Badminton Horse Trials tickets: your ultimate guide

  • This year Mars Badminton Horse Trials tickets must be bought in advance of arriving at the event which takes place between 4 and 8 May in 2022 – there will be no tickets available to purchase on the gate.

    The box office opened for priority booking (those who have previously purchased tickets in advance) on Wednesday 5 January 2022. Public booking will open on Wednesday 12 January 2022.

    To visit the spring five-star in Gloucestershire, England, you need to buy a car pass to park your car, admission tickets for each person, plus grandstand tickets if you would like reserved seating to watch the dressage and/or showjumping.

    Badminton Horse Trials ticket prices 2022

    Early bird ticket prices are available to purchase until 31 March 2022 at a reduced cost. After that date, ticket prices increase and will be available to purchase until midnight one day prior to the start of the event. Prices shown below in brackets denotes the ticket prices after the price increase.

    Car passes cost £14 (£17) for each day, or £42 (£52) for the entirety of the event.

    To attend the dressage days on either the Thursday or the Friday, tickets cost £23 (£24).

    Cross-country admission tickets cost £38 (£42), while tickets to attend on the final showjumping day cost £20 (£22).

    Accompanied children aged 12 or under are admitted to the event free of charge.

    If you want to be sure of a seat you should buy a grandstand ticket in addition to your admission ticket. Members’/guest badges get free entry to the North stand on Thursday and Friday.

    Grandstand seats are available each day, with the exception of cross-country day where grandstand seats are free and unreserved. Dressage days range between £8 and £15. Sunday grandstand ticket prices range from £12 for an uncovered seat to between £16 and £45 for a covered seat. All ticket prices are subject to availability.

    If you plan to attend the whole event, a season ticket will cost £81 (£88) per person.

    Badminton membership costs £50. This does not include admission, but does gain you access to the members’ enclosure. Children aged 12 years and under have free access to the members’ enclosure. You can also purchase members’ badges to include a lunch with table reservation (prices start at £43). Alternatively you can purchase a bellini breakfast in the members’ enclosure (prices start at £25).

    On the Wednesday (first day) of the event, the Voltaire Design Grassroots Championships reaches its conclusion, the Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse qualifiers take place and it is also the first horse inspection for the five-star event. General admission is £14 (16).

    Camping membership starts at £215 for a small pitch, rising to £330 for larger tents, horseboxes, caravans and motorhomes. All pitches include two five-day campsite/admission badges and one five-day campsite/event vehicle pass. Children 12 years and under will have free admission to the campsite and event grounds.

    Hospitality for each day of the competition is available, with prices starting at £110 for those aged 13 or above and £95 for children aged between six and 12. This includes event admission, parking and access to the Portcullis Club.

    More information about Badminton Horse Trials tickets is available on the official event website.

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