Sunnyside Hotel Southport Guide to Aintree Racecourse

Aintree racecourse can be found within a twenty minute drive from the Sunnyside Guesthouse in Southport.

Aintree racecourse is home to the world's most televised sporting event, the John Smiths Grand National. As well as being known as a racecourse it is also used as a location for conferences, exhibitions and high profile meetings.


Picture of Aintree racecourse home of the John Smiths Grand National

The racecourse has recently been subject to a 35 million pound makeover in order to increase the facilities on offer throughout the year. As a result there are two new grandstands and a banqueting facility holding up to 750 people. 

Other Events for Southport

 Aintree's Grand National, Southport Weekender Southport Flower Show, Southport Food and Drink Festival, Southport International Jazz Festival, Southport Summer Classics. Woodvale Rally, Southport Air Show, British Musical Fireworks Championships, Southport Comedy Week.