Founded in 1711, the Ascot racecourse is an elegant venue with stunning trackside views and hospitality suites for every occasion. Eight thousand square meters of floor space, six levels and several state-of-the-art kitchens make it the perfect stage to network with industry peers whilst experiencing the latest food innovation first-hand.
From the elegant and modern On 5 suite to the newly refurbished Parade Ring and Old Paddock rooms, Ascot is a unique venue offering luxury, history and function in abundance.
Ascot Racecourse provides full accessibility to those travelling by car via the M3, M4 and M25. Check before you travel for any disruptions to your journey.
Parking at the racecourse is free for all visitors. Upon arrival, follow signs to Ascot Car Park 2 as this is closest to the venue.
South Western Railway runs a frequent service to Ascot from Reading, Guildford and London Waterloo.
The average journey time is 27 minutes from Reading and 52 minutes from Waterloo. Ascot railway station is a seven-minute walk from the racecourse.
Ascot Racecourse is located 20 minutes away from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and one hour from London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
Check your airline for further details on arrivals. Local taxi services operate in the area and can be arranged for airport drop-off and pick-up.
Whilst there is no accommodation on-site, there is a wide range of options to suit all budgets within easy reach of the Ascot Racecourse. Click below to explore the places to stay in the local area.
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Navigating EU Deforestation Regulation
By the close of 2024, the food industry must be able to prove that their use of key commodities complies with new EU Deforestation regulations. By pooling regulatory and operational expertise through a busy programme of panel discussions, this event series is designed to help food businesses meet incoming regulatory challenges head-on and with confidence.
Tastes of Better
Free to attend for those with relevant job titles, this one-of-a-kind event series connects food innovation professionals working across product development and reformulation with leading innovative ingredient suppliers. Dive into a dynamic two-day experience and start solving your ingredient innovation challenges.
Sustainable Sourcing will empower the industry to restructure their business operations to be cleaner, greener and more transparent. Boasting a series of expert panel discussions and roundtable talks with industry insiders, you’ll glean actionable insights to help future-proof your operations and adopt nature-positive solutions into your existing value chain.