Come racing at Ascot! Whether you are looking for a sporting or social day out, Ascot has a delightful atmosphere for all to enjoy. With advance booking discounts, free parking at most race meetings and free admission for all children aged 16 and under, a day at Ascot is unbeatable value for everyone
Ascot is the UK’s Premier Racecourse. Following a major redevelopment programme, the racecourse reopened in June 2006. Why not come and share in the excitement of the magnificent new state-of-the-art grandstand as it brings racing into the 21st century and provides every racegoer with an unforgettable customer experience. As well as a world class racing the venue is a business & events arena with everything from conferences to weddings and bookings can be made today.
Ascot hosts some of the highlights of the flat season, including Royal Ascot, the pinnacle of the flat racing at international level and the most famous race meeting in the world. Other highlights include The King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes in mid July, the best race and highest rated race in the UK and one of the top races in the world and The Queen Elizabeth II Stakes in late September, the top mile race in the Europe.
Highlights of the jump season include the highest class two mile handicap chase of the British season, the Victor Chandler Chase followed by Ascot’s premier jump race, the Commercial First Ascot Chase (Grade 1) in February. The December race meeting hosts the Ladbroke Handicap Hurdle and the BGC Long Walk Hurdle (Grade 1).
M40 southbound, Junction 4. Take the A404 towards the M4 (Junction 8/9). On the M4 head towards Heathrow / London. Leave M4 at Junction 6 and follow A332 Windsor by-pass to Ascot
There is a frequent service to Ascot from both Reading and London Waterloo. The average journey time is 27 minutes from Reading and 46 minutes from Waterloo. Regular services also run from Guildford. The railway station
Located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and to London Heathrow for international visitors, Ascot offers easy access for all racegoers wherever their departure point.