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11th - 13th April 2024

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Our Grand National Experiences

Save up to 20% by booking your accommodation, transfers and race tickets together with!

We offer a range of overnight experiences to suit different requirements & budgets! 

Take a look over some of our options for each day of the Grand National Festival below!

Grand National Opening Day

Thursday 11th April 2024

The opening day of the Grand National Festival offers no less than four Grade 1 contests to keep racegoers entertained! A popular day when crowds aren't quite as large as they are on Saturday making for a more relaxed experience but still with the buzz of what's to come! 

What's included?

- One or more nights accommodation

- Breakfast each morning

- Return racecourse transfers

- Ticket to Grand National Opening Day

Grand National Opening Day experiences from £169 per person

Crowne Plaza Chester

Crowne Plaza Chester

Located in the heart of Chester

from £169 per person

Leonardo Liverpool

Leonardo Hotel Liverpool

Central Liverpool location

from £199 per person

Cottons Hotel and Spa

Cottons Hotel & Spa

Spa Hotel in Cheshire

from £199 per person

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Tickets & Enclosures

There are number of options racegoers at Aintree during the Grand National Festival weekend, including tickets to access terraces in front of the grandstands, roof tickets to gain a great vantage point of the action and seats to sit back, relax and enjoy!

Upgraded options often sell out quickly so we recommend choosing the right option for you at the time of booking so as not to be disappointed! 


Our experiences include the Festival Zone as standard, but you can upgrade to any other option should you wish.

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Festival Zone

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Terrace Tickets

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Roof Tickets

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Grandstand Seats



From the heart of Aintree Racecourse, to overlooking the winning line, Aintree have a variety of hospitality packages to choose from during the Grand National Festival. Secure your base for the day in one of it's restaurants or intimate private boxes. In the most stunning of locations, their hospitality teams ensure service of the highest standard to provide you with a fine dining experience.


We've highlighted a selection of options below, however please follow the link or enquire if you are interested in the full range of experiences. 


Race fans will love the feeling of being at the heart of the action at McCoy’s. Get up close to the thrilling events of every race on large flat-screen TVs as you relax inside or out on the terrace.

What's included?

- Welcome drink on arrival

- Breakfast roll

- Two course Street Food Dining Experience

- Informal seating for dining

- Private cashless bar

- Complimentary racecard per guest

- Admission badge to Earl of Derby Terrace for race viewing

from £225.00

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Celtic Manor Resort

Enhance your experience with optional excursions

A trip away should be more than just a day at the races!

Why not combine your time at the Grand National with a round of Golf or a trip to the Spa?

Stay & play or choose to simply relax!

Make an enquiry and our expert team will help you put together your perfect experience!

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The Racedays

The Grand National Festival is three days of high quality National Hunt Racing from Thursday to Saturday. Alongside the main day with the big race on Saturday there are two other racedays that are home to a number of Grade 1 races.

Our overnight experiences can include tickets to one, two or all three racedays!

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Opening Day

Thursday 11th April 2024

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Ladies Day

Friday 12th April 2024

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Grand National Day

Saturday 13th April 2024

Airplane Above the Clouds

Racecourse Transfers

Our Grand National experiences include return racecourse transfers from your chosen hotel, allowing you to sit back and relax with a coffee and a racing newspaper and pick out your horses for the day!

Our coaches aim to arrive at the racecourse shortly after gates opening giving you time to get settled at the racecourse, grab some food or drink and place those all important bets! We depart the racecourse approximately 60 mins after the conclusion of the final race. 

Some of our experiences include private racecourse transfers allowing you to choose what time you depart and return each day.

So sit back, relax and let us take you to the races!

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What our customers say...


I went to Paris for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe last year with Racing Breaks. They also arrange our usual trip to Liverpool for the Grand National meeting. They are very efficient and take all the hassle out of booking a racing trip by leaving no stone unturned. I would highly recommend them to anyone.

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About the Grand National Festival

The Grand National is one of the most prestigious horse racing events in the world. Held annually at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, the race attracts thousands of spectators and millions of viewers worldwide. With a history dating back to 1839, the Grand National is steeped in tradition and excitement, making it a must-see event for any horse racing enthusiast.


Attending the Grand National is an experience like no other. From the excitement of the races to the stunning atmosphere, it's a day that you'll never forget. Whether you're a seasoned horse racing fan just looking for a fun day out, the Grand National is the perfect event for you. Don't miss out on unforgettable experience!

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