The Grand National

The Grand National
Grand National fence

The Grand National

Enjoy the thrills and excitement of one of the greatest sporting occasions on the British calendar, the Grand National at Aintree.

The most famous steeplechase in the world, the Grand National, is the ultimate test for both horses and their jockeys as they take on 30 imposing fences over the challenging four and a half mile race.

Whilst, the Grand National is broadcast live in over 140 countries and watched by over 600million people worldwide, nothing beats watching the drama unfold live before your eyes. You can be there in person to watch the drama with Caledonian Travel.

With coach travel, hotel stay and ticket admission all arranged for you, you can look forward to an unforgettable day without having to appoint a designated driver or worry about the journey home.

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Soak up the atmosphere of the world’s greatest and toughest horse race on a coach break to the Grand National at Aintree with Caledonian Travel.

First run in 1839, the Grand National is the one race that every young jockey and owner dreams of winning.

The race is steeped in history having provided some of the most iconic sporting moments of all time, from Red Rum winning a historic treble in the 1970s, Bob Champion and Aldaniti surging to an unlikely win in 1981, the pile-up fiasco in 1967, plus endless false starts and ‘the race that never was’ in 1993.

Every year, the race stops the nation in its tracks as almost half the population, many of who would never bet of horse racing, have a flutter at the bookmakers.

How will you pick you winner from the huge field of 40 runners and riders? Will you have a tip from a friend, back the grey horse or simply go with your lucky number or colours of the jockey’s silks? You decide and place your bets.

Immerse yourself in the buzz of excitement as you countdown to the race, and join in the famous roar as the tape goes up.

Then feel the adrenalin and watch with baited breath as your horse attempts to clear the 30 fences dotted along the two circuits of the famous Aintree circuit.

Will your horse manage to clear Aintree’s famous fences including The Chair, Becher’s Brook and The Canal Turn? Find out by booking today with Caledonian Travel.

The Grand National meeting promises a great day’s racing, featuring a number of well-respected Grade 1 races on the race card, including the Novices' Chase and Aintree Hurdle, as well as the big one.

Booking with Caledonian Travel is the hassle free way to experience the Grand National. Our packages include coach travel, ticket admission and hotel accommodation so you don’t have to worry about the parking and traffic after the racing.

This coach package to the Grand National is one of our bestsellers so book quickly to secure your tickets.


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