Local Theme Parks
Windsor has many attractions. A 2010 survey named Windsor Castle, Chessington World of Adventures and Legoland as the top five most visited destinations in the UK.
Set in amazing landscaped grounds about 2 miles from Windsor city center. Here your children can learn to drive in LEGO cars at the “Driving School” or captain your own LEGO boat. The shops at “My Town” provide a great place for children to role play, they can also watch magic at the “Magic Theatre” and make a TV programme. As well as all this they can go exploring in the Wild Woods, hunt for treasure with pirates, pan for gold and ride the Pirate Falls.
A collection of villages from many European countries all built from literally millions of LEGO bricks. The 11 scenes cover an area the size of 3 football pitches and are bustling with activity.
LEGOLAND Dragon Knights Castle
Its all go at Legoland, especially the Children the knights castle has a drawbridge, turrets and fire breathing dragon. You can get on the Dragon and then explore dragon knights castle before taking a riding on a roller coaster through trees.
Car : Located on B3022 (2 miles from Windsor town centre).
Bus : Legoland have buses that leave from the High Street.
Only a short 15 minutes drive by car, Thorpe Park offers 100s of rides as well as a stunt show, craft centre, a 1930s style farm and nature trails as well as shops, cafes & restaurants. Open daily 10 am – April to October.
CHESSINGTON WORLD OF ADVENTURE
Leatherhead Road, Chessington
Open daily 10 am – 5.15 pm March to November.
35 minutes from Windsor by car, this is an excellent a theme park which is well worth a visit.
The park has something to appeal to everyone, from gentle rides for little ones to white knuckle rides for the older generations.
Allow a full day so that you can enjoy all that this park has to offer.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED , In our opinion, this theme park is one of the best in the South of England..
Eton College is a public school (private school) which is world famous for educating boys, including 18 British Prime Ministers since 1440. Princes William & Harry, as well as a host of foreign Princes have also attended Eton College.
Eton was founded with the intention of providing education for seventy poor scholars – and still does provide these seventy scholarships today – The other 1200 boys however have to pay fees in excess of £20,000 per annum.
Tours of the College
Daily Tours of the College are available
15 February – 19 February – School parties only
25 March – 20 April – 10.30 – 16.30 – Daily (Holidays)
21 April – 2 July (closed 2 June) – 13.30 – 16.30 – Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
3 July – 7 September – 10.30 – 16.30 – Daily (Holidays)
9 September – 3 October – 13.30 – 16.30 – Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Ascot Racecourse is one of the worlds most famous racecourses. The first race meeting took place there more than 270 years ago with Queen Anne in attendance. Royal Ascot combines the best in horse racing with the traditional pageantry in a beautiful setting. One of the highlights of the summer is held here, an atmospheric cocktail of priceless thoroughbreds and spectacular fashions.