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Plumpton Racecourse

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Fun Day of Xmas period racing at a lovely friendly local race course !

On a festive period day of racing with friends I must say there's nothing better than gaining a day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sajjad H
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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12 of us had lunch in this very pretty tent for day at the races, as we had a horse running, leg of... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
mactavis
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London, United Kingdom
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Plumpton is a hidden gem in the world of horseracing. The thrill of Jump racing, the joy of a win, delicious food and drink, and stunning rural backdrop provide a memorable sporting experience for everyone from novice to racing expert. We race 16...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Plumpton BN7 3AL, England
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+44 1273 890383
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, I am a big fan of the family enjoying the race days and we have taken all our 6 grandchildren to the races including Kempton on boxing day. At one of the important days in the racing calendar for Plumpton (and us, we had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Plumptonracecourse, Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ACAMW, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and it is unfortunate you did not enjoy your experience on Sunday as this is never good to hear. I acknowledge the car parking comments and we had already briefed our stewards on...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a festive period day of racing with friends I must say there's nothing better than gaining a day out to enjoy the racING day experiences like at Plumpton Race Course. The location is run professionally which is very clear in organisation. Great for friends...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sajjad H
Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for the post Sajjad and look forward to seeing you again at Plumpton soon! Best Wishes, the Plumpton Team

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

12 of us had lunch in this very pretty tent for day at the races, as we had a horse running, leg of anyway.. I personally go to Plumpton a lot as it's a full time little track n its great to arrive at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Thank you for taking the time to do the review and we hope your horse ran well on the day. It's great to hear positive feedback on our staff and we hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes, The Plumpton Racecourse Team

Reviewed 2 December 2018

Never been to a race event but the place is open to the public for walkabouts. Not a great horse race fan so can't comment on what the place is like on a race day, certainly not Ascot or Epsom but probably quite a buzz.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Hi Matthew, many thanks for the comments. Unfortunately the racecourse is not open to the public for a walkabout as it is private land. We are located close to the South Downs and there is a public right of way that runs to the station...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018

I am going racing about 10 times a year around the South of England but first time at Plumpton for 30 years due to it being a 1.5 hours drive and usually on a Monday. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Went to the family race day which despite torrential rain turned out to be a good day out with family activities as well as races. Plenty of parking. Friendly and helpful staff. We booked tickets for the picnic area only so only downside was lack...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

We're glad you enjoyed the day and hope to welcome you back in the future! Best Wishes, Dan & The Plumpton Team

Reviewed 23 April 2018

Visited here on the Easter weekend with friends as part of the Family Day. Great day, I thought the venue was great considering it is only a small track. Good facilities, good parking. Food and drink was reasonably priced. Will be coming back again if...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Many thanks Connor - we hope to see you again if you get the chance! Best Wishes, the Plumpton Team

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Great place to go for a day out. Would have been even better but for the cold weather. Can imagine going in warmer weather with a picnic. However food and drink readily available at good prices. Parking easy and being able to park within the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for the review and we are delighted you had a good day - hopefully see you again soon. Best Wishes, The Plumpton Team

Reviewed 4 April 2018

I live about five miles away from the course and LOVE the fact that racing takes place on a Monday (every fortnight)) during the National Hunt season. More interesting people go racing on Mondays in the same way that more interesting people go clubbing on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for the review Monty - and we are glad that you enjoy the racing and your love for the course! However, I am dismayed to hear about the staff comments - could you possibly give us a call in the office on 01273...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

We visited Plumpton on Monday 12th Feb. Racecourse staff we encountered were very friendly and helpful. The Gentleman by the weighing room was very helpful in getting the Jockeys to autograph the race card for our son. We would also like to thank the trainers,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Plumptonracecourse, General Manager at Plumpton Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for the review and delighted you had a good day. Hopefully we'll see you back at the track again soon! Best Wishes, The Plumpton Team

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DaveyGEastbourneUK
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Hi. Yes you can. There is a footbridge which takes you to a path which leads all the way to the gate. It is sign posted. If you would like any more info do please give us a call on 01273890383.
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