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Leicester Racecourse

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Attended the Leicester Mercury car show at Leicester Racecourse quite a good selection cars there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael S
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Organised and clean, staff friendly

Didnt go for ladies day as I gathered it'd be rammed and Im not sure they're really set up for... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
United Kingdom
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Just 2 miles from the City Centre, 200 Acres of beautiful green fields with our own Golf Club. We race 32 times a year and hold Ladies Day and the King Richard III stakes.
Leicester Race Course Leicester Road, Leicester LE2 4AL, England
+44 116 271 6515
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the Leicester Mercury car show at Leicester Racecourse quite a good selection cars there wanted to makes missing but all in all well worth a visit there was no admission charge which is always nice at these events with a children's playground set up...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Didnt go for ladies day as I gathered it'd be rammed and Im not sure they're really set up for that, went during the week. Had a great day - friendly staff who talked to us and took our photo, lovely bar staff, (pricey drinks...More

Thank Romagirl327
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Very good bday out good to celebrate an occasion with friends and family good excuse to get dressed up great for people watching and we had s win

Thank Liz P
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

As a group we had been looking forward to ladies day for some weeks - new dresses, hats and shoes, shared contributions to a lovely picnic As the event came closer and England were progressing through the world cup, we were aware that they would...More

Thank alisonlday
Lobsterlover354, Public Relations Manager at Leicester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear Alison Sorry you did not enjoy the day, the football was screened away from the parade ring and that area was not football orientated at all? This was communicated many times via social media. We had kept the football to next to the stage...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

First time at ladies day and overall had a great time! Racing was good as was the music and fireworks! Queuing for drinks was not so good! No free water anywhere which was ridiculous on such a hot day! Visited london recently and in many...More

Thank Tracy O
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Another great day at Leicester races, the May bank holiday family funday did not disappoint! Admittedly the great weather always adds to a great race day but the atmosphere was fun and friendly all day and there were so many family groups it was lovely...More

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Despite the wet weather this was a great day out. From entry into the course there were plenty of bars and food outlets and the prices were very reasonable. Plenty of on course bookmakers meant placing a bet was also no problem what so ever....More

Thank H4PPYTR4V3L5
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We went as a group to what was advertised as Gentleman day with live music . Admittedly the weather did not help but the whole place was poor , from the indoor tent for the entertainment witch was like a paddy field, food and drinks...More

Thank cdavo123
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Always have a great day at the races but the extra entertainment and great atmosphere was brilliant this Saturday when I attended Gentleman’s Day with a group friends. Despite the bad weather we made the best of it and the marquee was a welcome place...More

Thank AliceRoberts49
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We came here as part of a 30th birthday party with a group of friends. It was a wet day however the covered bar area was like a mud path and this was only at around 2pm! It was quite difficult to get the bars...More

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8 August 2018|
Response from MrCDT | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know you can, I don’t see any reason why not. There are plenty of spots for you to sit and enjoy it whilst watching the races.
3 July 2018|
Response from Romagirl327 | Reviewed this property |
Quite pricey, take your own.