The opening times for the 2021 Pageant will be announced when we go on sale but for guidance, in previous years the show has started at c. 8.45pm and finishes at c.10.15pm.
All Pageant ticket holders can access Royal Windsor Horse Show from 3pm onwards.
The Pageant is located in the Private Grounds of Windsor Castle, in the busy town of Windsor.
The Pageant at Royal Windsor Horse Show
King Edward VII car park
Romney Lock Road
Berkshire SL4 1QE
Windsor & Eton Central Station is approximately a 10-15 minute walk from the entrance to the Show and is served by Great Western Railway allowing travel via Slough from London Paddington in the east and from destinations across the South West and Wales.
Windsor & Eton Riverside Station is approximately a 5 minute walk from the entrance to the Show and is served by South Western Railways allowing travel from London Waterloo in the east and many towns in the south and west via Staines.
We advise checking National Rail for train times before you travel.
The nearest motorways to the showground are the M4, M25 and M3. AA signage will direct you to available car parks outside the Showground.
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 (J13) or M4 (J5) at Colnbrook. Designated routes will direct you via Datchet to the Show Car Park.
Parking is available at the Show and is located opposite the entrance. Parking is on grass and is around a 5-10 minute walk from the Showground entrance. Evening parking costs £8 in advance and £10 on the evening. Parking is limited so we strongly advise booking in advance. This can be done when booking your tickets online or by calling the Box Office on 0844 581 0755. Evening parking is valid from 3pm.
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 when booking your tickets. This is available at a discounted rate of £5. Disabled car parking can be booked by calling the disabled booking line on freephone 0800 640 5001.
If the car park is full, a list of the local Windsor car parks can be found here.
Operators or organisers of coach parties have two options for parking. Please note spaces are limited for Romney Lock Road, cost £25 per day, and must be pre-booked through the Box Office.
Romney Lock Road coach park is located approximately five minutes walk to the show entrance. Parking must be booked in advance.
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.
The Pageant welcomes disabled visitors and we make every effort to accommodate their needs. However, the Show takes place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle, which is a greenfield site, so please be aware that some surfaces are uneven.
Wheelchair and accessible seating is available for both general seating and The Windsor Enclosure. A free carer ticket is included with each disabled ticket. To book, call the box office on 0800 640 5001. There is no charge for the disabled booking line.
Disabled parking is available in the King Edward VII Car Park. This is available to Blue Badge holders only and must be booked in advance through the box office. If the disabled car park is full then there is further parking over the road and we will endeavour to park you as far forward as possible. Disabled parking costs £5. Car parking can be booked by calling the disabled booking line 0800 640 5001.
Hire of Scooters and Wheelchairs
There are scooters and wheelchairs available to hire from People to Places. Their base is in the King Edward VII car park, close to the Show entrance. These can be booked in advance by calling 01753 622330 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You can follow People to Places on Facebook and Twitter.
There are disabled toilets in the Showground and Windsor Enclosure.
All Pageant ticket holders will be able to come into Royal Windsor Horse Show from 3pm onwards and enjoy the extensive Shopping Village. Featuring many boutique shops alongside much-loved brands, and with new companies arriving every year, you are sure to find something which takes your fancy.
The shopping is divided into four areas, making it easy to find what you are looking for. These include the Horse & Rider zone, Country Lifestyle & Living, the Jewellery & Fashion Quarter and the Windsor Food Court. There are also many cafés, bars, restaurants and food outlets where you can pick up something tasty.
For more information about the Shopping Village, including a list of exhibitors, please click here.
The Show Information stand can be found at the entrance to the Shopping Village and can answer any queries which you have about your evening at The Pageant. There are also many maps around the Showground to help you find your way around.
Toilets and disabled toilet facilities are all available across the Showground. Baby-changing facilities can be found in the disabled toilets.
Buggies are able to access the Showground, although please be aware that some areas are grassy and not on hard standing. Buggies are not allowed into the grandstands but can be left at the entrances at your own risk.
Babes in arms do not need a ticket to attend The Pageant, if they are happy to sit on a lap throughout the performance. However, The Pageant is an evening Show and includes loud noises so we do not recommend it for very young children. Baby-changing facilities are available on site and are located in the disabled toilets. Please note particularly if you have buggies or prams, or young children; the Pageant takes place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle, which is a greenfield site, so please be aware that some surfaces are uneven.
A Group ticket rate is available for groups of 10+; the Group’s booking line is 0844 338 8002.
Smoking and vaping is not permitted in structures or portable buildings, including the seating or shopping areas. The Pageant is an open-air site.
Please be aware that bag searches will be in operation, so we advise leaving an extra 15 minutes to enter the venue and go through security. This is for the safety of all our visitors and staff and we thank you for your understanding.
Food is not permitted in the arena at any time. Drinks are permitted in plastic containers but glass is prohibited at all times. To avoid disrupting other visitors and the performers, please refrain from moving in and out of seating once the performance has started.
Flash photography at The Pageant is prohibited and camera lenses must not exceed 200mm as this can obscure the view of other guests.