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Host your celebration at our award winning venue


Whatever you’re celebrating – a birthday, anniversary or engagement; family gathering or garden party, we’ve got a broad range of unusual, awe-inspiring and spacious facilities for you to choose from. Large or small, formal or casual, indoors or out, we’re pretty sure you’ll be surprised, charmed and excited by the choice.


Our team would love to show you what we have to offer:


  • 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
  • From atmospheric and intimate bars to our breath-taking grandstands; whether you want a slice of history or a vast open space, choose somewhere flexible, fun and unforgettable.


Features of our food and catering


  • Seasonal and local produce where possible
  • Fairtrade producers
  • Set menus
  • Canapes to 5 course (or more) dinners.




If you are looking for the perfect venue to host your school prom, look no further than Epsom Downs Racecourse. Prom is an exciting time for all school leavers and we will work with you to create the perfect event for a night to remember.


As well as a delicious menu, created by our team of knowledgeable chefs, you will be served by our attentive team of service hosts. Make sure you take the opportunity of having your photograph taken by our world famous Parade Ring before dancing the night away!


Celebration of Life


At Epsom Downs, we understand that the loss of a loved one can be a difficult time and that arranging a funeral reception or wake will be a daunting experience. Our sympathetic and compassionate team are able to assist you with all of the support and guidance you may need.


Set in the rolling hills of Surrey’s North Downs, with a number of rooms and flexible catering options, we are able to cater for both small intimate wakes or larger receptions and our on-site Holiday Inn Express is ideally located to accommodate guests and loved ones who may have had to travel.

Spaces & Suites you might like

The Derby Suite

The Derby Suite

Ideal for conferences and banqueting events

Diomed Hall

Diomed Hall

Ideal for conferences, dinners, receptions and private parties

The Jockey Club Room

The Jockey Club Room

Ideal for dinners, conferences and private parties

Why Choose Epsom Downs Racecourse?

  • Purpose built conference and meeting facilities
  • Dedicated Event Manager to plan and run your event
  • Choice of halls and suites with varying capacities to suit your requirement
  • A selection of stylish suites with capacities varying from 10 to 800 guests and private boxes for more intimate events
  • Audio Visual equipment
  • Free parking
  • Great transport links
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Award winning catering with excellent menu options
  • Catering facilities
  • Wide choice of flexible spaces with racecourse views
  • Formal or informal events
  • 30 minutes from central London by train
  • Easily accessible from the M25 and A3
  • Trains to and from London to Epsom, 30 minutes
  • Stunning views across the Downs
  • Hotel on site at the racecourse, Holiday Inn Express


Your stay fuels the thrill! The Holiday Inn Express at Epsom Downs is 100% owned by The Jockey Club.


At The Jockey Club, our role is to help British Racing grow and thrive, therefore every penny we make is invested back into the sport- through our racecourses, training grounds, The National Stud, and partnerships with other racing bodies.

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