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Ascot

War Horse Memorial in Ascot

War Horse Memorial in Ascot

In June 2018, War Horse Memorial, Poppy was unveiled in Ascot and can be found on the roundabout, next to Heathwood Hospital and car park 1 of Ascot Racecourse. All about the War Horse Memorial in Ascot 'The War Horse Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to the millions of UK, Commonwealth and Allied horses, mules and donkeys lost during The Great War. It pays tribute to the nobility, courage, unyielding loyalty and immeasurable contribution these animals played in giving us the freedom of democracy we all enjoy today, and signifies the last time the horse would be used…
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New play area at Ascot Jubilee Recreation Ground

New play area at Ascot Jubilee Recreation Ground

The new enclosed play area at Ascot Jubilee Recreation Ground is bright and colourful with an animal theme and is situated where the old play area used to be. What's in the new play area? There is a stepping stone crocodile on the ground and a wobbly ladybird and the protective rubber floor surface also has flowers and leaves on it. There are a range of swings suitable for toddlers and older children. There are climbing frames and climbing equipment for both younger and older children. The two main climbing frames also include slides.  What else is at the Ascot Jubilee…
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Bug! Day at Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot

Bug! Day at Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot

It always makes my day when you find out about an amazing event taking place in Berkshire, thanks to @hello.happiness.windsor for the recommendation. I had no idea Imperial College had a campus in Ascot and it’s such a beautiful place to have spent an afternoon. Sadly we didn’t explore the grounds of the campus enough through the organised bug hunts and pond dipping as the weather was too hot for us (although I am not complaining about the heatwave, it’s great, although a bit of rain for the trees, plants and garden would be welcome) but hopefully the event will…
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Ascot Farmers’ Market

Ascot Farmers’ Market

On the last Sunday of half term we visited Ascot Farmers' Market which takes place in Car Park 3, opposite Ascot Racecourse. The Farmers' Market takes place on the third Sunday of the month between 9am - 1pm. We really enjoyed walking around the market, talking to the suppliers and tasting their food samples whilst learning a little more about the origins of the food they were selling. What food was on sale? There was a range of goods available from eggs, meat, fish, bread, honey, cakes, cheese and fruit and vegetables and we had an enjoyable time at the…
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