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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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Making the most of your short-term let in Windsor this Christmas

Posted: Fri 14 December 2018 at 12:11

We have a fantastic range of short-term lets in Windsor, which are popular with holidaymakers. Staying in your own apartment or even in one of our beautiful cottages, gives you independence and space. You’ll have the opportunity to experience Windsor like a local. Here we take you through some of the ways you can get […]

Dorney Lake to host Jaguar Tri-Fest next summer

Posted: Wed 12 December 2018 at 14:13

Dorney Lake, the popular watersports venue near Windsor, is to play host to the first festival of its kind next summer, as it welcomes Jaguar Tri-Fest. Triathlons, along with other types of organised sporting events, are becoming increasingly popular. So much so, it seems, that these events are now being combined with food and music […]

Serviced Apartments Proving Increasingly Popular With Business Travel Bookers

Posted: Tue 11 December 2018 at 13:29

Almost one in three business travel buyers said they booked serviced apartments as their accommodation more frequently this year than last year, according to new research carried out ahead of the Business Travel Show. In addition, a further 35 per cent said they used serviced apartments the same amount as last year. The serviced apartment […]

Those Visiting Eton Will Soon Be Able to Enjoy Victorian Stream

Posted: Sat 8 December 2018 at 12:35

Anyone visiting Eton will welcome news that a historic Victorian stream will soon be flowing again. The restoration of the stream has received a cash injection worth £100,000, double the initial £50,000 in funding put aside for the project by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. The extra funding will help the project to […]

Christmas comes to Windsor Castle

Posted: Wed 5 December 2018 at 11:24

Have you ever wondered how the Royal Family spend Christmas? Well, a trip to Windsor Castle over the coming weeks will give you peek inside the Queen’s favourite home during the festive season. You know it’s officially Christmas at Windsor Castle when the magnificent Christmas Tree in St George’s Hall has arrived. The beautiful 20ft […]

Our Guide to Visiting the UK at Christmas

Posted: Tue 4 December 2018 at 11:54

If you are visiting the UK at Christmas and are wondering what us Brits do at this wonderful time of year, look no further!  We’ve put together this little guide just for you. What do British people do at Christmas time? The British Christmas is a hybrid of European and American approaches to Christmas. And […]

The best cosy Windsor pubs to visit this winter

Posted: Sun 2 December 2018 at 12:30

This is the time of year when the traditional English pub really comes into its own, and Windsor pubs are no exception. Yes, we all love long afternoons in a laid-back English pub garden, but nothing really beats a historic interior, a roaring fireplace, and a fabulous welcoming atmosphere. Windsor and Eton boasts a wealth […]

Heathrow Airport strengthens its tech ahead of expansion

Posted: Fri 30 November 2018 at 12:06

Anyone living close to Heathrow Airport will be aware that it is planning to expand with a third runway in the not-to-distant future. It has now teamed up with a company called Copenhagen Optimization to upgrade the technology that forms the backbone of its services in preparation for this expansion. Copenhagen Optimization offers a cloud-based […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle set to move to Windsor

Posted: Tue 27 November 2018 at 10:29

A move to Windsor is on the cards for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex come the New Year, according to the Royal household. An official statement from Buckingham Palace explained:  ‘The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will move to Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Estate early next year as they prepare for the arrival of […]