Tours to Windsor
The Royal Windsor and Maidenhead districts are thousands of years of Royal history, colourful activities, contemporary shopping, luxury brands and excellent food.
The Windsor Castle is one of the major tourist attractions in England with its romantic architecture and superb state rooms, and because its central area is so close to London and easily accessible at all seasons. Where praxis allows you to avoid visiting the queues for Queen Elizabeth’s humble residence on weekends and during the peak months of July and August. The Royal Borough offers an excellent base for a stay full of history, quality accommodations and a scenically setting on the shores of the river. Windsor Castle, Her Majesty the Queen’s oldest and biggest inhabited castle in the world. Among the highlights are the state apartments, the Chapel of St George (10 monarch’s burial site) and the Doll’s House of Queen Mary. Great Park of Windsor–a beautiful Royal Park with beautiful views of the Castle of Windsor.
At 10.45 am, Guards march up High Street or visitors to Windsor Castle may watch the change of ceremony outside the Lower Ward Guardroom at 11 am like the one in front of Buckingham Palace, London. Ascot Racecourse is also another important landmark in Windsor.
If you are looking for more family adventure, Legoland Windsor Resort is the right place your day out. Legoland is an ultimate fun place for children between the ages of 2 and 12 with a total of 55 interactive rides, live shows, construction workshops, driving schools and sights located at 150 hectares of beautiful parkland. Cliveden is glorious National Trust Gardens with far-flung views over the Thames River.
The 5,000-acre park, now run by the Crown Estate, once part of the vast Norman hunting forest, is famous for its ancient oaks, magnificent formal avenues, gardening, woodland, open grasslands and a legendary Long Walk. Windsor also hosts one of the most important Royal Ceremonies. The Changing of the Guards, this historic royal ceremony takes place during certain days set by the British Army throughout the year. This weather permitting ceremony is never held on a Sunday.
Royal Ascot, the central part of the British social calendar, is world- famous racecourse and host. The races all year long including the £ 1.15 million King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes and family races and events including the Food & Wine Festival.
Things to do in Windsor
Flat racing takes place between April and October, and regular Monday evenings and summer themed nights. One of the finest horticultural gems in England with plants from all over the world is Savill Garden. Well known for its spring colour, award-winning rose gardens, 100-meter twin grassy frontages and Japanese maples display in autumn. A restaurant, café and gift shop are featured in the iconic visitor centre.
The greatness of a previous age is captured by vibrant plantation and majestic forests. A favourite with families is the giant labyrinth and story-book theme playground. Whether it’s Royal or floral or a great family day out, Windsor offers everything for a great day out in London. Come and join one of our tours in Windsor for a perfect day.