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Folkestone Racecourse - CLOSED

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Lady's day

My first time at Folkestone Races, unfortunately it could be my last as it may be closing. Shame... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2012
Woola56
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Near perfect English summer evening

Beautiful weather (yes, there were some great days even in July 2012), perfect setting near the... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2012
George T
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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17 Jul 2014
“The War and Peace Revival 2014”
25 Nov 2013
“Bit Late”
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

A hot day saw a friend and I visit this annual event on the Westernhanger racecourse. I have not been before but was staggered at the enormous number of traders displaying their wares. And what wares! I can honestly say I have never seen such...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Bob M
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This is well closed. Only event here is the War and Peace Military Show in June which is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank ROBIN H
Reviewed 24 September 2013

look out for attrations as no more racing.last big one was all about miletry( army uniforms)from all over .the biggest show of this type .

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank dee b
Reviewed 29 July 2013

It is no longer a Race Course after all these years. It did recently hold a War and Peace Show which was excellent, but it's only once a year.

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Glenysofhythe
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Joyce and Kevin from The New Inn, Etchinghill organised a ‘Day at the Races’ at Folkestone Racecourse on 25 September 2012. The event included Breakfast, Lunch, Return Transport, Entry and Evening Meal and for those that could last Cheese and Biscuits later in the evening...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 4 September 2012

999 Family day was well attended. Objected to Cello taped sign saying OAP £11 outside...Seniors would be a better way of putting it. £17 adult entrance fee was too expensive. One of the refreshment vans advertised tea and coffee but couldn't actually make either. The...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank G07
Reviewed 30 August 2012

My first time at Folkestone Races, unfortunately it could be my last as it may be closing. Shame, just as we have just discovered it! Lovely warm summer eve, one of the few this year We took our own picnic ate in the car park...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Woola56
Reviewed 12 August 2012

Family fun day superb, 16 of us had a great day out. Our ages varied from 1year old to grandad aged 92 years old. Those that ate stated the food was lovely.

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank anniehever
Reviewed 5 August 2012

Beautiful weather (yes, there were some great days even in July 2012), perfect setting near the Kent coast, whole family entertainment, magnificent horses, the excitement of a flutter and the challenge of weighing up the odds, with the possibility of a win to cover the...More

Date of experience: July 2012
1  Thank George T
Reviewed 23 July 2012

We only stayed briefly because my son was unwell but the place has really been improved and is quite family orientated now

Date of experience: September 2011
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