Visit Windsor's Top Attactions

 

LEGOLAND  www.legoland.co.uk

2.3 miles (3.6 km)

Play your part at the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort with over 55 interactive rides and attractions. Fly through the treetops to escape fearsome dragons, ride the thrilling rapids with a Viking Fleet or join LEGO® divers on a magical underwater adventure on Atlantis Submarine Voyage.

 

WIndsor Great Park www.thecrownestate.co.uk

 3.2 miles (5.1 km)

Windsor Great Park, the only Royal Park managed by the Crown Estate, was once part of a vast Norman hunting forest which was enclosed in the late 13th century. The 2,020 hectares of parkland, which includes a Deer Park, is a varied landscape of formal avenues, gardens, woodland and open grassland. The antiquity of the landscape is enhanced by the scattering of great ancient oaks for which the Great Park and its forest are renowned. 

 

Thorpe Park www.thorpepark.com

 8.2 miles (13.2 km)

Thorpe Park is the UK's most thrilling theme park with incredible rides including Slammer,SAW - The Ride, and Tidal Wave. There's an “unholy trinity” of fantastic roller coasters, 10-looping Colossus, the heart pounding Nemesis Inferno and Europe's tallest fastest launched roller coaster, Stealth. New for 2012, ride winged rollercoaster The Swarm!

 

Twickenham  www.rfu.com/TwickenhamStadium

15.4 miles (24 km)

Twickenham Stadium is the home of England rugby. Seating an impressive 82,000 spectators, Twickenham is the largest dedicated rugby union venue in the world. These days, Twickenham offers much more than just top flight sport and has become a destination for fans around the world to experience the excitement of a match day, sample the history of a stadium tour, visit the superb World Rugby Museum, take a trip to the Rugby Store or watch some of the biggest names in music perform.

 

What’s on at Twickenham Stadium http://www.rfu.com/twickenhamstadium/whatison

 

Kew Gardens  www.kew.org

18.6 miles (30 km)

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was founded in 1759, and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. Alongside Kew Gardens in London, Kew has a second country garden based at Wakehurst which is the home of Kew’s Millennium Seed Bank. As well as being one of London’s top visitor attractions, Kew is also a world leader in plant science and conservation.

 

Hampton Court  http://www.hrp.org.uk

15 miles (24 km)

Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, and the historic county of Middlesex; it has not been inhabited by the British Royal Family since the 18th century.

 

Eton College www.etoncollege.com

 3.3 miles (5.4 km)

Eton College was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI to provide free education for 70 poor scholars who would then go on to further their education at King’s College, Cambridge. Life in the early days was harsh: the boys had to wash outside using only cold water. From these 70 scholars, the school has expanded to about 1,311 boys aged from 13 to 18 who are admitted by competitive examination, and has become one of the most well known schools in the world.

 

Chessington  www.chessington.com/

24 miles (38 km)

Chessington World of Adventures Resort is a theme park, zoo and hotel in South West London, England. It lies 12 miles south of Central London. Historically opened as Chessington Zoo in 1931, a theme park was developed alongside it, opening in 1987. 

 

WIndsor and Eton Brewery  www.webrew.co.uk

1 mile (1.4 km)

79 years after the closure of Windsor’s last brewery, we are delighted to be bringing brewing back to Windsor. Our brewery is within sight of Windsor Castle and we hope that our ales will prove to be a great hit for locals and many of the 17 million visitors who come to Windsor and Eton each year.