Exeter Racecourse

Kennford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XS

Tel: 01392 832599

Exeter Racecourse - seating right by the racecourse


Exeter Racecourse is a fully established Conference and Events Centre - whether you are expecting 3 or 300 people for your conference or seminar, the racecourse is the perfect location. The unique, picturesque setting of the racecourse takes you away from the distractions and overcrowding of the city. Exeter Racecourse is situated alongside the A38 dual carriageway and it’s simple to turn into the main entrance. There is no need to fight with city traffic and there is ample free parking for any number of vehicles.

You may never have thought of Exeter Racecourse as a conference venue before. We offer a  unique, accessible and established conference centre in the South West. Whatever your requirements, we are dedicated to providing a consistently superior level of service and catering in a quality venue in order to enhance the success and overall enjoyment of your event.

Our dedicated conference team offers the flexibility to tailor individual components of the occasion to your needs and will be happy to work with you to make your event as formal or informal as you like. There is a superb range of rooms suitable for all types of meetings, exhibitions, Christmas parties, outdoor events, products launches and parties. Our meeting rooms have wonderful views, good natural light and all rooms have blackout facilities if required. Catering can be tailored to meet your requirements and we can arrange for any audio visual equipment to be made available.

Exeter Racecourse is open for business throughout the year, including weekends and evenings. It is a fully established Conference and Events Centre, set in a picturesque location to ensure a perfect setting for any event. Whatever your requirements, we are dedicated to providing a consistently superior level of service and catering in a unique and quality venue in order to enhance the success and overall enjoyment of your event.


‘Thank you again for providing such a professionally run venue, with everything thought of in advance which helps me so much.’

‘I just wanted to pass on my CEO’s feedback from Wednesday afternoon.  He was very impressed with everything;  the venue, way it was all laid out as we asked and the helpfulness of the staff.

We will be booking more events with you in the future.’

Christmas Parties:

‘My entire team all spoke very highly of the evening; the food, the entertainment, the disco, casino etc. I didn't hear one negative comment and we are all looking forward to booking again in 2018.’

‘The food was very good , the timing of the meal and the service was excellent and the staff were well directed by the manager and were attentive.’


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Exeter Racecourse is situated at the top of Haldon Hill, alongside the A38 Exeter to Plymouth Road, 5 miles south west of the end of the M5 Motorway and two miles east of Chudleigh.

Public Transport Directions

By Rail To Exeter St David's from London (Paddington), two hours travelling time. Taxis are available by telephone Apple Taxis on 01392 666 666, with preferential rates available. It is advisable to book your return journey after racing. By Bus Free bus from Exeter bus station and Exeter St David’s train station, to the Racecourse and back every raceday.


Denman - - - 300 - 150
Haldon Room - - - 60 - -
River Rooms - - - 150 - 96


Denman Cabaret
Denman Theatre
Haldon Room Theatre
River Rooms Cabaret
River Rooms Theatre



  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • Bar
  • Cater for Special Diets
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Catering by in house chefs
  • Catering by in-house Caterers
  • Restaurant
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Establishment Features

  • Access to PC
  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Areas for Team building
  • AV Equipment
  • AV Technician Available
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • 'Break-out' Space for Informal Meetings
  • Business facilities
  • Flipchart and Pens
  • Lecturn / Podium / Stage
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Lift
  • Microphone / Amp System
  • Multimedia / Digital Projector
  • OHP and Screen
  • On-site car parking
  • Video Conference Facility
  • Whiteboard and Pens
  • Wi-Fi available

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On-Site Coach Parking
  • Parking (free)
  • Parking On Site

Payment Methods

  • Booking essential

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms offer natural daylight
  • Equipment hire available

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Area for musician/band
  • Catering available in house
  • Choice of marriage rooms
  • Garden/grounds available for photography
  • Range of drinks packages
  • Red carpet welcome
  • Use of cake stand and knife

Opening Times

open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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