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What’s on April / May 2017

The weather is warming up and there is no better time to visit Windsor.  With a huge choice of restaurants, bars and cafes and masses of local events taking place beat the crowds by booking to stay in our beautiful town this Spring.  You can choose to stay in top 5 star hotels, executive serviced accommodation or boutique B&B’s.

Windsor is beautiful in Spring and here’s what’s on if you are planning a visit in the new few weeks…

  • Cliveden is running an Easter Egg trail between Saturday 14th and Monday 17th April from 10am to 3.30pm.  Free entry for NT members
  • The Carnival of Colour at Savill Gardens on Wick Lane between 1st-17th April from 10-5pm each day with a Rainbow Trail and chance to win a celebratory Rhododendron
    Carnival of colour
  • Theatre Royal Windsor is showing Dirty Rotten Scoundrels from 4-8th April and Fame the Musical from 11-15th April
  • Enjoy Windsor’s very own Royal Free Singers in concert at Eton College on 8th April from 7.30 – 10pm
  • Treat yourselves to a Gourmet Spring Dinner hosted at the Cumberland Lodge on 19th April from 7-9.30pm
  • Help the Queen celebrate her 91st birthday with a 21-gun salute taking place on the Long Walk (Brook Street entrance) from midday on 21st April
  • Monday Evening races start at Windsor Racecourse on 24th April and then 8th, 15th and 22nd May – gates open 2.45pm
  • The Great British Dog Walk departs from Savill Gardens for a wonderful 4km or 9km stomp through Windsor Great Park on 29th April from 10.30am in aid of hearing dogs
  • The stylish Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival takes place at Windsor Castle on 5th and 6th May
  • Windsor Horse Show will once again be wowing the crowds from 10-14th May in Home Park
  • Ascot May Racing Weekend takes place 12-13th MayChris_Dean_s_Syd
  • The Syd Lawrence Orchestra will be performing at Theatre Royal on Tuesday 16th May
  • Windsor Half Marathon and 10k River Trail will be on 21st May this year – still time to get training
  • The Adele Songbook performed by Katie Markham (hand-picked by Adele herself) will take place on 23rd May at Theatre Royal
  • Windsor Independent Market will be on Peascod Street this Easter weekend 15th and 16th April and also 29th and 30th April

What’s coming up… keep dates free and get tickets quick for these forthcoming events

  • Sunset Cinema will be appearing at Cliveden House Hotel from 21st June to 11th July – enjoy a classic movie with food by Rick Stein and ice-creams by Hand & Flowers in a wonderful setting
  • Windsor Championship Dog Show from 29th June to 2nd July in Home Park
  • Tickets for Royal Ascot are on sale now with the Windsor Enclosure already sold out – book early to avoid disappointment
  • Live & Unwind Festival at Oakley Court from 29-30th July

 

 

Reasons to Visit Windsor in February 2017

February is a great month to visit Windsor.  Sure it’s Valentines Day on Tuesday 14th, but there’s nothing to stop you being romantic any other day!  With a whole host of events, the Castle, River Thames, Changing of the Guard and surrounded by stunning parks – it’s the perfect time to visit.

kiss of death windsor showBook a show.  From musicals to whodunnits, there are SIX different shows on at the historic and charming Theatre during February.  Situated opposite Windsor Castle, see what’s on here http://www.theatreroyalwindsor.co.uk/

pastries windsorWindsor’s wonderful Farmers’ Market takes place on the first Saturday of the Month on St Leonards Road from midday.

Wrap up warm and stroll along the river to feed the swans holding hands and gazing into each other’s eyes.

horse drawn carriage Virgina Water LakeVisit Virgina Water Lake and Savill Gardens and you can even book a horse drawn carriage.  Snuggle up under a cosy lap rug and enjoy the sights of the Great Park you can even book champagne – now that is romantic! Always book in advance http://www.ascotcarriages.co.uk/

 

Visit Windsor Castle https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/whatson/page/1  for a kick of history, with wonderful events planned throughout the month and enjoy the Changing of the Guard on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during February.

Eat out – fabulous restaurants, cafes and bars for special nights out with your loved one.  Book to avoid disappointment https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurants-g186419-Windsor_Windsor_and_Maidenhead_Berkshire_England.html

Apartments in Windsor UKWindsor has lots of fabulous places to stay.  There are many Hotels, B&B and apartments available for rental during your stay – book direct for the best deals.  We recommend www.almahouse.co.uk for short stays in a boutique-style B&B just minutes walk from the town centre or for longer stays of 3 nights or more book one of our stylish apartments – see here www.accommodation-windsor.com.

Great properties in superb locations, lots of space, you can even bring the kids too!

Happy New Year 2014

It’s 2nd January 2014 – we are back at work with a spring in our step – the wet weather has abated and the sun is shining – a lovely blue sky day here in Windsor for the start of the year. We have some great apartments available for short-term weekly stays in Windsor and Eton.  Please see our apartments page here.

We have oShort Stays in Windsorver 60 apartments and houses on our books that we fully manage for short lets in Windsor so don’t hesitate to give us a call or send an enquiry with your dates and we promise to provide the best possible rate.  Happy New Year!