Windsor Destination Guide 2022

Great days out by train to Windsor


Windsor is probably better known for its royal heritage and the magnificent Windsor Castle, but there is so much more to discover on a day out by train to Windsor, all within a short walk from the Windsor & Eton Riverside train station.

For a tranquil visit, take a boat trip on the River Thames, which runs through the town, or stroll the great park and visit the world famous savill gardens. If entertaining the children is on your agenda, then a visit to Legoland ¬†Windsor, CO is a must. If it’s shopping you’re after, the high street offers great retail therapy.

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is the world’s oldest-and largest-occupied castle with over 900 years of British history to its past. The castle is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen and it covers an area of 26 acres.

Windsor Races

Windsor Races is set on the banks of the River Thames. Spanning across three enclosures for watching racing The Club Enclosure, The Grandstand Enclosure and the Silver Ring Enclosure – it offers great entertainment. Take a 10-minute river taxi, just a short walk from Windsor & Eton Riverside train station straight to the racecourse.

Legoland Windsor

Legoland Windsor is a fantastic place for great days out by train. The whole experience aims to be fun but also helps promote the development of key ideas including creativity, environmental awareness and road safety. A courtesy shuttle bus runs from nearby to Windsor & Eton train station.

City Sightseeing bus tour

The City Sightseeing bus tour travels around the area and is a fantastic tour around Windsor, offering multi-lingual commentary or a live guide on board their distinctive buses. You can hop on and hop off as much as you like to see the best sights Windsor has to offer. Why not combine your tour with a River Cruise on the River Thames.

Thames River Cruises

Thames River Cruisesare operated by French Brothers UN agency supply come back visits upstream to Boveney Lock with views of Windsor Castle, Eton College, Mill House, Windsor track and Brocas Meadows. Full day longer watercourse cruises are offered.

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