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Hexham Racecourse

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High Yarridge Yarridge Road, Hexham NE46 2JP, England
+44 1434 606881
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Gorgeous!

Set in an absolutely gorgeous landscape this racecourse is a classic for racing fans. On a glorious... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bucketlist R
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Ashton in Makerfield, United Kingdom
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March Meeting

This was our first visit to Hexham Races and enormous credit to everyone at the course for their... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
NiallFleming
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Bardon Mill, United Kingdom
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Hexham Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Northumberland (UK), where a warm and friendly welcome always awaits you. Hexham Racecourse takes full advantage of a natural amphitheatre of sloping grass below the stands to provide superb viewing of racing as well as the magnificent surrounding countryside.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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High Yarridge Yarridge Road, Hexham NE46 2JP, England
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+44 1434 606881
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Set in an absolutely gorgeous landscape this racecourse is a classic for racing fans. On a glorious and sunny day there’s plenty of space for you to set up your chairs and picnic rugs to enjoy the experience. You can get up close to the...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This was our first visit to Hexham Races and enormous credit to everyone at the course for their hard work in getting the place ready for racing after terrible weather conditions. This was also the first day for Campbell & Rowley Catering and Event Management...More

Thank NiallFleming
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HexhamRaces, Manager at Hexham Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your recent visit to Hexham Racecourse. We will pass on your comments to our caterers. Many thanks for sharing your feedback as this allows us to continue to improve the raceday experience. We look forward to welcoming you...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to Hexham Racecourse and went with family who had visited their Pavilion restaurant where they had previously been and had been very impressed. Plenty of stewards on duty to ensure that any help or questions that you may have, are...More

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HexhamRaces, Manager at Hexham Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your recent visit to Hexham Racecourse. We will pass on your comments to our caterers. Many thanks for sharing your feedback as this allows us to continue to improve the raceday experience. We look forward to welcoming you...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We’ve been regular visitors to Hexham race course over the years, so it was a natural choice for a birthday celebration with family and friends. Making it a bit speciall we booked tthe Enderby box so we could mix racing, dining and great company. It...More

Thank niamh20092018
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HexhamRaces, Manager at Hexham Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your recent visit to Hexham Racecourse to celebrate a special occasion. We will pass on your comments regarding the Enderby Box hospitality to our caterers. Many thanks for sharing your feedback as this allows us to continue to...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Been a few xs here but weather not usually so good so that was a plus. Parking good, drinks nd sandwiches fine and not too overpriced. Staff friendly in Owners nd Trainers lounge. Super day for going racing nd winners were had. Toilets fine nd...More

Thank 186478Marilyn
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HexhamRaces, Manager at Hexham Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your recent visit to Hexham Racecourse. Many thanks for sharing your feedback as this allows us to continue to improve the raceday experience.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

What a fab place especially in summer if the weather is good. Been to race meets in October with 4 course meal in Hospitality area. Staff go above and beyond and very pleasant and friendly. Food fabulous

Thank Anne B
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HexhamRaces, Manager at Hexham Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your recent visit to Hexham Racecourse. We will pass on your comments to our caterers. Many thanks for sharing your feedback as this allows us to continue to improve the raceday experience.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

One of the prettiest racecourses in the UK. Entry price are very reasonable and good facilities on course. We visited the Pavillion Restuarant yesterday and it is excellent. When we arrived we were greeted and the days events were explained. The food is lovely and...More

Thank JenCarcassonne
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HexhamRaces, Manager at Hexham Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your recent visit to Hexham Racecourse. We will pass on your comments to our caterers. Many thanks for sharing your feedback as this allows us to continue to improve the raceday experience.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Had a great day out at the races in the hospitality. Food and service was excellent. But, when leaving make sure you get the free shuttle bus in to town, or ensure you have ordered a taxi beforehand as we almost got stuck there on...More

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HexhamRaces, Manager at Hexham Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your recent visit to Hexham Racecourse. We will pass on your comments to our caterers. Many thanks for sharing your feedback as this allows us to continue to improve the raceday experience.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Although a 200 mile round trip for us it is always a great day out.Parking is close to the course.Admission prices are very reasonable and the fact that the actual track is in a bowl below the viewing area means that you can watch the...More

Thank Paul C
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HexhamRaces, Manager at Hexham Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your recent visit to Hexham Racecourse and that you found all areas very accessible. We will pass on your comments to our caterers regarding the takeaway food. Many thanks for sharing your feedback as this allows us to...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Visited the pavilion restaurant at the weekend with friends for the metro/Eldon day....and it was really busy.Weather wasn't the best but we were met by a lady at the entrance with a smile and a warm greeting. Inside we were seated and greeted by a...More

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HexhamRaces, Manager at Hexham Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

We are delighted that you have enjoyed your recent visit to Hexham Racecourse. Many thanks for sharing your feedback as this allows us to continue to improve the raceday experience. We will pass on your comments to our caterers in the Pavilion Restaurant.

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robertybrown30
1 April 2018|
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Response from HexhamRaces | Property representative |
Dear Robert, Our busiest race meeting of the year is Saturday 13th October 2018. We would recommend purchasing your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment. Tickets can be purchased via our office on 01434... More
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greatbritainone
14 March 2018|
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Response from HexhamRaces | Property representative |
Hello, Many thanks for your question. The Club Enclosure allows racegoers access to the Ramshaw Stand and grass lawn area providing excellent viewing of the Winners Enclosure and Racecourse. Club Enclosure tickets also... More
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