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Towcester Racecourse

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Address: London Road, Towcester NN12 6LB, England
Phone Number:
+44 1327 353414
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:30 - 17:30
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri 09:00 - 22:30
Sat 10:30 - 22:30

Northamptonshire's new night out ,experience the thrill of Greyhound Racing...

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.

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Different events for different tastes

I have been here for horse racing, sausage and cider festival, even a trade show. They do their very best to accommodate for the varied events. Everything is always well presented... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Towcester, United Kingdom
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were invited to a day at the races as part of a 60th wedding celebration. The day began at noon and the family had rented a private box to accommodate 32 of us. From the time we arrived the staff were really friendly and helpful and this set the theme for the following 6 hours until we left. The... More 

2 Thank derek83
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the hospitality package in the Empress Suite. It was a great venue with a good view of the racing. The food was old fashioned and unimaginative. It was school dinners standard and I expected something better for the pice. We were on a shared table of eight and the cheese and biscuits came on a slate that had... More 

1 Thank Janeyanna
Northampton, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Held our Christmas works party here and despite a few issues prior to the evening, it went pretty well. Food was OK bearing in mind the numbers being catered for. Shame that when you visit the bar downstairs you can't add drinks to your tab upstairs - would have made matters much easier for our group. Other than that, everybody... More 

2 Thank Mr5d
Towcester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here for horse racing, sausage and cider festival, even a trade show. They do their very best to accommodate for the varied events. Everything is always well presented and the staff are very helpful. Very popular events parking and traffic can be an issue so plan ahead get there early.

2 Thank Crwechief
Towcester, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Towcester greyhound racing in the evening with a couple of friends and all of us had a really good time. The bar was warm and welcoming and food was available.

2 Thank MHGN
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night with a few friends and ended up leaving without even having a drink, 30 minutes at the bar and still no drink! Awful spoke to the supervisor and they just said well leave then, so we did, do not recommend will never return.

1 Thank Suzy A
milton keynes
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went for a birthday night.went to the greyhound racing and had a brill night.staff are good and a great place to go.

3 Thank christine1959
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

£15 for a table in theEmpress Suite, curry, free pint and £2 bet. Excellent value. Curry was only average though. Coffee and tea expensive at £2 per cup. Not many people in probably due to it being January. We just about broke even on the racing. Good night out

3 Thank Stephen W
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55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister organised this for our birthday. We had a private box with a viewing balcony and tv to watch the races. You get your own tote person coming to take bets and a private bar for when you have finished the free drinks provided. The food was lovely and very generous portions. We all had a lovely evening, made... More 

3 Thank topkat4
Brackley, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went for New Year's Day racing today. Despite the terrible weather we had a good time and also managed to win a few pounds! Food was reasonably priced as were the drinks. Nice friendly atmosphere.

2 Thank Linda S

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