With the Royal Wedding less than 20 days away there has never been a better time to escape to Windsor. From historic castles that date back to the 11th Century to Michelin star restaurants, we give you our ultimate guide to Windsor so that you can book that weekend retreat in style now.
For those looking for 15th Century decadence, look no further than Oakley Court. Featuring that Downton Abbey-esque décor with rich colours, roaring fires and luxurious four poster beds, this quintessential country home is the perfect haven for those looking for a restful country retreat. Enjoy delicious meals as you dine al-fresco in their stunning 35-acre grounds, or for those looking for a little adventure, simply cycle alongside the river and soak up the springtime atmosphere. Residents can get lost in a book from their extensive library or enjoy a game of golf on their picturesque 9 -hole golf course, as the relaxing backdrop makes this the perfect stay. Book on their website now and receive a special 10% discount on your next stay. Rooms start from £198 per night
Those who are looking for gourmet cuisine and an excellent repertoire of wines, look no further than The Coach in Marlow. This Michelin starred restaurant boasts a menu so fine that you’ll be salivating from just reading it. The restaurant operates a no booking scheme and opens from the early morning well into late dinner service, creating delicious dishes that any food enthusiast will enjoy. What we love most about this restaurant is the space, think open kitchens that deliver that chef to table dining experience making your whole experience that little bit more intimate. Menu wise you simply can’t go wrong, as it features a selection of vegetarian options as long as the meat selection ensuring that every stomach is in for a treat. Make sure you finish off your meal with one of their spectacular puddings, we hear the profiteroles are excellent.
With your hotel and restaurant sorted the only thing left to decide is what to do when you are there. Windsor Castle is a must for any avid history fan as it contains over 900 years of British history. Browse the State Apartments which boasts a ceiling so fabulous that it rivals something you would see at Versailles. Other highlights at the castle include the changing of the guard, visiting St Georges Chapel and of course the Castle Precincts tour which on a sunny day is an absolute must do. Tickets Prices: £21.20
With your hotel and restaurant sorted the only thing left to decide is what to do when you are there. Windsor Castle is a must for any avid history fan as it contains over 900 years of British history. Browse the State Apartments which boasts a ceiling so fabulous that it rivals something you would see at Versailles. Other highlights at the castle include the changing of the guard, visiting St Georges Chapel and of course the Castle Precincts tour which on a sunny day is an absolute must have. Tickets Prices: £21.20

For those that enjoy boating, we would highly recommend one of the many boat tours that operate in the area. From soaking up the scenery to transporting yourself to and from different riverside restaurants, this is the most relaxing way to take in what Windsor has to offer. These boats are also the perfect way to enjoy organised events such as Henley or Windsor Racecourse. Other activities that are an absolute must include, The Savill Garden, which is considered the most impressive ornamental garden in the UK and Dorney Court, which is one of best examples of existing Tudor architecture in England, just make sure you have your walking shoes with you!