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Wincanton Racecourse Events

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  • Somerset
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  • Meetings, Weddings, Exhibitions

About this venue

It’s famous for thrilling afternoons on the track, but on non-racing days, the Wincanton Racecourse events venue provides exclusive views and a unique ambience for businesses and planners in Somerset who are hosting conferences, meetings or exhibitions. And with a stunning outdoor marquee and acres of grounds, it’s a dream wedding setting too.

Guests at any event will be looked after by The Jockey Club, which provides the finest catering and hospitality for 15 racecourses across the UK and has a reputation for consistently excellent culinary experiences – from snacks and canapés to buffets and fine dining.

Event Spaces

Warwick Racecourse offers a wide range of spaces for conferences, team meetings, exhibitions and more.

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    Directors Room

    Capacity: 50

    A naturally-lit space that’s great for a drinks reception, or a smaller meeting with colleagues or clients – includes flipcharts and a screen.

    • Flipchart
    • Natural Daylight
    • Screens

    Syndicate Rooms

    Capacity: 16

    Ideal as syndicate spaces for large events and conferences, but also great on their own to use for discussion groups, board meetings, workshops and more.

    • Flipchart
    • Natural Daylight
    • Screens

    The Hatherleigh Suite

    Capacity: 180

    A comfortable, stylish conference room overlooking the racecourse and winning post, which is great for exhibitions, product launches and seminars.

    • Bar
    • PA System
    • LCD Projector

    The Kingwell Room

    Capacity: 200

    An excellent conference room or party room for business events in Somerset. This is also an ideal space for seminars or as a large meeting room.

    • Exhibition Space
    • PA System
    • Dimmers

    Outdoor Marquee

    Capacity: 400

    A stunning space that’s large enough to hold spectacular exhibitions and product launches, or to be transformed into a fairytale wedding reception.

    • Exhibition Space
    • PA System
    • Dimmers

Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
Directors Room 50 30 - - - - - 50
Syndicate Rooms 16 15 - - - - 12 16
The Hatherleigh Suite 180 100 - - 64 - 100 180
The Kingwell Room 200 120 150 - 140 100 180 200
Outdoor Marquee - 400 - - - - - 400

Location

Wincanton Racecourse is only a few miles from Bruton Train Station, with 3,500 parking spaces available and easy accessibility from the A303.

Travel

  • Bruton 3.3 Miles
  • M5 JCT 24 25.3 Miles
  • Car Parking: Onsite (3,500 spaces)
  • Bristol International Airport 25.4 Miles

Address

Wincanton Racecourse, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 8BJ

Accreditations

  • Good To Go England

    This venue has been awarded the ‘Good To Go’ UK industry mark, the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business can demonstrate they are following the government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

  • Beam Blue Terms Of Ethics Logo

    This venue is a member of beam, formerly the HBAA, meaning quality assurance for event bookers. It champions best practice, ethical working and sound commercial judgement.

  • MIA

    This venue is accredited by The Meetings Industry Association (mia), providing each of its clients with the assurance of excellence in business meetings and events across service, safety, health and responsibility.

  • Green Accredited Venue Logo Resize – 1@2X

    All of our venues have been allocated Venue Directory’s Green Accreditation. Having this Green Accreditation demonstrates all of our venue’s commitment to sustainability, allowing you to book with confidence that it will be as environmentally friendly as possible and with the assurance that our venues are a greener choice for your event.

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Meeting rooms

Businesses in Somerset can use the Warwick Racecourse meeting rooms for interviews, meetings, team training days and many other plans. The audiovisual facilities are industry-leading, and the beautiful surroundings are sure to inspire.

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Conference rooms

The Wincanton Racecourse conference venue offers unique facilities in the heart of rural Somerset, making it the ideal venue for team building, conferences, corporate events, product launches, seminars, trade fairs, business exhibitions, wedding fairs and so much more.

Among the Wincanton Racecourse conference rooms, there are statement rooms as well as smaller spaces that are tailor-made for syndicate and breakout space. And to make your day one that clients, delegates or staff members never forget, you could include an afternoon at the races or on the golf course.

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Celebrations

Wincanton Racecourse can be transformed into a dream wedding setting, particularly the beautiful Outdoor Marquee. Used to hosting huge occasions, The Jockey Club’s wedding catering will be the envy of your family and friends.

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Catering

The Jockey Club

British produce is the beating heart of the food and drink served at our 14 Jockey Club racecourses. Fresh local ingredients and seasonal produce form the foundations of Jockey Club Catering’s extensive and carefully created menu. From their sandwiches and steak pies to their canapés and sweet treats, you’ll find a diverse range of delicious food on offer. They work with the best possible suppliers to bring exquisite flavours and local ingredients to every event. The Jockey Club wine list is also exceptional, offering a celebration of British provinciality through British wine and British sparkling wine. 

Learn more: www.jockeyclubvenues.co.uk 

Food is our passion. It’s what bring our brands together.

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Sustainability

This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information.