Royal Windsor Racecourse

Type:Sports Ground

Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5JJ

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About

Set on its own island and 165 acres of stunning Berkshire countryside - on the banks of the River Thames and in the shadow of Windsor Castle - Royal Windsor Racecourse’s vibrant atmosphere makes for a memorable and thrilling experience each and every time and is the place to be on a summer’s evening.

With 25 racing fixtures between April and October 2024, Royal Windsor Racecourse offers a vibrant, social and unique racing experience, stunning settings and first-class hospitality. Add some colour to your 2024 social diary with this year’s exciting racing programme – pairing gripping racing with a host of music and entertainment – including the infamous themed Monday Night Racing fixtures.  Royal Windsor Racecourse is also home to the Fitzdares Sprint Series (May-April 2024) and Winter Hill Stakes (Saturday 24th August 2024).

Plus, for the first time in 20 years, racegoers can enjoy jump racing at Windsor as jumps racing returns on Sunday 15th December 2024. Unlike the flat season from April to October, jumps racing features jumps and hurdles on an all-weather track, making for a truly unmissable and distinctive atmosphere. Excitement has been building at Windsor over the last few months and look forward to its return as it becomes a dual-course.

Unique to Royal Windsor is the ability to arrive in style via river boat from Windsor Town centre, where you can enjoy a drink on the River Thames before stepping off onto the racecourse’s private jetty and enjoying a memorable day or evening at the races.

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.

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Events

Monday, 22nd April 2024 - Monday, 22nd April 2024

Monday, 29th April 2024 - Monday, 29th April 2024

Monday, 13th May 2024 - Monday, 13th May 2024

Monday, 20th May 2024 - Monday, 20th May 2024

Royal Windsor RacecourseMonday Night Racing at Royal Windsor RacecourseBrighten up your Monday with a relaxed day and some sporting action! Join us for evening flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for a thrilling atmosphere to share with friends, family or colleagues.
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Monday, 29th April 2024 - Monday, 29th April 2024

Horses racing past the crowdMonday Night Racing at Royal Windsor RacecourseBrighten up your Monday with a relaxed day and some sporting action! Join us for evening flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for a thrilling atmosphere to share with friends, family or colleagues.
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Monday, 6th May 2024 - Monday, 6th May 2024

Family Fun at Windsor RacecourseFamily Fun Day at Royal Windsor RacecourseRoll up, roll up! Windsor Racecourse has a spectacular day ahead!
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Monday, 13th May 2024 - Monday, 13th May 2024

Horse racing by the rail at sunsetMonday Night Racing at Royal Windsor RacecourseBrighten up your Monday with a relaxed day and some sporting action! Join us for evening flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for a thrilling atmosphere to share with friends, family or colleagues.
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Monday, 20th May 2024 - Monday, 20th May 2024

Horse and jockey in the parade ring watched by familyMonday Night Racing at Royal Windsor RacecourseBrighten up your Monday with a relaxed day and some sporting action! Join us for evening flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for a thrilling atmosphere to share with friends, family or colleagues.
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Saturday, 25th May 2024 - Saturday, 25th May 2024

Summer Opening Party at Windsor Races with Vernon KaySummer Opening Party at Royal Windsor RacecourseJoin us at Royal Windsor Racecourse for our first themed event of the year. To celebrate, we’re bringing you the best vibes, vibrant atmosphere and horseracing excitement.
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Monday, 3rd June 2024 - Monday, 3rd June 2024

80s Retro Explosion  graphic80s Retro Explosion at Royal Windsor RacecourseGet together with friends and family this summer and enjoy a well-deserved night out for a thrilling evening of flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse! Join us for Monday Night Racing and 80s retro music , with great flat races to keep you entertained and a whole host of 80s themed entertainment!
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Monday, 10th June 2024 - Monday, 10th June 2024

Irish NightIrish Night at Royal Windsor RacecourseHead down to Royal Windsor Racecourse this Monday to watch the high-action racing riverside alongside LIVE Irish entertainment! Perhaps you will even have the luck of the Irish and enjoy some winners ☘️
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Monday, 17th June 2024 - Monday, 17th June 2024

Summer Garden Party graphicSummer Garden Party at Royal Windsor RacecourseGather your friends and family for a great night out. This Monday night we're entering the fantastical and magical world of garden parties, with exquisite, tasty cocktails and food to match.
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Monday, 24th June 2024 - Monday, 24th June 2024

Pack of horses racing down the trackEvening Flat Racing at Royal Windsor RacecourseLiven up your Monday evening with an exciting sporting action! Join us for evening flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for an enjoyable atmosphere to share with friends, family or colleagues after work! It's the perfect opportunity to dwell on Royal Ascot Week blues, or continue to soak in…
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Saturday, 29th June 2024 - Saturday, 29th June 2024

Ladies Night graphicLadies Night at Royal Windsor RacecourseOne of the most exciting fixtures of Windsor's calendar. Join fellow racegoers for a show of style and beauty in the ever-popular Ladies Day at Royal Windsor Racecourse. It's guaranteed to be our most stylish day of the year...
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Monday, 1st July 2024 - Monday, 1st July 2024

Bjorn Again performing on stage in front of a crowdABBA Party Racenight at Royal Windsor RacecourseMamma Mia! You won’t want to miss this! If you're looking for a vibrant experience this Monday or for some high-octane sporting action to feast your eyes on, join us at Royal Windsor Racecourse for our ABBA Party Racenight!
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Monday, 15th July 2024 - Monday, 15th July 2024

Rum & Reggae RacenightRum & Reggae Racenight at Royal Windsor RacecourseIt's time to make the racecourse even more colourful with the slickest selection of Reggae sounds. Tickle your taste buds with traditional Jamaican food, specialist craft rum and a fantastic LIVE performance to get your body moving.
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Monday, 22nd July 2024 - Monday, 22nd July 2024

