The Royal Borough of Windsor is a fascinating historic destination and an excellent alternative to London for a weekend break in the UK. With plenty of things to see and do, a plethora of fantastic eateries in the area and many beautiful hotels to choose from, Windsor is the perfect place to relax, unwind and soak up a little English culture.
The crown of the area is iconic Windsor Castle, the Queen’s home and the oldest, largest inhabited castle in the world. A visit to the castle is recommended on any visit to Windsor, though there are several other popular things to do in the area with something to please everyone.
No trip to Windsor can be considered complete without a visit to Windsor Castle. The castle, first built by William the Conqueror as a defensive base, has been favoured home of the English monarchy for more than 1,000 years. If you visit the castle, there are several tour options and things to see, including:
•The State Apartments – Ceremonial Route
•The State Apartments – Historic Route
•The Precincts Tour
•St George’s Chapel
•The Changing of the Guard
•Treasures of the castle
With so much to see during your day at Windsor Castle, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. Don’t worry, the tours have been designed to allow you to fit them all in, so there’s no reason to leave an open part of the castle unexplored.
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As Windsor Castle is a working royal palace, sometimes the entire Castle or the State Apartments within the Castle need to be closed at short notice. /
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