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Carlisle Racecourse is licensed to hold civil ceremonies and can accommodate up to 600 guests at our wedding venue.


Carlisle is a beautiful scene setter, with rolling Cumbrian countryside, for a real memory maker of a wedding or an incredible private party.


You will receive a dedicated Wedding Planner to prepare for the big day and a team of operational and events support staff on the day itself. You won’t have to worry about a thing.


Spectacular spaces and suites can accommodate small, intimate weddings or large celebrations. We can accommodate up to 400 guests for a reception and up to 280 for dinner.


Our award winning chefs are able to create a menu to suit an individuals specific needs and we can tailor our packages to individual requirements. We have a team of wedding venue coordinators who will advise and assist to make sure the day is memorable.

Why choose Carlisle Racecourse?


  • Old Weighing Room, for your champagne reception
  • Sefton Room, for your intimate dinner or champagne reception
  • Stunning Racecourse view suite, for your wedding breakfast












Private Parties at Carlisle Racecourse


Together with their catering partners Jockey Club Catering, Carlisle Racecourse offer a full range of reception, banqueting and private dining options, available in various rooms for up to 400 people for a reception or seating up to 280 for dinner. Hosting several formal business dinners each year for local and national clients.


Coupled with an unique venue with loads of parking and the facility to offer an extensive AV support, the track is really not just a Racecourse.


Our Wedding and Party Planner team would love to show you what we have to offer, with a complimentary glass or two of fizz:


  • Large or small guest numbers
  • Casual or formal
  • Indoors or outdoors
  • Breathtaking views and luxury touches
  • Spacious facilities
  • Ideal for birthday, anniversary or engagement
  • Fully tailored celebration package
  • Atmospheric and intimate bars










Asian Weddings


The perfect venue for Asian weddings,  every detail will be carefully considered and thoughtfully.


Our vast experience of delivering distinguished yet reassuringly unobtrusive service and unparalleled respect for the cultural requirements and cosmopolitan tastes of our discerning Asian guests will set you immediately at ease.

From stylishly simple ceremonies to the most lavish of receptions, you will be able to relax knowing that everything has been taken care of.

Why Choose Carlisle Racecourse?

  • Purpose built conference and meeting facilities
  • Personal Event Concierge
  • Catering facilities
  • Luggage Porter
  • Audio Visual equipment
  • Free WI-FI
  • Award winning Catering with excellent menu options
  • Dedicated Event Manager to plan your event and on the day
  • Free parking
  • Wide choice of flexible spaces, with racecourse views
  • Formal or informal events
  • Dressing rooms
  • Breakout rooms
  • Carlisle Racecourse is located just off the M6 (Junction 42) and is only a few miles from Carlisle City Centre.

  • The racecourse is 2.2 miles from Carlisle Station, a major station on the West Coast Main Line, lying 102 miles south of Glasgow Central, and 299 miles north of London Euston.

  • The timetable for the bus serving the racecourse can be found here. Ask your bus driver which stop to get off at for the Racecourse.

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