January’s Venue of the Month – Pontefract Racecourse

Pontefract Racecourse boasts a stunning parkland location with Pontefract Park contained within the course boundary. Easily accessible, being just half a mile from junction 32 off the M62, the racecourse is ideally situated with close links to both the M1 and the A1. Well known locally as a friendly course with plenty of atmosphere, Pontefract plays host to 16 racedays a year, each providing a grand day out with plenty of action on the track (which, did you know, happens to be the longest track in Europe).

With beautifully kept grounds, plentiful free parking and a choice of 3 conference suites and 5 breakout rooms, the racecourse provides a unique and interesting venue in which to deliver a wide range of conference and event styles. The right environment is key in maximising productivity amongst your delegates; natural daylight, plenty of space and stimulating surroundings are all available right here at Pontefract Racecourse.


Some event styles Pontefract Racecourse is an ideal venue choice for:


With three different packages to choose from, each one  based on 40 day guests and 80 evening guests, Pontefract Racecourse is a great venue option for your wedding.

All three packages include:

-Hire of your chosen reception suite
-White linen tablecloths and napkins
-Chair covers with organza sash
-All cutlery and crockery
-Gift table
-Hog roast
-Cake table and personalised cake knife
-A member of our management team to oversee your day
-Experienced waiting staff to look after you and your guests
-Full use of outdoorConferences

Our day delegate packages are a great way to book your meeting or conference with us. You know right from the start what’s included and how much it will cost. We can even tailor the package or add on extras to fit your budget.

Why not combine business with pleasure at Pontefract Racecourse? Get the hard work out the way early with a morning meeting, before allowing employees and invited guests the opportunity to relax and enjoy all that a day at the races has to offer.

Raceday hospitality is a great way to entertain people. Providing an excellent position on the course, our facilities all have a private balcony for that all important view point, bar and betting facilities, as well as plenty of options when it comes to catering. Every raceday conference package is bespoke and tailored to your needs so please get in touch, we’ll be more than happy to talk through the day with you

Christmas parties

Our unique venue is the perfect setting for your Christmas party this year. With delicious food, excellent facilities and a choice of party styles at affordable prices, Pontefract Racecourse has everything you need to celebrate the 2017 festive season in style!

‘Just wanted to let you know that everyone had a brilliant night Saturday. The food was lovely and all the staff were friendly and efficient.’ – Christmas party attendee 2017

Exclusive 2018 Christmas offer ….

We are excited to offer an exclusive deal for 2018, all you need to do is book and pay the deposit for your 2018 Christmas party at Pontefract Racecourse by the end of January and we’ll freeze our 2017 price! Get in touch today to find out more.

Intrigued to find out more?
For more information on conferencing and events at Pontefract Racecourse, please contact Becky Peter or call 0113 287 6387.

To book your race badges at an upcoming race meeting visit their website www.pontefract-races.co.uk.

Pontefract Park Race Co. Ltd
Pontefract Park
Park Road
W.Yorks WF8 4QD


01977 781 307

Twitter: @ponteraces
Facebook: @PontefractRacecourse