Event:Summer Mile Raceday including a Family Area (part of the Summer Mile Racing Weekend which is held from Friday 14th to Saturday 15th July)
Date:Saturday 15th July
Time:Gates open 11.00am. First race at 2.10pm.
Venue:Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire, SL5 7JX
Tickets:Adult tickets from £24 if booked in advance. Free entry for children under 18.Click here to book
Racegoers at the Summer Mile Raceday, to be held at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 15th July, can look forward to the perfect family day out combining fantastic entertainment for all ages with quality horse racing.
Alongside a seven race card featuring the £110,000 Group 2 Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile and the £100,000 Totepool Heritage Handicap visitors can kick off the summer holidays with Champagne and picnics on Ascot's elegant lawns, and a Family Area featuring a children’s carnival, free fairground rides, a Teddy Bear’s picnic, and much more.
Children under the age of 18 enter the racecourse for free when accompanied by a full paying adult. Young racegoers will be entertained throughout the day within the Family Area, where they can meet and greet furry friends such as Paddington Bear, Cheer Bear and Scotty the Ascot mascot at the Teddy Bear’s Picnic.
Interactive story-telling of ‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ will be led by Rosie Tells Tales, and an arts and crafts area will be led by Lloyd Warbey from Art Attack.
Other activities for youngsters include Clip Clop Pony rides, magicians, balloon modelling, face painting, live music, jugglers and soft play.
The Summer Mile Racing Weekend is the link between two of Ascot’s premier race meetings, falling between Royal Ascot in mid-June and the King George VI Weekend at the end of July.
Attracting the world’s best jockeys and horses year-round, the racecourse is synonymous with showcasing the best of British summertime.
Fine Dining at the Summer Mile Raceday starts from £189 + VAT, King Edward VII Enclosure tickets start from £36 and Queen Anne Enclosure tickets from £24 if booked in advance.
Accompanied children under the age of 18 enter for free.