Trains to Ascot Racecourse
The nearest train station to Ascot Racecourse is Ascot Rail Station. There is a frequent service to Ascot from Reading and London Waterloo, with the average journey time totalling less than 30 minutes from Reading and approximately 45 minutes from London Waterloo. Ascot railway station is just a seven minute walk from the racecourse.
About Ascot Racecourse
Founded in 1711 by Queen Anne, Ascot Racecourse has become the standard for British horse racing, typically focusing on thoroughbred horse races. It is one of the leading racecourses in the United Kingdom, hosting nine of Britain's 32 annual Group 1 horse races, including Royal Ascot, Britain's most prestigious horse race with a prize pool of millions of pounds.
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