Welcome to Windsor

Situated just outside London on the River Thames and overlooked by Windsor Castle, Windsor is one of England's most popular destinations for visitors. Windsor oozes history, culture and heritage and offers a whole host of activities making it the perfect location for everyone.

It has many world-famous, must-see attractions such as Windsor Castle and LEGOLAND® but there's plenty more on offer. Below we've highlighted our top activities to do and places to see.

What to do in Windsor

Windsor Castle

windsor-CastleWindsor Castle is a must-see when visiting Windsor. The Official Residence of Her Majesty the Queen, Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle anywhere in the world!

With special tours for pre-booked groups and even private evening tours on offer you can take a peek behind the scenes. With over 13 acres of land, the estate is home to the beautiful State Apartments where many Royal treasures are displayed, as well as St George's Chapel, Queen Mary's Dolls House and The Drawings Gallery.

Make sure you don't miss the Changing of the Guard as they march up the High Street to the Castle!

For more information visit the website www.royalcollection.org.uk


Legoland

LegolandTake the time to play at LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort! The legendary park has over 55 rides and attractions. Kids and big kids alike will love all that LEGOLAND® has to offer, whether it's earning their first driving licence, or boarding the incredible LEGO submarine for adventures under the sea. You can even take the trip to Pirate Shores, the exciting new kids play area where you can battle to save Castaway Camp with Captain Goodbrick and his crew!

Visit www.LEGOLAND.co.uk for information and tickets.


Royal Windsor Racecourse

Royal-Windsor-RacecourseA beautiful location to spend a day at the races, as the course is set on the banks of the River Thames. With flat racing fixtures 26 times a year from April through to October as well as regular Monday fixtures during summer months, plus exciting themed evenings. There's plenty to get involved with at Royal Windsor Racecourse.

On top of the ever-popular theme nights, you can also look forward to the much-loved Family Fun Days and Food & Drink Festivals lined up. You can even travel to the island racecourse in style - by riverboat!

Just visit www.windsor-racecourse.co.uk for more information and fixture details.


The Savill Garden

The-Savill-GardenA sanctuary for everyone, The Savill Garden is treasured as one of the most impressive ornamental gardens in the UK. With over 35 acres to explore, the tranquillity and beauty of the gardens is endless.

Started in the 1930s by Sir Eric Savill, these historic gardens are a wonderful mix of classical heritage gardens and bold, contemporary designs. Take a journey through the many distinctive collections, from The Hidden Gardens to the Summer Wood, The Glades to the Azalea Walks.

The gardens evolve spectacularly with each season, so are well worth a return visit throughout the year to make the most of each garden's species, colours and attractions. The Rose Garden is an eternal favourite with visitors and is always alive with the stunning scent of roses.

For more information on the gardens and their splendid afternoon tea, visit www.theroyallandscape.co.uk.