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Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre

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birthday treat

we all went to the races for a surprise for a friend. weather was good and the racing also. this is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peter d
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Chard, United Kingdom
Saturday racing

Quite a friendly little course. Paid £19 for the paddock. Quite expensive for the facilities on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
msbYorkEngland
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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...more
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Newton Abbot Racecourse Newton Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 3AF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just attended the Newton Abbot Boat Jumble after a 2 year break. It would appear to have changed hands and what a disaster. A fraction of the size it used to be and a complete lack of organisation. There are no direction signs anywhere as...More

Thank paul d
Newton_Abbot_Race, Managing Director at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Paul, The Boat Jumble has been run by the same company for many years. The racecourse has always kept their rent at a reasonable rate. The racecourse has no influence on how they choose to run their business but we will make them aware...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

we all went to the races for a surprise for a friend. weather was good and the racing also. this is a friendly race course an should be given a try.

Thank peter d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a friendly little course. Paid £19 for the paddock. Quite expensive for the facilities on offer but seems to be the norm in racing now. I liked the fact that if you sat in the top bar you could see the parade ring and...More

Thank msbYorkEngland
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review for your recent visit. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to welcome you back again in the future, With best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great first experience of horse racing, plenty of advice about where & when to go how much to bet even where to bet, food & drink were great too!

Thank Steve271
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Steve, Thank you very much for your 5 star reviews, so pleased to hear you enjoyed your first experience and hope to welcome you back again soon With best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only go to Newton Abbot Races once a year when holidaying in Torquay, and it is the highlight of our stay. The staff are all friendly and helpful,always having time for a chat and a joke or two. We usually start the meeting with...More

Thank JourneymanMerseyside
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a lovely review and choosing to visit us during your holidays. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again next year. Best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went last night to the evening event, there was a friendly atmosphere but all the staff assumed you knew what to do, where to go and how to bet. On entering we weren't able to pay by card which I found surprising. When we...More

Thank Peter L
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peter, Many thanks for your review and for choosing to visit us at Newton Abbot. At present, card payments cannot be taken on the gate (this is listed on our website and reminded in our social media posts leading up to racedays) however they...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely racecourse, nice and compact with friendly staff. Would highly recommend an afternoons racing here

Thank russleaman
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely 5star review - we hope to welcome you back again soon Best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed August 16, 2018

A fantastic day out with family and friends lots of fun drinks quite reasonable food was very good value catered for everyone we will be back

Thank acbrown244
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely to read your 5 star review and we look forward to welcoming you back Best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed August 6, 2018

We did a party here a few weeks ago, what a great place to have one is all I can say. Ideal for larger parties.

Thank Andy H
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andy, Many thanks for your five star review and so pleased your enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future Best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited here for a family day out whilst on holiday! There is free parking and a reasonable entrance fee! The view in the paddock was amazing! On a sunny day there isn't much shade, so make sure you take sun cream! It's a well...More

Thank Sarah C
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Sarah for such a lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your trip so much and do hope you can visit again soon Best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

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