What to do in Windsor UK?
Attractions in Windsor
With over 900 years of history and lots of sights to see, make the most of this beautiful and historic part of England. Combine contemporary shopping, fine dining and some of the country's top visitor attractions with a lively and exciting ambience and you have the formula for one of Britain's favourite visitor destinations. We hope you enjoy all that the Royal Borough has to offer.
A great theme park for families with children of 3-12 years of age. Over 50 interactive rides, shows and attractions are opened from April each year.
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2. City Sightseeing
City Sightseeing Windsor - the best, most flexible way to see Windsor, Eton and Datchet by open top bus! Tour takes 45 minutes but tickets are valid for 24 hours so use the hop-on and off facility and re-board the bus. Frequent departures daily. English language commentary. Main departure point on Castle Hill outside Windsor Castle.
A well known palace in Windsor, Berkshire. It used to be a royal residence for many years. Set in the private Home Park with a beautiful lake and landscaped gardens, definitely worth visiting if you are in or around Windsor.
4. French Brothers Boat Trips
French Brothers operate boat trips on the River Thames from Windsor. 40-minute and 2-hour trips provide superb views of Windsor Castle. Visit for full details including other public sailings and special discounted group trips along with excellent Party Packages for private family and corporate events.
An amazing tour through the beautiful and historical parts of Windsor and it's outskirts. All tours have a live guide to make the tour fun and even more entertaining
Only 10 minutes drive from Windsor, discover the award-winning Savill Building with the largest gridshell roof structure in the UK. This unique building is the magnificent entrance to the The Savill Garden, offering excellent gift shopping, plant sales and beautiful terraced restaurant.
7. Windsor Royal Shopping
Windsor Royal Shopping, in the heart of the town, boasts top retail brands in a cafe culture setting. Names like Links, Pandora, Phase Eight and Whistles rub shoulders with Carluccio's, All Bar One, Bill's and La Tasca providing a welcome break from serious shopping. This is the place to meet and be seen.
8. Royal Windsor Racecourse
Visit Royal Windsor Racecourse and experience one of the country's most picturesque sporting venues set on the banks of the River Thames. There is something for everyone to suit all budgets. Children 16 and under are free of charge and discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.
Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. Building was started in the 11th century by William the Conqueror, it has been remodelled by successive kings and queens including Henry II, Charles II and George IV. Buy Windsor Castle Tickets
With its breath-taking grandeur, stunning gardens and spectacular views over the River Thames and beyond, Cliveden has always been a magnet for the wealthiest and most powerful people in the land...
11. Ascot Racecourse
Synonymous with quality, style and excellence and providing unparalleled racing and a memorable day out. Racedays throughout the year have something for everyone with Royal Ascot in June, the beer festival, food fair and fabulous fireworks display. Kids Go Free!
12. Eton College
Eton College is one of the oldest schools in England. The historic foundation buildings are open to casual visitors from Easter to October with daily guided tours at 14.15 and 15.15. Groups can pre-book tours all year round. Futher details available from www.etoncollege.com
13. Theatre Royal Windsor
The Theatre Royal Windsor presents a diverse range of shows all year round - ranging from classical adaptations to breath-taking musicals. From children's shows to live music and from traditional pantomimes to brand new West End shows - all featuring the very best all-star casts. Website
Windsor is a bustling, thriving town full of things to do. With so much history and fabulous architecture you can wander the streets aimlessly snapping great pictures of life as it happens, beautiful wildlife on the river, the many fabulous buildings and parks.
Visit Windsor Castle, Eton College, Savill Gardens, the Theatre, take a boat trip on the Thames, a horse and carriage ride around the sights, take a trampoline bungy-jump in Alexandra Gardens, hire a bicycle, do some shopping, take a coffee break and watch the world go by.
With fabulous bars and restaurants, lovely walks and play parks for kids, the leisure centre for swimming, badminton, fitness training and beauty therapy including massage, there is plenty to see and do to keep you entertained! Windsor hosts some fabulous international events throughout the year such as the Horse Show and Royal Ascot. The Windsor Wheel is a must for a bird's eye view of Windsor Castle, the River Thames, Eton bridge and the surrounding area.
The Arts centre provides locals and tourists with entertainment in a variety of forms. From cinema to live music, comedy to kids clubs. Well worth a visit - see their website for the latest happenings.