This prestigious corner of Berkshire attracts discerning visitors and residents from across the world with its PGA Wentworth golf course, racecourse and elite polo clubs.
Aside from events the towns of Sunningdale and Ascot, with the pretty village of Sunninghill nestled in-between, have an impressive choice of restaurants, shops and historic parkland popular with locals and visitors.
Only 20 miles from London and 10 miles from London Heathrow it’s no wonder this area is sought after for commuters and international travellers.
Culture & Entertainment
The privately owned members only golf club and health resort was founded in 1922 and hosts trophy games including the British Masters and PGA Championships. It has three world class golf courses as well as tennis courts, swimming pool, health spa and a selection of bars and restaurants popular for special occasions and meetings.
With a global membership including some of the highest rated players in the world, Guards Polo Club has been lauded as “the most prestigious polo club in the world”*. Located in Windsor Great Park, the club hosts 500 events a year including the Cartier Queens Cup, a staple of the polo social calendar.
There is an enviable choice of restaurants in this area for any occasion or cuisine, notably:
Bluebells Restaurant (Sunninghill). Fine dining with exceptional cuisine
Pazzia Trattoria (Sunninghill & Sunningdale). Serving inventive Italian cuisine
Coworth Park (Sunningdale). Two restaurants for formal or more relaxed occasions and an alfresco terrace
A little further afield is Bray with its Michelin starred restaurants; The Fat Duck, The Waterside Inn and The Hinds Head
Parks & Recreation
Windsor Great Park
At almost 8 square miles Windsor Park stretches from Sunningdale to Windsor, including the 2 mile Long Walk and Virginia Water lake. The park is beautiful year round and popular with walkers, joggers and cyclists.
Alongside Windsor Great Park is Savill Gardens, one of Britain’s finest ornamental gardens. With regular events, a café and shop this is an ideal park for a day out.
Sunningdale, Sunninghill and Ascot have a fine choice of boutiques, cafés, interior design stores, arts, crafts and gift stores, beauticians and florists.
A few miles further afield are the larger shopping centres of Windsor, Staines, Reading, Guildford and of course London all of which offer theatre and dining options in addition to shopping.
Schools & Education
The school is an Independent Day School for girls aged 3-18 and was rated was rated 7th in the Telegraph Best Small Independent Schools 2019 for A Level results.
Charter’s school is a mixed Academy for children aged 11-18 and has an Ofsted rating of Outstanding.
Sunningdale is a small Independent school for boys aged 7-14 and has been rated by the ISI as Excellent. The Sunningdale School has a track record for achieving placement at Eton and Harrow.
Location & Connections
Sunninghill is 11 miles from the M4 and 10 miles to the M25
Sunninghill is a convenient 20 minutes taxi ride from London Heathrow airport
The nearest Train Station is Sunningdale which a 5 minute taxi ride
Sunningdale reaches London Waterloo direct in 48 minutes
* Polo Magazine