Top Five Things To Do In And Around Windsor
The historic town of Windsor is alive with things to do for the whole family and is a great place to visit. Home to royalty for centuries, this really is a fascinating part of the UK with plenty to keep you entertained.
Here are five of the top places to visit while you are in the area, so you can enjoy a fun-filled summer with your nearest and dearest.
1. LEGOLAND® Windsor
Experience a fabulous day out at LEGOLAND Windsor, one of the most well-loved theme parks in the UK. Set in 150 acres of beautiful park land, LEGOLAND is home to over 55 interactive rides, live shows, building workshops, driving schools and attractions and is great fun for all ages.
Home to a host of different lands packed with fantastic rides and attractions, this theme park really is great for the whole family, so why not check it out for yourself this season? Visit the fish in their new Atlantis Submarine Voyage, test your seafaring legs at Pirates Landing, ride The Dragon at Knights’ Kingdom and let your hair down in Adventure Land all as part of an exhilarating day out.
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2. Windsor Castle
Be a King or Queen for the day and explore Windsor Castle, one of the most truly magestic buildings in the UK and currently the largest inhabited castle in the world. Unravel 900 years of British history and retrace the footprints of royalty including Henry VIII and Elisabeth I. Marvel at the State Apartments, visit the royal palace, admire Queen Mary’s Doll House and stroll around the beautiful grounds.
See the impressive Round Tower with its gothic-style battlements and keep an eye out for the Royal Standard which flies when the Queen is in residence. Enjoy a family audio tour and discover all there is to know about this impressive building.
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3. City Sightseeing Windsor Bus Tour
Hop on board a big red bus and learn all about the historic town of Windsor and Eton with this fantastic tour. Jump on and off as you please and discover a number of fabulous sites from Windsor Castle, to The Long Walk, located in Windsor Great Park.
Spot the infamous Eton College, which has been attended by figures such as George Orwell and David Cameron and enjoy a great day out. With so much to see along the way, this tour is great for the whole family, so gather the crew and see this fascinating part of England like never before.
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4. French Brothers River Tours
Sit back, relax and enjoy a spectacular 40 minute river tour along the River Thames. Admire many beautiful sites including Windsor Castle, Eton College, Mill House, Windsor Racecourse and Brocas Meadows and enjoy a day out on the water.
See the town from a different angle and learn a host of fascinating facts as you travel along. The river tour includes an information leaflet about all the sights and the river itself, so why not experience an educational and fun-filled adventure?
5. Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Chessington World of Adventures is just 20 minutes from LEGOLAND and is another fantastic theme park in the UK. Home to a host of exciting lands, as well as a host of rides and attractions, Chessington is a great place to explore.
With everything from exhilarating rollercoaster to tamer rides for younger guests, Chessinton caters for people of all ages and is therefore great for a family day out. What’s more you can even come face to face with a host of exotic creatures at the spectacular Chessington Zoo.
See everything from Western Lowland gorillas to cute little meerkats and even meet majestic Asiatic lions and Persian leopards.
Enjoy a fun-filled adventure to Windsor and the surrounding areas and check out all the best attractions.
Visit Windsor and enjoy a fun filled family get away.