Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Hospitality, Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7JX International: +44 (0)844 3463611
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Ascot Racecourse, Britain's number one horse racing destination!

At Ascot we are committed to providing our guests with an outstanding experience whether they come racing, hold a business meeting, private dinner, product launch or exhibition at our world-class venue. Ascot has a proud reputation for having hosted some of the most prestigious multinational corporations over the years and continues to do so today, delivering truly outstanding events and memorable occasions.

Ascot allows you the freedom and flexibility to realise the most complex event requirements and inspire your audience from just 10 to 3,000 guests. With over 300 meeting rooms, and in excess of 4,000sqm of exhibition space within the 27m high atrium of the Grandstand Galleria, Ascot has everything an important event needs. Set in 179 acres of stunning parkland, offering breathtaking views across the Berkshire countryside, Ascot racecourse is located only minutes from major rail, air and road networks. Ascot is easily accessible, wherever your departure point. 

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Unique features

  • World famous racecourse
  • Entertain up to 3,000 guests
  • Over 4,000m2 of exhibition space
  • Licenced for weddings
  • World-class events team
  • Royal standard service

Awards

·        Racegoers Club 2015 Racecourse of the Year award for the South East

·        Group Travel Awards 2015: Best Event for Groups – Royal Ascot

·        Group Leisure Awards 2014: Best Event for Groups – Royal Ascot

·        Group Travel Awards 2014: Best Event for Groups – Royal Ascot

·        Racecourse Association Award 2014: Best Food and Drink – On 5 

 

Location

Ascot racecourse is ideally situated in the magnificent wooded Berkshire countryside adjoining Windsor Great Park, about a 50 minute drive or train journey from London. Located close to the M3, M4, M40 and M25 motorways and to London Heathrow for international visitors, Ascot offers easy access for all.

By road:

From London and the North

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

From the West

M4 junction 10 to the A329(M) signed to Bracknell and follow the signs to Ascot.

From the South and East

M3 Junction 3 onto the A332 signed to Bracknell and follow the signs to Ascot.

From the Midlands

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 the A332 Windsor by-pass to Ascot.

All visitors are advised to arrive as early as possible and before 12.00 midday at the latest during Royal Ascot week to avoid delays. Please follow raceday or event specific signage for car parking.

By rail:

There is a frequent service to Ascot from both Reading and London Waterloo. The average journey time is 27 minutes from Reading and 52 minutes from Waterloo. Regular services also run from Guildford. The railway station is a seven minute walk from the racecourse. For more details, please call national rail enquiries on 08457 484950.

By air:

There is a helicopter landing facility close to the racecourse. It is not suitable for fixed wing private aircrafts. Please call helicopter and aviation services on 01427 718800 or fax 01427 718811. The two nearest airfields are Fairoaks, Chobham 01276 857300 and White Waltham, Maidenhead 01628 823 272 both of which are approximately nine miles away. 

 

News

WESLEY WARD’S SILVERTONI PRIMED FOR ROYAL ASCOT (10 May 2016 )
Wesley Ward’s two-year-old filly Silvertoni is heading to Royal Ascot this summer after winning the Kentucky Juvenile at Churchill Downs on Thursday.
FLASH FIRE STORMS TO VICTORIA CUP SUCCESS (10 May 2016 )
Flash Fire and Adam Kirby won the Totescoop6 Victoria Cup for Godolphin in fine style.
Take off at Ascot Racecourse with the Red Bull Air Race (6 Aug 2015 )
Ascot Racecourse hosts the Red Bull Air Race this summer.
King George VI Weekend – A modern British Classic (20 Jul 2015 )
Ascot Racecourse hosts King George VI weekend
Gemma Amor wins Event Catering award at FSM Awards (13 Nov 2014 )
Head Chef, Gemma Amor at Ascot Racecourse wins prestigious industry award
The countdown begins for Royal Ascot 2015 (11 Nov 2014 )
Launch of dates and packages for Royal Ascot 2015
Ascot Racecourse buckles up for the Red Bull Air Race (29 Jul 2014 )
Ascot racecourse gets ready to buckle up for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship on the 16th - 17th August.
Ascot Lenôtre Tasting: A taste of France comes to Royal Ascot this summer (20 May 2014 )
Ascot partner with esteemed culinary institute Lenôtre for this years event.
Ascot Racecourse gets the public’s vote in the National Racecourse Catering Awards (4 Nov 2013 )
Ascot Racecourse has been crowned winners of the People’s Choice Award at the National Racecourse Catering Awards, sponsored by Piper-Heidsieck.
 

Capacity

Theatre

Classroom

Boardroom

Cabaret

Dinner

Dinner
Dance

Reception

Ascot Pavilion & Exhibition Hall

Pavilion Suite

  1400

810

1100

920

1200

Pavilion 1

400

200

240

300

250

400

Pavilion 2

900

400

500

600

550

1000

Pavilion 3

250

150

160

220

150

300

Exhibition Hall

1000

The Grandstand

Parade Ring Suite

280

130

160

260

200

400

On 5 Suite

200

80

200

200

300

Windsor Forest Suite

70

50

28

56

70

50

100

Concourse

800

3000

Concourse - Core 2

300

200

250

350

Royal Ascot Racing Club - North

80

150

Royal Ascot Racing Club - South

180

120

100

70

200

Ascot Authority Suite

120

50

50

80

100

60

100

Jockeys' Weighing Room

20

16

20

50

Single Box

10

4

12

6

12

15

Double Box

20

8

24

16

24

30

Triple Box

25

12

30

24

30

40

Entire 4th Floor

2000

Other Permanent Facilities

King Edward VII Suite

50

20

30

32

40

50

Hamilton Suite

25

12

16

24

30

35

Old Paddock Suite

200

120

160

200

160

350

Seasonal Facility

Furlong Club (July to October)

900

400

50

550

500

1000

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