The beautiful and historic town of Windsor, located in Berkshire, is one of the most popular destinations in the UK, which attracts thousands of people each year. Being just 30 miles west of London, it is easily accessible by both car and public transport. With plenty of different activities and historical sights to get your teeth sunk into, Windsor will sure to be a destination that you will want to visit over and over again. Here are some of the best trips out that Windsor has to offer.
The historical Windsor Castle is not only one of the Queen’s private residences which she still stays in today, but it also believed to be the oldest castle in the world. It was founded by William the Conqueror in the 11th century and has been the home of 39 monarchs. The breathtaking views of the castle alone are enough to warrant a visit, but the history that comes with it will leave you with an experience like no other and offers something for everyone.
Windsor Castle is open all year round, even when the queen is home – lookout for her flag flying! The chances are that you might just see this because it is the Queen’s favourite weekend home. So make sure to book your tickets today because quite simply a trip to Windsor isn’t complete until you have discovered the wonders of the magnificent castle.
If you’re travelling to Windsor with children, you will want plenty of fun activities to keep them occupied. LEGOLAND resort is the perfect solution for a fantastic day out for all the family. There are plenty of reasons to take the kids here, with over 55 rides, live shows, and attractions available, including queue-free attractions, as well as many deals that can help you save money.
With so much to see and do at LEGOLAND, why not take advantage of one of the many resort hotels they have on-site, which all have themed rooms that your kids will adore. Best of all you will get your 2nd day in the park for free! If you have young children, the theme parks offer a Kids Go FREE deal throughout August to October and children under the age of three can play for free all year round.
If you’re looking for a more peaceful experience in Windsor, then Frogmore can offer you just that! The Frogmore estate has 33 acres of private gardens and is situated within the home park of Windsor castle. Explore the beauty of the gardens of rare and unusual plants as well as the history behind the house that overlooks the wonderous gardens.
Finally, when you’ve had all the history and fun you can handle, take advantage of the function room hire in Windsor has to offer and enjoy your food and drink in style. You can round off your weekend with a delicious meal and drinks in a cosy and welcoming atmosphere in one of the private function rooms at the Cornerhouse Pub in Windsor. This is perfect for a family celebration like a birthday or anniversary, and best of all it is less than a mile from the Windsor castle.