Finding Greyhound locations for a night out at the dog tracks has never been easier with this guide to all the greyhound stadia in the UK.
Greyhound racing is such fun for all the family and explains why this sport is growing in popularity.
The sport in the UK has always had a small but enthusiastic band of followers and with 24 tracks around the country there is likely to be one nearby for most UK racegoers.
The tracks are between 300m - 400m in circumference and the dogs chase a motorised hare over varying distances eg 380m, 540m, 714m, 874m, 1048m.
Many stadia offer 6 pack deals for £10 - £15 which may include admission and race card, a basket meal, drinks, a jackpot bet and re-admission for one.
Belle Vue (Manchester)
A most luxurious track with glass fronted grandstand and offering hot and cold meals in a 400 seater restaurant. A great night out including a race card will cost just £6 - concessions.
Telephone Enquiries: Enquiries 0870 840 7557 Restaurant 0870 840 7550
Greyhound locations at Brighton & Hove
Boasts one of the most scenic dog racing stadia in the UK with its wide sweeping track and excellent amenities. These include a comfortable restaurant with 3 course menu, fast food outlets in the main stand and ample parking.
Admission: free except Saturday - £6 - Under 16 free
Telephone Enquiries: 01273 204601 (Main Reception) 08457 02
Greyhound locations at Crayford
Crayford Greyhound track has been the home of dog racing for over 60 years and despite its age has kept pace with the very best dog tracks in the UK.
Situated conveniently near the M25 and Dartford Crossing the racegoer (not to mention the dogs) is pampered with full air conditioning, restaurant, fast food outlets, bars and fine viewing areas.
Telephone Enquiries: 01322 557836
3952 (Restaurant Reservations)
Greyhound locations at Doncaster
£1.5 million has been spent on this prestigious venue which has everything from Executive suites, four bars, a restaurant and snack bar, Totalisator with TV screens. Not forgetting disabled facilities and secure parking to ensure a memorable and relaxed night out.
Telephone Enquiries: 01302 351639
Greyhound locations at Harlow
Large room for entertaining (300), bistro restaurant
Racing held on Friday and Saturday evenings - 354m track
Admission Adult £5 incl race card with concessions for senior citizens and children
Telephone Enquiries: 01279 426804- Option 2
Greyhound locations at Henlow
600 seater track with racing on Thursday,Friday & Saturday. First race 7.45pm.Admission £5 - under 16's free
Restaurant serves up to 3 course meals with a themed buffet on Thursday and Friday
Telephone Enquiries: 01462 851 850
Greyhound locations at Kinsley
Will seat 3,000 with parking for 300 cars - racing on Friday and Saturday evenings Admittance £4.90 with concessions -
Restaurant to seat 100 - track is 385m
General Enquiries and Bookings (Resturant or six-pack) 01977 610946 'Option 2'
A fine greyhound racing stadium seating 1,370 with parking for 400 cars. Facilities include 170 seater restaurant, fast food bars, Tote service with cctv, disabled facilities and baby change room.
Admission: £6.00 including race card. BAGS free admission
Telephone Enquiries: 01902 452648
Nottingham Greyhound Stadium is well situated to allow easy access from the East Midlands and specializes in affordable corporate hospitality.
The Classics restaurant seats 350 and offers a table service for food, drinks and Tote betting. There are also 3 bars and a fast food outlet.
Racing is held on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday and admission is from £5 - £6 while under 18's get in free
Telephone Enquiries: 0115 910 3333
Greyhound locations at Pelaw Grange
There has been greyhound racing at this family owned track since 1965 with its easy access from Durham and Newcastle and has parking for 160 cars.
The superb Panorama Restaurant serves fresh affordable food and special packages are available on request.
Race days are Friday, Saturday and Sunday and admission is £6 for adults, £2.50 for children over 5 yrs old and OAPS's free.
