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Towcester Racecourse

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London Road, Towcester NN12 6LB, England
+44 1327 353414
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Racing trip with 3 mates.

Really good visit. Friendly staff from car park attendants to ALL racecourse staff. Free entry was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alan W
Trimdon Grange, United Kingdom
via mobile
VIP price but definitely not VIP service

After visiting earlier in the year we decided to go back as we had a fabulous time. Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daventry, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“dog racing” (44 reviews)
“great night” (33 reviews)
“free entry” (21 reviews)
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London Road, Towcester NN12 6LB, England
+44 1327 353414
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good visit. Friendly staff from car park attendants to ALL racecourse staff. Free entry was a bonus. Good viewing and a surprising steep, uphill finish for the horses. Great day out.... Cheers...!!!

1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting earlier in the year we decided to go back as we had a fabulous time. Unfortunately they have made some changes that takes it from a vIP evening with good food and table service to a mediocre overpriced evening at £39 each. The...More

Thank MelandJudy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us booked a table for the evening- we weren’t used to dog racing however we were helped by John who was fantastic. He couldn’t do enough for us making sure we had a really great evening. The food was tasty and served...More

2  Thank LadyAnnieRoses
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived two hours before the first race so we got parked quickly and entered the course. Although it's very good that there is no entry fee I was disappointed to see that there were no security bag checks and we were able to just...More

3  Thank Vegasaddict2014
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Emma in the restaurant area was helpful and attentive to our table throughout the whole evening. The food was great and the winning on the dogs even better :) such a fun evening

4  Thank LauraMarieCox
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great night at the dogs and the food and racing were superb. Would have got a 5 but for the bar service, slow and hard work. Staff were pleasant enough but went twice to bar and queue was 30+. Other than that would...More

3  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Booked a VIP box with a buffet for a stag do, everyone was impressed with the facilities, the two ladies who looked after us for the evening (Emily & Evana) were fantastic! And the security that were handling the boxes dealt with a few issues...More

2  Thank Sean H
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I travel to a lot of Racecourse and enjoy the hospitality they offer. The racecourse itself is fantastic, as are the facilities on offer. I've never visited this racecourse before but I was very impressed with what I saw. The one thing that let it...More

2  Thank jameswO7279JK
Towcester2015, General Manager at Towcester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Dear James Thank you for your feedback . Please accept my sincere apologies that your experience fell short of your expectations this is something that I am concerned about and wish to be able to rectify and make sure that moving forward it is not...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Tuesday night for dogs and Wednesday for horses great venue had excellent meal on Tuesday and had a great day there at the races on Wednesday. Just needs more facilities to get a tea or coffee queues were very big!

2  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Towcester Racecourse made this a day to remember with hospitality.. we were treated like royalty from the off and the food was wonderful. Seasonal, well cooked and fabulous flavours. But topping the day was the service. If you're lucky enough to have John in your...More

1  Thank cookster74
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Jeffrey H
17 June 2017|
Response from Helen D |
Yes you are welcome to do this on some of our meetings
Jeffrey H
17 June 2017|
Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
Hello we went at Xmas time so not sure but there are plenty of grass areas so I can't see why not. Might be worth giving them a ring.
Noel T O
11 June 2017|
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Response from christine1959 | Reviewed this property |
hi there is the saracens head hotel in the center of towcester which is very nice appox 1/4 mile walk