Horse Racing

Grand National 2023 Tickets: How to get packages to watch the big race live at Aintree

The Grand National is now just one week away. It’s the one they all want to watch, from irregular punters to die-hard National Hunt fans, the Grand National, hosted annually at Aintree Racecourse, draws a huge physical crowd, while millions watch on televisions in pubs, betting shops and from the comfort of their own home.

Grand National 2023 Tickets

The big day is now just around the corner, so if you haven’t got tickets already, you’re leaving it late, but for those looking to score a late entry to one of the hottest days in the racing calendar, we’re going to see what’s available.

What tickets are still available?

As is typically the case with big race meetings, Grand National tickets are most widely available from The Jockey Club website. That said, it’s late in the day so to speak, so availability is likely to be tight.

Currently, there are still tickets available for some areas of the racecourse on Grand National day, which is Saturday April 15th 2023. The cheapest tickets available right now stand at £42 per person. Said tickets are for admittance to the ‘The Embankment’ which is said to offer prime viewing of the first fences in the race. This part of the course also has betting facilities, catering services, bars and unreserved seating, though you will not be able to access the main part of the racecourse.

Grand National
Photo by Icon Sport.

If you do wish to be situated in the main part of the racecourse, then there are still some ‘Festival Zone’ tickets available. These are of course more pricey and will set you back £85 per person. the ‘Festival Zone’ offers great racecourse views, plus viewing of the Aintree Parade Ring.

How to get tickets and restaurant packages for the 2023 Grand National

To book any of the above tickets, simply visit, before heading to the ‘Buy Tickets’ section. From here you will able to choose from the remaining available tickets, add them to your basket and purchase all in a few clicks.

If you’re looking to splash out more on a last-minute trip to the Grand National, then there are some hospitality packages available. Be warned, though, these are far from cheap.

The hospitality packages start with the ‘McCoys’ package, which will cost £405 per person. With package, you will gain admission to the Earl of Derby Terrace, which provides great racecourse views. The Chefs Al Fresco dining experience is included too, as is a complimentary racecard and cocktail.

Next on the list is the ‘Tiger Roll Package’, which is more expensive at £595 per person, though this package does naturally have more to offer. For your money, you’ll get Premier Course Admission, plus a four-course meal, complimentary bar, a traditional cream tea, as well as the customary complimentary racecard. This package also includes 1 car-parking pass per booking of four.

Further hospitality packages for the Grand National day of the Aintree Festival start at £605, rising to £1095. As is the case with standard tickets, you can purchase any of these packages by heading over to From there, simply find the ‘Buy Tickets’ section and choose your package from the list.

Subscribe to Punditfeed on Google News for all the latest updates from the world of sports!