Considering the size of it’s world famous annual horse racing event, The Grand National, it may surprise the visitor to know that the home of the Aintree Racecourse is actually only a village. Standing on the outskirts of Liverpool with access to all of the area’s best shops and attractions including Knowsley Safari Park, the Tate Liverpool Museum and Croxteth Hall. Aintree is served by the Old Roan Railway Station and by Aintree Railway Station, with Old Roan being closer to the centre of the village. Buses provide regular travel into Liverpool, and the coast can be reached in only twenty minutes.
As well as being a popular venue for horse racing, Aintree features a golf centre and driving range welcoming to visitors. There are event and conference facilities on site, and the venue hosts regular live music events that have included everyone from Spandau Ballet and Madness to Girls Aloud and McFly in the past. Whether you’re visiting Aintree for one of its many events, or are looking for somewhere to stay on the outskirts of Liverpool, you can browse and book Aintree accommodation with iknow, and be sure of a great deal.
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.