Places to visit in Windsor

Legoland model of London in Windsor
Above: The hectic streets of London are down-scaled in Legoland

With its historic castle and acres of outstanding countryside, Windsor wears its royal seal of approval well. Here is our pick of places to visit during your trip to the Royal Borough

Legoland model of London in Windsor
Above: The hectic streets of London are down-scaled in Legoland

The Crooked House Enjoy traditional afternoon tea, breakfast, lunch or even a bespoke dinner in quirky timber-framed surroundings in the very heart of Windsor. Tel (01753) 857534; www.crooked-house.com

Windsor Castle Must-sees are the Changing of the Guard and Evensong at St George’s Chapel. Tel (020) 7766 7304; www.royalcollection.org.uk

French Brothers Boat Trips Messing about on the river in comfort and style. Choose either a 40 minute or two-hour trip and enjoy classic views as you cruise. Tel (01753) 851900; www.frenchbrothers.co.uk

Guided walks With professional Blue Badge Tourist Guides. The walks start at 11.30am from the Tourist Information Centre and last for around one hour. Minimum numbers apply. Personalised small group tours can be arranged. www.windsor.gov.ukwww windsortouristguides.co.uk

Legoland A must for kids and big kids too, with over 55 interactive rides, live shows, building workshops, driving schools and attractions. Tel 0871 2222001; www.legoland.co.uk

The Savill Garden One of Britain’s greatest ornamental gardens and part of The Royal  Landscape, has a newly opened Rose Garden to explore. Tel (01784) 435544; www.theroyallandscape.co.uk

Strok’s Restaurant Enjoy fine dining and great service in a splendid riverside setting in the award-winning restaurant at the 4 AA star Sir Christopher Wren’s House Hotel & Spa. Tel (01753) 861354; www.sirchristopherwren.co.uk

Theatre Royal Catch a performance at this intimate theatre, often before it hits London’s West End or goes off on tour around the country. Tel (01753) 853888; www.theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk

Heathrow Airport to Windsor by coach First Bus service from Heathrow to Windsor. www.firstgroup.com

Want to know more about what to visit and when? Read our insiders guide to Windsor!

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