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Musselburgh Racecourse

#1 of 13 things to do in Musselburgh Features Animals
Linkfield Road, Musselburgh EH21 7RG, Scotland
+44 131 665 2859
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VERY EXPENSIVE

If you are a millionaire and have no financial worries, you can have a great day here. If you have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
0312tracy
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Exciting Day Out

This was only our 2nd visit to the races - the first being in Dublin Leopardstown, and it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
shirlham
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edinburgh
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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4 weeks ago
“Exciting Day Out”
17 Apr 2017
“Fun day out with friends! ”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Linkfield Road, Musselburgh EH21 7RG, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a millionaire and have no financial worries, you can have a great day here. If you have savings or a wee pot of money to treat yourself, you can blow it all and have a great day here. If you don't have...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was only our 2nd visit to the races - the first being in Dublin Leopardstown, and it was really good. Atmosphere was anticipatory, the food and drinks stalls and tents well placed, the number of Bookmakers amazing (!) and everything close to hand with...More

Thank shirlham
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch with the Epperston Package. Excellent staff to take care of you all day with table service. Great seats in restaurant with amazing view of racecourse. Food was delicious but you did need to pre order your menu selection in advance. Only disappointment was...More

Thank deXavia5-1
Lauren B, Marketing Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words, were delighted to hear you enjoyed the Epperston package experience! We will be sure to share your feedback with the team & look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Lauren

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Lovely course which is easily accessible from A1. Disabled parking and ramps for wheelchairs so they get good views over the course. Rides for the kids. Offers food packages too. Staff are all very good, helpful and polite. Can get chilly as not far from...More

Thank Shirleyp153
Lauren B, Marketing Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Hi Shirley, Thanks very much for your review, we pride ourselves on being accessible to all and will also pass on your kind words to the staff. Hope you'll be visiting again soon Kind Regards Lauren

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very good racing facility owned by East Lothian Council. Also home of one of the world's oldest sporting events- the Silver Arrow which is a contest for the Royal Company of Archers. The pavilions are good venues for events.

Thank Dzerbene
Lauren B, Marketing Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review Dzerbene, were pleased you think so highly of our venue and will share your kind words with the team. Kind Regards, Lauren

Reviewed 20 March 2017

I visited Musselburgh last September to see two of my horses run ( they finished 3rd and 4th!) I couldn't get over how hospitable everyone was, compared with a lot of racecourses further south. I had lunch in the owners and trainers dining room and...More

Thank freddiedoncaster
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Hi Freddie, Thank you for the wonderful review. I will be sure to pass your very kind words onto our Owners and Trainers team. They will be thrilled! We'll hopefully see you again in the near future and fingers crossed for a winner. Many thanks,...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable day with young children. Went for the family day and with face paints,rides and bouncy castles it's a different type of day. Kids also enjoyed cheering on their horse as you can get reasonably close to the track. If you pick a few winners...More

Thank allang692015
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Wonderful Allan. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Many thanks, Aisling

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We were on the fish and chip package yesterday, nothing on website to say that the package is outdoors and with a temperature of 4 degrees it was freezing. Should be made clear on website. Only place to get warm is in the bars with...More

Thank Douglas B
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Hi Douglas, Thank you for your review and comments. We're very disappointed to read your thoughts regarding our Fish and Chip package. This is our most popular package and is firm favourite with our racegoers. We have taken your comments on board and will be...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017

Never fails to impress have taken friends racing who have shown no interest in the sport and have come away yearning for their next experience ,loved the Buzz and just happy go lucky feeling and inexpensive a days entertainment can be.

Thank kathymcrae
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Visited for first time and impressed. Staff lovely nd helpful. We were in owner nd trainers suite nd although crowded mainly because it was a tad nippy outside hospitality very good. The man on Tote friendly nd seemed to enjoy his job. Had a lovely...More

Thank 186478Marilyn
Racecourse1819, Manager at Musselburgh Racecourse, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind thoughts. It's great to read and I'll be sure to pass onto the entire team especially our Owners & Trainers team. We look forward to welcoming you again to Musselburgh Races soon. Thanks, Aisling (Marketing Manager)

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yvettebeattie
wanting to go to mussleburgha race course on the 1st jan are you allowed to take your dog
22 December 2016|
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Response from Aisling T | Property representative |
Yes you're allowed to bring your dog as long as it's kept on the lead. Enjoy!
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Going to Musselburgh race course Sat 4th June are you allowed to take your own picnic in.
2 June 2016|
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