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Afternoon racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Friday 16 September

Kick-start the weekend with an afternoon of thrilling jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Friday 16 September.

A great afternoon out with friends, group bookings are available when booked in advance.

Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student photo ID / NUS card enjoy free entry.

Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Thursday 15 September. Tickets will also be available to buy at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure.

Racing starts at 13:50 with gates opening...

Evening racing

Break up the working week with an evening of thrilling jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Wednesday 31 August.

A great way to enjoy a day out with the family before the summer holidays draw to a close, children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student photo ID / NUS card enjoy free entry.

Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Tuesday 30 August. Tickets will also be available to buy at the gate on the day.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure.

Racing starts at 17:05 with gates opening...

Spend a Saturday afternoon at the races at Newton Abbot – Saturday 20 August

A great day out this summer holiday season, enjoy an afternoon of thrilling racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday 20 August.

Treat the family to a day out in Devon – children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card enjoy free entry.

Racing starts at 14:00 with gates opening at 12:00. The last race takes place at 17:30.

Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Friday 19 August. There will be tickets available at the gate on the day.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure....

Celebrate 150 years of racing excellence

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse to celebrate 150 years of racing at their 150th anniversary fixture on Wednesday 10 August.

To mark this special occasion there will be a free goodie bag for the first 200 adults and a free gift for the first 200 children through the gates on the day, as well as free face painting for children in the Family Enclosure.

Racing starts at 14:10 and gates open at 12:10. The last race is 17:10. Tickets are available at the racecourse’s online ticket store until 17:00 on Tuesday 9 August.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and...

Start your week with thrilling jumps racing at Newton Abbot

Celebrate the start of a new week with an afternoon of horseracing in Devon at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Monday 25 July. Racing for the afternoon starts at 14:15 and gates open at 12:15. The last race is at 17:30. Join us as the summer holidays get underway – Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card enjoy free entry. Tickets are available at our online ticket store until 17:00 on Sunday 24 July. There will also be tickets available at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. For more...

The hills come alive with the sound of celebration

On Saturday 30th July campaigning organisation 38 Degrees and the charity Campaign for National Parks are celebrating our nation’s most beautiful landscapes. They're hosting free organised walks and natural art workshops at every national park in England, Scotland and Wales.

80 years ago a group of people came together to launch a campaign get these magnificent places protected. These events across the country celebrate this incredible achievement, and the things that can be done when people work together. The theme for the events is 'inspired by nature', and brings...

Dogs Trust Ilfracombe hosts fun day

Dogs Trust Ilfracombe is inviting local dog lovers and their four-legged-friends to join them for their annual Fun Day on Sunday 17th July from 11am-4pm.

Taking place at Mullcott Equestrian Centre at Mullacott Cross, the event promises plenty of fun and games for everyone with the ever popular fun dog show top of the bill. Dogs of all shapes and sizes will have the chance to compete...

New family events at Smeaton’s Tower

Plymouth City Council's arts and heritage service has launched a brand new series of family-friendly events at Smeaton’s Tower.

‘Smeaton’s Tower Rocks’ will take place on Sunday 12 June, with a chance to paint lighthouse scenes on pebbles collected from the local foreshore.

Visitors will be able to paint ‘Sunny Seaside Scenes’ on Sunday 17 July and make ‘Super Seabird Puppets’...

Afternoon of racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse

Spend an afternoon at the races this Easter break at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Tuesday 5 April.

Why not treat the family? Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card enjoy free entry!

There is also a brand new children’s play area for this season, open at every fixture.

Gates open at 11:50 and the first race is at 13:50. The last race is at 17:15.

Tickets can be bought at the racecourse’s online ticket store until 17:00 on Monday 4 April. There will be tickets available at the gates on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for...

Easter fun at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Easter Saturday 26 March

Enjoy the Easter Bank Holiday with the start of a new racing season at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Easter Saturday 26 March.

To celebrate, the racecourse is offering a free Easter egg to the first 200 children through the gates on the day.

Make it a family day out for less with free entry for children aged 16 and under as well as students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card.

We’re also opening our brand new children’s play area for children aged 3 to 12, with favourites such as a nest swing, traditional swings, a climbing fort with slide and sprung...

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