Scotland the place to be to watch the sport of kings

If you’ve ever fancied building a vacation around top class horse racing you would be well-advised to check out the delights of Scotland.

The country is home to numerous racecourses, all of which have unique features and attract massive crowds to their respective showpiece meetings.

With Scotland boasting a superb mix of vibrant cities and breathtaking countryside, it is the perfect place to enjoy either a summer or winter holiday.

Read on as we suggest three racecourses worth visiting on your next trip to Scotland.


Situated on the outskirts of Edinburgh with its wealth of tourist attractions, Musselburgh’s picturesque course is a great place to enjoy a day at the races.

Whether you are a fan of flat of jump racing, the course offers a wide variety of admission packages from cheap and cheerful to fine dining and hospitality options.

Watch top quality race horses in action, glam up for Ladies Day, party with friends or entertain the whole family – there are meetings designed to suit all budgets.

Check out voucher code sites that offer a special bonus at registration and take advantage of some superb discounts at Musselburgh racecourse.


Head over to the west coast of Scotland for another course that stages top class action across both codes of the sport.

The Scottish Grand National meeting is the highlight of the early part of the year at the course, while the main flat racing meeting is the Ayr Gold Cup Festival staged in September.

Ayr holds meetings throughout the year, with many of the featuring live entertainment designed to keep you partying after the racing has finished.

Whether you fancy a meal in the hospitality restaurant or simply want to enjoy the privacy of your own suite, Ayr’s stunning facilities ensure you enjoy a memorable time in Scotland.


Voted as “Britain’s Friendliest Racecourse” in a Sunday Times survey, Kelso has built up a well-deserved reputation for looking after its visitors.

Situated in the heart of the beautiful Borders countryside, Kelso is famous for its fun and friendly atmosphere, providing people young and old with a day to remember.

You can tie in your trip to Kelso with other local events such as the Border Union Agricultural Show, British Motorcycle Federation Rally or the Jim Clark Rally.

With eye-catching countryside in close vicinity, Kelso is a place you will want to go back to again and again.

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