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Royal Windsor Racecourse

Type:Sports Ground

Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5JJ

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Set on its own island and 165 acres of stunning Berkshire countryside, on the River Thames and in the shadow of Windsor Castle, Royal Windsor Racecourse is the perfect destination for racing and events and the place to be on a summer’s evening. The friendly, colourful and exciting atmosphere makes for a memorable and thrilling experience each and every time. The racecourse is also proud to say that they are the only racecourse located on an island, one of only three figure of eight courses in the UK and is the only racecourse in the country where you can arrive in style by catching a river boat from Windsor Town centre and enjoy a drink on the River Thames before stepping off onto the racecourse’s private jetty.

With 27 racing fixtures between April and October, featuring the famous Monday Night Racing, Gentlemen’s Day and Music Live, Royal Windsor Racecourse offers a vibrant, social and unique racing experience, stunning settings and first-class hospitality. Add some colour to your 2019 racing diary with an innovative 2019 racing programme, including the brand new Rum and Reggae and Revival Racenights.
               
With 27 racedays in 2019 and a variety of themes, the racecourse aims to offer a unique experience for you and your guests. This season, the racecourse will be offering a selection of culinary experiences across three luxurious restaurants, including the 1866, The Deck and brand new for 2019, The Gastro @ Royal Windsor Steakhouse, where you can expect to be served mouth-watering cuts of steak within a beautiful dining space.

Looking for a unique setting? The racecourse can offer a unique location to dazzle friends, family or clients. The relaxed atmosphere of your private box, food and drinks options offers you the chance to entertain or celebrate, have a flutter, watch the racing action unfold all within your exclusive area.

With extensive grass and hard standing areas that are licensed for entertainment, food and beverages, this venue is large enough to cater for concerts, festivals and charity events during the warm summer months, and spectacular winter wonderlands and firework displays in the winter months. Royal Windsor Racecourse is perfectly placed to be a unique conference and event venue - far enough from the hustle and bustle of central London but close enough to be a viable alternative, with fantastic motorway links.

Royal Windsor Racecourse 2019 fixtures

Mon 8 April – Season opener

Mon 15 April – Easter Eggstravaganza Raceday

Mon 29 April – FREE RACE NIGHT

Bank Holiday Monday 6 May – Family Fun Day with FREE funfair

Mon 13 May – Monday Night Racing

Mon 20 May – Networking Racenight

Bank Holiday Mon 27 May – Family Fun Day with FREE funfair

Mon 3 June – Revival Racenight

Mon 10 June – Irish Night

Mon 17 June – Ladies' evening

Mon 24 June – Monday night racing

Sat 29 June – Gentleman’s Day

Sun 30 June – Windsormania Family Music Festival

Mon 1 July – Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club Live

Mon 8 July - Gin Festival Racenight

Mon 15 July – Cuban Racenight

Mon 22 July – Las Vegas Racenight

Mon 29 July – Rum and Reggae Racenight

Mon 5 Aug – Rock at the Races

Sun 11 Aug - Royal Windsor's Talent Show Raceday

Mon 12 Aug - Prosecco Party

Mon 19 Aug – Skybet Sprint Series Finale

Sat 24 Aug – Music Live

Mon 2 Sept – Country Fair Raceday

Mon 7 Oct – Oktoberfest

Mon 14 Oct – Autumn Afternoon Racing

Mon 21 October – Autumn Afternoon Racing

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift

Catering

  • BBQ Food Served
  • Cafe
  • Catering Provided
  • Food Shop on site
  • Full liquor licence
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available
  • Take away food
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome - Children Welcome - free entry for accompanied under 18s
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • Cloakroom
  • Club house
  • Conference facilities
  • Groups welcome
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Live Music
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Stag and hen parties welcome
  • Team / Corporate Activities
  • Toilets

Leisure Facilities

  • Themed Nights

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking close by
  • Own car park (Fee Applies)
  • Parking (charge)
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within 5 miles

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Some Areas - outside

Room / Unit Features

  • Large Screen TV

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Sangi P
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Review wedding venue
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th November 2018
      Marquee not brilliant but would look better if cleaned up. Timing of the year didn’t help, probably looks better in the summer. Read full review
    • walshyfamily
      Portsmouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Business
      Christmas Party event
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 22nd December 2018
      Came here for the work’s Xmas party. Was sceptical about the high ticket price but on arrival I could see where the money had been spent and I was pleasantly surprised. Good effort on the... Read full review
    • ValerieAnneBrunton
      Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Fabulous place
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 17th January 2019
      We had a fantastic time at the races in August, people are so very friendly here, we did hit lucky with the weather and enjoyed our trip to the races on a river boat, great fun. Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Opening Times

    Racing: April to October (8 Apr 2019 - 21 Oct 2019)

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