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Royal Windsor Racecourse

Windsor and Maidenhead

Type:Sports Ground

Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5JJ

Tel: +44 01753 498400

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Royal Windsor Racecourse


Set in 165 acres of stunning countryside on the banks of the Thames and in the shadow of Windsor Castle, Royal Windsor Racecourse is the perfect place to be on a summer's evening. The friendly and exciting atmosphere makes for a memorable and thrilling experience each and every time. Flat racing takes place 27 times a year from April to October, including the famous Monday Night Racing.

In 2017 Racing Highlights include the Best of British Festival featuring Gentlemen's Day and Ronnie Scott's Jazz Night, and there is also the famous Irish Night and then Ladies Day to finish the summer season. Other feature days include SunBets Music Live nights across Mondays between April - August and there are also three Family Fun Days between May - August. So, whether you are looking to entertain colleagues or visit with friends and family, we can guarantee an unforgettable experience.

When booking your tickets, there are three enclosures to choose and watch the racing from - Club, Grandstand and The Silver Ring (Open May - August only). All these areas have Tote betting facilities, bookmakers, bars and catering facilities.  


Monday, 16th April 2018 - Monday, 16th April 2018

RacingSEASON OPENER Afternoon Racing on Monday 16th April at Royal Windsor RacecourseRacing returns to the Royal Windsor Racecourse with the 2018 Season Opening Meet
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Monday, 30th April 2018 - Monday, 30th April 2018

Monday, 21st May 2018 - Monday, 21st May 2018

Monday, 18th June 2018 - Monday, 18th June 2018

Monday, 25th June 2018 - Monday, 25th June 2018

Monday, 9th July 2018 - Monday, 9th July 2018

Monday, 23rd July 2018 - Monday, 23rd July 2018

Monday, 13th August 2018 - Monday, 13th August 2018

Monday, 20th August 2018 - Monday, 20th August 2018

Monday, 3rd September 2018 - Monday, 3rd September 2018

Evening Racing - Monday Night Series at Royal Windsor RacecourseMonday Night Racing at the Royal Windsor Racecourse
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Monday, 14th May 2018 - Monday, 14th May 2018

Evening Racing - Real Ale Racenight at Royal Windsor RacecourseMonday Night Racing at the Royal Windsor Racecourse
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Monday, 4th June 2018 - Monday, 4th June 2018

Irish Night at Royal Windsor RacecourseMonday Night Racing at the Royal Windsor Racecourse
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Saturday, 30th June 2018 - Saturday, 30th June 2018

Sunday, 1st July 2018 - Sunday, 1st July 2018

Monday, 2nd July 2018 - Monday, 2nd July 2018

Best of British Festival on 30th June - 2nd July at Royal Windsor RacecourseBest of British Weekend Racing at Windsor Racecourse, 1st - 3rd July. Gentleman's Day, Family Day, Jazz Night. Vernon Kay, Tony Hadley and Ronnie Scott's.
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Monday, 16th July 2018 - Monday, 16th July 2018

Evening Racing - Cuban Night at Royal Windsor RacecourseMonday Night Racing at the Royal Windsor Racecourse
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Saturday, 25th August 2018 - Saturday, 25th August 2018

Sun Bets - Kaiser Chiefs LIVE after racing! at Royal Windsor RacecourseOh My God We Can't Believe It! Kaiser Chiefs will be performing LIVE after racing on our Sun Bets Raceday! We Predict a SELL OUT! This is the biggest event of the year at Royal Windsor Racecourse, so get your tickets quick to avoid disappointment. We are anticipating a sell out crowd.
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Provider Preferences

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


  • Accessible Lift

Children & Infants

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

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

Leisure Facilities

  • Themed Nights


  • 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

Payment Methods

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

Room / Unit Features

  • Large Screen TV

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

Specialist Features

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


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Royal Windsor Racecourse is on the A308 between Windsor and Maidenhead, from the M4 leave at Junction 6 and follow signs to Windsor. From the M3 leave Junction 2 and join M25. From M25 junction 15 join the M4 to junction 6 and follow signs to Windsor Racecourse. Use postcode SL4 5EZ to find us using a sat nav.

Public Transport Directions

By Train:
The nearest stations to the racecourse are Windsor and Eton Central, Windsor and Eton Riverside and Slough. Trains run from Paddington and Waterloo to these stations. Taxis are available from all stations.

By Boat:
A river taxi service operates for all race meetings from Barry Avenue Promenade, opposite Browns restaurant in Windsor town. This is just a short walk from the Windsor train stations. The river trip takes approximately 10 minutes and there is a full bar facility on board. For further information on boat services contact French Brothers on 01753 851900 or visit


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Opening Times

Racing: April to October (1 Apr 2018 - 23 Oct 2018)

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