Useful Information​

Local Taxis

If you need to call a cab to take you to or from the racecourse – or for transport options in general – here are some suggestions:

Skyline

Tel – 01908 222111 / 01604 222111

MIB Taxis

Tel – 01327 855666

Cybercabz

Tel – 01908 263263

SMS X Trav Ltd

Tel – 01327 353118

Peter E Kirkham Chauffeur Drive UK

Tel – 01908 314614

Local Hotels

If you are planning on having a few drinks & need a place to stay then these local hotels are perfect for you. Even if you just want to enjoy the surrounding area over the weekend, we are sure these hotels will mean you can enjoy a lovely weekend in the countryside.

Whittlebury Hall – 4 miles away

Whittlebury, Towcester, Northants. NN12 8QH

01327 857857

www.whittleburyhall.co.uk

Tove Valley Cottages – 4 miles away

Tove Valley Cottages, Heathencote, Northamptonshire. NN12 7LE

01327 811714

http://www.tovevalleycottages.co.uk

Saracens Head – 1 mile away

219 Walting Street West, Towcester, Northants. NN12 6BX

01327 350414

https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/pubs/northamptonshire/saracens-head-hotel/

Travel Lodge – 2 miles away

2 miles – A43 Towcester Bypass, Towcester, Northants. NN12 6TQ

0871 984 6112

www.travelodge.co.uk

Express By Holiday Inn Northampton (M1 J15) – 7 miles away

Loake Close, Grange Park, Northampton. NN4 5EZ

0871 902 1627

www.expressnorthampton.co.uk

Premier Inn Silverstone – 7 miles away

Brackley Hatch, Syresham, Nr Brackley. NN13 5TX

0870 990 6382

www.Premiertravelinn.com

Hilton Northampton – 8 miles away

Collingtree (near J15), Northampton

01604 700666

www.hilton.co.uk/northampton

Park Inn Northampton – 11 miles away

Silver Street, Northampton, Northants. NN1 2TA

01604 739988

www.parkinn.co.uk

Fawsley Hall – 13 miles away

Fawsley, Nr Daventry, Northants. NN11 3BA

01327 892000

www.fawsleyhall.com

The Poplars – 17 miles away

Cross Street, Moulton, Northampton. NN3 7RZ

01604 643983

www.thepoplarshotel.com

Restaurants

The Folly – London Road, Towcester NN12 6LB

Local cuisine, European, British, Contemporary, Gastropub

https://www.follyinntowcester.co.uk/


The Fox and Hounds – 44 High Street, Whittlebury, Towcester NN12 8XJ

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly

https://www.thefoxandhoundswhittlebury.co.uk/


Olive Tree, Turkish & Mediterranean Restaurant – 1 London Road, Towcester NN12 6AJ

Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Grill

http://www.olivetreerestaurants.co.uk/

The Plough – 96 Watling Street East, Towcester NN12 6BT

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

https://www.ploughinntowcester.co.uk/

 

The Plough, Shutlanger –  5 Main Rd, Shutlanger, Towcester NN12 7RU

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Gastro Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

 

185 Watling St. Pub & Kitchen-185 Watling Street West, Towcester NN12 6BX

Bar, British, Gastropub

https://www.185watlingstreet.com/

Attractions/ Experiences

The Silverstone Experience – Silverstone Circuit, Towcester NN12 8TN

The Silverstone Experience is an immersive new visitor attraction telling the story of the past, present and future of British motor racing. Packed with interactive elements, visitors will enjoy sitting in a replica grand prix car, learning to pilot a WW2 plane and experiencing the Ultimate Lap of Silverstone in their 360-degree cinema experience as part of a 2.5hour visit.

https://silverstone-experience.co.uk/

 

Towcester Museum – White Horse Yard, 163 -165 Watling Street West, Towcester, NN12 6BX

Museum of local history – a good variety of exhibits with a dressing-up area to keep the kids entertained!

http://towcestermuseum.co.uk/


Towcester Mill Brewery – Chantry Lane, Towcester, NN12 6YY

Award winning, small independent brewery and tap room with a large beer garden with far reaching views based in the old Towcester Mill. Does Brewery tours and has regular comedy nights.

https://towcestermillbrewery.co.uk/


The Canal Museum – Bridge Road, Stoke Bruerne, NN12 7SE

One of the first canal museums in the country with a designated collection of memorabilia, films and displays. It’s located in the beautiful village of Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal.

https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/places-to-visit/stoke-bruerne

National Trust Stowe – New Inn Farm, Off Stowe Ave, near New Inn, Buckingham MK18 5EQ

Gardening on the grandest scale in this Georgian landscape garden and park.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stowe


National Trust Canons Ashby – Daventry, NN11 3SD

A tranquil Tudor manor house set in rare terraced gardens, with the ‘antient’ Dryden family at its heart.

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/canons-ashby


Althorp House – Rugby Rd, Northampton, NN7 4HQ

Magnificent 500 year old family home and estate of the Spencer Family (Princess Diana is buried there), showcasing one of Europe’s finest private collections of furniture, paintings and ceramics.

https://spencerofalthorp.com/visit/

 

78 Derngate, The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House – 72 Derngate, Northampton, UK, NN1 1UH

The only house in England designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 78 Derngate also has a boutique restaurant, light-filled art galleries and a stylish design shop onsite.

https://www.78derngate.org.uk/page3/index.html


Royal & Derngate Theatre, 19 – 21 Guildhall Rd, Northampton, NN1 1DP

Royal & Derngate is the main venue for arts and entertainment in Northamptonshire with a diverse programme of drama, music, dance and comedy, showcasing the best homegrown and touring productions from across the UK.

https://www.royalandderngate.co.uk/

Shopping

Bicester Village – 50 Pingle Drive, Bicester, OX26 6WD

Bicester Village has more than 160 boutiques of leading brands, including Gucci, Mulberry, Hunter and Polo Ralph Lauren, with savings of up to 60% on the recommended retail price and instant tax refunds.

https://www.tbvsc.com/bicester-village/en/stories/product-new-arrivals


The Centre: MK – 67 Midsummer Place, Milton Keynes MK9 3GB

A vast mix of the most loved high street shops including John Lewis, Next and M&S. Loads of restaurants including Ask Italian, Yo Sushi and Wagamamas and there’s a unique event space which acts as a central hub for a variety of free activities each month.

https://www.centremk.com/


Rushden Lakes Shopping Centre – Rushden Lakes, Rushden NN10 6FH

Combining big brand fashion and local independents all nestled into a nature reserve, Rushden Lakes has something for everyone. Everyday essentials meet fashion favourites, and all of this is uniquely combined with the great outdoors, lakeside walks, and The Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre plus loads of delicious places to eat, drink and relax.

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