Ascot attractions

Ascot attractions

ArundelFrom Ascot you can explore the county of Berkshire, often referred to as the Royal County of Berkshire as Windsor Castle lies within its boundaries. Berkshire borders the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Greater London. It is known as one of the Home Counties and the county town is Reading. Berkshire has been the scene of many battles throughout history; it has stately homes, abbeys, castles and museums to visit, while the Berkshire Downs are part of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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AttractionsAscot Racecourse. Tel: 01344 876 876 Ascot Racecourse, founded in 1711, is the world's most famous racecourse. The 2006 redevelopment has meant that the new Grandstand and the state-of-the-art facilities are second to none. Located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and to London Heathrow for international visitors. www.ascot.co.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Ascot.

Ascot Racecourse

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Attractions Look Out Discovery Centre, Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7QW. Tel: 01344 354 400. (4 miles from Ascot). The Look Out Discovery Centre has over 70 interactive exhibits designed to entertain and educate children and adults of all ages.

Look Out Discovery Centre

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AttractionsLEGOLAND® Windsor, Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 4AY. Tel: 08705 04 04 04. Location: About 4 miles north of Ascot.

LEGOLAND® Windsor

Attractions Wentworth Club, Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water, Surrey GU25 4LS. Tel: 01344 842201. Three 18-hole Championship courses and one 9-hole course of Surrey heathland surrounded by woodland of pine, oak and birch trees. Wentworth's West course is the most televised course in the UK, hosting three professional tournaments every year. www.wentworthclub.com. Wentworth Club is in Virginia Water, near Ascot, just off the A30 about 3 miles north east Ascot.

Wentworth Club

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Attractions Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1NJ. Windsor Castle ates back to the time of William the Conqueror. The castle is still used by royalty, in fact it is one of the British monarchs principal English residences. The towers and battlements of the Castle dominate the skyline of Windsor. Depending on opening times, visitors can see the State Apartments, St George’s Chapel, Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, the Castle Exhibition the exhibition in the Drawings Gallery and the semi-state rooms. Location: About 7 miles north of Ascot. Gain free entry to Windsor Castle – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Windsor Castle

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Attractions Royal Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5JJ. Tel: 01753 498400. The course is laid out in the form of a figure eight slightly more than a mile and a half in extent, the final five furlongs of which is virtually straight. Royal Windsor Racecourse has excellent access to most major motorway networks and rail services. Take advantage of our unique setting by taking a riverboat from the centre of Windsor straight to the racecourse jetty. www.windsor-racecourse.co.uk. Location: About 7 miles north of Ascot.

Windsor Racecourse

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Also see Oxfordshire attractions Buckinghamshire attractions Middlesex attractions Hampshire attractions Wiltshire attractions Surrey attractions Ascot Ascot travel. Also Bagshot hotels & Bracknell hotels.

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