Aintree racecourse

TICKETS for the Grand National are available from Aintree's website or by calling 0844 579 3001.

There are five grandstands in total and various options for racegoers to the 2014 Grand National:

(n/a denotes that tickets are not currently available)

The Queen Mother Stand is in a prime location just beyond the winning line. The Roof gives excellent views across the racecourse and can be accessed from the winners' enclosure behind it. Big screen viewing is also available along with Tote facilities. 

Roof: £44 for Thursday, £70 for Friday and n/a for Saturday.

The County Stand is a standing area just before the finishing line. Being high up it gives great views of the final moments of the race, along with the entire course, making it a very popular stand. It also has a big screen to view the race and is within close proximity to both the Parade Ring and the Winners Enclosure.

County Stand Roof: £44 for Thursday, £70 for Friday and n/a for Saturday.

The Princess Royal Stand offers two choices; you can either book a seat in the main Grandstand or stand on the Roof Terrace. The Stand is situated between the Chair and the Water Jump and offers excellent views of the final furlong. Spectators can use the Private Bar and is mostly under cover. The Roof gives a terrific view of the whole of the racecourse and also has a Private Bar.

Seats: £75 for Thursday, £98 for Friday and n/a for Saturday.

Roof: £44 for Thursday, £70 for Friday and £93 on Saturday.

The Earl Of Derby & Lord Sefton Stands are either side of the Parade Ring and both offer two levels of seating. The upper levels are the highest on the entire course and offer stunning views across the track. The terraces are at the front of the stands and offer the best experience to allow spectators to get close to the action.

Upper Level: £56 for Thursday, £90 for Friday and n/a for Saturday.

Lower Level: £56 for Thursday, £86 for Friday and n/a for Saturday.

Terrace: £41 for Thursday, £70 for Friday and £86 on Saturday.

The Tattersalls Enclosure is the largest and most atmospheric enclosure at Aintree, with racegoers able to easily view the Parade Ring and Winners Enclosure. They also enjoy access to the café style bars of Red Rum lawn, the Irish Bar, live music in the Aintree Pavilion, tote betting, plus big screen viewing. The Aintree mound provides viewing of the closing stages of every race.

Tickets are priced at £25 for Thursday, £37 for Friday and £48 on Saturday.

The West Tip Seats are within the Tatersalls Enclosure and offer covered seating and terrific views of the last fence. There is also access to a Private Bar and Tote facilities.

Tickets are currently £29 for Thursday, £49 for Friday and £70 on Saturday.

The Steeplechase Enclosure is open only on Crabbie's Grand National day, this enclosure provides prime viewing of the first fences of the Grand National Course. It has unreserved seating and with a relaxed dress code, offers a more informal Grand National experience. Although there is no access to the Parade Ring side of the racecourse, the Steeplechase Enclosure has its own bars, catering, betting facilities, big screen viewing and live entertainment.

Tickets are available at £21 for Saturday.

The Platinum County Lounge is an exclusive area offering comfort and luxurious surroundings. There are reserved covered seats in the County Stand, overlooking the famous Water Jump and Winning Post. With prime location, this exclusive area features a private entrance, a dedicated Champagne bar (which stays open an hour after the day's final race), a reserved seat, complimentary racecard, raceday hostess plus a souvenir badge.

Tickets are available with restricted viewing for £73 on Thursday and £105 on Friday. For non-restricted viewing tickets cost an additional £10, but are not currently available for Saturday bookings.

There is limited car parking for a fee at the racecourse, and it is best to come to Aintree by rail, as Aintree Station is directly opposite the racecourse. Limited on-course parking is available for the Grand National meeting and costs from £13 for Steeplechase parking, with the nearest car park. Other than Steeplechase and County Car Parking, there is no other car parking in and around Aintree Racecourse. This can be booked by calling the Booking Line on 0844 579 3001.

Also, do not miss the opportunity to walk the famous course during your visit. See some of the famous fences and witness the challenge that is the Grand National course first hand. Please note that this is subject to ground conditions and that the full walk is not available to Steeplechase ticket holders.