Village Enclosure Ladies

Ladies within the Village Enclosure are required to dress in a manner as befits a formal occasion and are kindly asked to take note of the following:

  • A hat, headpiece or fascinator should be worn at all times.
  • Strapless and sheer dresses and tops are not permitted. Please note our definition of strapless necklines include off-the-shoulder, Bardot and one shoulder. Dresses and tops with sheer straps and sleeves are also not permitted. 
  • Trouser suits must be full-length, and jumpsuits should fall below the knee. Both must adhere to the neckline regulations above.
  • Midriffs must be covered.
  • Shorts are not permitted
Girls
Girls aged 17 and under should be dressed for a formal occasion. Smart summer dresses are suggested. Hats, headpieces and fascinators may be work but are not compulsory. 

Please note, the Village Enclosure is a grassed area and ladies should consider their hat size and shoes accordingly. Smaller hats or fascinators and wedges or block heels are recommended in place of large headwear or stilettos. 
Overseas Visitors
Overseas visitors are welcome to wear the formal National Dress of their country or Service Dress.
 
Serving Military Personnel 
Serving military personnel are welcome to wear Service Dress or equivalent.
 
Please note: In addition to the guidance above, fancy dress, novelty and branded or promotional clothing is not permitted on site.