Accessibility

One of the country's most scenic racecourses

A Day at the Races

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.

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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.

Ladies Day - 25th June

Ladies Day 2017 - 25th June. Will you be 1st past the post in the fashion stakes? Great hospitality package available.

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.

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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What is accessibility?

Web accessibility refers to the practice of making websites that can be used by people of all abilities and disabilities.
 
Elements that affect accessibility include:
 
Those with a visual impairment.
Those who are blind.
Those people who are deaf or have difficulty hearing.
Those who find a keyboard or mouse hard to use.
Those who find words difficult to read.
Those with epilepsy who may have seizures brought on by flickering or flashing content.
Colour Blind users.
 
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community that develops open standards to ensure the long-term growth of the Web and have developed web content accessibility guidelines. We endeavour to meet these guidelines and monitor future developments to improve the way the website operates.

You can find out more about the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative here.

The BBC has produced ‘How to Guides’ and some videos to assist people with most of the elements above. You can browse all the guides, access more information and useful links to resources on the Internet, by clicking here or select individual guides using the links below.

How to Guide – I can’t see very well.
Includes changing text, fonts, background colours, magnifying screen, making the mouse pointer easier to use. Click here to access the guide.

How to Guide – I am Blind.
Includes customising your computer’s text-to-speech features and an overview of screen readers and useful links. Click here to access the guide.

How to Guide – I can’t hear very well.
Includes ways to change how your computer or web browser operates for people who are deaf or have difficulty in hearing. Click here to access the guide.

How to Guide – I find a keyboard or mouse hard to use.
Includes how to change settings to make your keyboard and mouse easier to use. Click here to access the guide.

How to Guide – I find words difficult.
Includes changing fonts and text size in your operating system or browser and spell-checking software. Click here to access the guide.

Fonts and Text Sizes
To change fonts in web browsers for Windows - click here.
To change your fonts in Mac OS X – click here.
To change text size temporarily in web broswers for Windows – click here.

 

EXTERNAL LINKS
H A M C Ltd T/A Hexham Racecourse are not responsible for the content of external websites. Any link to an external website should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website or the site's owners or their products or services. Find out more details in our Terms and Conditions.

 

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