Frogmore House and Gardens
Home Park, Frogmore Dr, Windsor SL4 2JG, UK
About Frogmore House and Gardens
Frogmore House was built in 1680-4 by Charles II's architect Hugh May for his nephew. It stood on the estates of Great and Little Frogmore, which were bought by Henry VIII in the sixteenth century and let to various tenants. The garden is one of the main attraction here. The house was in good condition and it has so many things to see in and outside this building.
Attractions near Frogmore House and Gardens
Frogmore House, Standing about half a mile south of Windsor Castle in Windsor Home Park. gardens at Frogmore House have been an enduring attraction for monarchs and their families since the house was purchased by Queen Charlotte in 1790. At one time the house was the home of Queen Victoria's mother, the Duchess of Kent. After her death, her son-in-law, Prince Albert, commissioned the building of an elegant mausoleum to hold her remains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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Discover more attractions in Berkshire, where Frogmore House and Gardens is located
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.