Windsor Travel Guide

England, Windsor Guide (B): Windsor Travel Guide

Windsor is a very popular day trip from London; the town is renowned for primarily existing to accommodate the throngs of tourists visiting the castle and royal residence each day. Fascination with the English Monarchy lures more than 1,000,000 people a year into the castle alone and a huge amount more into the surrounding village and parks.

My fascination was less with the Monarchy and more with the architecture and surrounding countryside, and the brewery. Most of these things you can get many other places, so I’d never been bothered to go to Windsor, but after six years of anyone English saying ‘Ooh Windsor is lovely’, we visited on Good Friday to see for ourselves.

Great Western Railway was having some sort of special, possibly for Easter, so return tickets were £12.50 per person from London Waterloo. Current ticket prices are £10 per person one way and you can either depart from Waterloo or Paddington. The train to Windsor & Eaton Central from Waterloo took around 50 minutes, but if you depart from Paddington and can stomach being in Slough long enough to change trains, you can get there in 30 minutes. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Windsor Travel Guide
Guide Location: England » Windsor
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Windsor Castle   St George’s Chapel   Copper Horse   Fudge Kitchen   Windsor and Eaton Brewery   Two Brewers  
Author: Kane Power
Read it on author's website: http://www.roamandrecon.com/windsor/