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Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Windsor

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Windsor. Revered for its riverfront, shopping and restaurants, this city is both welcoming and romantic. Take in top local attractions such as Windsor Castle and Legoland. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Windsor

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Windsor a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Thorpe Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Guards Polo Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Windsor

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Windsor is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Windsor Great Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Savill Garden (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Virginia Water (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Colne Valley Regional Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Denham Lock (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Windsor

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 29.6 mi (47.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Windsor & Eton Central Station or Windsor & Eton Riverside Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Windsor?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 590 holiday lettings around Windsor. From 180 houses to 360 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.

Can I rent a town property in Windsor?

Leave your watch at home, because you'll have no use for it where you're headed. It's time to unplug, relax and live like the locals do. HomeAway has 84 village getaway rentals here. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties tick your boxes. Our options for this destination include:

  • 67 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 31 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 20 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Windsor?

Unpack your bags, check out the view and put the kettle on the boil. If you're after a place with all the conveniences of home, an apartment rental is definitely the way to go. HomeAway has 452 for you to browse through here. If you make your reservation soon, you could spend as little as £30 per night. Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 174 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £21 per night.
  • Hotel: 124 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £33 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 41 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £31 per night.

Can I stay in Windsor in a large group?

It can be tricky finding the time to unwind with friends and family. A trip away is a fantastic opportunity to come together. If you were hoping to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has options to suit. Currently, apartment holiday rentals are the hottest thing for big groups of travellers here, and you'll find 116 listed on our database. The rental options that are suitable for large groups around here include:

  • Are you looking for rentals that can hold 6 guests? We have 161 that will be perfect. Prices begin from just £66 per night.
  • After a place for 5 guests? We have 97 that will serve you well. Prices begin at just £60 per night.
  • Arranging a trip away with a group of 8? We have 50 accommodation for rent that will suit. Prices begin at just £40 per night.

You and the squad will be in good hands when you book your Windsor escape through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Windsor?

Say adios to samey hotel chains! Enjoy the charm of staying like a local in an economical holiday rental instead. Feast your eyes on the amazing options that can be snapped up now on HomeAway. When it comes to looking for a fantastic deal, your first stop ought to be Harrow. Here, HomeAway has 22 holiday rentals at an average price of £86 per night. Another 6 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around Cassiobury. With an average price of £115 a night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth bragging about.

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