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Scenic Thames Riverboat Return Journey from Windsor
"Sit back and relax as we bring the sights to you. We provide an extensive interesting commentary on all the sights as well as local history wildlife and legend along with a printed leaflet. The boat has full bar facilities and drinks or snacks are served to your seat - so you won’t miss a thing.As you depart from Windsor Promenade underneath the shadow of Windsor Castle you immediately see the Eton College along with the extensive college buildings including Eton College Chapel. You may even see “wet bobs” – Eton schoolboys who take up rowing on the Thames. Further along we pass the memorial to Sir Sydney Camm in the form of full size Hawker Hurricane. Passing Brocas Meadows and underneath Isambard we pass Royal Windsor Racecourse with its famous Monday night schedule of horse racing. It is the only racecourse in the UK to be located on its own island. The boat cruises past “Athens” where Eton schoolboys used to swim in days of old. There is lots o a height of about 4 feet.As you will arrive back at Windsor 40 minutes after departure you are afforded a totally breathtaking and imposing view of Windsor on front of you so be sure to have your camera ready."
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Windsor Castle - Hampton Court Palace Shuttle from Windsor Castle
"Leaving Windsor Castle (visit at own expense) the medieval castle favoured by reining monarchs since the 11th century you will take the short and direct Shuttle ride to Hampton Court Palace. Your journey follows the River Thames where passengers will see several notable sites.Soon after leav parliamentary democracy and to the supremacy of law. Today the Magna Carta is commemorated by a monument donated by the American Bar Association. Alongside the Magna Carta monument stands the John F Kennedy memorial opened by the Queen in 1965.Ap as well as passing the riverside home of David Garrick an 18th Century actor playwright and theatrical producer. You also observe the Temple which he constructed to commemorate the genius of William Shakespeare. Finally you pass the former home of Sir Christopher Wren the architect who is famously associated with the design of St. Paul's Cathedral in London.The Shuttle arrives immediately outside the main entrance to Hampton Court Palace approximately 30 minutes after leaving Windsor Castle. Visit to Hampton C stroll through over 60 acres of enchanting gardens
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Hampton Court Palace to Windsor Castle Shuttle Service in London
"Leaving the medieval palace once favored by Henry VIII take the short and direct Shuttle ride to Windsor Castle. Your journey follows the River Thames where passengers will see several notable sites. Pass several Victorian reservoirs constructed to supply water to London and its surrounding suburbs as well as passing the riverside home of David Garrick an 18th Century actor playwright and theatrical producer. On the approach to Windsor drive through Runnymede where the Magna Carta was signed by King John in 1215. Today the Magna Carta is commemorated by a monument donated by the American Bar Association.The Shuttle arrives in the center of Windsor approximately 30 minutes after Canaletto and Gainsborough. Visitors can also view George IV’s private apartments which are some of the most lavishly decorated rooms in the castle. St George's Chapel is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in England. It is the spiritual h the senior order of British Chivalry established in 1348 by Edward III. Within the chapel are the tombs of ten sovereigns
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See Windsor By Boat

A nice way of seeing something of what Windsor has to offer is by taking the 40 minute boat trip along the River Thames.The boat leaves from Windsor Promenade Barry Avenue,which is close to Windsor...
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Windsor and Eton Central railway station

The Windsor and Eton Central railway station is the main train station that connects Windsor and Eton to the Rest of the United Kingdom. The Train station has Connections to London via the Waterloo...
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Tour Buses

like what I've said, most of the tourists going to Windsor and Windsor Castle do via the various windsor castle with or without extra day tours and this involves riding the large and mostly free wifi...
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Walking in Windsor

Windsor is a pretty walkable city but you must wear comfy and sturdy walking shoes as the pavements in some areas are uneven as the town specially near windsor castle and the train station. As most...
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Sightseeing by Amphibious Vehicle

A different way of sightseeing in Windsor is by using the amphibious vehicle known as the DUKW.Two tours are available : Road and River Tour - which circles Windsor Castle and the Crown estate.On this...
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Bus to Heathrow

Updated June 2011To get from Windsor to Heathrow we went to the main street in front of the Castle where there were 2 stops with buses going to Heathrow, bus 77 from stop D in front of WH Smith and...
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To Windsor from London

The quickest way to Windsor from London is via train from Paddington Station to Slough where you change trains for Windsor and Eton Central station. From the train station in Windsor, it is a very...
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By Train

I took this picture to emphasise the fact that this line is a single track line, and only has one stop (to Slough). From Slough it is easy to change and catch trains to London Paddington, Reading or...
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By train

Little Windsor confusingly has two train stations, but Windsor Central is the one you are most likely to end up at when catching a train from London, since the London Paddington connection with a...
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London-Windsor -London by Train

Windsor is a very straight forward and simple journey from Central London, well within the capabilities of any visitor to London.Most visitors will travel by train to Windsor. There are two railway...
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Two train options from London

Getting from London to Windsor and back is a breeze by rail. You can take trains from either Paddington or Waterloo. From Paddington the trip is about 35-40 minutes and from Waterloo closer to an...
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Shuttle to Legoland

If you take the train to Windsor, there is a bus from behind the castle that takes you there. The stop is labeled and is on the High Street about equal distances from the 2 train stations (a 5 minute...
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Thames Trains

To get to Windsor, you can take a train from London Paddington, Reading or the other stations along the line or, as I did, from Oxford and change at Slough. There is no waiting involved: the trains...
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Windsor and Eton Central train station

There are two train stations in Windsor, which can be quite confusing!This station is further up the hill, by the mall.To get from one station to the other is about a 10 minute walk, doable in 7...
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Windsor Rd, Water Oakley, Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL4 5UF, United Kingdom
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18 High St, (formerly Macdonald Castle), Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL4 1LJ, United Kingdom
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Thames St, Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL4 1PX, United Kingdom
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34 King Edward Court, Windsor, SL4 1TG, United Kingdom
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High Street, Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL4 1PH, United Kingdom
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Things to Do Near Windsor

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HMS Belfast

The HMS Belfast was a cruiser, launched in 1938. She saw action in World War II and the Korean War. Her most famous battle was the Battle of North Cape in December 1943. She fired a star shell over...
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Rose and Crown pub

Regular readers of my pages will know that I am currently walking a circular waymarked path round the periphery of London, known as the London LOOP which is proving to be absolutely wonderful. Not too...
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Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor is the former home of Victorian novelist and Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, which he bought in 1848. It is located a mile or two outside the town. Part of the parkland is now owned...
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Syon Park

Syon was built on the site of a medieval abbey, named after Mount Zion in the Holy Land, which itself had been built on the site of a Roman settlement which lay between the main road leading west out...
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Richmond Castle

Richmonds Castle was started in 1071 and dominates the town today. Best preserved part is the Large Keep. Only 2 stone built castles in England equal Richmond in age, Colchester and Durham. The...
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Richmond - Richmond Park

Richmond Park is the largest urban park in Europe. The park is filled with freely roaming deer that are surprisingly tame. There are three gates in the park all of which are closed at nighttime. There...
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"Royal Windsor - Home of the Queen"
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"Windsor Castle"
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"The Splendours of Windsor"
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"Windsor-the royal residences."
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