Attractions

Top Choice Castle in Windsor & Eton

Windsor Castle

The world’s largest and oldest continuously occupied fortress, Windsor Castle is a majestic vision of battlements and towers. It’s used for state occasions and is one of the Queen’s principal residences; if she’s at…
Top Choice Park in Windsor & Eton

Windsor Great Park

Stretching from Windsor Castle almost all the way southwest to Ascot, Windsor Great Park covers just under 8 sq miles and features a lake, walking tracks, a bridleway, gardens and a deer park with 500 free-roaming r…
Historic Site in Windsor & Eton

Runnymede

In June 1215, King John met his barons in this field, 3 miles southeast of Windsor; over the following days they hammered out an agreement on a basic charter of rights guaranteeing the liberties of the king's subjec…
Notable Building in Windsor & Eton

Eton College

Eton College is the largest and most famous public (meaning private and fee-paying) boys' school in England, and arguably the most enduring symbol of England's class system. High-profile alumni include 19 British pr…
Museum in Henley-on-Thames

River & Rowing Museum

For the lowdown on Henley’s rowing tradition, visit this excellent, modern museum, half a mile south of the train station. The airy 1st-floor galleries tell the story of rowing as an Olympic sport, alongside strikin…
Gardens in Windsor & Eton

Savill Garden

Created in the 1930s by Sir Eric Savill in the southern reaches of Windsor Great Park, this pretty 14-hectare garden includes ornamental beds, woodlands and a rose garden. Head 5 miles south from Windsor Castle, on …