Enjoy Royal Ascot on a Weekend Break, Short Break or Holiday

Royal Ascot Cottage Breaks

Royal Ascot is recogonised as one of the highlights of the British social calendar known almost as much for its tradition, pageantry, fashion and style as the horse racing. Held on the third week in June it's a magnificent spectacle, attended regularly by Royalty, with some of the best horse racing to be seen in the UK.

It will be a day to remember with each day of Royal Ascot starting with The Royal Procession from the Golden Gates along the race course to the Parade Ring from 2pm, with the first race starting at 2.30pm. The racing finishes at 5.35pm when racegoers can enjoy a traditional singing around the bandstand!

There is no better time to visit the Berkshire and Surrey area for a weekend break, short break or holiday so take a look at some great self catering cottages below. Find out more about the Royal Ascot below.

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Superior Country Lodge Four in Guildford, Surrey, South East England

Superior Country Lodge Four, Guildford

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

Superior Country Lodge Four self catering accommodation in Guildford, Surrey sleeps 4. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . Prices at Superior Country Lodge Four start from £280 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Superior Country Lodge Four

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Indoor pool

Cobbett Traditional in Farnham, Surrey, South East England

Cobbett Traditional, Farnham

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

Cobbett Traditional self catering accommodation in Farnham, Surrey sleeps 2. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays . Activities close by include golf . It is listed as wheelchair accessible but please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Cobbett Traditional start from £535 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Cobbett Traditional

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 2 Disabled/Wheelchair Access Golf close by Ideal for a romantic break

Hawthorn Lodge in Farnham, Surrey, South East England

Hawthorn Lodge, Farnham

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

Hawthorn Lodge self catering accommodation in Farnham, Surrey sleeps 6. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays . Activities close by include golf . Hawthorn Lodge does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. It is listed as wheelchair accessible but please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Hawthorn Lodge start from £559 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Hawthorn Lodge

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 6 Disabled/Wheelchair Access Pet friendly Golf close by

The Cottage in Haslemere, Surrey, South East England

The Cottage, Haslemere

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

The Cottage in South East England has a 5 star rating and can sleep up to 10. This 4 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break and features include: Detached . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf . Prices at The Cottage start from £1114 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected The Cottage customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about The Cottage


Sleeps 10 or more Golf close by Internet WIFI available Easy walking close by Games room Luxury self catering The Cottage Customer Feedback and Reviews

Cobbett Contemporary in Farnham, Surrey, South East England

Cobbett Contemporary, Farnham

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

Cobbett Contemporary self catering accommodation in Farnham, Surrey sleeps 2. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Hot Tub . Activities close by include golf . Prices at Cobbett Contemporary start from £535 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Cobbett Contemporary

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 2 Golf close by Hot tub

Vann Farm Cottages - Primrose Cottage in Ockley, Surrey, South East England

Vann Farm Cottages - Primrose Cottage, Ockley

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

Vann Farm Cottages - Primrose Cottage in South East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . Vann Farm Cottages - Primrose Cottage does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Vann Farm Cottages - Primrose Cottage start from £362 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Vann Farm Cottages - Primrose Cottage


Sleeps 4 Pet friendly Open fire or wood burner

Sturt Lodge in Farnham, Surrey, South East England

Sturt Lodge, Farnham

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

Sturt Lodge self catering accommodation in Farnham, Surrey sleeps 4. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays . Activities close by include golf . Sturt Lodge does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. It is listed as wheelchair accessible but please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Sturt Lodge start from £394 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Sturt Lodge

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Disabled/Wheelchair Access Pet friendly Golf close by

Country Lodge Four in Guildford, Surrey, South East England

Country Lodge Four, Guildford

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

Country Lodge Four self catering accommodation in Guildford, Surrey sleeps 4. This Lodge is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Swimming Pool . Country Lodge Four does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Country Lodge Four start from £236 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Country Lodge Four

Phone enquiries: 0345 498 6152


Sleeps 4 Indoor pool Pet friendly

The Barn in South Godstone, Surrey, South East England

The Barn, South Godstone

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

The Barn in South East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 7. This 3 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Detached . It also has Internet access. Prices at The Barn start from £437 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected The Barn customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about The Barn


Sleeps 6 Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering The Barn Customer Feedback and Reviews

Turtles Barn in Alfold, Surrey, South East England

Turtles Barn, Alfold

Cottage breaks in SurreySouth East England

Turtles Barn in South East England has a 4 star rating and can sleep up to 4. This 2 bedroom luxury Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Turtles Barn does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Turtles Barn start from £361 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. See selected Turtles Barn customer reviews/feedback by clicking More Info button. ... more about Turtles Barn


Sleeps 4 Pet friendly Internet WIFI available Games room Luxury self catering Turtles Barn Customer Feedback and Reviews

 

 

Royal Ascot Racing and Fashion

Royal Ascot is about the horse racing and during 5 days there are 18 prestigious, the World's best races, known as Group Races with some £4.5 million in prize money at stake.

With so much money at stake, it's no surprise that the best of racing talent is on show and many of the races names will be familiar to even those that know little of racing including the Gold Cup, Coronation Stakes, Kind Edward VII Stakes (known as the Ascot Derby), Prince of Wales Stakes and the Golden Jubilee Stakes (renamed the Diamond Jubilee Stakes in 2012).

Although each day has a very similar format, over the 5 days each day has a different feel to it and so it is worth considering which is the best day for you.

  • Tuesday is the first day of Royal Ascot and so lots of new fashion is on show but in practice this tends to be a relaxed day
  • Wednesday has the Prince of Wales Stakes which caries the most prize money. The day is considered best for groups of friends to enjoy the day at a gentler pace
  • Thursday is better known as Ladies Day so style, fashion and elegance come to the fore on what is also Gold Cup Day. Thursday is definitely the day to see all designer hat creations and fashion that are covered so fully by the media each year
  • Friday featues the Coronation Stakes and the King Edward Vii Stakes and so plenty of good racing to see, a perfect start to a weekend
  • Saturday, the final day of Royal Ascot, has the prestigious Golden Jubilee Stakes (Diamond Jubilee Stakes in 2012) which is considered one one of the world's most important races. It is also a great day for families to attend as, although fashion is still to the fore it has a relaxed weekend feel to it with a more diverse weekend crowd.

Royal Ascot Tickets and Information

You can buy tickets for Royal Ascot by calling +44 (0)844 346 3000 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) or in advance online.

You can find out lots of other important information including the dress codes for the various enclosures at the official Ascot website.

Finding Self Catering near Royal Ascot

The Royal Ascot racecourse is situated in the wooded countryside adjoining the Windsor Great Park in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. It's a 50 minute drive or train journey from central London with counties of Berkshire and Surrey closest. If you are struggling to find available accommodation close by then it is worth extending your search to Hampshire, West Sussex and Buckinghamshire as they are all offer good transport links tothe Ascot area.

Guest Houses, B&B and Hotels near Royal Ascot

If you are looking for single night accommodation or something a little cheapr then it is worth taking a look at some of the B&B, guest house and hotel accommodation available near by:

 

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