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Review of Cartmel Racecourse

Cartmel Racecourse
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Owner description: Racing has been taking place at Cartmel since 1856. Set against the backdrop of the beautiful English Lake District, Cartmel Races rekindles the spirit of the original steeplechases, attracting large crowds who gather within the centre of the racecourse for picnics, parties and a flutter on the horses. The two public enclosures offer a great variety of viewing and hospitality options, from relaxed picnics to fine dining. During race meetings, racegoers can browse the shopping and food outlets, and enjoy fairground entertainment. A great place for family and friends to gather, the events are both social and informal in nature. The surfaces are predominately grass parkland - high heels are not ideal! Outside of the racing calendar, the iconic Cartmel Racecourse becomes a splendid venue for a range of corporate and social events and functions. As a licensed wedding venue, Cartmel Racecourse also provides a truly unique setting for a wedding celebration. Cartmel Racecourse is easily accessible, located just 20 minutes from Junction 36 of the M6 motorway.
Reviewed 3 May 2018

visited just once in 2017, now members and booked each meeting in the restaurant fantastic food ,great staff.Course staff very friendly nothing seems to be out of place a must visit venue

Thank newmanpaul2018
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CartmelRacecourse, Public Relations Manager at Cartmel Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Good afternoon,

Many thanks for your kind review. We are glad to hear that you chose to become members and have continued to enjoy the raceday experience at Cartmel.

We looking forward to welcoming you back again soon,

Regards
CR Team

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great day out at the Tom Jones concert and the races. We were also v lucky with the weather .

1  Thank Muckyearth
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CartmelRacecourse, Public Relations Manager at Cartmel Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for leaving us the review and we are so glad to hear that you had a good time at our concert raceday. This year we have Boyzone performing on Friday 29th June, advanced tickets are now available via our website if you wish to book. We hope to see you there! Regards, CR team

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

A great fun day out with friends. You can’t really see the horse racing from the middle of the ring, lots of stalls and rides but it’s great fun.

Thank JKozzie
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CartmelRacecourse, Public Relations Manager at Cartmel Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for the review! We're glad to hear that you had a good time with your friends! Improvements to the viewing screens are something that we are working on for this summer's racing. Advanced tickets are now available online on our website which offer discount on the on-the-day price if you wanted to book for this year.
Regards, CR Team

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Visited with my wife for an event of 130 people and from start to finish the quality of reception, the young and engaging staff, the service and the food were fit to match the high quality of the venue. Impressive but first plate to last plate down on each course was something like 8-10 minutes which is impressive in mass catering. Great Cumbrian food and so much quality it amazed me.

Thank Totalpost
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CartmelRacecourse, Public Relations Manager at Cartmel Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

We were delighted to read such a lovely review from guests who have clearly enjoyed their racing day experience. This is exactly what we, along with our exclusive caterers, Campbell & Rowley hope to achieve - thank you for taking the time to write this. We hope to be able to welcome you all back to Cartmel again soon!

Best wishes

The Cartmel Racecourse Team

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Been here many times and always look forward to our trips the course is small but fantastic atmosphere and the village is great it’s a great atmosphere from early doors lots of people take bbqs and set there tents up supplying there own food and drink never ever seen any trouble here well worth a punt if you’ve never been

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CartmelRacecourse, Public Relations Manager at Cartmel Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for the lovely review and we are delighted to hear that you have had a great time with us in the past. We hope you will join us again in 2018!

All the best from the Cartmel Racecourse team

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