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Aintree, Sefton

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Aintree, Sefton

Aintree is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside. Historically part of Lancashire, it lies between Walton and Maghull on the A59 road, about 6.5 miles north of Liverpool city centre, in North West England. It is best known as the site of Aintree Racecourse, which since the 19th century has staged the Grand National horserace.
Administrative CountySefton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ3798
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151

Aintree, Sefton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Aintree, township with ry. sta., Sefton par., SW. Lancash., 6 m. NE. of Liverpool, 850 ac., pop. 277; P.O., T.O.

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