Beautiful 15th-century farmhouse, just 3 miles from Windsor's town centre. A freshly...
• The 9th Annual CAMRA Beer Festival (Friday 30 September to Saturday 1 October 2016)
• The Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup and Concert (Saturday 6 August 2016)
Superior bed and breakfast accommodation with cosy rooms and traditional breakfasts....
Ascot has a Non-League football club, Ascot United F.C., which plays at Ascot Racecourse.
In 2013, the Windsor Forest Stakes was renamed the Duke of Cambridge Stakes, with the Queen’s consent, recognising the new title given to Prince William.
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• Four Family Days throughout the year.
• King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Saturday 23 July 2016)
Over 300,000 people make the annual visit to Berkshire during Royal Ascot week, making this Europe’s best-attended race meeting. There are eighteen group races on offer, with at least one Group One event on each of the five days. The Gold Cup is on Ladies' Day on the Thursday.
In picturesque Old Windsor lies the historic and unique Beaumont Estate. Set in 40 acres...
The James Bond production crew returned to Ascot Racecourse for Skyfall (2012), where it stood in for Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
Savill Court Hotel & Spa is one of the finest 4-star standard hotels near Windsor. Set in...
The racecourse is also home to Royal Ascot Cricket Club, which was founded in 1897 and their ground is situated in the middle of the racecourse. Ascot United F.C. are located towards the eastern side of the site. A new clubhouse, stand and floodlighting have recently been erected.
This charming ex-coaching inn offers homely accommodation with an added touch of class.
And it’s more than just racing!
• The Ascot Festival of Food and Wine (Friday 3 to Saturday 4 September 2016)
The Autumn Race Weekend produces some high class flat racing which combines with the Ascot Beer Festival.
The Furlong Club transforms into an Oktoberfest themed Äscot Bier Haus on Saturday 1st October as the Autumn Racing Weekend continues.
The Berystede hotel is situated within landscaped grounds only ten minutes away from...
The Church of England parish church of All Saints, Ascot Heath is a red brick Gothic Revival building designed by T.H. Rushforth and built in 1864. It has a richly-decorated interior. The east window of its chancel is a Jesse window with stained glass made by C.E. Kempe & Co in 1907. Above it is a rose window by Hardman & Co.
In July 2009 Ascot Racecourse also hosted the third round of the UAE President's Cup.
Visit www.ascot.co.uk for more information on ticket prices and ticket types.
• Royal Ascot (Tuesday 14 to Saturday 18 June 2016)
Planning your Christmas Party? Where better than to spend the evening at Ascot with food, drink and festive fun.
For more information or to book call 0844 346 300 or visit www.ascot.co.uk
It’s a perfect family day out with free admission for all accompanied children under 18.
The racecourse is the setting for a scene in the musical My Fair Lady and the subject for the song "Ascot Gavotte".
The racecourse was used as a filming location in the James Bond film A View to a Kill (1985), where Bond (then played by Roger Moore) was beginning his mission to defeat the villainous Max Zorin (Christopher Walken), whose horse was racing there.
The Holiday Inn Express Windsor is located within walking distance of the heart of...
Ascot Priory was founded in 1861 for the Society of the Most Holy Trinity. It has buildings designed by the architects Charles Buckeridge, William Butterfield, George Gilbert Scott and Leonard Stokes.
Ascot today stages twenty-six days of racing over the course of the year, comprising eighteen flat meetings held between the months of May and October inclusive. It also stages important jump racing throughout the winter months. The Royal Meeting held each June, remains a major draw, its highlight being The Gold Cup. The most prestigious race is the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes run over the course in July.
A country retreat of unrivalled quality set in 240 acres of picturesque parkland on the...
The Church of England parish church of All Souls, South Ascot is another red-brick Gothic Revival building. It was designed by J.L. Pearson and built in 1896–97. It has a central tower with a pyramidal roof. Its nave has aisles of four bays. The ceilings of the chancel, baptistery and the crossing under the tower are rib vaulted. All Souls' is a Grade II* listed building.
Outside of Royal Ascot spectacular racing takes place throughout the year, each raceday offering a unique theme and atmosphere including King George in July, a Beer Festival in October and Fireworks in November as well as four dedicated family racedays and much more.
The course, owned by Ascot Racecourse Ltd, enjoys close associations with the British Royal Family, being approximately six miles from Windsor Castle.
The pinnacle of horse racing returns to Ascot on Saturday 15th October as the best horses collide on QIPCO British Champions Day.
In 2015, the newly created Commonwealth Cup became the eighth Group One race at Royal Ascot, replacing the Buckingham Palace Stakes.
Ascot racecourse closed for a period of twenty months on 26 September 2004, for a £185 million redevelopment funded by Allied Irish Bank and designed by Populous and Buro Happold. As owner of the Ascot estate, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth reopened the racecourse on Tuesday 20 June 2006.
Filled with authentic seating and tables, litre steins, Bratwurst, Ham Hock, Pretzels and live music – the Äscot Bier Haus brings the Oktoberfest to racing