Ascot is split into three sections, Ascot, North Ascot, and South Ascot. The racecourse is on Ascot High Street and is only a mile yphill from the station. The area governed by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. It has a population of 11,603, if nearby Sunningdale is included.
Ascot has a train station on the electric railway line from London Waterloo to Reading or from Reading to London Waterloo, operated by South West Train Service. London Waterloo connects to the London Underground System.
Several bus routes run through Ascot.
The Ascot area can be navigated by walking but some buses have stops throughout the area. Also it is easy to rent a car through Half Pennys Garage on Kings Road.
If you want to buy clothes in Ascot, there are some shops but they are not cheap. Also if you just a bit hungry, there is a newsagent along the High Street. Also is a small superstore further down, which is next to the petrol station.
The are some good places to eat around Ascot. If you want a good curry, the best place to go would be Mango, in North Ascot on Fernbank Road. If you are coming up from London Road, it is on your left. It can get very full, even during midweek, so it would be good to book in advance to get a table. However, you can always take away the food.
There are many pubs in and around Ascot.
You will be hard-pressed in trying to find cheap accommodation in Ascot.