th October with my partner . We pre booked a table in the restaurant. But of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Crumm
via mobile
Nice course but..

We are complete novices to racing but we wanted to experience the thunder of the hooves. Being... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
markeB1259KD
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Renfrew, United Kingdom
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Located within High Gosforth Park, Newcastle Racecourse is home to the historic Northumberland Plate, and is one of Britain’s busiest racecourses, hosting over 60 all-weather and jumps fixtures a year. An ideal venue for all occasions, the racecourse hosts events of all kinds, including conferences, exhibitions, weddings, private parties and more. Newcastle Racecourse shares the 812 acre High Gosforth Park with the Border Minstrel Pub and Parklands Golf Club.
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  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 5HP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Tuesday 24 th October with my partner . We pre booked a table in the restaurant. But of a mix up regarding our ticket collection but soon sorted it out . Shown to our table , very friendly lady (Michelle) drinks order taken...More

Thank Crumm
Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad you had a great day at the races last Tuesday. Your positive comments have been passed on to the hospitality management. The taxi issue will be addressed for future events. We hope to see you again at the...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

We are complete novices to racing but we wanted to experience the thunder of the hooves. Being completely clueless we were approached by a really helpful attendant although he could have been the security, so not sure if his personality is warm and friendly and...More

Thank markeB1259KD
Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad you chose Newcastle to experience your first raceday. Your comments on restaurant assistance and taxi queuing system have been passed on to the team to rectify for future events.

Reviewed 24 September 2017

A very quiet night of racing on Friday September 22nd. Only one food outlet was open at the course. The thing I would like to raise is the route out of the course. The pathway is dangerous, with tree routes breaking through the surface. This...More

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review David. Your comments have been passed on to the operations and grounds team to address the pathway issue. We hope this doesn't deter you from visiting again soon.

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Stopped off on a cold rainy Tuesday night, not the best time for the races, however pleasantly surprised at the course facilities. Unsaddling enclosure and course itself in clear view of the public. Reasonable entry fees, food and drink. Most of the staff were helpful...More

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you for your review Danny. We're glad you enjoyed your evening at the races, in spite of the weather! We apologise for the inconvenience of one of the stewards and will follow up with the stewarding team on this. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a really good easily accessible racecourse and has been up graded recently to an all weather track. There is loads of parking and the staff are friendly and helpful. A really good day out if you enjoy a little flutter

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your review Jeannette. We hope you enjoyed the all-weather racing and hope to see you again for a raceday soon!

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Went for Sat evening races on a bright sunny day in June - plenty of seating available and good views of winning post. Course not too big and friendly. Would return

Thank FrankieGG
Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review Frankie. We're glad you had such a great evening at the races with us and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing time here! Everything was top notch and was brill having a bit of grass next to us for the little one to ruin us with passy! Shame I didn't back a winner

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your review Emily. We're glad you had such a great time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon at the racecourse, and hope you pick a winner!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

After visiting four other courses around the country, this was probably the best to date though of course beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. A pleasant greeting from Mike Elliot, Head of Commercial signposted very efficiently the various locations for this evening Race...More

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad you had such a great evening on Thursday and we'll pass on your comments to the team. Hopefully we'll see you again soon at the racecourse.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Having read the official information regarding shuttles busses running from Regent Centre we decided to use this method. We got to the collection point at 12.15 (we assume as there was no official detail or exactly where the bus would collect) and there was about...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

5 years from my first visit the ladies day event in July is just fantastic My friends and I come from all over the country to meet up once a year and have been coming here for 5 years and every year it gets better...More

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Newcastle R, Head of Marketing at Newcastle Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad you had such a great day with your friends and hope you continue to visit the racecourse for your annual catch up for many more years to come.

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gthommo1313
18 July 2017|
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Response from Newcastle R | Property representative |
Good afternoon Many thanks for your message and your interest in joining us for a raceday. We have two restaurants, both of which offer prime views across the Racecourse. If you book a table within these restaurants, the... More
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Susan C
21 June 2017|
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Response from Newcastle R | Property representative |
Hi Susan, we have answered your original query, we hope this helps.
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Susan C
21 June 2017|
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Hi Susan, you can have your picnic in the car park or in the High Gosforth Park grounds before entering the racecourse. On certain days we do allow picnics into the racecourse, please visit the Newcastle Racecourse website... More
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