Royal Ascot – The centrepiece of Ascot’s racing year which dates back to 1711.
Ascot was founded by Queen Anne, and every year Royal Ascot is attended by members of the British Royal Family.
Ladies Day is on the Thursday featuring The Gold Cup. There are eighteen group races on offer.
Ladies at large
This includes the Queen (or King) arriving each day in a horse-drawn carriage – with a Royal procession taking place at the start of each days racing.
Over the five days there is a choice of four hospitality enclosures – each with its individual character. A number hospitality packages are available to suit your budget, tastes and the nature of your special occasion.
The press coverage of the attendees and what they are wearing exceed the coverage of the actual races. Royal Ascot is a major event in the British media calendar.
Ladies in BlueOver 300,000 people make the annual visit to Berkshire during Royal Ascot week, making this Europe’s best-attended race meeting.
Royal Ascot is Britain’s most valuable race meeting, attracting many of the world’s finest horses and many celebrity guests.
Official Website: Royal Ascot