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 May 6th - 11th 2025

Badminton Horse Trials is one of the toughest and most exciting equestrian events – the pinnacle of the worldwide horse trials calendar. Held every year on the Gloucestershire Estate, Badminton celebrated it's 75th anniversary this year making it one of the most historic events on the calendar. 

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Ultimate Badminton Experience

Our 6 night ultimate Badminton experience which ensures you witness every moment, from the first horse at the trot up to the final show-jumping round, at the world's most iconic three day event!

Staying at the Francis Hotel in the historic city of Bath, the hotel features a bar and lounge which serves drinks and snacks all day, as well as a newly renovated restaurant. Breakfast is included each day and includes a range of international and traditional English options. The hotel is in the centre of the city, perfect for exploring in the evenings! 

What's included?

- Six nights at the Francis Hotel, Bath
- Breakfast each morning

- Welcome dinner and drinks on Tuesday

- Return transfers to Badminton Horse Trials on each day

- General Admission tickets to everyday of competition including the trot-up

- Grandstand seats on Thurs/Fri/Sun

- Cross Country Course Walk and Drinks with William Fox Pitt on Friday

- Breakfast at Badminton on Saturday morning with guest speakers 

- Fully escorted throughout the trip

Option to add airport transfers and additional nights 

Experiences from $1,899 per person

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Give one of our team of experts a call on +44800 193 6646 or make an enquiry below.

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Tickets & Hospitality

There are a number of different ticket and hospitality options during Badminton week.

From standard general admission and grandstand seats to see the action on Dressage and Show Jumping days, with the latter two options allowing guests to get up closer and enjoy hospitality on the day.


Unsure on which ticket option is right for you? Get in touch and our experts will help you make the right choice!

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General Admission


Grandstand Seating

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Members Enclosure

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Portcullis Club


Event Transfers

Our Badminton Horse Trials experiences include return transfers from your hotel, allowing you to sit back and relax.

Our coaches aim to leave at approx 08:30 Thursday/Friday/Sunday and 07:30 on Saturday to avoid the queues! Breakfast can either be had at the hotel or enjoy our breakfast preview on the Saturday morning. We depart the event approximately 60 mins after the conclusion of the final horse (post course walk on Friday). 

Private transfers can be requested allowing you to choose what time you depart  each day.


About the Badminton Horse Trials

Badminton Horse Trials is one of the toughest and most exciting equestrian events – the pinnacle of the worldwide horse trials calendar.  

International horse trials are given a star grading according to their level of difficulty.  Badminton is a 5* event, the highest grade and one of only 6 such events in the world.  Badminton is the oldest (1949) and is generally regarded as the most prestigious event.


Horses and riders complete the competition over 4 days, each day consisting of a different discipline, Dressage on Thursday and Friday, Cross Country on Saturday before the finale Show Jumping on Sunday.

For more information, visit Badminton Website

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What our customers say...

Julia, 2024

Eventing Breaks organised everything perfectly, the hotel accommodation was lovely, the coach transfer was on time and a stress free way to enjoy Badminton The course walk and pre cross country talks were inciteful and fun, it was such a treat to meet and talk with some of my eventing hero's, we had just the very best weekend away and would definitely recommend this package to all my equestrian friends

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