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If you have any questions about hosting your venue at Exeter Racecourse, read our FAQ's below.


If you’re looking to host an event or conference at Exeter Racecourse, please read through our FAQ’s and get in touch with our team to enquire by calling 01392 241391.


Venue FAQs

Yes, you are able to hire the Racecourse for a daytime event. We have a range of rooms and facilities available for hire.

Yes, we have 17 meeting and event rooms here at Exeter Racecourse.

This is something that can be discussed & arranged on a client by client basis.

We try and be as flexible as possible when accommodating a booking, for more information call 01392 241391.

Unfortunately, we do not hold a licence for your wedding ceremony. However, we hold many wedding receptions at Exeter Racecourse. Click here to find out more.

Exclusive use of the venue on your chosen evening for the full hire period. The full operational support from our Events Team in the run-up to your event and one of our Event Managers to co-ordinate and deliver your event on the day. Security staff and cleaning.

Depending on the type of event and availability this can be discussed when requesting further details.

Provisional dates can be held without commitment. The length of time that dates can be provisionally held depends on the popularity of the date.


Clients will always be given notice and an opportunity to confirm before a provisionally held date is released from them. Once clients have notified us that they would like to book an event confirmation of an event requires a signed copy of the contract which is issued alongside our terms and conditions. On receipt of the signed contract, a 25% deposit invoice is payable, with the balance due 60 days prior to the event date.

​If the event is cancelled within 14 days of the event the full hire fee will be required.

With everyday conferencing/meetings we ordinarily do not allow external catering to be brought on site as we are contracted with JCC, however, this can be discussed for larger/outdoor events. Please get in touch with us.

Yes – we offer packages to include food & drink as well as room hire. Call our events team for more information. For more information call 01392 241391.

We have a well-stocked bar and a great selection of wines upon request – however yes they can bring wine in but there is a corkage charge.

Yes, we will allow clients to bring in their own photographer, musician or entertainment.

Please can you add that it is allowed if free but only free of charge during normal working hours.

As long as we know in advance we are able to store items overnight. Please note all items left on site are at the owner’s risk and the racecourse will not be held responsible for any loss or damage of property.

As long as we know in advance we are able to store items overnight. Please note all items left on site are at the owner’s risk and the racecourse will not be held responsible for any loss or damage of property.

We have over 1,000 parking spaces on site, all of which is complementary to all guests.

Step free access is available at the main entrance to the racecourse which can be reached via the main car park where the parking spaces are available. There are lifts in both our buildings.

Yes, we have a range of outdoor space – our events team can help with any further requirements.

Yes, this is not a problem. For more information call 01392 241391.

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