Royal Ascot is a major annual event in the calendar, it is Britain’s and many other nations around the world most valuable race meeting.  The event attracts the  worlds greatest racehorses to compete for more than £6.5m in prize money.  Every year Royal Ascot is broadcast to huge audiences from all around the globe.

The dates for Royal Ascot 2018 are from Tuesday 19th June to Saturday 23rd June with tickets available for each racing day.

Thursday is said to be the world’s most glamorous race day.  Ladies DAy at Royal Ascot is renowned as the biggest day on the British social and sporting calendar.

Royal Ascot was Founded by Queen Anne in 1711 and steeped in tradition, heritage and pageantry, Royal Ascot also features a daily horse-drawn procession from Windsor Castle to Ascot Racecourse and is led by the royal carriage.  Racing highlights include the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, the Queen Anne Stakes and the Gold Cup.  The Queen has enjoyed considerable success at Royal Ascot; having owned many winners including Estimate, the horse which won the Gold Cup in 2013.

Tickets for Royal Ascot

There are four levels of tickets for Royal Ascot which can be purchased from the official Royal Ascot website here.

  • Windsor Enclosure – These tickets are the cheapest, there is no formal dress code and so its a great way to catch all the racing action on a budget.
  • Village Enclosure – With these tickets you can enjoy the race as well as pop-up restaurants, cocktail bars and all day entertainment including DJ sets and live bands.
  • Queen Anne Enclosure – With this ticket it gives access to excellent facilities and entertainment, including military bands and a traditional sing-along after racing each day.
  • Royal Enclosure – Access to the royal enclosure is restricted to those who have been sponsored for membership.  Overseas visitors may also apply to their embassy or high commission for badges to this area.

Royal Ascot is always a fantastic event and whatever the reason for your trip whether it being a Racing enthusiast or a good day out with friends and families then we have got your accommodation covered.  Castle Properties have some fantastic serviced accommodation options for you in Windsor.  Take a look and get in contact with us if you have any questions or perhaps would like to book.