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Wincanton Racecourse is located in the heart of Somerset and prides itself on being part of the local community.


Staging 17 racedays, Wincanton's season runs from October through to May with key racedays including Badger Chase Raceday in November, Kingwell Hurdle Day in February and not forgetting family favourite Boxing Day Raceday


As well as a beautiful racecourse, Wincanton is home to a 9-hole golf course available for golfers all year round. 


To complement the excitement of a day's racing, we offer a range of superb hospitality and restaurant packages, as well as many lucrative advertising and sponsorship opportunities.

Outside of racing, the racecourse offers a variety of suites and spaces to host events and conferences, available all year round. We are proud to offer outstanding levels of service and catering in any of a range of attractive and functional suites and will ensure your day is managed to exceed your highest expectations. Wincanton Racecourse will help you run your event seamlessly.

Wincanton is an ideal venue for any event, including:

  • Conferences and Meetings
  • Team Building 
  • Exhibitions
  • Weddings
  • Venue Hire
  • Christmas Parties


Whatever the size of your event, our function room hire capabilities, promise to impress guests, thanks to our easily accessible Wincanton location, ample free parking and a comfortable welcoming environment. Click here to find out about venue hire at Wincanton Racecourse. 


Owned and operated by The Jockey Club, Wincanton has become a busy and vibrant racecourse that is a must-visit location when in the South West. 

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Our History

Find out the story behind our racecourse and how we became the home of Badger Chase and Kingwell Hurdle. 

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Golf Course

Become a Member today at Wincanton Golf Club, a 9-hole parkland course set in the middle of the Wincanton Racecourse.

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Take a look at our career portal for all available Jockey Club roles. 

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Meet The Team

Meet Wincanton's team, from the groundstaff to the General Manager. 

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Build Your Brand

Showcase your brand and drive your business forward by becoming a partner or sponsor with us. We offer fantastic opportunities to heighten the profile of your brand and deliver racegoers a unique experience.

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Advertise your business at Wincanton Racecourse, via Racecard, in the Parade Ring, Hospitality and much more and let us help heighten the profile of your business. 

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Terms and Conditions

Please view full Terms and Conditions at Wincanton Racecourse.

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Wincanton Racecourse Venue Hire


Whether you’re looking for a venue to host a conference, exhibition or a private party, Wincanton Racecourse can accommodate any event from two to 300. 


Whatever your requirements, our dedicated conference and events team consistently provides high levels of service and catering to a unique and quality venue.

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Cookie Policy

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