Grand National ~ Day Away 2019
Departing: Friday, 5th April 2019
From £119 per adult
The most eagerly anticipated steeplechase in the world, the Grand National tests 40 runners and riders around two circuits of the National course at Aintree. The Grand National is one of the largest sporting events in the world and unless you have been there you will never truly experience the atmosphere. the obstacles to be overcome are as famous as the race itself: Beechers Brook, the Canal Turn, Valentine’s and the Chair are fences known around the globe. So much more than a race, don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this unique event – this tour is a sure bet!
- Return overnight foot passenger ferry crossing with Stena Line Irish Sea Ferries Ltd – Belfast/Liverpool
- Return coach transfers to and from Aintree
- Entry to the Steeplechase Enclosure
- Services of an experienced Travel Solutions tour manager
• 4 berth en suite inside cabin – £130 per cabin return
• Ticket upgrades to the Festival Zone (formally Tatterstalls enclosure) – £40 per person – call 028 9045 5030
Open on Grand National day only, this 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. Although this area does not give access to the Parade Ring side of the racecourse, the Steeplechase Enclosure has an atmosphere all of its own. Racegoers can soak in the anticipation and excitement that is felt by the jockeys as they canter down to the first fence in the big race itself. This area is inclusive of its own bars, catering, betting facilities, big screen viewing and live entertainment
No accommodation is included in this tour
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Meet your experienced Travel Solutions tour manager at the Stena Line Irish Sea Ferries terminal (Victoria Terminal) Belfast Port For your overnight ferry crossing to Liverpool. Your tour manager will check you in before you board the ferry for your overnight sailing to Liverpool.
Arrival in Liverpool is 6:30 am. After disembarking the ferry and checking through security in the terminal building your travel Solutions coach will be waiting outside to transfer you into Liverpool City centre for free time. Later that morning, you will re-join your coach and travel the short distance to Aintree, for an exciting day of horse racing at the Grand National.
Your coach will transfer you back to Birkenhead for your return crossing later that day, where your tour manager will check you in for the return overnight sailing to Belfast.
Arrival time into Belfast is 6:30 am.
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Departing 5 Apr 2019
Adult prices from £119