Ascot Racecourse is one of the United Kingdom's best known racecourses and hosts a number of BHA races throughout the year including Royal Ascot in June, King George VI Weekend in July and the QIPCO British Champions Day in October.
Royal Ascot is by far the country's most popular race meeting with around 300,000 people attending each year over the five day period. You can make sure you avoid the crowds by hiring your very own private helicopter to take you to Ascot racecourse and make your day at the races one to remember!
Ascot racecourse is located in Ascot, Berkshire and has two different tracks so it can be used for both flat and jumps races. It is a right handed course and is approximately 1 mile and 6 furlongs in length, the racecourse grounds in total cover 179 acres.
On average over 500,000 people visit Ascot racecourse every year with the most popular event being Royal Ascot which is also the UK's most valuable race meeting offering £5.5 million in prize money. The racecourse opened a new Grandstand in June 2006 containing 247 private boxes as well as refurbishing numerous other facilities in a £200 million redevelopment project.
There is a landing site close to the racecourse which is used by racegoers arriving by helicopter. Other nearby airfields include Fairoaks Airport between Ottershaw and Chobham and White Waltham Airfield just southwest of Maidenhead.
Why travel by helicopter?
By choosing to travel to Ascot by private helicopter you can cut out the usual inconveniences experienced by road congestion and parking as well as the risk of train delays or cancellations. You will also witness a spectacular view of the racecourse itself whilst in the air as well as see the other sites in the surrounding area such as Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park and of course Windsor Castle.
Make your day at the races one to remember and hire a private helicopter to take you to Ascot racecourse. For more details please get in touch or fill out the Quick Quote form above.