International Travel — U.K.
and Area Attractions
— Windsor Castle
— Eton College
England's Oldest Castle
Windsor Castle, located about an hour's drive
outside of London, is the oldest castle in England. It's
also the most famous castle in the world.
Built by William the Conqueror, the Castle looks out over the countryside
and Windsor Great Park. One of The Queen's official
residences, its rooms are furnished with priceless works of art from
the Royal Collection.
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Keep a look-out for the Royals — a few years ago, one of our cousins from NY visiting the castle for the first time, caught a glimpse of the Queen as she was leaving the castle.
Changing of the Guard
Changing of the Guard days and hours are subject to change.
March (weather permitting) every other day.
April thru' July daily.
Check official web site for Windsor Castle (and Buckingham Palace) Changing of the Guard before your visit.
If you have the time, it's
also worth spending an hour or two walking around the quaint town
of Windsor it's loaded with antique shops, fun restaurants
and historic pubs.
Eton College — one of the
most exclusive schools in the world
Founded in 1440 by King Henry VI Eton is one
of the oldest schools in the country. It's also one of the most
famous Prince William graduated there. Eton has also educated
18 former British Prime Ministers.
You'll be sure to recognize the students if you
see them their attire dates back to the 1850s black
tails, vest, and pin-striped pants.
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The 2-acre Jubilee Garden, set inside the castle's main entrance, is the first
new garden to be created at the castle in 180 years.
Windsor Castle Group Tours
Special Group Tours are available for 15 or more people.
except for Dec. 25, 26.
Rent a Limo for your Team's Quarterly Getaway and enjoy a
fun day touring Windsor Castle.
Afterwards, arrange for a Guided Tour of historic
Eton College, located near Windsor Castle or visit
Runnymede, where King John signed the Magna Carta.
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Hotels in Windsor
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