The Royal Adelaide is just minutes away from some great things to do in Windsor and popular attractions!
Being one of the closest hotels to Windsor Racecourse where in the summer they put on great race nights every Monday evening means you can enjoy the races and then come back and relax with a night cap in the bar, reliving every winning moment. Ascot Racecourse.
Windsor Castle is one of three official residences of The Queen and has been home to the Sovereign for over 900 years. The Castle is the largest inhabited castle in the world and the oldest in continuous occupation. The imposing towers and battlements of the Castle loom large from every approach to the town, creating one of the world’s most spectacular skylines. No other royal residence has played such an important role in the nation’s history.
The Castle opens at 9.45am daily throughout the year. From March to October admission continues until 4.00pm and the Castle closes at 5.15pm. From November to February, the castle still opens at 9.45am, admissions cease at 3.00pm and the Castle closes at 4.15pm. During the winter months the Semi-State Rooms are included in the visitor route. Standard admission charges apply.
The Royal Adelaide is just 15 minutes from Ascot racecourse and there are few sporting venues that can match its rich heritage and history. For almost 250 years, Royal Ascot has established itself as a national institution and the centrepiece of the British social calendar as well as being the ultimate stage for the best racehorses in the world.
Tradition, pageantry, fashion and style all meet in a glorious setting at one of the most beautiful racecourses in the country. The quality of the horse racing at Royal Ascot is simply outstanding, with £4.5 million in prize money on offer and a total of eighteen ‘Group’ races over the five days.
Every other day at 11am the guards leave the barracks which are very close to the hotel and march up to Windsor Castle – a great sight – why not join them on their march to the castle.
Eton College, founded in 1440 by King Henry VI, is one of the oldest schools in the country. Today it is a secondary school for approximately 1,290 boys between the ages of 13 and 18, all of whom are boarders. The most integral part of the national heritage has to be the historic buildings and have recently begun inviting visitors to experience and enjoy the traditions of the College. Public tours start on 25 March 2010 and continue until 3 October 2010.
This beautiful theatre nestles in the shadow of Windsor Castle and is the only unsubsidised producing theatre to operate all year round in Britain.
Their repertoire is wide, ranging from the classics and traditional pantomime to first productions of new work some of which subsequently transfer to the West End.
The Theatre Royal has gained a reputation for the quality of its productions and is currently one of Britain’s leading theatres.
Its success continues as it launches a variety of new schemes for both businesses and regular theatregoers.
Click here to visit the Theatre Royal web site
Just 2.5 miles from the Royal Adelaide Hotel is LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, a theme park dedicated to children aged 3-12 years old. An inspirational land where the kids are the hero. It’s a family attraction like no other – where the fun never stops and imagination knows no bounds. With over 55 interactive rides, live shows, building workshops, driving schools and attractions, all set in 150 acres of beautiful parkland, LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is a unique family theme park.
Carriage Rides in Windsor Great Park with Ascot Carriages. Travel through the Windsor countryside away from traffic, and relax & unwind as you discover the area from the comfort of an elegant horse-drawn carriage. Your carriage driver/guide can provide history and lesser known facts about this beautiful Royal Park. Operating all year round on selected dates from 11am to 4pm, rides are weather permitting and pay cash on the day. You may reserve your special date up to 3 months ahead or call on the day to check we are operating before 10am.
Our 4/6 seat Country Carriage seats max 4 adults & 2 toddlers (3yrs or under) or combination (60 stone weight restriction applies) we have easy with easy rise steps, cosy lap rugs & umbrellas for your comfort!
Have a photo with our family friendly carriage horse and the carriage previously used by Late Lt, Col.Sir John Miller, Her Majesty the Queen’s Equerry & Horsemaster for 26 years.
Rides start from The Savill Building Visitor Centre at The Savill Garden, Wick Lane, Englefield Green, Surrey, TW20 0UJ just 4 miles South of Windsor Castle, 1 mile from Englefield Green. Just follow the tourist signs to Savill Garden on A308 from Windsor, A30 from Bagshot or M25 Junction 13.
Let the train take the strain when attending a match at Twickenham or just head off to visit the home of English rugby.
Located opposite Windsor Castle in the Grade II listed Victorian railway station, Windsor Royal Shopping is Windsor’s must-visit shopping destination.
Many of the original features of the Victorian station remain, including Jubilee Arch, the cobbled stones and Queen Victoria’s waiting room.
With over 40 exciting shops, an wide range of continental-style restaurants, cafes, bars and an art and craft market open seven days a week, Windsor Royal Shopping really is a unique shopping and eating experience.
Just over the bridge in Eton lies a string of antiques shops, small galleries and boutiques line the winding road that runs from Eton Bridge to the college.
Take in the surroundings from a whole new perspective on the historic River Thames. Join a passenger boat trip with French Brothers, hire a boat for a special occasion with
Fringilla, have a road and river adventure on a Windsor Duck Tour or get active with a kayak or rowboat – the choice is yours.
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