Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse

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About Ascot

Ascot is the top racecourse in the United Kingdom and hosts 9 of Britain's 32 annual Group 1 horse races. It stages 26 days of racing during the course of a year, which includes 18 days of flat racing, between May and October and 8 National Hunt fixtures from November to April.

Ascot has strong connections with the Royal Family and the highlight of their racing calendar is the Royal Ascot Festival held in June each year.

Their website includes details of racedays and events, plus details of fine dinning and private box hire. The site also includes details for anyone visiting Ascot racecourse, including a guide to ticket types, getting to Ascot, venue accessibility, what to wear, picnic policy, preferred hotels nearby and online ticket booking.

Free Bets on Ascot Races

Royal Ascot

For 5 days in June Ascot takes center stage in both racing and fashion calendars with the Royal Ascot festival meeting:

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Course Details


Right-handed triangle, galloping and stiff, with few undulations, Just over 1 mile 6 furlongs round, with 2 1/2 furlong run-in. Straight mile and round mile. All races up to 7 furlongs on straight course.

National Hunt:

Right-handed, galloping, with stiff fences. Circuit 1 mile 5 furlongs.

Going Racing at Ascot


Ascot Racecourse is situated approximately 45 minutes from London by car or train and easily accessible from the M3, M4 and M25 and Heathrow airport.

From London and the North: M4 Junction 6 onto A332 Windsor by-pass and follow signs to Ascot.

From the West: M4 Junction 10 onto A329(M) signed Bracknell and follow signs to Ascot.

From the South and East: M3 Junction 3 onto A332 signed Bracknell and follow signs to Ascot From the M25: Leave at junction 13 onto the A30 (signed Bagshot), then join the A329 and follow the signs to Ascot.

From the Midlands: M40 southbound, Junction 4. Take A404 towards 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 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 is a seven minute walk from the racecourse.