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Spring Family Raceday

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Sunday 25th March 2018

Spring Family Raceday

Our first family raceday of 2018 is free for under 18s and offers a thrilling combination of top class racing and activities for racegoers of all ages. With Spring in full swing, and Easter closing in, there are few better ways to spend a Sunday together.

Headlining this year's off the track action is a brand new Dog Agility Show for all the family to enjoy as well the opportunity to meet Peter Rabbit,  an array of other free activites include ferret racing, falconry displays,  a petting zoo, pony rides, climbing wall and high ropes course, shooting gallery, bush craft survival skill workshops, foraging and cooking demos, face painting, arts and crafts and live music from The Rise.

Ascot’s final fixture of the 2017-18 Jumps season takes centre stage, with a mix of hurdles and chases for novices right through to veterans, attended by most of the UK’s leading jockeys and trainers.

Raceday Programme

10:45 am Gates Open
2:00 pm First Race
5:30 pm Last Race
Times may be subject to change

Ticket Types

£25 £29

Queen Anne Enclosure - Advanced price On the Day Price

Queen Anne Enclosure

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The Queen Anne Enclosure provides access to the Parade Ring, Pre-Parade Ring and the excellent facilities and viewing areas on the Concourse Level of the Grandstand, with a variety of places to eat, drink and bet. 

£30 £35

King Edward VII Enclosure - Advanced price On the Day Price

King Edward VII Enclosure

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For enhanced views of the racing, the King Edward VII Enclosure provides exclusive access to the best facilities on Level 4 of the Grandstand. Along with access to the Queen Anne Enclosure, racegoers also have exclusive access to lawns in front of the Winning Post on premier racedays.


Children under 18

Children under 18

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There is free entry for under-18s on all racedays when accompanied by an adult. These tickets are issued on the day and there is no need to pre-order. Please note that identification to verify age may be required at the turnstiles.

The Experience



Over 30 different activites throughout the racecourse for all ages to enjoy and explore for free. 


We are delighted to welcome Paws for Thought Dog Display Team who will be on hand to entertain racgoers with dog racing, fun agility, unusual retrieves, tricks and even dogs jumping through fire.


Peter Rabbit will be making a special visit to Ascot Racecourse to meet his fans throughout the afternoon.


It's not just the equine species invited to Spring Family Day, we've invited geese, ferrets, hedgehogs, birds of pray, bunnies, guinea pigs, gun dogs, Tony the tiny pony,  alpacas and mini chickens! We will of course be welcoming back the clip clop ponies who will available for pony rides throughout the afternoon.


Including  a bees, honey and candle making workshop, herb planting with Ascot's Head Gardener, Jeremy, bygone country skills, bush craft survival skills, foraging and cooking demo with James Wood and build a willow den.


Visit the arts and crafts zone where children will be able to make a daisy chain, get their face painted as their favourite animal, decorate an Easter egg, write a letter to themselves in 20 years time and build a bug hotel to take home.


Children will be able to tackle a climbing wall and high ropes course as well as a shooting gallery.


Alongside live music from The Rise, Scotty the mascot, Anton the juggler, the Green Coat Bear, Bubble Man Joe and stilt walkers will be roaming the racecourse throughout the afternoon.


50% off all children's clothing including gilets, hoodies and t-shirts. The Ascot Shop will be open from 11am to 6pm is located in the Grandstand concourse.


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

Queen Anne Enclosure

Put yourself at the centre of the raceday, at the very heart of the action. With Queen Anne Enclosure Admission you 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.

King Edward VII Enclosure

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 Grandstand customers.

Fine Dining

Fine Dining packages at Ascot offer guests sumptuous lunches, afternoon teas and fine wines in stunning restaurants.

Call +44 (0) 0344 346 0346 to book. 

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Plan Your Day

Whether this is your first time visiting Ascot, or you are a seasoned racegoer, the following information will help you get the most out of your visit.

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.

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

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.

Ascot Racecourse Parking & Facilities Map

Parking Prices for Spring Family Raceday

Car Park 5 Cars FREE
Car Park 6 Cars, Coaches, Minibuses & Limos FREE

Booked a Package?

Car park labels are included with all restaurant packages. Additional labels should be purchased in advance by calling +44 (0)1344 878 536

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 0344 346 3000

Coach Drivers

Coach drivers can obtain a free Queen Anne Enclosure admission ticket for any Ascot Raceday meeting on production of their PCV or PSV licence and work docket in any Ticket Office.  For Royal Ascot, a free Heath Enclosure ticket can be obtained on production of the same documentation.

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