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Enjoy a friendly atmosphere with a superb view of the course and the magnificent surrounding countryside. Enjoy a drink and a light snack in the bar or a full meal in the restaurant or private box.

There are also many opportunities for companies and groups to entertain guests and sponsor races.

Racehorses passing the stands on another circuit at Hexham Racecourse 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.

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NEXT MEETING - Totepool Raceday - Monday 23rd April - more details


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Meeting Cheltenham Raceday - Thursday 15th March 2018 - more details
New Caterers for Hexham Racecourse - more details
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NEXT MEETING - Totepool Raceday - Monday 23rd April

Join us on Monday 23rd April when you will be able to enjoy 7 exciting national hunt races at Hexham where there are 146 entries.

Gates Open: 11.50am First Race: 1.50pm Last Race: 4.55pm

The GOING, as of Thursday 19th, is heavy Soft in places with more improvement likely as good weather forecast.

Paddock Entry: £12 per person Club Entry: £20 per person Seniors/Students: £2 Discount All under 18s, providing they are accompanied by an adult, go free!

You can purchase tickets online here or by contacting the racecourse office on 01434 606881.

Our private hospitality boxes are the perfect place to entertain your clients or to celebrate a special occasion such as birthdays and anniversaries. The boxes vary in size and can hold from 10 to 120 people, providing fantastic views of Britain’s Most Scenic Racecourse. For more information contact the Racecourse Office on 01434 606881.



There is an ongoing 3-way traffic light system in place next to the Fox pub in Hexham for the foreseeable future. As turning is quite tight we advise drivers of horse boxes to come up to the racecourse using Eastgate or the longer route via Low Gate. Racegoers may like to leave a little more time to reach the racecourse.


Free Bus Service

Tyne Valley Coaches BusAs usual the racecourse will be laying on 2 courtesy buses to the course. The first leaves the railway station 12.38pm and the second departs from the bus station 12.45pm. Both return after the final race.

Please bear in mind the buses operate on a first come first served basis and fill up quickly.

Our New Caterers - Campbell & Rowley Catering and Event Management 

Racing ahead in 2018, Campbell & Rowley and Hexham Racecourse are in for the long straight.

Hexham Racecourse and Campbell and Rowley Catering and Events combined logoNorthern based catering and event management company, Campbell &Rowley directors Lindsay Campbell and Paul Rowley are proud to announce their latest venture in partnership with Hexham Racecourse in High Yarridge, Northumberland where they will be the exclusive caterer.

This exciting 7-year business partnership will see the company with a reputation for excellent sporting venue catering and hospitality, as well as corporate event and wedding catering leading the field. With Cartmel Racecourse in Cumbria and Fylde Rugby Football Club on the Fylde coast in their portfolio they bring provenance and style for great local British food with a twist all of their own.

Lindsay Campbell, Director says;

"We are proud to have been selected as the exclusive caterer to the racecourse, it is a very exciting challenge and we look forward to looking after race-goers and getting to know all of the clients and guests that frequent Hexham Racecourse. With a 7-year partnership there is enormous potential and both businesses are invested in implementing some exciting ideas, maybe a few surprises too, watch this space!"

Hexham Racecourse with a 128-Year history is one of the most scenic in the country. Offering a wonderful venue for weddings, celebrations, parties, corporate days and conferences in the natural beauty of the Northumberland countryside.

Racecourse Manager, Robert Whitelock commented;


"We are looking forward to working with Lindsay, Paul and team. Campbell & Rowley have embraced the best of business and culture in the locality of other venues they manage which aligned to our approach here at Hexham. We are excited to see what the future brings but with the ideas on the table we really look forward to welcoming more events, weddings and taking the experience for our race-goers to another level in 2018 and beyond."

Campbell & Rowley are now situated at the course, contact them via www.campbellandrowley.co.uk or email info@campbellandrowley.co.uk

Meeting - 188BET Cheltenham Festival Raceday - Thurs 15th March '18

Our first meeting of 2018 provided racegoers with the the perfect place to enjoy all the action from the festival as well as 7 exciting races live at Hexham. 188BET return as sponsors for our next meeting on Tuesday 10th April when gates open at 12.15pm, first race due off at 2.15pm and the last at 4.50pm.

Hexham Racecourse 2018 Booklet/Flyer

Small image of the Hexham Racecourse fixture list and bookletOur handy booklet, which includes all the fixtures for the year, hospitality options, how you can advertise on course or sponsor a race, as well as details of our racecourse lodge, conference and wedding facilities, can be viewed or download here (1.6MB).

Please bear in mind, if you intend to print the booklet, that it is in full colour and to save ink you may prefer to print the individual pages you require.

More stories can be found in our News Archive.

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