Windsor Warnings and Dangers

  • Chain across the river before the weir.
    Chain across the river before the weir.
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  • Downriver side of the weir.
    Downriver side of the weir.
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  • Liquid night club in William street.
    Liquid night club in William street.
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    And if you have an alcoholic dog with dysentry...

    by easyoar Updated Apr 24, 2005

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    Stop fouling by keeping your dog on a lead...

    ...you could be in for a really big fine!

    Not sure if you are supposed to stick a cork in your dog, or just carry around one of those pooper scooper things to collect any accidents that may occur!

    But coupled with the last tip, if you have a Saint Bernard dog with a keg of brandy round its neck, and it ate a dodgy curry the night before, you better make sure you take your ATM card with you!

    Better still, just leave your dog in your garden! (or even better, in your next-door neighbours garden!)

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    Be careful where you drink

    by easyoar Written Jan 24, 2005

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    That's a big fine!

    Be careful where you drink Alcohol. If you drink in the wrong areas, it could cost you £500.

    What puzzles me is that there appear to be pubs in that area - do you go in, buy your drink, and then at the first sip you have to pay an extra £500?

    I suspect it is more about drinking on the street. Windsor is a bit posh (OK, it is a LOT posh), and it is probably trying to keep 'drunken yobs' away, but the sign isn't very clear!

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    Get on the right train from Paddington

    by Dabs Written Feb 9, 2008

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    We got on a milk run train from London Paddington to get to Slough where we needed to change for Windsor and *just* missed the connection to the Slough train, it was still on the platform and just pulling away, we ended up having to wait for another 20 minutes for the next train. I didn't realize there were express trains (non stop) and milk run (lots of stops) trains, had we waited a few more minutes at Paddington, we would have gotten into Windsor sooner.

    Also I believe that the cheap day returns are only valid after 9:30 am, the standard day returns were £2.10 more.

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    Inspired by mtncorg

    by easyoar Written May 23, 2005

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    Mark's Corgi, but not in Windsor...

    This tip is inspired my Mark (mtncorg), who has his own Corgi dog. In case you don't know, the Queen also has a collection of Corgi dogs, they are her favourite.

    Mark was a bit concerned that the Queen may suffer a fine when she takes her dogs for a walk round Windsor (like she would...). But if she did, there may be problems. How do you stop a pack of dogs from leaving 'souvenirs' on the pavement. You could try and stop one and another joins in.

    Still I can't see the Queen being given a ticket or a fine. Apparently royalty don't carry money anyway, so it would be left to a bodyguard to pick up the tab (and indeed perhaps pick up something even more unpleasant too...)

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    Windsor weir

    by Tdiver Written Feb 25, 2006

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    Looking towards the weir from the bridge.
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    If you hire a boat they will probably tell you but stay to the right when passing under the bridge and keep to right bank as to the left is the weir which if caught in the current especially in a row boat,could have nasty consequences.Likewise on the downside of the weir,the currrents could pull you in.

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    Friday and Saturday night in William street.

    by Tdiver Updated Apr 30, 2006

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    Liquid night club in William street.
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    Because there are two clubs and a pub here with lots of people outside waiting,some drunk milling around,then fights and stuff occur.Usually police are keeping an eye on the proceedings but if you don't want hassle then miss the area.

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  • Windsor Car Park. Boot Release Fee $240!

    by jdg07024 Written Apr 1, 2007

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    If the theives don't break into your car, the fellows enforcing the parking rules can still rip you off. I'd been parking all over England for a week and every car park had stopped charging at 6:00 pm, so I assumed the one in Windsor would as well. Just my luck, the place charges at all hours and if you haven't paid, the fee to have them remove the boot from your car is 120 pounds ($240)! My advice: stay away from Windsor all together. It is not worth being robbed.

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    Car crime

    by Neilski Written Feb 21, 2004

    The car parks in central Windsor (and Eton) are notorious for cars being broken into.Especially when the tourist season is at it's highest.Dont be fooled into thinking the security cameras mean it is safe to park in them.Leave NOTHING inside the car.A thieves favorite trick is to smash the rear window, lift the parcel shelf and steal every thing from the boot.This includes all your luggage.

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    Why did they build so close to Heathrow?

    by Dabs Written Aug 11, 2004

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    If you look closely, you can see one

    Goodness, gracious, planes go overhead every 10 minutes or so, you think they would have thought of that when they were building the place ;-)

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