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Windsor Castle

Windsor SL4 1NJ, UK

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About Windsor Castle

The Windsor Castle is a palace and a royal residence located in Windsor, important for its ancient relationship with the British Royal Family and for its architecture. It was a medieval castle that begun to be built in the 11th century, after the English Norman conquest of William I the Conqueror.  This fortification was originally designed on a motte and with three walls around a central mount to serve as the stronghold of the Norman conquerors on the outskirts of London and dominate a strategi



Attractions near Windsor Castle

Queen Mary's Dolls' House0.13km from Windsor Castle

Queen Mary's Dolls' House is the largest, most beautiful and most famous dolls' house in the world. Built between 1921 and 1924 for Queen Mary, consort of George V, by the leading British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, it includes contributions from over 1,500 of the finest artists, craftsmen and manufacturers of the early twentieth century.

St George's Chapel0.16km from Windsor Castle

Saint George’s Chapel, part of Windsor Castle in the district of Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire, Eng.  It is one of the finest examples of the Perpendicular style of Gothic architecture in England. This is the Queen's private chapel at Windsor Castle. has been the location of many royal ceremonies, weddings and burials.

Windsor & Royal Borough Museum0.27km from Windsor Castle

A majestic local history museum where you can discover the history of the town and the area. Listen to the stories of people who lived and worked here. This museum is accommodated within Windsor Guildhall which is a Grade 1 listed building. The museum is managed as part of the local authority of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.

The Long Walk0.58km from Windsor Castle

The Long Walk is the straight path that links Windsor Castle with Snow Hill in Windsor Great Park.  It measures 2.64 miles in length. So a run there and back is a great distance for joggers and is a very popular route for walkers too.

Alexandra Gardens0.66km from Windsor Castle

Alexandra Gardens is a pretty public garden near the River Thames in Windsor with seating, a bandstand and plenty of grassed areas perfect for picnics. There are lovely big trees and lovely colourful garden displays at various times during the year. The park is fenced on almost all sides so easy to contain small children and let them run and explore at a distance. There is a small fun fair that caters for children and I felt the rides were very reasonably priced.

Frogmore Cottage0.96km from Windsor Castle

Frogmore Cottage is a historic Grade II listed home on the Frogmore Estate, part of Home Park, Windsor, which was was built in 1801 at the direction of Queen Charlotte in the gardens near Frogmore House. It is part of the Crown Estate, the monarch's public estate. The cottage was a retreat for Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the queen consort of George III, and her unmarried daughters.

Where is Windsor Castle

Discover more attractions in Berkshire, where Windsor Castle is located

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This romantic county is renowned for its connections with the Royal Family, the River Thames meandering along the northern edge and its many beautiful gardens ablaze with colour. Berkshire was recognised by the Queen as the Royal County of Berkshire in 1957 because of the presence of Windsor Castle, and letters patent were issued in 1974.