Ayr Racecourse has played host to many stars over the years
now it has 4 of its own!
The track has been officially designated a 4 star Visitor
Attraction by VisitScotland with the staff and facilities being
described as 'excellent'.
The prestigious award is the culmination of years of
improvements at the course with more than £10 million being spent
on new facilities as well as upgrading many of the existing
restaurants and bars.
Other comments from the Inspector who visited the course
included : "The racecourse is well provided with bars, and these
are of excellent quality. Service was very friendly."
And there was also praise for the standard of the facilities.
The report stated :"Cleanliness and tidiness levels in the bars,
including the main Grandstand Sports Bar was generally very good.
It should be acknowledged that staff were excellent."
The food outlets also impressed, as did the toilets "well
signposted and excellent as regards adequacy of provision and
quality, panelled and tiles."
Ayr Racecourse Sales and Marketing Manager described the award
as a 'huge boost' for the Racecourse and added "It is always
encouraging to hear positive feedback about our facilities and to
have those rewarded with a 4 star rating by VisitScotland is
" We will now proudly display the VisitScotland 4 star Visitor
Attraction plaque at the course."