Telephone Enquiries: General Enquiries: (0191) 4102141 Racing Office: (0191) 492 9870
Greyhound locations at Perry Barr (Birmingham)
A good sized greyhound racing track with seating for 1500 and parking for 400 cars. Book for a meal in the restaurant or bag a function room for a party.
Greyhound Racing takes place on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday with admission for adults £6 and children 12-17 years £3. Six packs are also available on Friday and Saturday for £12
Telephone Enquiries: 0870 840 7410 Reservations: 0870 840 7411
Greyhound locations at Peterborough
This prestigious track offers the best in comfort and amenities combined with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The air-conditioned grandstand also boasts two private corporate boxes for up to 40 guests.
The Raceview Restaurant offers a 3 course menu with tote betting direct from your table and there are a number of bars and fast food outlets.
Racing takes place evenings only on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with admission including race card at £5 and accompanied children 5- 16 at £1
Telephone Enquiries: Racing office 01733 296930 . Reservations/Enquiries 01733 296939
Greyhound locations at Poole
A nice stadium in town capable of seating 2,500 with parking for 500 cars. Facilities available include function rooms, restaurant carvery and fast food outlets.
Racing takes place on Tuesday – 6.30pm First race – 7.15pm
Saturday – 11.00am First race – 11.33am
Saturday – 6.30pm First race – 7.30pm
Sunday – 5.00pm First race – 6.00pm
Telephone Enquiries: 01202 677449 Racing Office 01202 685107
Greyhound locations at Romford
One of the finest greyhound racing tracks in the country and winner of the BGRB Racecourse Of The Year in 1998 and 2003, the CORAL ROMFORD Greyhound Stadium is hard to beat. It's all about the spectator experience here - computerised
totalisator with photo finish and video race replay. Helpful race cards, commentary and assistance for the disabled ensure everyone has a great time.
The Pavilion caters for corporate events and the Chase Restaurant for fine dining, while fast food is available on both the Main and Millenium Stands
Telephone Enquiries: 01708 762345 (Main Reception) 01708 725213 (Restaurant Reservations)
Greyhound locations at Shawfield (Glasgow)
With four bars available one is spoiled for choice at Shawfield, all of them available to hire fore private functions.
There is also a restaurant to seat 70. Racing is on Friday and Saturday evenings with admission £6.
Telephone Enquiries: 0141 6474121
Greyhounds at Sheffield
The Owlerton stadium is renowned for its fine track and lively and friendly atmosphere. The restaurant and bars are maintained to a high standard and available to hire for functions up to 300 people.
Racing is held on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday with admission charge of £5 for Friday and Saturday - other days are free
Telephone Enquiries: 0114 234 3074 (Enquiries) 0114 285 5888 (Racing Office)
Greyhounds at Swindon
The greyhound racing track at Swindon has a good restaurant with a bar catering for 60 for private functions and 2 snack bars.
Racedays are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with admission £7 and children £1 (afternoon meetings free)
Telephone Enquiries: 01793 721 253
Greyhounds at Wimbledon
This fine and luxurious racing track in South London has a Grandstand Restaurant serving 3 course meals which include table service with tote betting.
There are also trackside food bars and tote betting. Six packs are available on request.
Race days are Friday and Saturday with admission £6 for adults and £3 for 12 - 17 year olds while under 11's get in free.
Telephone Enquiries: Reception – 0208 946 8000 .
Racing Office 0870 300 5209/5211. Bookings: 0870 840 8905
Greyhounds at Yarmouth
A great night out greyhound racing for holidaymakers at one of Britain's top seaside resorts. Extensive facilities include 3 raceview bars, a raceview diner serving top bar food and on the ground floor amusement areas and a snack bar.
State of the art betting facilities which include horse racing are also available.
Race days are Monday, Wednesday and Saturday with admission £7 for adults and children under 15 free
Telephone Enquiries: Enquiries and bookings - 01493 720343 . Racing Office - 01493 378168
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