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FREE Days Out and Things To Do In Windsor And Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
There are Free things to do in The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.
The Royal Windsor Information Centre is situated in the Old Booking Hall of
Windsor Royal Station, Thames Street, Windsor. A Free map of Windsor & Eaton
may be obtained at the information booth (old ticket office)
Royal Windsor Heritage Trail Walk
This self guided Free trail takes you from Windsor Castle, across the River
Thames to Eaton College, allowing you to discover over 1,000 years of local history.
A copy of the trail can be downloaded Free from HERE
Windsor Guildhall, High Street, Windsor, Berkshire
Visit Windsor Guildhall on the
High Street close to Windsor Castle, the Sir Christopher Wren-designed
Guildhall is a premier wedding and special occasion location. The intimate Ascot
Room, chosen by Prince Charles for his wedding and Sir Elton John for his civil
partnership, seats 30 people. The impressive Council Chamber with its chandeliers
on loan from The Queen and royal portraits dating back to Elizabeth I seats 120.
- Open Mon (Except Bank Holidays) only from 10.00 to 14.00 - Free Entry -
Tel: +44 01628 796033
Changing The Guard At Windsor Castle Palace
10.45 - 11.00 Mon to Sat the Windsor Castle Palace Guard Mares up
Windsor High Street to Windsor Castle from Victoria Barracks usually accompanied
by a military band. Free to view.
The Guards can be watched as they Mar up the High Street and into the Castle,
but to see the actual ‘changing’ ceremony you need to have paid to
go into the Castle. The Ceremony takes place outside the Guardroom in the Lower
Ward of the Castle. To watch the Guards Mar up the High Street takes only 10
minutes; to watch the actual ceremony inside the Castle takes about 30 minutes.
Thames Path National Trail - Walk
Walk the 21.58mile Windsor and Maidenhead section of the Thames Path Walk
- Bell Weir Lock / Runnymede through Old Windsor to Temple Lock / Henley.
From Bell Weir Lock +2.92miles to Old Windsor
and Old Windsor Lock (+3miles) passing Ham Island over Albert Bridge, through
Datchet, back over a bridge (MAP)
to The Home Park bank, and on to Romney Lock / Then the 2.33miles to Boveney
takes in Parts of Windsor, the old road bridge crossing towards Eton (MAP),
/ The 3.17miles to Bray Lock (MAP)
takes in views of Queen's Eyot and Monkey Island. / +2.13miles to Boulters Lock
/ +2.08miles to Cookham Lock / +4.0miles to Marlow Lock / +1.95miles to Temple
Places To Feed The Swans On The River Thames In Windsor
There are plenty of places to feed the swans and other waterfowl in Windsor, particularly along the Alexander Park section to the railway bridge. What to feed swans and ducks - Don't feed swans any more moldy bread! - The best food to feed the ducks! There's something special about feeding ducks with your children or grandchildren, it's often their first introduction to wild birds. Ducks and swans will flock to this FLOATING food which is so much better for them than bread. These tasty, nutritious dry nuggets contain a balance of protein, oils, fibre, minerals and vitamins specifically formulated to supplement a wild waterfowls natural diet.
Watch Polo In Windsor For Free
Watch Polo or other
horse events at Smith's Lawn, Windsor Great Park (Apr
to Sept) - Polo is played most days on Smith's Lawn (MAP) during the summer.
Teams from all over the country, and abroad, even as far as Argentina, compete
with their entourage of ponies. Polo ponies are renowned for their agility, and
makes for a game of great speed and excitement.
Visit St John's Parish Church
St John the Baptist, Windsor Parish Church,
55 High St, Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead (MAP)
Magnificent painting of the (Christ's) Last Supper
Admission Free - Donations welcomed
Tel: 01753 861 757
Free Brick Maze in Windsor for Children and Fasmilies
There is a Free Children's Maze at The Goswells Park Area off Goswell Road by the Pelican Crossing (MAP).
The maze is a simple 3 brick wide path with small paved areas denoting chess
pieces along the route, finishing in the centre on a paved area depicting the
Round Tower of Windsor Castle.
The puzzle challenge is to solve this unique one
way maze bt travelling from the entrance pawn to the centre Castle - always going
forwards. This is a very playful kind of puzzle, which will prove fascinating
for out-of-town visitors to Windsor, as well as local children and families.
A full set of rules is available at the start of the maze.
Thames-side Picnic Areas in Windsor
There are custom picnic areas along the Windsor bank of the River Thames adjacent
to Alexandra Gardens along Barry Avenue. These are narrow strips of walled grass.
Unfortunately NO BARBEQUES ALOWED!
Free Access Tennis Courts in Windsor
There are three 'first come first served' tennis courts at The Goswells Park
Area off Goswell Road by the Pelican Crossing (MAP).
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