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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd July 2016

Introduction

You can expect much more than just exciting Flat racing on the opening day of the Autumn Racing Weekend featuring the Ascot Beer Festival.

Alongside the Listed LondonMetric Noel Murless Stakes, which is run over a mile and six furlongs, you’ll be able to sip on an array of more than 240 real ales, ciders and perries.

The Beer Festival continues on Saturday alongside the running of the UK’s joint most valuable seven-furlong handicap, the Totescoop6 Challenge Cup.

The Experience

dramatic Racing and Entertainment

Friday's action-packed racecard includes the Listed LondonMetric Noel Murless Stakes which is run over a mile and six furlongs.

With more than 240 thirst-quenching real ales, ciders and perries to sample, Ascot will transform into the ultimate local. Special edition Beer Glasses are available on the day.

 

 

Enclosures

There are several experiences to choose from. Each offers a truly unique experience at our historic racecourse.

King Edward VII Enclosure

PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS PREMIER ADMISSION

With seated balconies overlooking both the Parade Ring and track, racegoers have unsurpassed views of the action before, during, and after each race.  Guests will enjoy a selection of elegant bars and dining options on this private fourth-floor and can also access all of the facilities available to customers in the Queen Anne Enclosure.

Queen Anne Enclosure

PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS THE GRANDSTAND ENCLOSURE

Put yourself at the centre of the raceday, at the very heart of the action. Racegoers in the Queen Anne Enclosure can view the horses in the Parade Ring before heading trackside to watch the top-class racing. You will find plenty of delicious options for food and drink, or you may choose to bring your own to enjoy a relaxed picnic on the lawns.

Fine Dining

Fine Dining packages at Ascot offer guests sumptuous lunches, afternoon teas and fine wines in stunning restaurants including our popular On5 resturant.

Style Guide

Plan Your Day

THE ASCOT SHOP

Selling a brand-new range of products inspired by the heritage, tradition and fashions of Ascot and Royal Ascot. Shop vouchers can be purchased in denominations of £10, £25 and £50.

Off The Track

Activities for all ages will fill the Ascot lawns including climbing walls, games and food and drink options.

Food and Drink

There is plenty of delicious on-the-go and casual food options available to racegoers throughout the Racecourse.

Free Wi-Fi

We are delighted to be able offer all visitors access to free wi-fi during your visit to Ascot. Use it to share your experience with us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook

Racecourse Tour

Enjoy a free guided tour from one of our iconic Bowler Hat Stewards including a visit to the weighing room and jockey’s changing rooms. For times and location please refer to the Racecard on the day.

Plan Your Journey

Situated in the heart of the Berkshire countryside, located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and reached in just under one hour by train from London, Ascot offers easy access for all visitors wherever their departure point.

Picnic Policy

Racegoers are welcome to bring their own picnics as long as they abide by our Picnic Policy. Picnics must be brought in at the time of entry to the enclosure and not on re-entry. 

Ascot Racecourse Parking & Facilities Map

Parking Prices for A Midsummer Night's Dream

Car Park 1 Cars £ 8.00
Car Park 5 Cars £ 6.00
Car Park 6 Cars FREE
Car Park 6 Cars, Coaches, Minibuses & Limos FREE

Car parks open at 9:00am
Car parks close at 9:00pm

The best available car park spaces for each admission level will be sold first, so book early for the most convenient location.

Booked a Package?

Car park labels are included with all restaurant packages. Additional labels should be purchased in advance by calling +44 (0)844 346 0346. 

A £1 booking fee now applies to all orders placed online (excluding print at home tickets). This charge will be applied at the payment stage or is included in any additional charge for special postage methods. Orders placed by telephone will incur a £3 booking fee. 

Forward Parking

Dedicated parking facilities are available for disabled customers displaying a Blue Badge. Customers are advised to pre-book their car parking space. For more information, please email [email protected] or call

+44 (0)844 346 3000

BY TAXI

Book a taxi, quickly and easily and take out the stress out of travel

Coach Drivers

Coach drivers can obtain a free Queen Anne Enclsoure Admission ticket on production of their PCV or PSV licence and their work docket to any Ticket Office on all Ascot Racedays excluding Royal Ascot, King George VI Weekend, The Shergar Cup and British Champions Day. 

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