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Things to do in Windsor, Berkshire

Windsor - A Georgian and Victorian town which grew up around the magnificent castle. Wren completed the fine Guildhall in 1689. An attractive place for shopping, with many antique shops.

Windsor Great Park ,the 4,500 acres of park includes Windsor Castle, the Copper Horse on Snow Hill (an equestrian statue of King George III dressed in a roman toga). The Long Walk (a three mile avenue of trees) and Frogmore Mausoleum, where the bodies of Queen Victoria and the Prince consort rest.

Windsor Castle is one of the Queen's official residences and unique in having been in continuous use for over 900 years. The State Apartments contain many historic treasures, Queen Mary's Dolls' House, donated to the late Queen Mary by the nation, is a 1:12 scale working model complete with furniture, decorations, running water and electricity. St.George's chapel is the burial place of ten monarchs.

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Images of Windsor

Queen Victoria's statue at the junction of Thames Street & Castle Hill. © Alan Whitehead
View of Church Street with Windsor Castle in the background. © Alan Whitehead.
One of Windsor Castle's entrances, viewed from Church Street. © Alan Whitehead
View down Church Lane to Thames Street.. © Alan Whitehead
Market Cross House on Thames Street is better known as Windsor's Crooked House.. © Alan Whitehead

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