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

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.

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.

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.

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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Hexham Racecourse PaddockA Day at Hexham Races

A warm and friendly welcome always awaits at the only racecourse in Northumberland and one of the most scenic in the country.

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.

A view of Hexham Racecourse across the courseHexham 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.

 

Buying Tickets

Tickets for race meetings can be purchased online (up to 7 days prior to the day) or by contacting the office by email or phone.

125th Anniversary

A photo taken at Hexham Racecourse in the early 1900sThroughout 2015 Hexham Racecourse is holding special events to celebrate this year's 125th. Anniversary of the commencement of National Hunt Racing at Yarridge Heights. More details here.

We are also inviting you to submit your own racing memories, anecdotes and, if you have some, photos, which might be featured on this website, our Facebook or Twitter pages or maybe in our racecard.

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.

 

2015

Hexham will be breaking new ground this year when the Course will stage the first ever twilight fixture on Friday September 18th when the first race will be due off at 3.45pm.

There will be a total of fifteen meetings during the 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 up to forty selected flat and jumps meetings throughout the country including meetings at most of the Northern courses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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