In line with Government advice, the Great Park currently remains open for you to take essential exercise, if you live locally. (You shouldn’t travel outside of your village, town or area of the city you live in).
To help keep everybody safe, when in the Park you must follow Government national lockdown rules.
Your safety, the safety of our staff and other Park visitors is our utmost priority. We will not hesitate to impose tighter restrictions if safety is compromised.
Before you leave home
Please note - there may be occasions where our team will ask you to move on if an area is becoming too crowded. Please respect their request.
Please can horse riders use the road from Timber Lodge crossroads to the cross-over point to the horse track leading to Ox Pond. This is due to the ground conditions of the adjacent horse track..
Timber harvesting in Swinley Forest
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£70 - £140 per carriage
Mon 15 & Fri 19
Prices are per carriage:
30 minute ride £70
60 minute ride £140
Explore the wonders of Windsor Great Park by horse drawn carriage all year round, as you visit our 18th century woodland, lakes and gardens in true style.
Ascot Carriages takes you on a journey to discover some of the Windsor Great Park’s best-kept secrets, including the Baroque-influenced footbridge of the recently restored Cow Pond and the enchanting Chapel Wood.
Jo Buick will be your guide, with well-mannered horses Henry or Delwyn leading the way. To mark those special occasions, you are welcome to bring your own champagne.
Carriage rides take place all year round on selected dates, and start one mins walk to the right of The Savill Building, by the Cream House, there's a Shady Oak Tree & sign there.
Tours are 30 minutes or 60 minutes, and weather dependent. Services may run in light showers, but weather/bookings are confirmed by Ascot Carriages on the day, and if carriage ride cannot take place, you will be contacted by 10am to reschedule.
The carriage seats 4 adults in comfort, or 2 adults/2 children or 3 adults/1 child combinations according to weight. Ascot Carriages has a Visit Britain 'We're good to go certificate' with Covid 19 precautions in place.
Bookings in advance are recommended, or call on Mondays to check the dates and availability that week (days may change according to the weather conditions).
19 Dec 2020 – 28 Feb 2021
Experience our wonderful scenery from the unique perspective of a horse-drawn carriage.
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20 Dec 2020 – 1 Mar 2021
Tours of Windsor for over 170 years
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