Northampton Racecourse

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Owned by Northampton Borough Council
Supported by Friends of Northampton Racecourse. Follow them on Facebook
Designation Grassland
Size 38ha
Grid Ref SP759617
Nearest Post Code NN1 3PZ
Linked to None
Near by None
Play Area Yes
Games Area Yes
Sports Facilities 17 Football pitches, 10 Mini Soccer pitches, 1 Rugby pitch,
1 Gaelic Football pitch, 2 Cricket pitches
Seats Yes
Parking On site
Walks Walks Map
Near by Open Spaces
Racecourse Master Plan
At just over 118 acres the Racecourse is one of the largest landmarks in the town. The remains of the town fields are seen in the Racecourse which was once Northampton Heath where the freemen had grazing rights down to 1882.
For a history of the Racecourse see Paintedpixels
An annual popular event is the Umbrella Fair
Northampton Borough Council Web Page