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Taunton Racecourse & Conference Centre

Taunton Racecourse & Conference Centre

This vibrant and busy racecourse, sits in the midst of the beautiful Somerset countryside. With some impressive racing names this venue has wonderful views across the Blackdown Hills, and plenty of space for your event.

There are 2 main venues, The Orchard Stand and The Paddock stand. The Orchard Stand comprises of The Winning Post on the 1st floor with its own bar. This flexible room is great for a conference or award ceremony accommodating up to 200 guests. On the 2nd floor Staplemead can be divided into 2 or 3 rooms, ideal for conferences or meetings with groups needing separate off into their own areas. Alternatively, it can accommodate up to 20 guests for a dinner. There are 6 further rooms suitable as breakout spaces.

The Paddock stand comprises of the 2nd floor Paddock gallery suitable for a reception, dinner or function of up to 300 guests. The Owners and Trainers room on the ground floor offers space for up to 150 people, and there are a further 2 breakout rooms.

These well equipped rooms have air-con, Wi-Fi, audio visual equipment, projectors and flip charts, making them highly suited to a corporate event. There are catering services on hand for who can organise a lunch, dinner or buffet for you. They offer excellent delegate and wedding packages, so should you require the space for a corporate function or private event, the team at Taunton Racecourse are ready to assist with your requirements.

The charming town of Taunton is down the road, and the M5 motorway is only 2 miles away taking you to Bristol and the Midlands or on to London via the M4. There is free carparking for up to 500 guests and space for another 1000 next door.

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Venue Taunton Racecourse & Conference Centre
Capacity 350 guests
Address Orchard Portman
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Packages & Offers (4)

Taunton Racecourse & Conference Centre - Casino Royal at Chrismtas

Casino Royal at Chrismtas

  • Guests: 200 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £33.95 per person
  • Description & Details

    Why not let Taunton Racecourse show you how Christmas parties should be done? Now is the time to get your office party booked. For just £33.95 you can enjoy our fantastic 4 course Christmas menu, a bottle of wine for every 5 guests, a disco and a chance to win a table for 2 at a race meeting of your choice. The organiser of the Christmas party will also receive 2 open race day tickets to any race meeting of their choice. This year's dates are 12th, 13th, 19th and 20th December 2014.

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Taunton Racecourse & Conference Centre - Day Delegate Package

Day Delegate Package

  • Guests: 350 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £25.00 + vat per person
  • Description & Details

    Our delegate rate is very competitively priced and includes coffee on arrival, mid morning coffee and biscuits, lunch (2-course seated lunch, Cold Platter or finger buffet ), afternoon tea and biscuits, room hire including syndicate break-out rooms and a selection of AV Equipment.

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Taunton Racecourse & Conference Centre - Party Package

Party Package

  • Guests: 250 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £19.50 per person
  • Description & Details

    Starters (Please select one) Duck and green peppercorn terrine served with an apple and plum chutney Roasted vegetables marinated in olive oil and herbs with tomato bread and feta cheese Seafood and fresh vegetable consommé flavoured with saffron Avocado and smoked Chicken salad with a light lemon chutney and green salad leaves Main Course (Please select one) Poached Fillet of Salmon filled with its own mousse, with a white wine sauce and crispy leeks Panfried Pork Entrecote served on creamed potatoes with a coarse mustard sauce Supreme of Chicken roasted with chestnuts and bacon in a rosemary sauce Venison Stroganoff cooked in sour cream and red wine, served with Wild Rice Desserts: Please select three from the separate dessert sheet

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Taunton Racecourse & Conference Centre - Weddings


  • Guests: 200 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price: from £34.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Taunton Racecourse not only holds a licence for civil marriages, but we specialise in catering for wedding breakfasts, evening wedding parties, receptions and dinner dances. We can cater for up to 150 guests for the wedding breakfast and 200 for the evening buffet, reception or dance. Why not come in to see us and discuss your individual requirements in more detail. We would be pleased to tailor-make your Wedding Day Celebrations. Bronze Package Includes: • 3 Course Wedding Breakfast From Menu Below • Linen Table Cloths • Good Quality Paper Napkins • Fresh Flower Posy on all Tables • A Glass of Sparkling Wine for the Toast • Exclusive Use of the Paddock or Orchard Stand and Grounds for Spectacular Photos • Evening Finger Buffet (additional evening guests @ £8.00 each) Please click on enquire or contact or ring on 01823 325035 (please quote Big Venue Book)

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Rooms & Event Spaces (3)

The Winning Post

  • Max Capacity: 200

Paddock Gallery

  • Max Capacity: 180
  • Dimensions: L:25.00m x W:13.00m
  • Full Details

    With views of the racecourse


    • Formal Dining: 180
    • Cabaret: 160
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The Orchard

  • Max Capacity: 180
  • Dimensions: L:21.00m x W:7.00m

Venue Features (13)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Outside Space
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access