Did you know?
1.Windsor Castle is said to be the longest occupied Royal residence in the world.
2.If the Union flag flies at Windsor Castle, it signals that the Queen is not in residence.
3.The clocks in the Great Kitchen of the Castle are always 5 minutes fast to ensure the food is never served late to the Queen.
BrayAlso known as Bray on Thames, this large village sits on the banks of the Thames, to the southeast of Maidenhead. This sleepy Berkshire village of Bray boasts seven Michelin stars in total, including two of Britain’s 5 three-Michelin-star restaurants it’s a magnet for people who take their food extremely seriously and well worth a visit but make sure you are hungry.
HolyportSituated just off the M4 is a suburban Village in the parish of Bray, and about 2 miles south of Maidenhead town centre. Holyport boasts four public houses, each have been established for many years. The village also has Holyport church of England Primary School, Holyport college and Holyport Cricket club.
Englefield GreenLocated just outside Windsor is a popular village to visit in the summer with regular cricket matches on the green. It is home to Royal Holloway University of London, the south east corner of Windsor Great Park, borders the town of Egham and more tightly clustered village of Virginia water.
Windsor offers a vast array of shops from high-end retailers to quaint independent stores.
Shopping in Windsor is wonderfully varied, with Windsor Royal Shopping and the nearby pedestrianised Peascod Street offering everything from designer clothes and jewelers to antiques and food markets.
A highly reviewed modern restaurant serving Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine.
Clarence Brasserie & Tea Room
Situated moments from Windsor Castle this delightful restaurant offers a traditional high tea as well as a delicious Italian lunch and dinner menu.
Meat at the Parish
This family run steakhouse & cocktail bar serves high-quality steaks, burgers and seafood. They also do an excellent Sunday roast.
A la Russe
Located in the heart of Windsor this popular restaurant serves an excellent modern French menu in a stylish setting.
The Barley Mow
A family friendly pub on the green in Englefield Green, recently with a lovely outside space for all to enjoy.
The Windsor Castle
The best of modern British, a traditional English pub, within walking distance of its royal namesake.
One of Windsors oldest establishments, The Boatman boasts beautiful views over the River Thames, with a cosy, unpretentious atmosphere and a wide range of local ale on offer.
No5 St Leonards Road
An opulent champagne & cocktail bar located a short walk from Windsor Castle and Windsor Yards shopping mall.
Trains from Windsor to London Waterloo in 1 hour 12 minutes or Windsor to Paddington in 1 hour 4 minutes.
Other transport in the area includes many buses to the surrounding areas, as well as good access to the M4, M3 and the M40/M25.