A great day out at Chelmsford City Racecourse
  • A great day out at Chelmsford City Racecourse
  • Horse racing at Chelmsford City Racecourse
  • Aerial shot of Chelmsford City Racecourse taken at Clockstock Festival
  • Ministry of Sound after racing performing live at Chelmsford City Racecourse
  • Horses racing at sunset at Chelmsford City Racecourse with the champagne flute floodlights in sight

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 Providing a reception for up to 600 guests making it the largest wedding venue in Essex

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  • Disabled access

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Bar area
  • Board/Flipchart
  • Grounds for outdoor activities


  • Free Parking



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      Positioned in the heart of the Essex countryside, yet only 50 miles from central London, Chelmsford City Racecourse easily accessible by most transport.  The site is located off the A131 between Chelmsford and Braintree, by Great Leighs village.

      Public Transport Directions

      Car: With excellent transport links via the A131, A120 and M11, the car park is situated at the Main Entrance off the A131 bypass.

      Train: The nearest railway station is Braintree Freeport, which is 7 miles away.

      Bus: Pre-booked return bus service from Chelmsford available on event days.

      Weddings at Chelmsford City Racecourse

      Type:Wedding Reception Venue

      Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1QP

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      * Office hours are 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. Open as appropriate on racedays.

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