SATURDAY 13 JUNE - MONDAY 22 JUNE 2020
The Royal Ascot Carnival is one of the world’s great racing festivals and a truly amazing experience for horse racing fans. The tour comprises the best of everything English racing offers including warm-up races at Windsor, visit to a Newmarket training complex & gallops, visit to National Horse Racing Museum & lunch in jockey club, 3 days at Royal Ascot plus much much more including a Private Box on Day One, this is one incredible experience not to be missed!
Day 1 - Saturday 13 June 2020 - WELCOME FUNCTION
We meet in London for a group transfer to Newmarket, the heart of English racing, where we'll check into the beautiful Bedford Lodge. We'll then have a freshen up and meet for some welcome drinks and dinner as we get to know everyone.
Day 2 - Sunday 14 June - NEWMARKET STABLE & STUD TOUR
After an early breakfast, we head off to explore the home of English racing, Newmarket. We'll see a few horses work on the hills, visit a local stable and then head to the National Stud before enjoying a nice local Sunday carvery lunch.
Day 3 - Monday 15 June - STUD VISIT & WINDSOR RACES
Before breakfast we'll walk down to Warren Hill and see over a 1000 horses work, it's a sight to behold. Then back to the Jockey Club for breakfast before we enjoy a tour of the historic Jockey Club Rooms and learn about their amazing history. Afterward, we head to Tattersalls sales complex to see where many champions have been sold. Then it's onto Goldolphin's Dalham Stud to see some amazing stallions. Then we'll make our way to our new hotel in Windsor right opposite the Castle. We'll check-in for the rest of the week before heading to the local Windsor races for a twilight meet on the famous figure eight circuit. A nice casual evening under the sunshine (fingers crossed) where we’ll kick off the racing week!
Day 4 - Tuesday 16 June - DAY ONE @ ROYAL ASCOT
A fantastic opening to the week with the 1600m Queen Anne Stakes and we've got a great spot to see it all unfold. We're in The Lawn Club hospitality suite with beautiful lunch and drinks all afternoon. As it’s our first day, we'll soak up all the atmosphere and stick around after the last to sing a few traditional English songs with everyone else.
LAWN CLUB - Situated right at the heart of the trackside excitement, the Lawn Club is located just meters from the track in a private enclave of the Queen Anne Enclosure, the ideal way to finish the week in an intimate surrounding with four-course cold buffet and premium beverages.
Day 5 - Wednesday 17 June - REST DAY
After a busy few days, today is yours to spend at leisure. Maybe visit Windsor Castle across the road, head to London for some shopping or just relax and explore Windsor.
Day 6 - Thursday 18 June - LADIES DAY @ ROYAL ASCOT
We're back at Royal Ascot today for Ladies Day, with the highlight being the Group 1 Gold Cup. We'll have general Queen Anne Enclosure tickets giving you the freedom to roam, explore the track, check out the mounting yard, visit the gift shop and see the Queen up close.
Day 7 - Friday 19 June - THAMES RIVER CRUISE
Today is a day of leisure where we’ll head off for a cruise up the Thames for a few hours to relax, enjoy the English countryside and enjoy a few drinks. Then the afternoon and evening are yours to enjoy the surrounds of beautiful Windsor.
Day 8 - Saturday 20 June - FINAL DAY @ ROYAL ASCOT After breakfast, we head back to Royal Ascot for the final day of the carnival, highlighted by the Golden Jubilee Sprint. We finish the week with the best spot in the course, a Private Box overlooking the whole course with premium hospitality and drinks all afternoon. This will be a special day to remember!
Day 9 - Sunday 21 June - FAREWELL LUNCHEON
We finish off the tour with a recovery luncheon at a beautiful old English country pub where we celebrate our wins and reminisce about our near misses. Then we get packing for the journey home tomorrow.
Day 10 - Monday 22 June, 2020 - TOUR CONCLUDES
The tour concludes after breakfast as we part ways and head home or off to your next adventure.
JUNE 13-22, 2020
London to Newmarket Group Transfer
2 Nights Accommodation in Newmarket at Bedford Lodge
7 Nights Accommodation at 4* Harte & Garter Hotel in Windsor
Full English breakfasts included daily
Welcome dinner and farewell luncheon
Visit a leading Newmarket Stable and the National Stud
Visit Godolphin’s Dalham Hall Stud Farm
Club Enclosure Tickets to the Windsor Cider Racing Festival
VIP Hospitality in Private Box for Day 5 at Royal Ascot including lunch & full bar
Admission into the Queen Anne Enclosure for Day 3 at Royal Ascot
Admission into The Lawn Club Hospitality Suite for Day 1 at Royal Ascot including four-course buffet and premium beverages
Thames River cruise
All travel & race day transfers throughout
Services of an experienced tour leader
Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
Items of a personal nature
*$1500 Single Room Supplement