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The Races at Ayr Racecourse

#8 of 41 things to do in Ayr Features Animals
2-6 Whitletts Court, Ayr KA8 0LH, Scotland
+44 1292 264179
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This is for anyone who works for ayr racecourse, as many know it's company policy for all staff to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nicole C
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ladies day - birthday outing

Went to Ladies Day for a friend's birthday. A great place, well situated and easy to get to. Seemed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Val R
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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“race course” (11 reviews)
“parade ring” (8 reviews)
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2-6 Whitletts Court, Ayr KA8 0LH, Scotland
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+44 1292 264179
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is for anyone who works for ayr racecourse, as many know it's company policy for all staff to put any money or belongings into a plastic bag with a number on it and give to the clock room staff before the start of shift...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to Ladies Day for a friend's birthday. A great place, well situated and easy to get to. Seemed to be well organised with plenty of staff. It was a great day, loved the Races and the music during & after the racing had finished....More

Thank Val R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid to get in with Tesco vouchers . The first race was about 2pm the last one at 5pm there were 7 races in total. We were very lucky it was beautiful sunny day, no sooner had one race finished it was time to watch...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just back from the Glasgow fair Monday meeting and was disappointed as, although the day was good, there is potential for Ayr racecourse to be so much better. On approaching the venue there were no sign posts to indicate where the car parks are. You...More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Decided to take in the races whilst visiting friends in Ayr, phoned the racecourse prior to going as wife is disabled. Advised that we could either park in disabled spot or would be no problem getting dropped off. A friend dropped us off at the...More

2  Thank Rickyblue59
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Was lucky enough to be in a private box which was amazing food was great and there was a complimentary bar we had 2 staff called victor and Todd who looked after us very well great boys would luv to come back and enjoy all...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a fun family evening at the races on a Wednesday evening. Car parking attendant was very kind and allowed us to park at the front of the building because my in-laws have a disabled badge. Staff inside when we bought our tickets were...More

Thank jcjj1279
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Scotland's premier racecourse has many meetings both on the Flat and under National Hunt rules. Access to the parade ring allows a good look at the horses before the race and the view from the grandstand is excellent.

Thank EFOK
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Visited Ayr races with some friends. I can't claim to be anything of an expert on race courses, but the facilities seemed perfectly adequate, and all the staff were friendly and helpful to us novices!

Thank Girliebob
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Was a warm day and racing was great, however the facilities were not great. Not a busy day but the food choices were poor and the bar staff were atrocious ( probably just badly trained). Will not rush back.

Thank Frank S
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Hazel M
12 August 2017|
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Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
think most courses allow you to take folding chairs
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andyscott74
18 June 2017|
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Response from Mairhaich | Reviewed this property |
Not as bad as some racecourses I've been to but not more expensive than a pub.
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jennifer f
3 June 2016|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Last race is at 5.30pm so anytime after that although the entertainment goes on until 11pm
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