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Windsor Great Park is a Royal Park which is in the medieval time it is the private hunting ground. With total area 2,020 hectare (5,000 acres) including the deer park, this park is located in south of the town of Windsor. Most area of the park is open for public and tickets it's free. The thing to do before you visit this place is check the opening time first, because opening times vary with the season. Usually you can visit there from dawn to dusk. You will find the enclosed deer park, this is the home for the large herd of semi-wild deer. Through the Long Walk it will be enjoyable, you will walk through a tree-lined avenue and in the end of the walk you will see the Copper Horse Statue of George III on horseback. The things to do at this park is see the famous Red Deer, approximately 500 of the in this Deer Park enclosure and see the Guards Polo Club during summer season, every Tuesday through Sunday. It must be interesting to see the private hunting road of medieval times.
Windsor Great Park Tours
Visit the one of the Britain's largest ornamental gardens in the Savill Garden. This wonderful garden was built in 1930s with area 35 acres. In this garden you can explore the seasonal display of rare plants from around the world. Find the various gardens here include the Hidden Garden, Spring Wood, the Sumer Gardens, the New Zealand Garden, Summer Wood, The Glades, Autumn Wood, and the Winter Beds. It's like natural heaven which can spoil your eyes with the beautiful views. Sometimes this park also held some seasonal events such as open air theatre performance, summer games, exhibition and many more, you can visit their website to know the event and also the display season. There is an admission fee to enter, but the things to do if you want free admission you can visit it during December to February.
See the glittering waters and abundance of wildlife. If you are the fans of Harry Potter or Robin Hood films, you must visit this place. It has been used for lakeside scenes in those films. Previously this park is a Royal pleasure ground and in nowadays it's open for public. Feel the tranquil scenery of this park by get around there and this park is very popular as our destination all year round. You can find a Pavilion which offers hot dogs, burger, freshly made cakes, biscuits, hot and cold drinks. If you plan your tour here you don't ne to pay for admission, you only must pay the parking lot. Pan your tour and relax you mind Virginia Water Lake.
Windsor Great Park is not only offers the beautiful scenery, here you can involve you children to learn about the nature by joining educational programs for primary schools. Your children will accompany by friendly skilled staff. They give some imaginative activities related with science, geography and give the opportunities to developing literacy and numeracy skills. You can start the activity from 10.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. but for the timings is flexible to you, you can choose for half-day or full and it open all year round. To plan your tour here make that you are make a reservation first and its will help you to know the fee and the schedule. It will be interesting tour for your children.
How to Get Tickets?
If you have plan your tour to Windsor Great Park and confuse to get the ticket. The things to is you can visit their own website on book ticket there, you also can make reservation for some tour activities that they've offer there.
How To Get Around?
Enjoy the view of the Windsor Great Park by walking, but this is not the only one choice. There you can go cycling and rollerblading to explore the beauty nature.
What Should I Wear?
To visit this park, make sure that you wear your comfortable outfits. Such as you can wear tee cotton, short, jeans, skirt, shirt, sneaker sandals or flip-slop, and flat-shoes. If you are in a chilly day there, don't forget to wear your sweater, jacket, and scarf.
Best Time to Visit
If you need suggestion for the best tie of your tour, I suggest you to visit in the summer season. You can see the Guards Polo Club in this season.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, in this place you can see the map at park or you can get it on their website and if you join some tour that offers by the park, they already provide a guide for you.
How To Get There?
You can choose some option as your tour transportation to Windsor Great Park from the neighborhood cities such as you can use taxi, bus, and train to get there. If you are from Cambridge it takes around 1 to 4 hours. From Nottingham it takes around 2 until 5 hours. The last if you are from Buckingham it takes around 1 to 3 hours by those transportations.