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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.

Britain's Most Scenic Racecourse Marie Curie Family Day Image Patterson Box, situated on the top floor of the Ramshaw Stand, providing fantastic viewing of the racecourse and surrounding countryside The Henderson Suite offers great private dining and refreshment facilities

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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Great Run Company Derby Day - Sat 2nd June 2018 - 1st Race 1.30pm

Come along to the Great Run Company sponsored Derby Day on Saturday 2nd June and enjoy 7 races at Hexham, as well as all the thrilling action live on TV from the Epsom Investec Derby Festival.
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Gates Open: 11.30am First Race: 1.30pm Last Race: 5.20pm

Paddock Entry: £12 per person Club Entry: £20 per person Seniors/Students: £2 Discount.


Take advantage of our group discounts on Club or Paddock Enclosure entry tickets, purchased in advance of a race meeting (excludes senior tickets and hospitality packages). 10-19 people: 10% discount 20+ people: 20% discount + 1 free ticket for the organiser.

For more information or to purchase tickets please visit our tickets page or contact the Racecourse Office on 01434 606881 or email admin@hexham-racecourse.co.uk.


Free Bus Service

Tyne Valley Coaches BusAs usual the racecourse will be laying on 2 courtesy buses to the course. The first leaves the bus station at 12.30 and the second departs from the railway station at 12.47. Both return after the final race.

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


The Newcastle Falcons Bus Bar

Newcastle Falcons Bus Bar

The Newcastle Falcons Bus Bar will be located on the Marquee Site on 2nd June and will also be at the course for our meetings on 16th June, 24th June and 13th October.

Future Meetings


Marie Curie Family Day - Saturday 16th June - First Race 2.15pm


Ladies Day - Sunday 24th June - First Race 1.50pm

Henderson Suite packages are sold out but Pavilion Packages are available - more details. Contact the racecourse office on 01434 606881 to book or for more information. A photo of the 2017 Ladies Day Fashion Winners with judges from Tyne Tees Models

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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