Ascot Racecourse is a British racecourse, located in Ascot, Berkshire, England, which is used for thoroughbred horse racing. There are only a few sporting venues and facilities that can match the wealthy heritage in in particular the history of Ascot Racecourse. Ascot has established itself as a national institution. Royal Ascot has become the centre piece of the events social calendar and the ultimate stage for the best racehorses in the world.
The events below highlight some of it’s Racing Calendar, but before that information regarding what we can offer in relation to helicopter charter to Ascot Racecourse.
HELICOPTER HIRE TO ASCOT
Throughout the year and in particular the Royal Ascot event helicopters have become an ever popular method of transport. Helicopter charter to Ascot firstly avoids all the usual delays by road and rail, allowing you to arrive in style with business associates, friends or family.
We arrange helicopter flights to Ascot for many number of clients from locations throughout the UK. Regular clients always commit annually to booking there helicopter with Charter-a to avoid any possible disappointment, this is due to limited helicopter availability near the time of any Ascot race meeting.
One popular route always tends to be from Battersea Heliport, clients making this a weekend break to London allows them to turn up 10 mins before the helicopter charter from London and within 13 mins they have arrived at Ascot racecourse with ground transport is ready to take them to where ever else they need to get to.
Wherever your departure location we can collect you and get you to Ascot at the time you want, so even if you decide to stay at a luxury hotel outside of London or perhaps you want to be collected from your private property we can assist .
We have helicopters permanently in position at London, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol, Biggin Hill.
So simply complete the online enquiry form or simply give us a call 020 7781 8094.
ASCOT RACING CALENDAR
CLARENCE HOUSE CHASE RACEDAY – SATURDAY 23RD JANUARY
Ascot’s New Year gets underway with – the Grade One Sodexo Clarence House Steeple Chase. the race is a vital stepping-stone to the Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, attracting the very best speed chasers in Europe.
ASCOT CHASE RACEDAY – SATURDAY 20TH FEBRUARY
Enjoy one of the most prestigious races in the Jumps calendar, Grade 1 Betfair Ascot Chase.
THE PRINCE’S COUNTRYSIDE FUND RACEDAY – SUNDAY 3RD APRIL (FAMILY DAY)
The Prince’s Countryside Fund Raceday. A fitting finale to the Jumps season at Ascot, it is a day for the whole family featuring competitive racing alongside a range of countryside.
DISCOVER ASCOT RACEDAY – WEDNESDAY 27TH APRIL
The opening day of Ascot’s Flat season is perfect for racing newcomers. Featured is the £60,000 Group Three Longines Sagaro Stakes, one of the most important trial races for the Gold Cup on the third day of Royal Ascot.
MAY RACING WEEKEND – FRIDAY 6TH – SATURDAY 7TH MAY
On Friday Ascot celebrates the start of lighter summer nights with its only evening meeting, whilst Saturday is an excellent day of racing featuring the Totepool Victoria Cup.
ROYAL ASCOT – TUESDAY 14TH – SATURDAY 18TH JUNE
One of the most anticipated events in the British summer sporting and social calendar and the centre piece of Ascot’s year. Five days of world-class racing, excitement, pageantry, fashion and style make Royal Ascot an event Like Nowhere Else.
FIRST JULY WEEKEND – FRIDAY 8TH – SATURDAY 9TH JULY (FAMILY DAY)
Saturday’s raceday features the £100,000 Group Two Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile and is a relaxed yet stylish day of picnicking with plenty of free family entertainment including fairground rides and children’s activities
KING GEORGE VI WEEKEND – FRIDAY 22ND – SATURDAY 23RD JULY
The King George Weekend is one of Ascot’s most prestigious summer meetings.
DUBAI DUTY FREE SHERGAR CUP & CONCERT – SATURDAY 6TH AUGUST
The world’s premier international jockey’s competition returns to Ascot for 2016 and will once again feature riding talent from around the world.
FESTIVAL OF FOOD & WINE RACING WEEKEND – FRIDAY 2ND – SATURDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER
A two day celebration of food, wine and good quality Flat racing.
AUTUMN RACING WEEKEND FEATURING THE ASCOT CAMRA BEER FESTIVAL – FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER – SATURDAY 1ST OCTOBER
A two day Flat meeting where racegoers can enjoy sampling more than 280 ales, ciders and perries alongside the racing.
QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS DAY – SATURDAY 15TH OCTOBER
QIPCO British Champions Day is the grand finale of the European Flat season and the richest day in British racing.
FIREWORK SPECTACULAR – SATURDAY 29TH OCTOBER (FAMILY DAY)
The first meeting of Ascot’s 2016/17 Jumps season and home to one of the largest fireworks displays in the region.
NOVEMBER RACING WEEKEND & CHRISTMAS SHOPPING FAIR – FRIDAY 18TH – SATURDAY 19TH NOVEMBER
A memorable afternoon of Jumps racing combined with a Christmas Shopping Fair where you can enjoy more than 40 stalls selling festive crafts, gifts and delicacies.
CHRISTMAS RACING WEEKEND – FRIDAY 16TH – SATURDAY 17TH DECEMBER (FAMILY DAY)
The final Jumps meeting of Ascot’s year. Friday is a day for racing and festive entertaining. Saturday is a day for the whole family including carol singing, fairground rides and a visit from Father Christmas and features the Grade One Longwalk Hurdle and the £150,000 Ladbroke Hurdle.