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Exeter Racecourse

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WEATHER SO BAD THAT ONLY ONE FINISHED IN THE LAST!...WHAT'S THAT ALL ABOUT!

An unbelievable days racing,when the forecasters told us the good weather was here,we all... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
freddiedoncaster
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doncaster
Great place, stunning scenery, fantastic pies! wrap up warm

Having worked in the racing industry for nearly 20 years, I've been racing more than the average... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
SirBeefy
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

At a recent social event in support of a local charity I met the team who help run this venue.(Jade operations..Michelle events manager & Sophie/Kate sales.) I was struck by how helpful & friendly they all are and they are such a credit in how...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We stay here with our caravan every year as we are involved with a collectors fair held in the racecourse building. Love the site, great for walking and handy for the many attractions in the area. The site facilities are basic but everything is well...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Went to book tickets on line initially and found there was no advantage as the price was the same as on the day but I would have had to pay a £2 admin charge even though I printed off the tickets at my own expense,...More

Thank janethenders
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Stayed at the on site camp site which is in the middle of the race track. Booked via Caravan and motorhome club. Great setting for the races. We could walk up and stand by the finish line to see and feel the horses come by....More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Great site for a stop over on your way to Cornwall and also great for access to lots of Devon’s attractions. Facilities lovely and clean. Wardens really helpful and friendly. Site is exposed as on a hill so can get windy. We loved it and...More

Thank 196helenf
Reviewed 17 April 2018

An unbelievable days racing,when the forecasters told us the good weather was here,we all experienced one of the worst weather days of all time at Exeter! Even Mike "the cat" Cattermole more than struggled commentating,telling us that they'd jumped a fence when they hadn't even...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday for study day for work, great facilities, huge car park and easy location to get to. Refreshments and lunch provided was really nice

Thank REH67
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Having worked in the racing industry for nearly 20 years, I've been racing more than the average Joe Bloggs, visited nearly every racecourse in the country and have to say Exeter remains my favourite 'small track', with the catering at the course probably the best...More

Thank SirBeefy
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We were at the racecourse for a 2 day event and will certainly be back. Well organised in a lovely part of the world with stunning views over the racecourse.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Took 3 of my sons to the races. Good day out. Its worth booking online beforehand and taking advantage of the days offers. Food not great for the money (overpriced, undercooked and little choice!) Too many of the staff walk about with miserable faces, but...More

Thank 439gleng
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As with most National Hunt tracks, Exeter racecourse has a ‘dress for the weather’ recommendation/policy which does not preclude smart jeans. That said you will likely find that in the restaurant most folk will out of... More
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