Holiday cottages in Windsor and Eton are perfect for visitors who want to immerse themselves in the royal history of the United Kingdom. These ancient twin towns lie on opposite sides of the River Thames, in the county of Berkshire. On the southern side of the river, Windsor Castle is the world’s largest and oldest inhabited castle, and has been the home of kings and queens for nearly 1,000 years. Visitors can explore the gothic architecture of St George’s Chapel and the opulent State Apartments, and experience the magnificent pageantry of the changing of the guards. To the castle’s west, the market town of Windsor has a variety of independent shops on Peascod Street, King Edward Court, and Windsor Royal Station.
Escapade is an exceptionally sophisticated townhouse on Eton’s High Street in Berkshire a short walk from Windsor Castle the Tube and riverside walks along The Thames. Escapade spans four floors and boasts contemporary design touches and the height of luxury with two living rooms for relaxation.
Windsor & Eton
A stroll from your holiday cottage in Windsor and Eton, the centre bustles with locals and visitors throughout the year, and there are plenty of places to eat and drink. Cross the Thames on Windsor Bridge and you will arrive in the quieter town of Eton, best-known for its prestigious boarding school. It has a compact and very walkable centre, with antique shops and fine examples of half-timbered architecture.
Recommended Places to Visit
This popular family attraction is packed with Lego-themed rides and shows, including a driving school for kids.
A short train journey towards London, Hampton Court Palace is best-known for having been Henry VIII’s centre for feasting and hunting.
Set amid 165 acres of beautiful countryside, Royal Windsor Racecourse is one of the country’s premier thoroughbred racing venues.
For a leisurely stroll, you can’t beat this graceful three-mile tree-lined avenue from Windsor Castle to the Copper Horse Statue.
Housed in the magnificent Guildhall, the museum is packed with exhibits on the area’s royal history.