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Hereford Racecourse

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Roman Road, Hereford HR4 9QU, England
+44 1432 273560
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Welcome back but work to do

It is fantastic to see the racecourse open again. For a small course it has an impressive view from... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Taff1972
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Hereford, United Kingdom
Lovely day out

Used to go to the races here every bank holiday as a teenager. Very happy to be back in retirement... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Clarenineteen
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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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Hereford Racecourse stages competitive Jump racing between October and March, and hosts many additional events throughout the year. 20,000+ racegoers came through the gates in 2016/2017 with over 50,000+ visitors attending for public and private events ranging form Fireworks and Food Fairs to Weddings and conferences. The 2017/2018 season launches with the Reopening Anniversary Cider & Sausage Raceday on Tuesday 17th October and concludes on Tuesday 27th March with Irish Day. To view all fixtures visit www.hereford-racecourse.co.uk The racecourse sits just outside the City but within easy access, being just a few minutes away of Hereford Train Station.
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  • Average39%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Roman Road, Hereford HR4 9QU, England
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

It is fantastic to see the racecourse open again. For a small course it has an impressive view from all enclosures. It was nice to see that it had been given a lick of paint in the run up to being reopened. A conscious effort...More

Thank Taff1972
Rebecca D, Manager at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your review, and the points you raise. Where possible we do try to support local business, for example we have a strong partnership with Herefordshire based Chase Vodka and where possible we also place our business contracts within the County, ie site...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Used to go to the races here every bank holiday as a teenager. Very happy to be back in retirement and take my 86 year old dad! It is a bit tired in places if you look hard but that's part of its charm. All...More

Thank Clarenineteen
Rebecca D, Manager at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for your feedback, and good to hear you enjoyed your visit. We have improved the exit signage in the car park over the summer, which will hopefully aid egress. Throughout the season we will be offering the Raceday package again so do look out...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

I first came Hereford races in 1977 as a six year old child and was broken hearted it closed. I live in Scotland for now and I came down to the reopening in October 2016 The Halloween meeting and final meeting in March 2017. Rusty...More

Thank billybear2015
Katherine S, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are thrilled you still enjoy coming to Hereford Racecourse especially with such a long journey from Scotland! We'll pass on your feedback regarding the food & service to our catering team as its lovely...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

It is genuinely wonderful to see this back open and to have people support it and, I am sure you can sense there is a but, and yes there is. It is understandable that, in the four years it has been closed, that there is...More

Thank Paul B
Katherine S, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed review and for the feedback, we are delighted you continue to support the racecourse. We'll take all of your comments on board and look to action what we can, the process of re-opening the...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We had a great day at Hereford Race course. It was my partner's first experience of racing and he loved it. I've been to several courses but this will be one of my favourites from now onwards. It's very accessible, parking is plentiful and straightforward,...More

Thank Helen H
Katherine S, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are thrilled you enjoyed your day with us and that your partner enjoyed his first experience at the races! We'll pass on your feedback regarding the food & service to our catering team as...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

One of few racecourses where you can see the whole of the track from any position. Cannot comment on restaurant because did not use it but the other food options are poor. Bar ok and access fair.More

Thank storz14
Katherine S, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we are glad you enjoyed the views of the racecourse when you visited us. We will take your comments on board about the food & drink options and pass them onto our catering team to...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017

Hereford is friendly and intimate. There are no separated areas like most courses, you can stand and rub shoulders with the owners and trainers. Short walk from parade ring to race side or viewing areas and bookies. Not many outlets for tea or food unless...More

Thank Shirley E
Katherine S, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, and we're delighted to be your favourite racecourse! We have recently changed our pricing in the restaurant on certain fixtures so you can get a two course carvery with a reserved table for the day...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We decided late morning to pay Hereford a visit. Never been before but had heared it had re opened after a few years closed. I loved it, local (ish) well run and all together. Facilities are great and I'm sure they will improve as time...More

Thank Stevesarahparry
Katherine S, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we're delighted you enjoyed your day with us and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 December 2016

As this course was shut down a few years ago and only opened this year on a 4 race meet trial period which gladly looks like it has been successful. we took this chance to tick another course off another course in britian thats now...More

Thank Robert L
Katherine S, Sales & Marketing Executive at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we are thrilled you enjoyed your day with us. We hope to welcome you back to Hereford Racecourse again soon!

Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Could be used for so much more. Used at the moment by minority groups on horses. With a bit of planning could be used for speedway and dragster racing too.More

Thank Jango1969
Rebecca D, Manager at Hereford Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for the feedback. We welcomed over 20,000+ racegoers last season with a further 50,000+ visitors for other events ranging from the Hereford Food & Drink Festival and Fireworks to Hereford Truck Show, fun fairs and private events hopefully demonstrating that there is something for...More

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