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Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre

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Newton Abbot Racecourse Newton Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 3AF, England
+44 1626 353235
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A typically nice NH course

We visit lots of racecourses when we are on holiday and NA is very atypical of the smaller NH... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Martin B
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
A MAGICAL DAY

Won 2 complimentary tickets to attend the racecourse in the paddock. After recently losing my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mrbumps2004
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Newton Abbot Racecourse is one of the country's leading summer jumps racecourses and each year plays host to 18 thrilling horseracing fixtures. Located in South Devon, not far from Exeter and the M5 and with great transport links, Newton Abbot Racecourse sees horseracing fans flock from throughout the South West and Midlands to enjoy an unforgettable day's horseracing
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“parade ring” (6 reviews)
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Newton Abbot Racecourse Newton Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 3AF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visit lots of racecourses when we are on holiday and NA is very atypical of the smaller NH tracks. It's a nice, clean, well run racecourse. There is ample free parking, plenty of space on-course, and a nice outdoor eatery. We would definitely go...More

Thank Martin B
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Martin, Thank you for your review and your recent visit to our racecourse. We're delighted to see that you rate the course so highly and we very much hope that you can join us again next season when you're in the area. With best...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Won 2 complimentary tickets to attend the racecourse in the paddock. After recently losing my brother and mum to cancer this was a change of luck for me and my dad. We both had 4 winners each. The pork roast rolls were absolutely yummy. Being...More

Thank mrbumps2004
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your fantastic review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your trip to Newton Abbot Racecourse, even better meeting your hero! We hope to welcome you both back to Newton Abbot Racecourse next year. Best wishes The Newton Abbot Racecourse...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the first time and was really impressed.Easy parking, tickets ready for collection, friendly staff,good accesss to horses and jockeys.Clean toilets plus really competitive races.We travel round the UK visiting the racecourses and this would easily rank in the top five.Well done Newton Abbot.More

Thank Stephen S
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Stephen, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review on your recent visit. We are so pleased to hear that you rate our course so highly and delighted with how your found your visit. We hope this wont be your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never been to the races before and it was a enjoyable experience. The food and drink was reasonably priced. Having a small joint bet on all of the races also brought a little extra life to the night. Highly recommended for the Experience.

Thank 2008chilly
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for choosing Newton Abbot Racecourse for your first visit to the races - we hope it didn't disappoint! We look forward to welcoming you back hopefully in the near future. With best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed 12 September 2017

What a great afternoon out , took advantage of the 2for 1 offer . Fantastic fun , well organised , clean .

Thank bazmad
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit. We have one more 2-4-1 fixture left on 2 October, hope you can join us for it again. With best wishes, The Newton Abbot Racecourse Team

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lovely venue, if you are disabled then you are really looked after and can get a discount with your blue badge when you pay at the car park on the day. Plenty of places to eat and drink and a Kellys ice cream van selling...More

Thank Pauline S
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Dear Pauline, Thank you so much for your five star review of your recent visit. We go to great efforts to ensure that we offer the best possible experience to our disabled guests and we're so pleased to hear that the efforts have been well...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Having been taken to the races at Newton Abbot 50 years ago when my family took me it was great fun to be able to pass this along to my own daughter. My daughter is 10 so she got in free which was a nice...More

Thank Ian G
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear Ian, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and what a great way to pass on the racing tradition to your daughter - we hope she can continue it long into the future. I assume from the date of...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Having been to 23 different race courses in the UK... this has to be the worst! I enjoy a glass of wine whilst watching the horses parade, putting on a bet, having a sit down and watching the race. This did not happen!!!! Anyone who...More

Thank Kimperry1
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hello, We are very sorry to hear of your review of your recent visit to Newton Abbot Racecourse. In order to ensure the safety and well-being of all of our racegoers, we have introduced dedicated outdoor areas for customers to enjoy their drinks whilst at...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

Newton Abbot is not the most well known or glamorous race course in the country but it is always enjoyable. It is, on the whole, very informal compared to other courses ( although this meeting was Ladies Day and a lot of the ladies had...More

Thank JourneymanMerseyside
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent visit. We're delighted to hear you feedback about our carvery - it always proves very popular on racedays. Congratulations on your wins and we hope to welcome you back soon. With best wishes...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

I'm attempting to visit all the racecourses in the UK,I've around twenty to go! I called in on Newton Abbot earlier this week,it was Ladies Day. We always try and treat ourselves to a bottle of champagne,we were told in the club bar that the...More

Thank freddiedoncaster
Newton_Abbot_Race, Public Relations Manager at Newton Abbot Racecourse and Conference Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit and we are sorry to hear that you felt your experience could have been better. Having checked with our team we actually sold two bottle of Dom Perignon on Ladies'...More

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