Windsor Great Park
About Windsor Great Park
Windsor Great Park covers 4,800 acres, parts of which are open to the public. Its present area was determined in the 1360s and was popular with Saxon kings as a hunting forest. Take a wander along the famous Long Walk, the end of which is marked by the impressive Copper Horse statue which depicts King George III.
Attractions near Windsor Great Park
LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort is a child-orientated theme park and resorts in Windsor, Berkshire in England, themed around the Lego toy system. the park's attractions consist of a mixture of Lego-themed rides, models, and building workshops. The facilities are mainly targeted at children between three and twelve. It is the 9th-most visited theme park in Europe and continues to get higher on the list as more attractions are invested into the park.
Royal Windsor Racecourse, is a thoroughbred horse racing venue located in Windsor, Berkshire Set in 165 acres of beautiful countryside on its very own island surrounded by the River Thames, Royal Windsor Racecourse makes for a unique venue. Perfect for anything from small scale meetings to large outdoor events, this venue offers 165 acres of outdoor space and 1,000m2 of indoor space to make use of.
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.
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.
Royal Lodge was an iconic building, used as accommodation for various officers of the Royal Household until the 1930s. Located in Windsor Great Park, the property was previously the private residence of the Queen Mother for over 70 years, before being gifted to Prince Andrew in 2003 following her death. Now it is one of the tourist attractions in this area.
Where is Windsor Great Park
Discover more attractions in Buckinghamshire, where Windsor Great Park is located
Buckinghamshire is a ceremonial county in South East England that borders Greater London to the south-east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north-east and Hertfordshire to the east.