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Grand National 2020

Grand National

Be part of the action and place your bets at the 'World's Greatest Steeplechase', the Grand National at Aintree Racecourse. Enjoy a 2 day break staying overnight in Manchester with free time to shop and sight see.


Be part of the action and place your bets at the 'World's Greatest Steeplechase', the Grand National at Aintree Racecourse. Enjoy a 2 day break staying overnight in Manchester with free time to shop and sight see.

Join Reays, be part of the action and place your bets at the ‘World's Greatest Steeplechase’, the 2020 Grand National at Aintree Racecourse. Back yourself a winning holiday on this sure bet!


With entry to the Festival Zone Enclosure, you will experience the adrenaline rush, soak up the tremendous atmosphere and enjoy a thrilling day out watching one of the biggest tests for racehorse and riders as they navigate their way around two circuits and fences to jump.


After an exhilarating day of racing you will board the coach for our short journey to our hotel, superbly located right in the heart of Manchester before spending the evening at your leisure.


Offering excitement of the Festival Zone, these covered (temporary) seats offer great views up the home straight and of the final few fences of the course. Enjoy a private bar for West Tip Seat holders only or explore the rest of the Festival Zone at your leisure. These are always in great demand, so book early.


The Holiday Inn, Manchester City Centre ****

This 4 star hotel is right in the heart of Manchester, on the edge of the trendy Northern Quarter.


Each stylish bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer, a 40-inch flat screen television with satellite channels including catch-up TV and free WiFi. The exclusive ‘Pillow options’ service will ensure a good night's sleep.


The family friendly restaurant offers a modern international cuisine, while the Canal Terrace gives guests the chance to unwind with a drink while overlooking the canal. The fitness centre has a wide range of machines and weights available at no extra cost.


Price includes:

  • 1 night stay at the Holiday Inn Manchester, City Centre

  • Bed and breakfast

  • Festival Zone entrance ticket to the Grand National on Saturday

  • Free time in Manchester

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Services of an experienced tour driver


Departing the local area we journey to Liverpool, arriving at Aintree Racecourse for the annual Grand National race day. Steeped in history and loved by many, The Grand National is a display of endeavour, ability, talent and true determination. You will witness nothing like this at any other sporting event. Immerse yourself with thousands of others on the Aintree turf and cheer on your favourite. After the final race has finished we depart Aintree and take the short journey to Manchester arriving at the hotel early evening.


Following breakfast you will have free time to explore the sights of Manchester. Shopaholics can take advantage of Manchester Arndale shopping centre, along with King Street and the Northern Quarters fashionable cafes and shops you certainly can shop till you drop! Mid-afternoon we depart Manchester for the relaxing journey to Cumbria, arriving in your local area early evening.

Saturday 4th April 2020

2 days

Price per adult twin, double or triple: £209.00

Child price available on request

Single supplement available on request

Deposit £40.00 payable on acceptance of booking. Balance payable 8 weeks before departure. All sums quoted include taxes where applicable.


Balance due 8 weeks before travel



Ticket upgrades

We are pleased to be able to offer a range of upgrades for the Grand National. Prices available on request.


West Tip Seats

Part of the atmospheric Tattersalls Enclosure, these covered, temporary seats offer great views up the home straight. With a dedicated bar for West Tip seats, you can enjoy luxury, as well as explore the rest of the Tattersalls Enclosure. These seats are always in great demand, so early booking is essential to avoid disappointment.


Lord Sefton / Earl of Derby Terrace

Aintree's newest grandstands offer terraces closer to the action than anywhere else on the racecourse. Located either side of the horse walk, witness the colourful preparations of horses and jockeys at the Grand National start line, and be one of the first to cheer a winner on its way back to the Winner's Enclosure. 


Princess Royal Stand Roof

A partially covered standing area with the Tommy Wallis Suite as its dedicated bar, this enclosure offers a unique vantage point over the racecourse, and an ideal spot for viewing the all important final closing moments of every race. 


Lord Daresbury Stand Roof (formerly the County Stand)

With a birds-eye view directly above the winning post, you can scrutinize who makes it first past the post before anyone else. This traditional uncovered area offers prime viewing, making this badge very popular with racegoers at Aintree. 


With Terrace & Roof bookings, Grandstand badges are included and provide designated tote betting within each enclosure, additional bars, big screen viewing and access to the Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure. You will also have access to all of the Tattersalls facilities.


Queen Mother Roof

Located just yards past the Grand National finish line, the Queen Mother Stand Roof offers premium standing viewing. It’s close to where the horses enter the racecourse, the Parade Ring and Winner’s Enclosure. It’s also not far from the Red Rum Garden.


Important information

Please advise us on booking of any mobility needs.

Where tourist services are provided orally this will be done in English.

The size of the tour will not exceed 61 and in the majority of cases will be less than this.

The minimum number of persons required for the holiday to take place will be notified to you at least 20 days before the commencement date.


This package is organised by Reays Coaches.









Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Aspatria 1 Bus Stop outside Library Car Park
Market Square, Aspatria CA7 3HB
Barrow Ramsden Square Ramsden Square (Stop K), LA14 1XL
Barrow Walney Promenade The King Alfred, Ocean Rd, LA14 1HA
Barrow, The Strawberry 228 Abbey Road, LA14 5LD
Bigrigg Bus Stop Opposite The Old Captains House
Springfield Road, Bigrigg CA22 2TT
Carlisle / Wigton Road 1 Layby at The Beeches, Wigton Road
Carlisle CA2 6LB
Carlisle Devonshire St 11-13 Devonshire Street
Carlisle CA3 8LG
Cockermouth, Aldi Aldi Cockermouth, Low Road,
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 4HH
Dalton, Tudor Square Outside The Golden Ball Pub, Dalton-in-Furness
LA15 8RJ
Egremont Market Place bus stop, opposite Heron Foods,
Egremont CA22 2AA
Flimby, Railway Station Bus Stop outside Railway Station
Flimby, CA15 8QN
Grange-over-Sands Lindale Bus Stop, outside Hadwins Garage, Lindale
Grange-over-Sands LA11 6LJ
Harrington GallopingHorse Galloping Horse Inn, 95 Main Road
High Harrington, Workington CA14 4NQ
Keswick Booth's Store, Bus Station
Tithebarn Street, Keswick CA12 5EA
Maryport, Curzon Street Co-op Store, Curzon Street
Maryport CA15 6DA
Newby Bridge On the A590, Near Swan Hotel, Ulverston LA12 8NA
Penrith Castle Gates bus stop / opposite Penrith Train Sta
Ullswater Road, Penrith CA11 7JQ
Thursby Bus Stop, Village Green
Thursby, CA5 6PE
Ulverston Greenodd Greenodd bus stop, Ulverston, LA12 7RG
On the A5092, near end of Main Street
Ulverston, The Kiosk The Kiosk, Victoria Road, Ulverston, LA12 0BY
Whitehaven Bus Stop on Lowther Street (by Wilkinsons)
Whitehaven, CA28 7DG
Wigton Bus Station, King Street
Wigton CA7 9EP
Wigton Depot Reays Coaches Depot, Strawberry Fields, Syke Park
Wigton CA7 9NE
Workington Seaton Bus Stop (opposite M&S Car Park)
Workington CA14 3AB

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Syke Park, Wigton, CA7 9NE

Tel: 016973 49999


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VAT No: 843 1444 43

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