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What is it like in Windsor?
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The town is situated 23 miles (37 km) west of Charing Cross, London, 7 miles (11 km) south east of Maidenhead, and 21 miles (34 km) east of Reading. It is immediately south of the River Thames, which forms its boundary with its ancient twin town of Eton. The village of Old Windsor, just over 2 miles (3 km) to the south, predates what is now called Windsor by around 300 years; in the past Windsor was formally referred to as New Windsor to distinguish the two.
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Royal Windsor Rollergirls, were one of the first roller derby leagues to be founded in the UK in 2007, they regularly hold games at Windsor Leisure Centre.
As well as HM Queen Elizabeth II and other British Royal Family members, Windsor has many other notable residents both former and current.
Windsor has frequent bus services to/from London Heathrow Airport, Victoria Coach Station in central London and Legoland Windsor Resort.
Windsor is accessible from Junction 6 of the M4 and from Slough via a 3 mile long dual carriageway. Bus services in the town are mostly provided by First Berkshire & The Thames Valley, although a park-and-ride service and one local route are operated by Courtney Coaches.
Windsor is part of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead which is administered by an elected unitary authority. The mayor is Cllr Sayonara Luxton (Conservative).
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Near the town is Legoland Windsor, the only Legoland park in the United Kingdom and the largest Legoland park in the world in terms of area. Legoland Windsor was built on the site of the former Windsor Safari Park.
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The early history of the site is unknown, although it was almost certainly settled some years before 1070 when William the Conqueror had a timber motte and bailey castle constructed. The focus of royal interest at that time was not the castle, however, but a small riverside settlement about 3 miles (5 km) downstream, possibly established from the 7th century.
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We hope you will visit Windsor & Eton this year- with many new shops and restaurants, fun boats trips on the river and the many parks and open spaces, plus Theatre entertainment you won't be disappointed!
Windsor Cricket Club's clubhouse and pitches are at Home Park in the shadow of Windsor Castle. The club played host to a 2006 Lord's Taverners cricket match. The Windsor 1st team currently play in Division 2A of the Thames Valley League.
Windsor (/ˈwɪnzər/) is a historic market town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. It is widely known as the site of Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British Royal Family.
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Crowned by stunning Windsor Castle - the largest and oldest inhabited castle in the world and the Queen's favourite weekend home - and linked by the beautiful River Thames, the Royal Borough has a rich mix of history, culture, heritage and fun making it one of South East England’s loveliest short break destinations and a 'must see' for everyone's list.
Enjoy a flutter on the horses at world-famous Ascot Racecourse, home of Royal Ascot in June, or Royal Windsor Racecourse, popular for Monday evening meetings and themed race days.
Parts of Charlie Higson's horror novel, The Enemy #6: The Hunted (2014) are set at Legoland, Windsor, which Ella and Face-Ache first enter at the end of chapter 6. In chapter 7, Ella compares and contrasts her experiences there before and after the apocalypse, and given the current state of the park and the danger posed by the infected "parents" there, she calls the establishment "Zombieland".
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In 1778, there was a resumption of the royal presence, with George III at the Queen's Lodge and, from 1804, at the castle. This started a period of new development in Windsor, with the building of two army barracks. However the associated large numbers of soldiers led to a major prostitution problem by 1830, in a town where the number of streets had little changed since 1530. In the 18th c. the town traded with London selling the Windsor Chair which was actually made in Buckinghamshire.
In addition, several independent schools operate in the town, including:
Several other local sports clubs are based at Home Park, including: Hockey and archery clubs, and the Datchet Dashers running club.
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In 1652 the largest house in Windsor Great Park was built on land which Oliver Cromwell had appropriated from the Crown. Now known as Cumberland Lodge after the Duke of Cumberland's residence there in the mid 18th century, the house was variously known as Byfield House, New Lodge, Ranger's Lodge, Windsor Lodge and Great Lodge.
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As a result of the castle, Windsor is a popular tourist destination and has facilities usually found in larger towns: two railway stations, a theatre and several substantial hotels. Various boat trips operate on the River Thames, with connections to Maidenhead and Staines-upon-Thames. In winter, Alexandra Gardens hosts a temporary ice rink.
There is excellent shopping, restaurants, pubs, nightlife, leisure activities and an exciting programme of events too such as the Royal Windsor Horse Show - search our 'Whats On' calendar for more details.
The current Member of Parliament for the Windsor constituency (which includes surrounding small towns and villages, such as Eton and Datchet) is Adam Afriyie (Conservative), who was elected at the 2005 General Election. Afriyie is notable for being the first black Conservative in the House of Commons.
Create your perfect break by buying tickets for local events and attractions such as Dorney Court through the Royal Windsor Information Centre, from local hotels and guest accommodation belonging to our Concierge Scheme or through our online shop.
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Royal Collection Trust has announced a £37-million investment at Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse to fund a series of projects that will transform the experience of visitors. ... Read more about Major investment at the royal Palaces announced
State schooling is provided by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead through a system of three-tier schools. The town is served by 11 first schools for children aged up to 9 years old. From here, they attend one of 4 middle schools until the age of 13:
Relax and be inspired by the seasonal interest in beautiful gardens such as the Savill Garden in Windsor Great Park and the National Trust's gardens at Cliveden, near Maidenhead.
Book accommodation safely and securely online - accommodation displaying the green 'book now button' offers you guaranteed availability - or contact the Royal Windsor Information Centre for advice on great local places to stay, car parking and a range of maps and guides.
Windsor is a town full of history and charm as you will discover when you visit. The town is dominated by Windsor Castle which is over 900 years old and the largest inhabited castle in the world - see more about this on the Windsor Castle information page.