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Bath Racecourse
  • Reception-only racecourse wedding venue located in Lansdown, just above Bath
  • Caters for wedding parties of 40 to 2000
  • Range of different-sized suites for wedding breakfasts and receptions
  • Spacious permanent marquee on the grounds
  • Award-winning cuisine
  • Breathtaking views

Overlooking the picturesque Georgian city of Bath, this venerable sporting concourse recently celebrated 200 years of horse-racing, and offers an ideal location for unique wedding receptions. The venue has a fantastic range of spaces, accommodating anywhere between 40 and 350 guests, and has plenty of experience in catering for Asian weddings.

Every aspect of your wedding celebration at Bath Racecourse will be individually tailored to meet your specific requirements, and the Bath Racecourse management team even provides the services of an experienced Events Coordinator to ensure the day flows smoothly and seamlessly from start to finish.


As this extremely adaptable sporting venue offers a range of charming reception suites for wedding breakfasts and evening entertainment, you could make full use of the versatile facilities and arrange for your entire wedding-day celebration to be held on the racecourse grounds, enabling you to relax in the knowledge that you and your guests can stay in one place!

Bath Racecourse presents three different wedding suites for couples to choose from, depending on the size of their party, and the venue also features a luxurious permanent marquee, which is an absolutely perfect location for stunning wedding photographs, offering breathtaking views over Lansdown to the city of Bath beyond.

The venue's award-winning caterers work assiduously within individual budgets and gastronomic preferences to come up with delicious bespoke menus, although as the management team are passionate about coordinating unique weddings to meet each couple's every requirement, independent caterers may be brought in on request, if you so wish.

Liaise with Bath Racecourse's highly-experienced events organiser, who will offer assistance in sourcing local suppliers and decorating your chosen reception suite, and will be on hand to help you enjoy your perfect day, down to the very last detail.


The Bath Racecourse team pride themselves on hosting wedding celebrations that are absolutely unique to each individual couple, and this includes the menu! During an initial consultation, discuss with the staff your specific requirements and preferred dishes, and a completely bespoke menu will be put together by their award-winning caterers especially for you!

Menus will be individually created to suit budgets, wedding themes and any specific dietary requirements either you or any of your guests may ask for, and can range from simple buffets to extravagant formal banquets.

Three-Course Formal Dining Menu

Starter - Smoked salmon served with toasted brioche, horseradish cream and capers

Main Course - Baked breast of chicken, stuffed with mozzarella and fresh herbs, wrapped in Parma ham with vermouth cream sauce, and served with potato rissole and French beans

Dessert - White chocolate and Baileys cheesecake, followed by freshly-brewed Fair Trade tea and coffee alongside Bath Racecourse white chocolate fudge

Two-Course Fork Buffet

  • Confit duck with sesame and fresh garden ginger, tossed in egg noodles and bean shoots, scented with hoi-sin and soy sauce
  • Poached smoked river salmon, freshwater king prawns, lemons, capers and a dill lime mayonnaise
  • Honey-roast Gloucester gammon ham with sugared apricots
  • Cajun prawn skewers
  • Feta cheese and red onion quiche
  • Mixed seasonal leaf salad
  • Tomato and pepper pasta
  • Coleslaw salad
  • Hot buttered new potatoes
  • Assorted breads

Dessert - Traditional Bath Racecourse vanilla custard and coconut tart, served with raspberry cream

Should you be planning a wedding during the height of summer, Bath Racecourse can also provide a delicious selection of food for outdoor barbecues or hog-roasts.

Suites and Marquee

Bath Racecourse offers a selection of wedding suites and marquees, of which each has its own private bar, and can be specially decorated to complement your event.

Premier Suite and Silks

Featuring large, graceful windows through which you can enjoy stunning views of the racecourse, this spacious room has its very own private balcony, and is suitable for wedding parties of 50 to 200.

Lansdown Suite

The beautiful Lansdown Suite can be hired on its own, or may be combined together with the adjoining Clarkes Owners and Trainers Suite for larger wedding breakfasts or receptions.

In addition to these principal suites, should you be intending to host a substantially larger wedding party, a luxurious permanent marquee is also available for hire on the picturesque grounds.

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