Ascot Carriages

Type:Sightseeing

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Enjoy carriage rides in Windsor Great Park with Ascot Carriages

Carriage tours start from outside The Savill Building at The Savill Gardens, Wick Lane, Englefield Green, TW20 0UJ (4 miles south of Windsor Castle).

The award-winning Savill Building is the main visitor centre for Windsor Great Park with cafe, shop plus all the visitor facilities and plenty of parking.

The carriage can be found one minute's walk to the right of Savill Building by a Cream House, with our sign to mark the spot.

Travel through this beautiful Royal Park away from traffic, and relax and unwind as you discover the area from the comfort of an elegant horse-drawn carriage.

Your carriage driver/guide can provide history and lesser-known facts about the area.

We operate on fine days between 11am and 2pm, on selected dates from March to October.

Rides are weather permitting; pay by bank transfer on the day.

Reservations are essential, or call on the day before 10am in case of cancellations.

We request payment by bank transfer on the day, once we know the ride is going ahead.

Our country carriage has 6 seats but for weight and your comfort we accommodate max 4 adults, or 2 adults/child combination (60stone/380kg limt).

Have a photo taken with our family-friendly carriage horse and our historic carriage which was previously used by the late Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Miller, Her Majesty The Queen's Equerry and horsemaster for 26 years.

We have easy-rise steps and handrails for the less mobile.

Ascot Carriages is a small family business fully insured to offer a personal and professional service including luxury carriages for weddings, film work and exclusive carriages to Royal Ascot.

Carriage rides from The Savill Garden

Rides start from The Savill Building at The Savill Garden, Wick Lane, Englefield Green, Surrey, TW20 0UJ, just 4 miles south of Windsor Castle, 1 mile from Englefield Green.

Just follow the tourist signs to The Savill Garden on A308 from Windsor, A30 from Bagshot or M25 Junction 13.

Windsor Explorer 30-minute tour: £75 per carriage.

Windsor Explorer 1-hour tour: £150 per carriage.

Romantic wedding proposal and special occasion drives

What could be more romantic than travelling on an elegant horse-drawn carriage and stopping by a beautiful 18th-century lake?

We believe we have one of the best places in the country to propose, hidden away in the heart of Windsor Great Park.

Take a stroll to the Georgian footbridge with diamond-patterned balustrade and decking, the ideal place to go down on bended knee.

Call Jo on 07811 543019 to see how we arrange the surprise.  The back-up plan – should the weather prevent the carriage operating – is a covered area in The Savill Garden; a bridge by the stream all ready for you!

£150 per carriage.

Operating Dates

May
Sat 7
Sat 14
Tues 17
Fri 20

June
Wed 1
Sat 18
Fri 24
Thur 30

July
Fri 8
Mon 18
Sat 23
Sat 30

Contact Jo to make a reservation or for more information 07811 543019 or email info@ascotcarriages.co.uk.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
1. Windsor Park Explorer 30 min carriage ride (max 4 adults, or 2 adults/2children (60 stone/380kilo weight restriction applies) Price per carriage:£75.00 per ticket
2. Windsor Park Explorer 60-min tour Price per carriage:£150.00 per ticket
3. Romantic Proposal Drive. Price per carriage:£150.00 per ticket

Payment by cash or contactless bank transfer on the day.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • No dogs (Guide dogs accepted)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place - Carriage Driver/Groom seats at front face forwards, sit side by side, masks can be worn Guests sit in four back seats side by side Advance booking essential Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff Carriage seats/handrails/touchpoints are sanitised between rides. Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Advance booking essential
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas - Carriage seats/handrails/touchpoints are sanitised between rides. Guests are welcome to bring their own champagne for special occasions.
  • Socially distanced spaced seating

Establishment Features

  • Groups welcome - Small groups are welcome, (4 seats per carriage) stag & hen parties, team and corporate rides.
  • Stag and hen parties welcome
  • Team / Corporate Activities - Corporate rides

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - By arrangement with the Savill Garden.
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Groups Accepted - For groups, clubs & societies ask about our group bookings for 8 to 32 people when we can operate 30-minute rides to the lakeside.
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

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    Recent Reviews:

    • 979paulv
      Worthing, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      A very special day
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 26th October 2021
      I had a lovely carriage ride on Friday the 22nd of October 2021 around Windsor Great Park, with lots of information on the area and about the Royal estate Jo and Bob are very informative. They are... Read full review
    • Stay10832199594
      Surbiton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Good quality & interesting ✨
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 3rd January 2022
      Jo & her husband took myself & my partner for a ride around Windsor Great Park , their horse Henry was superb looking & looked well groomed ! Jo gave us an interesting tour around the park - she... Read full review
    • CarlyS47
      Darwen, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Perfect
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 15th April 2022
      Quite simply wonderful. A lovely way to see Great Windsor Park. Joanna and Bob are very knowledgeable about the history of the park and Henry the horse is just perfect. We had the hour long ride and... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Follow the brown tourist to The Savill Garden on A308 from Windsor, A30 from Bagshot or M25 Junction 13. The Savill Garden postcode is TW20 0XD for SatNav.

    Public Transport Directions

    Unfortunately there is no public transport connection. 10-minute taxi ride from Windsor town centre.

    Awards

    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Opening Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    open (1 Mar 2022 - 31 Oct 2022)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Friday11:00 - 14:00*
    Saturday - SundayClosed*

    * 2022: We operate on fine days between 11am and 2pm, on selected dates from March to October.

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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