Royal Ascot is one of the highlights of the flat racing calendar. However, as well as a horse racing meeting, it is a huge social event where fashion takes centre stage. Watching the royal precession arrive each day in their carriage from Windsor Castle is also a highlight.
While tickets for the Royal Enclosure are only available to members of Ascot, tickets for the Grandstand, the Silver Ring and the Heath are available to the public, at prices ranging from £32 to £87 per person (or more for hospitality packages).
Dress code varies depending on which area you have a ticket for but the general rule is that dress should be smart. Details can be found on the Royal Ascot website (below).
Getting there: Trains from London Waterloo station run directly to Ascot Station in less than an hour.