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Destination guide

Explore Windsor Castle in holiday lettings

Windsor Castle is perhaps best known for its long association with the British royal family. It’s not only an archaeological wonder, but it’s also a place that is filled with all of the romance, pageantry and mystery of ages long gone. It also gives you access to many other regional attractions. When you choose holiday lettings near this historic location – whether for a romantic trip for two, a family journey or any other reason – Windsor Castle is an outstanding option, and it all begins with holiday lettings in this region.

History

Discover history near Windsor Castle holiday cottages

Windsor Castle is certainly not the only historic location near your holiday cottages. You can also visit St George’s Chapel, an ornate place of royal worship first erected in the 14th century with links to ancient knightly orders. Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House is a miniature castle built in 1924 that today stands as an interactive attraction for visitors. The Frogmore House and Gardens are a 17th-century Crown Estate with seasonal guided tours among pristine natural surroundings. The Windsor Guildhall opened in 1689 and today is Windsor’s town hall and a Grade I heritage building.

Food & drink 

Sample cuisine at Windsor Castle

As you relax in Windsor Castle-area holiday homes, you’ll want to enjoy the best local cuisine. The first thing you may want to try is spiced beef with a salt, prunella and brown-sugar rub. Brawn is another unusual local delicacy made from pig’s eyes, feet and hocks that’s boiled and then combined with onions, carrots, turnip and celery. Poor Knights of Windsor is a dessert of bread, wine, milk, butter, sugar, jam, cinnamon and lard. Eton mess is another local dessert with strawberries, whipped cream and meringue.

Essential info

What to know about your holiday rental near Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle is open to the public with regular tours available. Most days the castle opens around 10 a.m. and closes between 4 and 5 p.m. Before leaving your holiday rental, you’ll want to check the schedule for the days you are visiting. The last admission is usually 75 minutes before closing. This indoor and outdoor attraction offers a lot of options for exploration. The castle itself covers 5 hectares and takes up to three hours to completely tour. It is, however, completely safe and friendly for adults and children alike. Accessible areas for visitors with disabilities are available.

Good for couples

Romantic villa rentals near Windsor Castle

Those looking for a romantic experience near holiday lettings will find plenty of options. Basildon Park is maintained by the National Trust and consists of a Georgian manor house with parklands and scenic, immaculate gardens, a tearoom and even a gift shop. Beale Park offers 101 hectares of serene nature walks, river cruises, and the opportunity to see red deer. The Dinton Pastures Country Park is 135.5 hectares of lakeside country with bird-watching hides, walking paths and a quiet country cafe. The Living Rainforest is an exotic experience with tropical plants and rainforest fauna.

How many holiday rentals are available around Windsor Castle?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,186 holiday lettings around Windsor Castle. From 1,200 houses to 3,654 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay near Windsor Castle?

Whether you are travelling with your family or your friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break near Windsor Castle:

  • London Borough of Ealing: 4,930 holiday homes
  • East Molesey: 21 holiday homes
  • Heathrow Villages: 39 holiday homes
  • St. Margarets and North Twickenham: 44 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Brent: 5,713 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday accommodations available.

Can I rent Houses near Windsor Castle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk has 1,200 Houses near Windsor Castle. Our other popular types of holiday rentals near Windsor Castle include:

  • Flats: 3,654 holiday lettings
  • Cottages: 64 holiday lettings
  • Bungalows: 64 holiday lettings

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool near Windsor Castle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday rentals with pool available near Windsor Castle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available.

    Can I book a holiday accommodation directly online or instantly near Windsor Castle?

    Yes, HomeAway.co.uk offers a selection of 5,186 holiday homes to book directly online and 3,243 with instant booking available near Windsor Castle. Don't wait, have a look at our self catering accommodations via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Windsor Castle!