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THE GAMES WALK A public art trail along the Thames Path from Eton to Dorney to celebrate the 2012 Olympic Games View: www.thegameswalk.com THE HISTORY ON WHEELS MUSEUM, Longclose House, Common Road, Eton Wick, SL4 6QY. Motors (both military and civilian), militaria, Memories (30+ seat theatre) and café. There is also an extensive ‘Princess Diana Collection’. Open some Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. Admission charge Tel: 01753 862637 or view: www.thehistoryonwheels.co.uk THE JUBILEE RIVER – see Let’s go out in Maidenhead, Bourne End and Cookham section THE QUEEN AT WINDSOR Her Majesty usually attends the Easter service at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. Apply by e-mail (1st January-1st March) to Garterday.info@royal.gsx.gov.uk for tickets to watch the Garter Day held in June. The Queen and other members of the Royal Family may be seen in the Long Walk on the carriage ride to Ascot for the races during the third week of June THE QUEEN’S WALKWAY 6.3km self guided walking trail connecting 63 of Windsor’s most significant attractions marking 63 years of The Queen’s reign on 9 September 2015. Leaflet available from the information centre View: www.outdoortrust.com THE SAVILL GARDEN, Wick Lane, Englefield Green, TW20 0UU 35 acres of woodland with trees, shrubs and flowers. Ornamental garden and national collections of plants. Events and occasional activities for children. Open daily, 10am-6pm (4.30pm NovemberFebruary). Admission charge (not applicable to the visitor centre, shop and café) Tel: 01784 435544 or view: www.theroyallandscape.co.uk THE VALLEY GARDENS, Windsor Great Park, TW20 0HN (road access via gate in Wick Road, Englefield Green) 250 acres with walking trails forming a series of well wooded natural valleys running down to Virginia Water and the Totem Pole. Open daily, sunrise-sunset. Car parking (pay barrier) View: www.theroyallandscape.co.uk VIRGINIA WATER, London Road, Virginia Water, GU25 4QF Varied and exotic landscape around Virginia Water lake. The walk around the lake is about 4½ miles (7km). The Pavilion offers refreshments and toilets. Pay and display car park open daily from 7.30am View: www.theroyallandscape.co.uk WINDSOR AND ETON SIGHTSEEING TOUR by open top double-decker bus from Castle Hill, Windsor, SL4 1NJ. Hop-on, hop-off bus with a commentary operates mid April-November. Combined bus and 40 minute boat trip tickets also available. Admission charge Tel: 01789 299123 or view: www.city-sightseeing.com WINDSOR CARRIAGES from Windsor Castle or The Fox and Hounds PH, Bishopsgate Open topped carriage rides operate April-September on bright and sunny days. Admission charge Tel: 07803 720084 or view: www.windsorcarriages.co.uk WINDSOR CASTLE, Windsor, SL4 1NJ The oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and official residence of Her Majesty the Queen. Open daily (some exceptions) March-October, 9.45am-5.15pm (November-February, 4.15pm). St George’s Chapel (some closures and closed Sundays except for worship), The State Apartments (some closures), The Semi-State Rooms (open October-March with some closures), Queen Mary Dolls’ House, exhibitions, audio tour, activity trails and climb the Round Tower (open August-September). Changing of the Guard (weather permitting) Monday-Saturday, 11am April-July and every other day except Sunday August-March (some exceptions). Admission charge (free admission for residents with Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Advantage card) Tel: 020 7766 7304 or view: www.royalcollection.org.uk WINDSOR DUCK TOURS pick up outside Theatre Royal, Thames Street, Windsor SL4 1PS Two tours available. Road and river splash tour and river splash tour both with a guide. Operates all year, days and times vary. Admission charge Tel: 01753 581158 or view: www.windsorducktours.co.uk 15

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