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Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre

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Newton Abbot Racecourse Newton Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 3AF, England
+44 1626 353235
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First visit , booked tickets online. So easy. Parking is free, in the centre of the course. Staff... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
Martin W
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Day at the races!

Brilliant day in the paddock good service at the bars and a great view if the racing, pay a little... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Marc Y
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Newton Abbot Racecourse is one of the country's leading summer jumps racecourses and each year plays host to 18 thrilling horseracing fixtures. Located in South Devon, not far from Exeter and the M5 and with great transport links, Newton Abbot Racecourse sees horseracing fans flock from throughout the South West and Midlands to enjoy an unforgettable day's horseracing
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Newton Abbot Racecourse Newton Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 3AF, England
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

First visit , booked tickets online. So easy. Parking is free, in the centre of the course. Staff so friendly, facilities great. We stood in the main grandstand, ate and drunk here. Prices good. Betting was easy, Good view of the course, security everywhere, but...More

Thank Martin W
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Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Martin, Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit. We are delighted to hear you had such a good time on your first visit to Newton Abbot Racecourse. Not long to wait now for our Season Opener in March so very much...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Brilliant day in the paddock good service at the bars and a great view if the racing, pay a little extra to get a paddock entrance brilliant day

Thank Marc Y
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Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Marc, Thank you so much for your lovely review - we are very pleased to hear you had such a great time with us. We hope to welcome you back again this season. With best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Group of 5 of us split between 2 Motorhome’s went to Newton Abbot a few weeks ago. Our time at the racecourse was very good. We purchased the Friday Fizz tickets and all had a enjoyable time. Few drinks and bets and winners helped. Also...More

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Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Dear Chris, Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and very much hope that you will be able to join us again next season. With best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Newton Abbot is one of the smaller but great courses and being National Hunt, the racing is always exciting. The access, if you are travelling by car, is a bit restrictive and fairly long tailbacks occur if you are approaching from the town or west,...More

Thank Stuart J
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We visit lots of racecourses when we are on holiday and NA is very atypical of the smaller NH tracks. It's a nice, clean, well run racecourse. There is ample free parking, plenty of space on-course, and a nice outdoor eatery. We would definitely go...More

Thank Martin B
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Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Martin, Thank you for your review and your recent visit to our racecourse. We're delighted to see that you rate the course so highly and we very much hope that you can join us again next season when you're in the area. With best...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Won 2 complimentary tickets to attend the racecourse in the paddock. After recently losing my brother and mum to cancer this was a change of luck for me and my dad. We both had 4 winners each. The pork roast rolls were absolutely yummy. Being...More

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Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you so much for your fantastic review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your trip to Newton Abbot Racecourse, even better meeting your hero! We hope to welcome you both back to Newton Abbot Racecourse next year. Best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Visited for the first time and was really impressed.Easy parking, tickets ready for collection, friendly staff,good accesss to horses and jockeys.Clean toilets plus really competitive races.We travel round the UK visiting the racecourses and this would easily rank in the top five.Well done Newton Abbot.More

Thank Stephen S
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Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Stephen, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit. We are so pleased to hear that you rate our course so highly and delighted with how your found your visit. We hope this wont be your...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

I had never been to the races before and it was a enjoyable experience. The food and drink was reasonably priced. Having a small joint bet on all of the races also brought a little extra life to the night. Highly recommended for the Experience.

Thank 2008chilly
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Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you very much for choosing Newton Abbot Racecourse for your first visit to the races - we hope it didn't disappoint! We look forward to welcoming you back hopefully in the near future. With best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

What a great afternoon out , took advantage of the 2for 1 offer . Fantastic fun , well organised , clean .

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Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit. We have one more 2-4-1 fixture left on 2 October, hope you can join us for it again. With best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lovely venue, if you are disabled then you are really looked after and can get a discount with your blue badge when you pay at the car park on the day. Plenty of places to eat and drink and a Kellys ice cream van selling...More

Thank Pauline S
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Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Pauline, Thank you so much for your five star review of your recent visit. We go to great efforts to ensure that we offer the best possible experience to our disabled guests and we're so pleased to hear that the efforts have been well...More

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