Frequently Asked Questions

Here we have listed some common FAQ's.

If you can't find the answer you're looking for, don't hesitate to contact the Racing Team on 0800 304 7700 or email

Q: How much is admission to the racecourse?

Entrance to the course is £10 on the gate and £8 if you book online via our booking form here.

Q: How do I get to the racecourse?

The nearest train and bus stations are Milton Keynes (11 Miles) and Northampton (11 Miles). For information on all train services please contact National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit their website at . For information on all bus services please contact Stage Coach on 01604 676060 or visit their website at

Q. Do you have private boxes in the restaurant?

Yes we do. We have VIP Boxes 1-4 and The Boothby Suite. 

Q: What time do the gates open?

The gates will open 2 hours before the scheduled first race.

Q: What should we wear?

There are no dress code restrictions at Towcester Racecourse. However, if you are dining in the restaurant we do ask that guests dress appropriately in smart casual attire, no denim jeans or trainers.

Q. Can I book my evening out at Towcester Racecourse online?

Yes. You can book easily using our online booking system.

Q. Do you have any special offers?

We have regular special offers, please check our website, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to receive all of our up to date offers.

Q. Can we book a taxi on the night?

It is highly recommended that you pre-book your taxi before you arrive at Towcester Racecourse.

Q. Do we have to pre-book our entrance tickets?

No, you can just turn up on the day, but it’s easier to order online. Check our Raceday Packages for more details.

Q. Do we have to pre-book our table in the restaurant?

It is highly recommended to pre-book online, but not always necessary.

Q. What are the office opening times?

Main Office & Restaurant Booking – Open: Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm 

t: 0800 304 7700 

Racing Office (Greyhound Entries Only) –  Open: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm

Any messages received after the office closes will be responded to the next working day.

Q. Do you race in bad weather?

We race all year round, in all weathers. Only in extreme circumstances will the racing be abandoned or cancelled and we will endeavour to notify customers on our website or via social media.

Q: Where can I eat?

There are a number of catering outlets to choose from. If you would like to reserve a table at one of our restaurants please contact our main office on 0800 304 7700.

Q. How much is the entrance for children?

Supervised children under 16 are eligible for FREE entrance.

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