Sporting Events by Coach

Grand National

2-day Coach Holiday
Departing April 2015
From £129.00*

* Price shown: 11 Apr 2015 - HRG

The Grand National

Jump racing at its best

Join the colourful crowds at Aintree to soak up the atmosphere at the World's Greatest Steeplechase on this great-value, two-day break to the Crabbie's Grand National. This is your chance to be there for one of Britain's most exciting sporting occasions.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Admission to the Steeplechase Enclosure at Aintree (upgrades available)
  • A short visit to Chester
  • One nights' bed and English breakfast accommodation in a good-quality hotel in the North West area
  • Comfortable coach travel and transfers
  • The services of a friendly Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Itinerary

Day One

Leaving the local area in the morning, journey to Aintree. Soak up the incomparable atmosphere of the home of the 'World's Greatest Steeplechase', place your bets and cheer on your favourites. You'll enjoy a full card of thrilling racing as well as the afternoon's highlight - the spectacular running of the 2015 Crabbie's Grand National.

After an exciting day, return to the coach for the transfer to your overnight hotel in the Manchester area.

Day Two

After a full English breakfast we'll begin the journey home, stopping en route to visit the walled city of Chester. Spend some time sightseeing or exploring the shops, then reboard the coach to continue your journey, arriving back at your original departure point by mid to late evening.

Further Information

Your Aintree admission

Open on The Crabbie's Grand National day only, the Steeplechase Enclosure provides prime viewing of the first fences of the Grand National Course, unreserved seating and - with a relaxed dress code - offers a unique outdoor Grand National experience. With its own bars, catering, betting facilities, big screen viewing and live entertainment, the enclosure has an atmosphere all of its own.

Tattersalls enclosure upgrade

Tattersalls was greatly enhanced in 2007 with the completion of the new Aintree Pavilion. A Tattersalls ticket entitles you to use the bar and catering areas within the Chair Pavilion, the Irish Bar in the Princess Royal Stand, and to see the parade ring and winner's enclosure.

Coach seating arrangements

Your Tour Manager will have allocated seats for you on the main coach in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible, and will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach).

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair or electric scooter, please let us know as soon as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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