Soul & Motown Race NightSoul & Motown Race Night at Royal Windsor Racecourse🎵 A night of soul-hitting funk and dance-floor jivin’ 🎵 Soul & Motown Racenight is back for 2024 - enjoy a full day of action on the track before dancing the night away to to some classic soul tunes and crowd favourites.
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Monday, 29th July 2024 - Monday, 29th July 2024

People in sunglasses enjoying the evening performance at Windsor RacecourseAn Evening With Queen at Royal Windsor RacecourseJoin us for Monday Night Racing and spend an Evening with Queen. If you Want to Break Free of the usual routine, why not rock out on the lawn after an evening of great horseracing action.
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Saturday, 3rd August 2024 - Saturday, 3rd August 2024

Gentleman's DayGentleman's Day at Royal Windsor RacecourseThis August Saturday is BRAND NEW for Royal Windsor Racecourse, and to celebrate we're going BIG! Join us for Gentlemen's Evening, combining sport, style and live entertainment, to create the perfect recipe for a social summer day out!
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Monday, 12th August 2024 - Monday, 12th August 2024

Vegas Race NightVegas Race Night at Royal Windsor RacecourseWelcome to Vegas baby! Are you looking for something fun to do this Monday? You don’t have to travel to Las Vegas for a night of fun as Windsor Racecourse is the place to be on Monday 12th August 🎰
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Thursday, 15th August 2024 - Thursday, 15th August 2024

Racing League at WindsorRacing League at Royal Windsor RacecourseRacing League is BACK! Join us at Windsor as the team competition unfolds in the fourth leg of the Racing League, the contest is hotting up!
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Monday, 19th August 2024 - Monday, 19th August 2024

Final Fiesta graphicFinal Fiesta at Royal Windsor RacecourseGet ready to enjoy the world of Monday Night Racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse! The moment you walk through the gates, be swept up into the world of flat racing, flowing drinks and vibrant atmosphere, as we welcome you to the Final Fiesta.
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Saturday, 24th August 2024 - Saturday, 24th August 2024

People raising a glass of fizzSummer Closing Party at Royal Windsor RacecourseIf you're like us and don't want to say goodbye to the vibrant summer, then be sure to make the most of it at our Summer Closing Party.
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Monday, 2nd September 2024 - Monday, 2nd September 2024

Horses racing down the rails past a crowdEvening Flat Racing at Royal Windsor RacecourseLiven up your Monday evening with an exciting sporting action! Join us for evening flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for an enjoyable atmosphere to share with friends, family or colleagues after work! It's the perfect opportunity to dwell on Royal Ascot Week blues, or continue to soak in…
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Monday, 16th September 2024 - Monday, 16th September 2024

Horse gallopingAfternoon Flat Racing at Royal Windsor RacecourseBrighten up your Monday with an exciting afternoon of sporting action! Join us for afternoon flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for an all-round enjoyable atmosphere to share with friends, family or colleagues after work!
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Monday, 30th September 2024 - Monday, 30th September 2024

Royal Windsor RacecourseAutumn Afternoon Racing at Royal Windsor RacecourseEscape the Monday blues this September. Shake up your Monday with a relaxed day and some sporting action! Join us for afternoon flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for an all-round enjoyable atmosphere to share with friends.
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Monday, 14th October 2024 - Monday, 14th October 2024

Horses burst out of the starting gateAutumn Flat Racing at Royal Windsor RacecourseThe perfect Autumn afternoon out. Mix up your Monday with a relaxed day and some sporting action! Join us for afternoon flat racing at Royal Windsor Racecourse for a thrilling and vibrant atmosphere to share with friends.
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Sunday, 15th December 2024 - Sunday, 15th December 2024

Horses jumping a fence past Windsor Racecourse grandstandJump Racing Returns to Royal Windsor RacecourseJoin us for Jump Racing for the first time in 20 years at Royal Windsor Racecourse. IT'S BACK! Jump racing has returned to Windsor and we are thrilled to host our first of multiple National Hunt fixtures in December 2024.
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift

Catering

  • BBQ Food Served
  • Cafe
  • Catering Provided
  • Food Shop on site
  • Full liquor licence
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available
  • Restaurant
  • Take away food
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome - free entry for accompanied under 18s
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Establishment Features

  • Cloakroom
  • Club house
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • 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
  • On site parking close by
  • Own car park (Fee Applies)
  • Parking (charge)
  • Parking (free)
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

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

Room / Unit Features

  • Large Screen TV

Specialist Features

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

Special Offers

  • Royal Windsor Racecourse gift vouchers can be used against tickets for racedays, admission packages and restaurant bookings.  Vouchers for £30 to £150 available.

     

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    Recent Reviews:

    • bertie969
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Great venue
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 15th August 2023
      Visited Winsor racecourse, booked the 1866 restaurant for 4 of us at a window seat. Excellent seat great view of finish line. We were introduced to our waiter/server for the day Morgan, a very... Read full review
    • suelN4037ZF
      Nice Racecourse
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 24th October 2023
      Nice little racecourse, lovely view from the 1866 restaurant. A few issues meant I can't give 5 stars - the broccoli was burnt to a crisp, my beef was very fatty and there was sediment in the bottle... Read full review
    • Wendy S
      1866 restaurant
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 31st December 2023
      like the 1866 restaurant but been let down with the food and service a few times but this time everything was very good a excellent new manager who couldnt do enough never had that before please keep... Read full review

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    Opening Times

    Racing: April to October Flat season (15 Apr 2024 - 14 Oct 2024)
    Racing: December Jump Season (15 Dec 2024)

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