Royal Ascot is Britain's most prestigious horse racing event, where high society, horse racing enthusiasts and royal seekers come together to enjoy this momentous occasion. Originally founded by Queen Anne in 1711, Royal Ascot enjoys over 300 years of history, heritage and tradition. Attended by the Royal family the Queen has enjoyed many success stories with her horses winning several races. Although Royal Ascot is about top-quality horse racing and catching a glimpse of Her Majesty the Queen, the event is also known for attracting some eye-catching fashion.
Highlights of Royal Ascot include the Gold Cup and the Golden Jubilee Stakes.
19 June 2012 to 23 June 2012
Gates open at 10.30am on Royal Ascot race days
Telephone Number: 0870 7271234
If you aren’t travelling by car, the London train services are the only means of transportation available. Situated 53 minutes away from Waterloo the train station you need to arrive at is Ascot (Berks). From there the Royal Ascot is a seven minute walk away. Follow the signs from the train station to ensure you arrive at the Royal Ascot in style.
Nearby Bars and restaurants
After seeing some photo finishes, sipping more than your fair share of champagne and enjoying a day filled with many memorable stories, you might be in the mood for a good chat over dinner. Below you will find a list of our recommended bars and restaurants that will help you make the most out of your Royal Ascot visit.
• Ascot (35 High Street, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7HG)
Telephone Number: 01344 874318
• The Stag Pub (63 High Street, Ascot, SL5 7HP)
Type: Public House
Telephone Number: 01344 621622
• Jagz Club (Station Hill, Ascot, West Berkshire SL5 9EG)
Type: Bar, Nightclub and eatery
Telephone Number: 01344 878100
If you’re looking for London accommodation that is fit for a Queen, then you won’t be disappointed with our selection of serviced apartments that are ideal for Royal Ascot attendees. At Refresh Accommodation we have a great range of stylish and contemporary to traditional and quaint apartments that will suit most budgets. Equipped with a kitchen you can enjoy a home cooked meal instead of dinning out and with a living area too you can come home after the event and put your feet up, whilst relaxing on a sofa.