From open pasture in the Great Park to the lakeside walk at Virginia Water, not forgetting the loop around Ascot Heath at the centre of the racecourse, there are ample opportunities to enjoy the open air. Take a leisurely stroll towards Windsor Castle or relax and revive at Wentworth's spa. Alternatively spend the day in the serene surroundings at Coworth Park or the Royal Berkshire Hotel. Experience horse riding, cycling and fishing amongst the 1,000+ acres of the Crown Estate.
- Windsor Great Park
- The Obelisk
- Crown Estate
- Virginia Water
The area boasts a wealth of public and state schools, including St. George's School. St Mary's School and the Marist School (all private schools for girls) and Hurst Lodge School (for both boys and girls). Papplewick, on other side of the racecourse, is one of the leading preparatory schools in Britain. Eton is just across the Great Park, as is Brigidine School Windsor, while Sunningdale School and St. George's School, Windsor Castle are other other options for preparatory age children.
- St. George's School
- St. Mary's School
- Marist School
- Hurst Lodge School
- Papplewick School
- Eton College
Ascot is in prime position for travel into London or around the Berkshire and Surrey areas, with air travel and rail nearby.
Drive across the Great Park to Windsor or along country roads to Maidenhead, where you can join the M4 between London and the South West, or simply head down the A30 to the A322, where you can join the M3 at Junction 3. Within a few miles of joining either motorway, you can easily be on the M25.
- Ascot - National Rail Station
- Sunningdale - National Rail Station
- Bagshot - National Rail Station
- London Heathrow Airport
- London Gatwick Airport