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The Races at Ayr Racecourse

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Address: 2-6 Whitletts Court, Ayr KA8 0LH, Scotland
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+44 1292 264179

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Good day out

Not the biggest of meetings but wonderful experience. Plenty of staff on hand to help the first time visitors really an enjoyable experience!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Thomas F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the biggest of meetings but wonderful experience. Plenty of staff on hand to help the first time visitors really an enjoyable experience!

Thank Thomas F
Colchester, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This claims to be Scotland's Premier Racecourse and it certainly is a 'premier' set up. The staff were friendly and helpful and the Bars and food areas were well staffed and queues were kept to a minimum. There are a fair number of options for food and drink and all at reasonable prices. Th racecourse itself is a great viewing... More 

Thank swfjambo
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Brother in law won a tour of the racecourse and in doing so we met some lovely people. From Ian Fergusson the problem manager to Lisa our guide for the day where fantastic. We had a great tour followed by a day of racing (we didn't pick a winner not one). It's a great racetrack run by some extremely... More 

Thank Cathal Patrick F
Ayr, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had a good day at the races in early January. A good crowd attended but there is plenty of room to buy food, get a drink and put a bet on.

Thank Gerry P
Newton Stewart, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Ayr is a great racecourse with most of the facilities fairly close together. I went with some good friends on one of the hospitality packages where you received a voucher for a race card, food and a drink along with your entry. We went to the New Years meeting. I wanted to give the venue five stars but there were... More 

Thank Mairhaich
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We went to the races at new year.it was a good day out. However we arrived an hour before the first race and there wasn't a seat to be had. More seating should be provided for the elderly and disabled

Thank Nancy M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was with family in a private hospitality box at Ayr Racecourse on 2 Jan. 2016 and had a very enjoyable experience. The box was freshly decorated and the table was well set for lunch. The 3 course lunch of soup, steak pie and sticky toffee pudding was actually very good considering the numbers being served at the venue. The... More 

Thank Tabby2011
Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

You can never have a bad day here lovely day out although the food is slightly overpriced and que can be long but all in all a great day to be had

Thank rememberthetimes
Ayr, Scotland
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49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

well worth a visit. Go for the Club enclosure and aim for a seat outside at the champagne bar. In nice weather it is lovely and as long as it is dry it can be nice sitting outside even in winter. champagne bar is just beside the parade ring and you can get a good look at the horses .... More 

Thank jsimpso3
Leicester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Paid for Club enclosure which was a much shorter walk to the parade ring, the effort had been made to make both the course and facilities clean and appealing to the thousands of racegoers. The disappointing thing was the lack of food outlets in comparison to other courses especially for a big race day, compare that to the number of... More 

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