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Towcester Racecourse

#4 of 16 things to do in Towcester Features Animals
London Road, Towcester NN12 6LB, England
+44 1327 353414
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English Greyhound Derby

This is the first year Towcester hosted the Greyhound Derby and they did a superb job We were late... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Watch the Birds.

Went with the family for a meal in the Empress restaurant and the greyhound racing. First the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, 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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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London Road, Towcester NN12 6LB, England
+44 1327 353414
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first year Towcester hosted the Greyhound Derby and they did a superb job We were late booking so were accommodated in the purpose built marquee/stand The welcome was good and the place was done out really nice with easy access outside with...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with the family for a meal in the Empress restaurant and the greyhound racing. First the good bits - The location is excellent and the facilities and layout very good. The meal was acceptable and what you would expect at this type of venue....More

1  Thank TooRoo
Towcester2015, General Manager at Towcester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback ,we have had Swallows nesting in the stand for years and have tried various methods to discourage them . Our regular clean of the balcony takes place the day prior to racing which I will monitor this over the next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the Greyhound Derby Final at Towcester and just wow!...Handful of misinformed soap dodgers outside but once youre past them OMG! What a setting,what an atmosphere and what a crowd! Fantastic kids play area,stilt walkers,ukulele band greeting you on arrival,fantastic retired greyhounds being introduced to...More

3  Thank rarebit37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place, great facilities, great food and great racing. The home of the derby with sky sports last night, what more could you ask for. Very busy and not to long queues for a drink which shows great service.

4  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I went for a night out during a week off as never been before and fully enjoyed the food and the dog racing. Easy bet features to back the dogs of your choice, we had a gourmet burger night in the restaurant for £18 and...More

4  Thank Varneyboy85
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable evening at Towcester greyhound spoilt a bit by a announcer keeping saying "here we go then" after every race,super course,good to see the track staff dressed properly.

3  Thank Isobel S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times now with my family. We love it here I've seen my dog Bubbly Express trial here and it was very kind of the track to give us free coffee it was a very nice thing to do and very...More

2  Thank emilysmutts
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a lovely little course with excellent views over the countryside, one of my favourites and I've been to more than 30 different ones in the UK. Rail side access to the final jump means you can watch the horses come over the last...More

1  Thank LargelyMonk
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

A group of friends went to the Dogs on a cold damp November night and had a great time. Well worth a visit, lovely atmosphere. Food was basic but inexpensive, beer reasonably priced. Having since been and seen venue in sunlight too, what a stunning...More

1  Thank rallymatt
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Food from burger type areas left a lot to be desired, as well as being pricey. There were plenty of bar staff but the pumps were so slow

2  Thank dave v
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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
12 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