Lying near the outskirts of the great city of London are the towns of Windsor and Eton. The towns are separate areas in their own right but are often referred to together even though they are on different sides of Windsor Bridge. A Windsor & Eton holiday is the perfect choice for those visitors who want to be in a private and relatively peaceful area of this vibrant city but still within close enough proximity to fully enjoy all of the attractions that London has to offer. A Windsor & Eton holiday rental apartment is as luxurious and upmarket as any first-class hotel you could find in London and is the perfect place to put your feet up after a hard day’s sightseeing.
The emphasis of a Windsor & Eton holiday is to unwind in pleasant surroundings or spend your days seeing the sights of London. For the energetic there is a small range of outdoor pursuits available including walking, cycling, horse riding, swimming, roller blading and fishing. Some of the sights that can be seen in the towns are Windsor Castle, the official Royal residence of the Queen of England and the renowned Eton College, where many well-to-do families send their children to be educated. Visitors can watch the Changing of The Guard at Windsor Palace and can take a tour of the school yard and college chapel at Eton College.
If you can tear yourself away from your luxurious Windsor & Eton holiday rental apartment then it is recommended that you take the 15 minute journey to the neighbouring town of Staines. Here visitors will find the interesting Spelthorne Museum which is divided into two sections. The first section, the Elmsleigh Room, details the history of Staines throughout the years. The second section, the Thames Room, contains beautiful replicas of items such as a Victorian kitchen, a Roman shop and an extensive collection of fire station memorabilia.
If you are thinking about booking a fantastic Windsor & Eton holiday rental apartment then you can expect to experience warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Windsor & Eton holiday are usually July and August when the temperature during the day regularly reaches 23°C. The cooler months of January and February see the temperature during the day fall to between 3°C and 8°C. The annual rainfall amount for the towns is 23 inches.
Travellers on a Windsor & Eton holiday land at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is approximately 15 miles away from the towns. Airlines that offer cheap, regular flights to the area include BMI, British Airways and Aer Lingus. Passengers can depart from various UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), Belfast (BFS), Aberdeen (ABZ), Glasgow (GLA) and Newcastle(NCL).
Windsor will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with accommodation in Windsor for the Olympic Games, you're right next to the sporting action.