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Southwell Racecourse

With a number of suites, a convenient location and wider facilities to take advantage of, Southwell Racecourse is an ideal choice for conferences and event hire in Nottinghamshire.

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A venue with great choice, facilities and surrounded by countryside

Easily accessible from Newark, Mansfield and Nottingham, the venue boasts 1,500 free car parking spaces for use by your guests or delegates. With a number of suites, all offering views across the picturesque countryside, you can be sure of a beautiful backdrop to your event.
Further inspiration comes from Southwell Golf Club which shares the same site and provides a welcome addition to corporate visits, social gatherings, celebrations and more.

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Event spaces at Southwell Racecourse

Minster Suite

Minster Suite

Our largest and most popular suite, this multi-purpose area has a large capacity of 250 and can be used for conferences, weddings and parties. With so much space to take advantage of, views across the course and parade ring and a private balcony, the possibilities are truly endless.

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Hospitality Boxes

Hospitality Boxes

Perfect for meetings, training sessions or intimate wedding celebrations, our five hospitality suites can hold up to 50 guests, and offer fantastic views across the acres of picturesque land at Southwell Racecourse.

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Outdoor Space

Outdoor Space

With 140 acres of space and the infrastructure and support to add stages, sound, gated entrances and power, this venue is ideal for a vast array of large-scale events. Whether you’re holding a food festival, car show or even adrenaline-packed day of zorbing or hoverboarding, we have the blank canvas on which to create it.

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Capacity at a glance

Room / Suite Theatre Boardroom Cabaret Banqueting Reception Max Capacity
Food Pantry 50 20 40 60 -
Betting Hall 180 50 70 220 -
Food Court 90 40 60 90 -
Minster Suite 180 60 80 250 -
Box 1 & 2 50 24 24 48 -
Box 3 & 4 20 16 8 24 -
Box 5 54 20 20 44 -


There is a rail service from Nottingham to Rolleston and an excellent and very frequent bus service from Nottingham to Southwell seven days a week,

Address details

Southwell Racecourse
Occupation Lane
NG25 0TS

Travel guidance

By Car

The best postcode for Sat-Nav users attempting to reach Racecourse Road is NG25 0QB. Due to local authority restrictions, Occupation Lane and Station Road in Rolleston cannot be used as a means of access for Sunday race meetings

By Rail

The nearest station is Rolleston which is adjacent to the course. Rolleston Train Station lies on the Nottingham to Lincoln line. If you arrive at Newark Station, then it is about a 9 mile journey to Racecourse Road, Southwell. The operator East Midlands Trains run additional train services calling at Rolleston.

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Private Functions

Looking for a venue to host your own Christmas party? You know exactly how you want your party to look and feel, but require a space and a skilled team to make it happen? Southwell Racecourse offers multiple options for Christmas party venue hire in Nottinghamshire backed by an experienced team and catering services. For more information and availability, please contact us.


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