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Towcester Racecourse

London Road, Towcester NN12 6LB, England
01327 353414
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Ranked #5 of 11 Attractions in Towcester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horse Tracks
Owner description: Northamptonshire's Most Picturesque Conference, Wedding and Hospitality Venue"the thunder of flying hooves, the dazzling flash of colours. Come share... more » Owner description: Northamptonshire's Most Picturesque Conference, Wedding and Hospitality Venue"the thunder of flying hooves, the dazzling flash of colours. Come share in the excitement of the sport of kings "With a recent investment of over £7.5million into the course and its facilities, Towcester Racecourse and Conference Centre, set in beautiful parkland overlooking the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, is truly one of the most picturesque racing venues in the country. « less
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Great racecourse go there quite a lot,set in really nice scenic place and great day out for all ages!!also most of the time it's free of charge to get in so perfect for cheap day out!cant fault it in any way.highly recommend!

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

a great day at the races and most of the season it is free entry, there are great facilities and plenty of vantage points. The hill on the track can test the best of horses and we have the added bonus of the greyhound track they are currently building.so come to towcester races it is a great atmosphere and fun... More

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I always go in hospitality in the emporium stand. it's £69 for a 3 course dinner with afternoon tea and gives you private viewing over the finishing line. It's well worth every penny esp in the winter months and when it's raining. Towcester is an excellent track to watch racing and from this stand you can see the whole track.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Towcester Racecourse, one of the country's most scenic National Hunt Racecourses, provides a stunning setting for business or pleasure. There are a variety of hospitality and race sponsorship packages available, enabling you and your guests to watch the racing in elegant and comfortable surroundings, whilst enjoying the thrilling spectacle of racing 'over the sticks'. Such a pretty place

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Northants
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I live locally and visit this racecourse often. It is normally free to get in though there are a few meetings where it is £10 to get in. That is still good value for what they provide though. The views of the racing are great and the other views of the countryside are exceptional. The bars are often busy but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The action is all close to hand when you are at the track and the views are gorgeous on a sunny day. Good idea to drop into the Towcester Museum if you arrive early. There's an interesting video and model of Boudica's last battle, which happenned just to the south of the racecourse.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

In a lovely setting with plenty of challenges for horses. Very friendly with good viewing. Excellent country venue and enough facility to while away an evening or afternoon racing.

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Desborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I went for the first time 12.05.14 and it was great! Free entry and parking ( if your car is lowered then dont take it the field is not going to be kind). Wrapped up warm clothes it is a little windy but in the sun its very nice. Had a few bets and went home with more money than... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We visited Towcester racecourse on Easter Day..firstly the parking was easy & organised..the racecourse is compacted , with in 25yds you can visited the parade ring put a bet on & be on the grandstand to watch the race..plenty of food outlets & bars. The only thing we found was because of the shape of the course which is almost... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We went to towcester race course over the bank holiday and it was great. Only teen pounds entry fee each which is good. Was a nice race course with plenty of seating areas, lots of food stalls although we didn't eat there, we did use the bar and outside stalls for drinks. There was lots going on for kids, little... More

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