Royal Ascot is one of the most prestigious sports events with world class horses, fashion, cuisine and guests. The Royal Ascot dates for this year are 17th June through to the 21st June.
The gates open at 10:30am with the Royal Precession commencing at 2pm. The Royal Procession has been part of the Royal Ascot history since the 1820s when King George IV first started the tradition. The Queen arrives with the Royal party in horse-drawn coaches which then parades along the track in front of the race- goers.
There are three enclosures at Royal Ascot; The Royal Enclosure, The Grandstand and The Silver Ring. Each one offers guests a truly unique experience with fabulous atmosphere and views.
The Royal Ascot Express takes guests from London Waterloo to Ascot, from Tuesday to Friday leaving at 9.35am. This will ensure you will arrive on time and ready to enjoy an excellent day out.
Flemings Mayfair is only two stops away from London Waterloo making us the perfect location for you to stay during Royal Ascot. Flemings Mayfair hotel incorporates a beautiful mix of traditional and contemporary style.
The evening is not over once the race is finished at Ascot. There is a whole evening ahead; with a large choice of restaurants and bars, along with a live house band that plays in the Silver Ring allowing you to carry on the night in a great fashion.
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When is Royal Ascot?
This year Royal Ascot beings on Tuesday 17th June and finishes on Saturday 21st June.
Where is Royal Ascot?
The address for Royal Ascot is: Ascot Racecourse, High Street, Ascot, Berkshire. SL5 7JX. You can access the race course by car, coach or train. For more travel information click here.
Where can I buy tickets?
There are various types of tickets as well as choice of enclosure when you purchase tickets. More information about these and the option to book is available by clicking here.
What should I wear?
Depending on what enclosure you have admission to will alter the dress code slightly. However across the whole of Ascot the minimum of smart dress is required. In the Grandstand formal dress is required for ladies with a hat, headpiece or fascinator worn at all times; gentlemen are required to wear a suit with a shirt and tie. Read more about what to wear here.
We hope you found this post helpful and enjoy your time at Royal Ascot! If you attend it, don’t forget to share your pictures with us.