Public School sights in Windsor & Eton
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Eton’s main street here is surprisingly hushed as you make your way down to the most enduring and illustrious symbol of England’s class system, Eton College.
Those who have studied here include 18 prime ministers, countless princes, kings and maharajahs, famous explorers, authors, and economists – among them the Duke of Wellington, Princes William and Harry, George Orwell, Ian Fleming, Aldous Huxley, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, John Maynard Keynes and Bear Grylls.
Eton is the largest and most famous public (meaning very private) school in England; it’s only under the current headmaster that Eton has begun to accept applicants from state schools rather than just private…