Although it boasts the impressive title of the oldest racecourse in the world, you won’t be taking a gamble with this incredible, awe-inspiring venue. Set in over 30 acres of breath-taking green space but with the advantage of being a short walk from the beautiful and historic city of Chester, Chester Racecourse combines stunning modern interiors with rich history to give you the perfect venue for your big day.
With a range of impressive rooms on offer from the atmospheric Leverhulme Stand, Paddock Room and Long Room to the stunning Pavilion Suite (which holds up to 650 evening guests) there really is a space to suit every style and size of celebration. From spaces rich in racing heritage to contemporary character-filled suites with stunning views out across the sweeping green racecourse to the River Dee and beyond, this venue is a truly magnificent setting.
SAY ‘I DO’ – To a Winning Day Of Celebrations
There are no less than 6 licensed ceremony spaces at the racecourse, from small and intimate to large and lavish, so you can choose to host your whole day in one location. Great for guests, and a magnificent setting in which to exchange your vows.
Food for Thought
You and your other half have the chance to create a sumptuous bespoke menu from the mouth-watering options provided by the racecourse’s award-winning in-house caterers, Horseradish. This slick, professional and talented team have decades of combined experience meaning they can create the perfect menu for your big day. Choose from a mouth-watering selection of dishes or add your own twist with something a bit more unique and choose the style that suits your own individual taste. To ensure your chosen menu hits the spot with your guests, Horseradish offer full tasting session so you can give your culinary seal of approval on all the dishes served.
Fabulous open spaces, unusual backdrops and quirky nooks and crannies make Chester Racecourse perfect for more unusual wedding shots. Strike a pose by the ancient city walls or walk hand-in-hand by the winning post – whatever your style, there is a stunning backdrop just waiting to be snapped.
Planning Your Big Day
The Racecourse also plays host to regular Wedding Open Days where you and your ‘Maids can explore rooms of bride squad treats, inspiration for the big day and answer any burning questions with their experienced and efficient wedding coordinators. These Open Days provide the perfect opportunity to further swoon over this unforgettable venue.