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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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Mates birthday

Booked a table in the racecourse for the greyhound racing and was pleasantly surprised what good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David A
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
great fun

We visited the dog racing at Towcester race course last year for a 50th Birthday Party. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Northamptonshire, 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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London Road, Towcester NN12 6LB, England
+44 1327 353414
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Booked a table in the racecourse for the greyhound racing and was pleasantly surprised what good value for money it was the meal was basically sausage and mash however there were different flavors of sausage and a couple of traditional sweets to choose from.Drinks were...More

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the dog racing at Towcester race course last year for a 50th Birthday Party. The atmosphere is great fun you can either bet or not and you will still have a good time. The food in the restaurant was very nice and worth...More

1  Thank Barbawil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were kindly invited to an 80th birthday party here and had a really great time. The view of the dog racing was good the food and wine was very good so a great time was had by all supported by great staff

4  Thank Gary W
Reviewed 12 July 2017 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

1  Thank Q8628HKkevinh
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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

2  Thank TooRoo
Towcester2015, General Manager at Towcester Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

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 6 July 2017 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

4  Thank rarebit37
Reviewed 18 June 2017 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.

5  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 9 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

5  Thank Varneyboy85
Reviewed 5 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
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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