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Radio 2 writing contest final to be held at Windsor Castle

Radio 2 presenter Zoe Ball has announced that the live final for the station’s '500 Words' short story competiton will be held at Windsor Castle this year. The 500 Words contest was first created by presenter Chris Evans in 2011 and has since attracted huge numbers of entries from children aged between 5 and 13.…

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Windsor region hosts a fantastic line-up of festivals this year

Posted: Sat 9 February 2019 at 13:30

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School children explore Windsor Great Park and Roald Dahl connection

Posted: Tue 5 February 2019 at 12:32

A group of school children have been invited to Windsor Great Park’s Cumberland Lodge to explore the recently discovered connection between the building and the Roald Dahl book The BFG. Back in 2016 the University of Wales Press carried out some research on Dahl. It came to the conclusion that the house given to the […]

Visiting Windsor this June? Tickets now available for the famous Garter Day

Posted: Tue 5 February 2019 at 10:58

Members of the public and those visiting Windsor in June this year are encouraged to apply for tickets to watch the Order of the Garter Procession, which takes place on 17 June. Garter Day is the day each year when new Knights and Ladies are added to the list of 24 Knights in the Order […]

The Royal Borough suggests the best proposal locations around Windsor

Posted: Sat 2 February 2019 at 14:16

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Radio 2 writing contest final to be held at Windsor Castle

Posted: Thu 31 January 2019 at 13:57

Radio 2 presenter Zoe Ball has announced that the live final for the station’s ‘500 Words’ short story competiton will be held at Windsor Castle this year. The 500 Words contest was first created by presenter Chris Evans in 2011 and has since attracted huge numbers of entries from children aged between 5 and 13. […]

Visiting the UK: Top British Touring Itineraries

Posted: Tue 29 January 2019 at 13:02

There is no end to the sightseeing opportunities when visiting the UK – so where do you begin? We’ve put together a list of the top touring itineraries to help you get the very most of your trip.   The Best of the West Country England’s south-western corner is affectionately known as the ‘West Country’ […]

Making a Success of Your Relocation

Posted: Wed 23 January 2019 at 11:35

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Windsor Great Park makes Telegraph’s best winter walks list

Posted: Mon 21 January 2019 at 14:50

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Holidaymakers keen to book apartments in 2019, says poll

Posted: Sat 19 January 2019 at 10:41

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