Celebrations & Private Parties at Wincanton Racecourse

The perfect party venue in Somerset whatever the occasion!

Whether you’re planning an event for 20 people or 200, we have the space to suit.

Whether it’s an anniversary, a birthday party, wedding reception or wake, you need a venue that delivers. We cater to hundreds every year, yet when it comes to your day the focus is on you, making sure every element is fulfilled to the highest standard.

It’s about the little things done well, about giving you the perfect day or evening celebration and memories that last a lifetime.

We can hold a maximum of 120 guests for a seated 3-course meal or for a more informal celebration/reception drinks we are able to accommodate a maximum of 500 guests, providing casual seating for approximately 60 people.

Please do not hesitate to contact our dedicated event’s team to talk about your next party or function. For more information or to enquire, call Wincanton Racecourse on 01963 435840 or complete the online enquiry form below and we will be in contact.

Why choose Wincanton Racecourse as your private party venue?

  • Whatever the event it can be tailored to suit your needs
  • Wi-Fi and a range of audio and visual equipment are available for hire
  • Exclusivity
  • Unique and picturesque setting
  • Security and confidentiality
  • Ample free parking
  • Easy access by rail, road or helicopter
  • Superb catering tailored to your requirements

Your Wedding Day

Your event will have a stunning and unique backdrop thus ensuring a memorable day.

The excellent photo opportunities can capture the bride and groom at the Winning Post or pictured in the parade ring taken from the restaurant balcony.

Each wedding party can create their own special day. We can provide an excellent choice of food and wine. While those additional touches can be brought in with your own florists, balloons, discos etc.

We can offer the choice of three reception rooms, each with their own bar and spectacular view, which will cater for up to 400 guests, with ample free parking, and full disabled access and facilities. There is also limited overnight accommodation available at the Kingwell Lodge situated in the middle of the racecourse.

Catering for your Private Party or Wedding

Banqueting and fine dining at Wincanton Racecourse.

From working lunches to fine dining, we offer great British food to match our great British hospitality.

A joint venture between Jockey Club Racecourses and Jockey Club Catering, our award-winning caterers, enables us to bring you locally sourced menus tailored to meet your requirements and inspire and energise your guests.

The finest British produce, locally sourced from carefully selected regional suppliers are used to create delicious dishes unique to the racecourse

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Easy to get here
  • + Easily accessible from the A303

  • + The closest station is Castle Carey just 4 miles away with direct links to London

  • + Accommodation on site, the Kingwell Lodge

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