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Overlooking the parade ring, the Henderson Room  offers great dining with a panoramic view of the course and the winner's enclosure A photo of racehorses racing past the stands on another circuit at Hexham Racecourse Pavilion Restaurant - Grande Buffet with a superb view of the course A photo of a wedding party at Hexham Racecourse

Henderson Room

Overlooking the parade ring, the Henderson Room offers great dining with a panoramic view of the course and the winner's enclosure.

At The Races

Hexham Racecourse takes full advantage of a natural amphitheatre of sloping grass below the stands to provide superb viewing of horse racing as well as the magnificent surrounding countryside.

Pavilion Restaurant

Grande Buffet with traditional carvery, hot and cold cuisine, salad bar and desserts to tantalise your taste buds, with a superb view of the course.

Wedding Ceremonies

Hexham Racecourse has a licence to hold marriage ceremonies and set in beautiful country surroundings it's the perfect venue for the ceremony and reception.

A photo of the exterior of the Hexham Racecourse Lodge A photo of a bride, bridesmaid and boy sitting on bench overlooking Hexham Racecourse paddock A photo of scones, jam, cream and a pot of tea available at Hexham Racecourse A photo of a box at Hexham Racecourse
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Next Meeting - Friday 3rd October - Youngs RPS Day

 

Meeting - 22nd June - totepool Ladies Day - Read Meeting Report here

One of the highlights of the racing calendar and described by one commentator as the 'Ascot of the North'.

Jill Mawston winner of the Best Hat Prize in 2014"totepool Ladies' Day" is always one of the most popular meetings of the year when the ladies of Tynedale prove that, whatever fashion show Royal Ascot can stage, Hexham can at least equal if not better.

This year there were prizes for Best Dressed Lady, Best Hat (right), Best Dressed Couple and Best Dressed Little Miss, not to mention best looking jockey!

The prize winners are revealed in our full race meeting report.

 

Watch Videos

Lesley Lister of Tyne Tees Models explained the fashion styles that the judges were looking for on our Ladies' Day videos page.

(Photo above right - Jill Mawston winner of the Best Hat Prize in 2014).

 

A Day at the Races

A warm and friendly welcome always awaits at Northumberland’s only racecourse.

Situated 600 feet above Hexham the steeplechase course hosts 14 race meetings a year.

The season runs from spring to autumn with several weekend, bank holiday fixtures and popular evening meetings. A full list of the meetings can be found here.

Racehorses passing the post at Hexham RacecourseHexham Racecourse takes full advantage of a natural amphitheatre of sloping grass below the stands to provide superb viewing of racing as well as the magnificent surrounding countryside.

Excellent viewing areas are also provided for people with disabilities, with lift access to all parts of the stands.

 

 

Where to stay, eat, shop and explore Hexham

Why don't you make the most of your visit to Hexham Races by staying overnight and spending a day or two exploring the town in the heart of the beautiful Tyne Valley and just a few miles south of Hadrian’s Wall.

On non-racecdays you can also stay at the new Racecourse Lodge, our unique self-catering accommodation, which is located within the racecourse complex and has a backdrop of magnificent scenery

Hexham Racecourse LodgeWe have a selection of places to stay to suit all pockets and suggestions of eateries on our website here.

Also the visithexham.net website is an excellent resource for discovering the hidden treasures of Hexham, in the heart of the beautiful Tyne Valley, just a few miles south of Hadrian’s Wall.

More details here.

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