Windsor Castle is the obvious visit here, and won’t disappoint fans of massive stately homes stuffed with gorgeous art. You can tour the precincts and visit the staterooms, where priceless objects from the Royal Collection are on display, from Holbein paintings to Queen Mary’s dolls’ house.
Legoland offers art too, as long as you like it constructed from plastic bricks. With nearly 40 fantastic rides and activities on offer, you’ll need to spend several hours here to make the most of your ticket. Take advantage of the fantastic 2-for-1 offer when you buy your train ticket.
The River Thames loops and curls its way through Windsor, and offers many pleasingly low-key pastimes, like boating or simply lazing by the river. More adventurous types could try the Duck tour where you ride an amphibious vehicle into the waters and out again.
Those in search of more leafiness should seek out The Long Walk, a 3 mile long tree-lined avenue that takes you from the heart of the town to Windsor Great Park, which describes itself as “sweeping historic parkland, ancient woodland and forest trails”, a description that can’t be improved on.