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Towcester Racecourse

Address: London Road, Towcester NN12 6LB, England
Phone Number: 01327 353414
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Ranked #4 of 12 things to do in Towcester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horse tracks, Fun & Games, Casinos & Gambling
Owner description: Northamptonshire's Most Picturesque Conference, Wedding and Hospitality Venue"the thunder of flying...
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Type: Horse tracks, Fun & Games, Casinos & Gambling
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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273 reviews 273 reviews
116 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Towcester Races make a good day out especially as they have lots of meetings where the entrance is free, they have recently added a Dog track and this is also free entrance. For horse racing lovers its not the best track for viewing, but it still is a good day out. plenty of food and drinks outlets available. Can a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Have just enjoyed a splendid evening in the Empress Suite at Towcester Racecourse being entertained by some excellent greyhound racing. I always remember greyhound racing being a rough and ready experience, not this time. The Empress Suite provides a three course dining experience of merit served by attentive and polite personnel for a very reasonable £38.50. Tote representatives are on... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went to the racecourse for a night of dog racing and had heard good things about the track. It was a lovely setting and was really well done, lovely venue and spacious and getting served at the bar or betting kiosks was no trouble at all. The track isn't very close to the pavilion, but a big screen is provided... More 

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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

went for the vip package the food was absolutely superb, certainly can be marketed as fine dining all for under £40 for 4 courses,racecard, and entrance! will be booking again in a few weeks..well done Towcester !

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Rushden, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My family and I visited towcester races for the dogs. We had a fantastic night and free admission. Oh what a night we had. Although freezing cold we were able to take shelter in a marquee which was warm and very pleasant. The view of the track was amazing and lit up all colours that looked like a spaceship. A... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

For a special occasion or event, the dinner/race package (dog racing) was great fun. Good food, drink and atmosphere. Lots of staff who were very helpful to our table who were not familiar with betting rules & regulations etc.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

went to the dogs on Saturday and paid out for the VIP package to include a 3 course meal, entrance, race card, aperitif and private balcony. well worth the £38.50. the food and service were second to none and the atmosphere was great.

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Towcester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Had an evening here with family in the empress suite, fab food, great service and loads of fun ...the staff from taking the bets to serving the tables were very attentive ...Will be making a return visit soon ! p.s without the food and being indoors admission is free

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A fun day out every boxing day for the family. Suggest getting down to the track edge and get some mulled wine and chestnuts to keep the cold away. The bookies are all welcoming enough although the queues encourage you to go quickly. Food and food is a little pricey for the captive audience but fine if you win a... More 

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ravensthorpe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

First time at the dogs, went for the VIP package, 3 course set meal. Had a table of 6, the food was excellent and value for money. The viewing of the track is very good and even though it was very cold a big crowd turned out. Definitely worth a visit and we will be going again. Recommend this for... More 

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