Combe House is ideally situated close to six excellent race courses, why not enhance your stay with a visit to the races.
Racing fixtures at Exeter, Newton Abbot, Taunton, Wincanton, Bath, Salisbury Racecourses are listed below.
Taunton Race Course
Tel: 01823 337172
Taunton Racecourse, Somerset, is England's youngest National Hunt racecourse and one of the most beautifully located racecourses in the country, with outstanding views across the racecourse to the wooded slopes of the Blackdown Hills, yet only a few minutes drive from the M5 and the centre of Taunton. www.tauntonracecourse.co.uk
Newton Abbot Race Course
Tel: 01626 353235
Newton Abbot is the leading summer jumping racecourse in the UK. Set in the rolling Devon countryside, you are guaranteed great racing and great fun. Whether you want to see top jump racing or just need a great business venue, we promise an unforgettable experience in a stunning setting. www.newtonabbotracing.com
Wincanton Race Course
Tel: 01963 32344
Wincanton Racecourse for top class National Hunt Racing. A great day out with fantastic Racecourse hospitility for everyone. Voted the 'Best Small Racecourse in the South West' 18 times in 19 years, by the Racegoers Club. Wincanton's feature racedays include Countryside Day, Badger Ales Day, Kingwell Day and the Easter and Boxing Day meetings. With 17 fixtures of quality jump racing between October and May, Wincanton Racecourse provides spectators the opportunity to soak up the social atmosphere and experience the thrills of the horses thundering past the stands. www.wincantonracecourse.co.uk
Exeter Race Course
Tel: 01392 832 599
Set in a stunning location overlooking beautiful Devon countryside, Exeter Racecourse prides itself as being one of the UK’s most progressive tracks, with excellent facilities and transport links to match competitive racing throughout the National Hunt Season.
Exeter holds 16 jump fixtures between October and May, with November’s William Hill Haldon Gold Cup Day and the popular New Year’s Day fixture amongst the highlights. Accompanied children aged 17 and under can come racing for free.
Salisbury Race Course
Tel: 01722 326461
Salisbury is a Flat Racecourse. At Salisbury there will be a mix of race types, but the majority of which are Handicaps and Maidens. Salisbury is renowned for being a good course to see very quality horses.
Racehorse trainers often run very good 2 year olds here. In recent years, the 2006 Derby winner, Sir Percy, and the 2008 Oaks winner, Look here, both won at Salisbury as two year olds. Going back a bit further, Mill Reef and Brigadier Gerard won here in the 1970s before becoming equine superstars! www.salisburyracecourse.co.uk
Bath Race Course
Tel: 01225 424 609
Ideally situated on Lansdown Hill overlooking the picturesque Roman City of Bath, Bath Racecourse is the highest racecourse in Britain and is known for being intimate, relaxed and friendly.
Bath will be home to 20 great flat racing fixtures in 2010, with a variety of weekday, weekend and evening fixtures.
2010 Horse Racing Fixtures at Exeter, Newton Abbot,
Taunton, Wincanton, Salisbury, and Bath Racecourse,
not far from Combe House Hotel & Restaurant at Gittisham,
near EXETER, Devon.
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