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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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Annual Work Day Out

A group of us from Plymouth visit every year on a work outing and we are never disappointed! This... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TheMerrys2017
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Decent Enough Racecourse

Visited Newton Abbot Races for the jumps meeting on June 16th. Course is only 15 minutes walk from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fishlips83
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Pontypridd
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us from Plymouth visit every year on a work outing and we are never disappointed! This is our 15th year and we keep coming back, it's a fantastic day/evening out for all ages and we usually combine it with a couple drinks...More

Thank TheMerrys2017
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review of your 15th annual visit to the racecourse and thanks for your ongoing support, it is very much valued. We can't wait to welcome you back again soon. Until then, best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Newton Abbot Races for the jumps meeting on June 16th. Course is only 15 minutes walk from the train station and easily accessible. We paid for the Paddock area at £19. The views from the stand in this enclosure are really good and you...More

Thank Fishlips83
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We're pleased to hear that on the whole you enjoyed your visit and we do hope you make it back again soon. We have dedicated outdoor drinking areas which were introduced a few years ago...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely Friday afternoon spent racing with family, lovely looking racecourse nice and compact, good views around the track, all staff were friendly and we even won a few pounds. Would highly recommend a visit 😁

Thank russleaman
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review and rating of the racecourse. We do hope you can join us again soon. With best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This annual event took place in the Paddock Suite at the racecourse. Staff were friendly and efficient and made us all feel welcome. Food was excellent chicken chips etc in the afternoon for the younger ones and carvery in the evening. Well presented in both...More

Thank Bernard J
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bernard, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review of your experience at the racecourse. We will pass on your lovely comments to the rest of the team. With best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely afternoon in the summer sunshine watching the horse racing. We had a private box with a great balcony overlooking the finish line. Great view of the action. Staff were very friendly, drinks flowed & the buffet food was also excellent.

Thank Leedsaway67
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review of your recent visit to the racecourse. We will make sure that your fantastic feedback is shared with the rest of the team. We hope to welcome you back soon. With best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its fun at the races but when you miss races because the queue for a drink takes over 20 minutes its a bit disappointing. The atmosphere is good and everyone is out for fun. The views from the grandstand are great even with wild deer...More

Thank Julian E
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Julian, Thank you for your review of your recent visit. I'm assuming from the date of your post that you joined us on 16 June which was a particularly busy raceday which unfortunately resulted in queues being longer than we would like. We can't...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Was invited to attend a business meeting here in one of the private boxes. Views from the balcony were fabulous and it is a truly fab racecourse with views right around the track. Staff great but food was only ok as it consisted of pasties...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Always try and go to the easter newton abbot races every year and this was definitely the worst year youve had!!!! Got there in what we thought was plenty of time but ended up queing for nearly an hour to get our tickets. We actually...More

1  Thank laurenharper42
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had a another good day at the races last weekend but still find the facilities at Newton Abbot a little basic. Access in to the car parking and collecting tickets was good, getting food was slow and had to tell the girl (yes she was...More

Thank MJPBFC
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Came here with my boys in the summer had such an awesome time will defo be back!!! The Food is mediocre but the racing is so much fun and golod attentive bar staff

Thank janedell10
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