Action unleashed for visitors

Horse Racing

Towcester Racecourse hosts 19 National Hunt meetings each year, with admission to most being free. The racecourse also hosts the Griffon Hoverwork World Championships, with competitors racing at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour. Whitfield Races point to point meetings are held at Whitfield near Brackley.

Greyhound Racing

Towcester Racecourse now holds Greyhound race meetings up to 3 times a week with admission to all being free.

Motor Racing

Not much compares to the excitement of a day at Silverstone watching the British Grand Prix, the Le Mans series, Touring Car or Superbike World Championships - just some of the many major events that are held at the venue throughout the year. Northamptonshire International Raceway at Brafield-on-the-Green has regular events, including BriSCA Formula 1 and Formula 2 stock cars, hot rods and banger racing and there's a newly-designed motocross track at Milton Malsor.

For more than 60 years, Silverstone has been a world class motorsport venue, internationally renowned for hosting many of the sport's top racing events. The home of the British Formula One Grand Prix, the circuit also hosts MotoGP and the Le Mans series, the Superbike World Championships, British Touring Car Championships and the Silverstone Classic historic car weekend.

Thrill Seeking

For the really brave and those who want to indulge their passion for speed, there's no better place to be. Silverstone offers self-drive Experiences, including Ferrari, Lotus, Aston Martin, single seater, rally cars and 4 x 4s.

For those who enjoy paintballing, the District has a major venue at Delta Force, Underwood Paintball Centre at Farthinghoe near Brackley.


The District also has National League North football available courtesy of Brackley Town FC.