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Racehorses galloping past the crowd at Hexham Racecourse The Henderson Suite offers great private dining and refreshment facilities Pavilion Restaurant - Grande Buffet with a superb view of the course A photo of a wedding party at Hexham Racecourse

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.

Henderson Room

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

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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A Day at Hexham Races

Racehorses passing the post at Hexham RacecourseA 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.

Hexham Racecourse Paddock

Hexham 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.

 

 

Hexham Races Christmas Meeting - Read a preview on our newspage.

The year ends with a Festive Meeting on Wednesday December 10th. when a special package is available at £69 inclusive of Club entry, racecard, reception drink, four course Christmas lunch, half a bottle of wine per person and table place for the day. Full menu and more details can be found here.

 

2015

Hexham will be breaking new ground next year when the Course will stage the first ever twilight fixture on Friday September 18th. when the first race will be due off at 5.40pm.

There will be a total of fifteen meetings next year and the Racecourse Executive has confirmed that there will be no increase in the cost of entry or Annual Membership which is now available.

Annual members are not only entitled to entry to all of Hexham's meetings but also free entry to forty selected flat and jumps meetings throughout the Country including meetings at most of the Northern courses.

 

125th Anniversary

Plans are already well advanced for special events to celebrate next year's 125th. Anniversary of the commencement of National Hunt Racing at Yarridge Heights.

You can view a fabulous silent movie clip (approx 2 mins) of Hexham Races in 1922 from the Pathé News Archive towards the bottom of our history page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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