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“racing certainty!”

Towcester Racecourse
Ranked #4 of 16 things to do in Towcester
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Northamptonshire's new night out ,experience the thrill of Greyhound Racing at the UK's newest track in state of the art surroundings every Friday & Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon Come and share in the excitement of the sport of kings "the thunder of flying hooves, the dazzling flash of colours. Our restaurant guests enjoy superb food using fresh local ingredients in a beautiful location served by a team passionate about delivering exceptional service with unrivalled views of the racing action. With exclusive suites for private events , beautifully presented restaurants and a conference location perfectly situated in unique surroundings Towcester Racecourse is the perfect choice for your event . Towcester Racecourse is set in beautiful parkland overlooking the rolling Northamptonshire countryside, is truly one of the most picturesque racing venues in the country.
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“racing certainty!”
Reviewed April 23, 2012

free entry on most race days - great for back-of-car pic nics. Good viewing of the races. Evening meets, when the weather is kind, are brilliant.

Visited April 2012
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
72 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Fun day out.”
Reviewed March 10, 2012

Never been racing before Towcester. Friendly crowd with helpful staff. Great first time.

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Oxfordshire
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
“Free for all”
Reviewed February 27, 2012

A very attractive course, with excellent viewing and views from the grandstand areas. An added attraction is free admission and parking for many (not all) of the meetings, which is rare in the UK. Check their website. When we last went on February 26 the jockeys included the incomparable A. P. McCoy. Although we jointly ended £12 down at the bookies it was a great day out in mild winter weather. No comment on the catering, since we always take a picnic, preceded by a stroll around the two-mile course. The mobile food outlets are pretty expensive, so taking your own is a good bet.

Visited February 2012
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London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
168 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Excellent 4 Course Meal”
Reviewed February 23, 2012

Towcester is a really good course, with a very good restaurant. Living in North London it takes around 1hr20mins to get there.

The entry and parking are both free and crowds are busy when we went.

I ate in the Princess Suite Restaurant which was 4 courses plus a freshly baked scone in the afternoon. At £69 it was fairly priced for the high quality, and there was only 2 choices on the menu (vegitarian or meat) which I like as it means that they specialise. We had pork for main, and crumble and coulis for desert, followed by cheese.

Well worth a visit if you are in the area. Their site tells you the meeting dates.

Visited January 2012
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northants
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“family day”
Reviewed January 26, 2012

spent the afer noon at a family day great fun.. and won some pennies!

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Thank jet68
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