Ascot (England)

Ascot is a village in the English county of Berkshire, most famous as the location of Ascot Racecourse, home of the prestigious Royal Ascot race meeting.


Ascot is split into three sections, Ascot, North Ascot, and South Ascot. The Racecourse is on Ascot High Street and is situated only 2 minutes uphill from the train station. It is governed by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. It has a population of 11,603 if Sunningdale is included.

Get in

By train

Ascot has a train station on the electric railway line from London Waterloo to Reading or from Reading to London Waterloo, operated by South West Train Service. London Waterloo connects to the London Underground System.

By bus

This link shows the 7 bus routes that run through Ascot on a regular basis.

Get around

The Ascot area can be navigated by walking but some buses have stops throughout the area. Also it is easy to rent a car through Half Pennys Garage on Kings Road.


Golf There are many golf clubs in and around ascot.


If you want to buy clothes in Ascot then there are some shops but they are not cheap. Also if you just a bit peckish then there is a newsagent along the High Street, also there is a small superstore further down which is next to the petrol station.


There are some good places to eat around Ascot. If you want a good curry then the best place to go would be Mango which is in North ascot on Fernbank road. If you're coming up from London road, it is on your left. It can get very full even during midweek so it would be good to book in advance to get a table. If you don't want to eat at there then you can always takeaway the food.


There are many pubs in and around ascot.


You will be hard done by trying to find cheap accommodation in Ascot.

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