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Ripon Racecourse

#4 of 33 things to do in Ripon Features Animals
Boroughbridge Road, Ripon HG4 1UG, England
+44 1765 530530
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Brilliant racecourse but please get experienced staff on the tote!!

This racecourse has always been a favourite of ours. It really is well looked after with plenty of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
KarenMants
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Family day out....

Booked the car on course site Packed the car and went for a wonder , my son didn't bring any cash... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
wenlou
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Boroughbridge Road, Ripon HG4 1UG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This racecourse has always been a favourite of ours. It really is well looked after with plenty of places to eat and drink. However, one major issue we came across was with the staff on the tote. The two people who served us were very...More

Thank KarenMants
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked the car on course site Packed the car and went for a wonder , my son didn't bring any cash with him so needed the cash machine but they don't have them on the car on course site so you have to ask permission...More

Thank wenlou
RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review 'Wenlow'. We are sorry to hear that the behaviour of some of our racegoers had an impact on your day with us on Saturday. With such a busy crowd of over 10,000 people we are unfortunately going to get a...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been awhile since I've been to Ripon for the races. Amazing time as ever especially with the afternoon tea pit stop with the colossal amount of cake. Lovely people as well, what can I say must be something in the water. P.s the chips were...More

1  Thank stephenwebster94
RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Stephen for your wonderful review, so glad you enjoyed your day with us and enjoyed the chips :) Ripon Races

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go to different race meetings often but have to say this is a lovely pretty course. Some nice drinking areas and everywhere spotless clean. Would definitely recommend for a good day out

Thank JanRobbo
RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, great to hear you enjoy your days racing with us. Ripon Races

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beautiful garden racecourse of Ripon. Efficiency and panache in North Yorkshire. Great welcome. Security on high following the tragic events but it did not impact on anything. Beautiful setting. Organised event. Pretty location. Great food. Polite staff. As Van Morrison sang...when it's not always...More

Thank Lordcoverdale
RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

What a wonderful review, thank you so much for your fantastic feedback and lovely comments. We hope to see you again soon. Ripon Races

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often attend Ripon races evening meetings in the summer & we normally go on the Course Enclosure, however, last night we went in the Club Enclosure. We arrived at 5.30pm, having not been on this side before we were unsure where we could go,...More

Thank angela_spence
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for race meetings this week, beautifully kept grounds and helpful staff. Did not try the catering.

Thank challenger530
RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review and comments on the grounds. Good to hear we are living up to our name as 'Yorkshire's Garden Racecourse'. Ripon Races

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to love the chips here but alas this year they've changed. Had them for the first 4 meetings thinking it was a one off but enough is enough. They are dry and consistently taste like they have been pre-cooked for some time before. AVOID...More

1  Thank Paul N
RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your chips last time Paul, we have passed your feedback onto our caterers CGC Event Caterers and they will certainly be passing this onto the team who run our Fish n Chip shop. We hope you have a better...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit many racecourse across the country being horseracing fans. This was our first visit to Ripon Racecourse and without any doubt, it is very picturesque and offers a good class of racing with a lot of northern trainers. We had booked a table, through...More

Thank hilarytownsend278
RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review Hilary, First of all we apologise for the delay in getting back to you following your feedback. I have contacted Racecourse Hospitality who act as a booking agent for our Dine and View package, I will hopefully have a response...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Our group of 11 had a lovely day, as we always do when we can get there. 3 kids loved the entertainment & all the adults had a win (some only small) but mine was the best - not on the horses but the text...More

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RiponRaces, Public Relations Manager at Ripon Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for your lovely review and congratulations on your win via the SMS competitions. Sounds like you had a great day and enjoy your return visit to Lightwater Valley. Glad to hear the kids enjoyed their day too. Ripon Races

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samsung131
17 February 2017|
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Response from RiponRaces | Property representative |
Hi, Apologies but we do not allow dogs into ANY Enclosure on a raceday. Thanks
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Jane H
12 February 2017|
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Response from ErinBoswell | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. The best enclosure is the Club Stand as that gives you full access to all the public bars, Dining room and stands (£25 each). The Paddock is also under cover with a good number of bars and... More
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LaurenD3295
24 July 2015|
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Response from ErinBoswell | Property representative |
Drink prices vary as set by our caterers who look after 8 out of 9 racecourses in Yorkshire. The prices will be the same at all these Yorkshire courses. We do allow a small limited amount of alcohol to be brought into our... More
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