Royal Windsor Show: A Premier Equestrian Show

Experience the grandeur of the Royal Windsor Show, a prestigious annual event held every May amidst the majestic backdrop of Windsor Castle in Berkshire. This esteemed gathering opens the gates of Windsor Castle’s private grounds to host the UK’s largest outdoor premier equestrian spectacle—the Royal Windsor Horse Show.

What to Expect:

The Royal Windsor Show offers a captivating array of world-class equestrian competitions and captivating displays, including:

International CSI5* Show Jumping: Witness top riders from around the globe compete for prestigious titles and substantial prize funds over four exhilarating days.

International CDI4* Dressage: Marvel at the grace and precision of international and Olympic riders as they showcase their talent in the Dressage arena.

International CAI3* Carriage Driving: Experience the thrill of the Land Rover International Driving Grand Prix, a vital event in the UK driving calendar and a FEI World Cup qualifier.

Showing: Be dazzled by a plethora of showing classes, marking the beginning of the showing season with potential champions vying for top honours.

Entertainment: Delight in captivating performances, including The Musical Ride of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, The Musical Drive of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, International performers and the DAKS Pony Club Mounted Games.

Shopping Village: Explore over 250 stands offering a diverse range of products, from equestrian essentials to artisanal goods, and indulge in delectable culinary delights at various food and drink venues.


Endurance Event: On Friday, witness competitors and their equine partners navigate a scenic 120km course through Windsor Great Park and Ascot Racecourse, testing their skill and stamina.

Exploring Windsor:

While at the Royal Windsor Show, take the opportunity to explore the charming town of Windsor and its iconic landmarks, including Windsor Castle. Indulge in a leisurely stroll or enjoy a riverside lunch at the Boatman pub, just a stone’s throw from the grounds.

Tips for Your Visit:

Travel: Conveniently reach Windsor from London via train from Paddington Station.

Tickets: Secure your tickets in advance, with options for various seating arrangements and access to exclusive hospitality enclosures.

Website: For further details and ticket purchases, visit the official Royal Windsor Horse Show website.

Plan Your Visit with Snaffle Travel:

Embark on an equestrian adventure like no other at the Royal Windsor Show—an event that seamlessly blends tradition, athleticism, and entertainment amidst the regal splendour of Windsor Castle. Discover more at Snaffle Travel’s website.

We also offer the Badminton Horse Trials and Royal Windsor Show group tour every May.  Our next tour is in May 2025.

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