Royal Windsor Horse Show Travel Information

Royal Windsor Horse Show is located in the Private Grounds of Windsor Castle, in the busy town of Windsor.

By Train

Windsor & Eton Central Station is approximately a 10-15 minute walk from the entrance to the Show and is served by First Great Western trains allowing travel via Slough from London Paddington in the east and from Reading in the west. Trains leave at half hourly intervals with the last departing at approx. 23.30hrs.

Windsor & Eton Riverside Station is approximately a 5 minute walk from the entrance to the Show and served by South West Trains allowing travel from London Waterloo in the east and many towns in the south and west via Staines. Trains leave at half hourly intervals with the last departing at approx. 23.20hrs.

Please be aware that due to planned engineering works trains from Windsor and Eton Riverside to London Waterloo will take 15 minutes longer than usual on Saturday 13th May. More information can be found here.


By Car

The nearest motorways to the showground are the M4, M25 and M3. AA signage will direct you to available car parks outside the showground.

Road Closures

Please be aware that there will be road closures on the M4 between junctions 12 and 13 from Friday 12th of May at 9PM until 06:00 on the Monday 15th of May.  

Travelling from the South and West

Please use the A303 /M3 (J3) as opposed to the M4 (J6) wherever possible, thus avoiding Windsor Town Centre.

Travelling from the M4 Maidenhead (J7/8) and Slough (J6)

Follow the AA signs to the Show Car Park.

Travelling from the M3 (J3)

Designated routes will direct you via Ascot, Windsor Great Park and Datchet to the Show Car Park.

Travelling from the North and East

Please approach via the M25 (J 13) or M4 (J5) at Colnbrook. Designated routes will direct you via Datchet to the Show Car Park.

Parking

Parking is available at the Show and is located opposite the entrance. Spaces are limited so we do recommend booking in advance.

Disabled car parking is located in the King Edward VII car park. It is available to blue badge holders only and must be booked in advance.

Parking will be available to book in the autumn when the tickets go on sale.

If the car park is full, a list of the local Windsor car parks can be found here.


By Coach

Operators or Organisers of coach parties have two options for parking. Please note spaces are limited for Romney Lock Road and must be pre-booked. Parking will go on sale in the spring.

  • Romney Lock Road coach park located approximately 5 minutes walk to the show entrance. Parking must be booked in advance through the box office 0844 581 4960
  • Alma Road Coach Park, located approximately 10-15 minutes walk to the show entrance. This can be pre-booked through the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council website

By Mini Bus

Mini buses of up to 15 people may park in the Show Car Park and pay for x 2 car park spaces. Larger mini buses are classed as coaches and should use the coach parks described above.


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