Wedding Venue in Hexham, Northumberland

An idyllic wedding location for both marriage ceremony & reception

Weddings at Hexham Racecourse

Set in beautiful country surroundings, Hexham Racecourse, in Northumberland, is an idyllic wedding venue for your marriage ceremony and reception.

At The Races

Hexham Racecourse takes full advantage of a natural amphitheatre of sloping gras 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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The Venue

If you’re looking for a unique wedding and reception venue in Northumberland, then you will be thrilled to have stumbled across Hexham Racecourse. Perched on Yarridge Heights high above the historic market town of Hexham, the racecourse offers spectacular views of the beautiful Northumbrian countryside together with a truly memorable experience.

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Whether you are looking for an elegant traditional wedding day or a bold statement wedding, we can turn your dream into a reality.

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Complemented with catering by Campbell & Rowley Catering and Events, we can create an unforgettable meal whether it is a traditional wedding breakfast or a bespoke themed menu, from an Alice in Wonderland Tea Party, Summer Marquee Fair, A Day at the Races or a theme of your very own. Let your imagination run wild.

Our wedding venue offers privacy, peace and total exclusivity so that you can relax, enjoy and most importantly have fun.



From starters orders to the last hurdle our experienced and highly skilled wedding team are here to plan your day to perfection, ensuring your special day reflects your individual personality, tastes and style.

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We can hold civil ceremonies in our beautiful function suite with the stunning Northumbrian countryside as a spectacular backdrop. Team this with cocktails and canapés on the lawn, a beautiful BBQ or hog roast menu, for that summer party atmosphere.

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Or why not try our vintage Alice in Wonderland afternoon tea in the Henderson Suite or a marquee, with our vintage tablecloths and china, Cheshire Cat Cheese Scones, Queen of Hearts Jam Tarts, Pink Bubblegum Lemonade, Sweet Cart and Bouncy Castles.

If a traditional wedding is more to your liking, we can create the most beautiful bespoke 3, 4, or 5 course menus to complement your wedding day.

Or for a more intimate wedding, our private boxes are ideal for seating anywhere from 10-60 guests.

If you are looking for a unique and stunning wedding venue, look no further. Whatever your style, Hexham Racecourse is exclusively yours.



For that pre-wedding pamper night with the girls or for travelling guests, why not try our Racecourse Lodge. With four twin bedrooms, two shower rooms, kitchen and dining area complete with stunning views from the patio, this is a wonderful addition to any wedding party. So relax, pamper and enjoy a glass of champagne before or after the big day.


Contact Us

For more information on weddings, prices and availability please contact Lauren Dobson on 01434 606881 or email

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