Aintree racecourse has 5 Grandstands plus some other enclosures and here is a brief summary of each one with prices for the 2012 Grand National Day.
Princess Royal Stand
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.
The County Stand is a standing area high up overlooking the finishing line, a very popular stand and gives breath taking views across the course. Also has a big screen to view the race and is within easy access to both the Parade Ring and the Winners Enclosure.
County Stand Roof: £90
Queen Mother Stand
Once again you can either book a seat in the Queen Mother Stand or stand on the terraced roof. The location is just past the winning line and the seats are completely under cover. The Roof gives excellent views of the Parade Ring and also across the racecourse. Big screen viewing is also available along with Tote facilities.
Earl Of Derby & Lord Sefton Stands
These two stands sit either side of the Parade Ring and each offer two levels of seating, the upper levels are the highest on the course and offer stunning views across the track. The terraces are in front of the stand and allow the spectator to get close to the action and experience the atmosphere of the closing stages of the races.
Upper Level: £105
Lower Level: £110
The Tattersalls Enclosure
This popular enclosure is the largest and most atmospheric enclosure at Aintree , with access to view the Parade Ring and Winner's Enclosure and enjoy the colour and café style bars of the Red Rum lawn. Ticket holders also have access to 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.
West Tip Seats
The West Tip seats are within the Tatersalls Enclosure and offer covered seating and terrific views of the last fence. Also has access to a Private Bar and Tote facilities.
West Tip Seats: £67
Open on John Smith's Grand National day only, this enclosure provides prime viewing of the first fences of the Grand National Course, unreserved seating and with a relaxed dress code, offers a unique outdoor Grand National experience. Although this area does not give access to the Parade Ring side of the racecourse, the Steeplechase Enclosure has an atmosphere all of its own. This area is inclusive of its own bars, catering, betting facilities, big screen viewing and live entertainment.
Steeplechase Enclosure: £20
Platinum County Lounge
The newest style bar experience at the racecourse today, this exclusive lounge area offers racegoers comfort and luxurious surroundings for a special day at the Grand National meeting. With reserved covered seats in the County Stand, overlooking the famous Water Jump and Winning Post, you are guaranteed a prime location, with premium benefits in this VIP facility. This exclusive area features a private entrance, a dedicated Champagne bar (open for an additional hour following the final race of the day), a reserved seat, complimentary racecard, raceday hostess plus a souvenir badge.
Platinum County Lounge: £120
Although there is no official dress code, smart is preferable.