Windsor and Eton

Windsor Castle

What to do in Windsor for a day out? Well let me tell you to start your journey at Eton College. If you have a chance, please see this prestigious Eton college. During the coronavirus pandemic, unfortunately the college is not open to public. But you can see its impressive architecture from the outside.

Eton College
Eton College and Eton College Chapel
Bishop stone in front of College Chapel

I also try to visit the Eton College Chapel, but it was closed, only the garden was open and I can see a sneak peak of the College.

Eton College
Eton College architecture

After admiring the grand Eton college, walk along the Eton high street to see some fantastic independent shops.

Eton College

We visited Eton Antique Bookshop and also a coffee shop.

Eton Antique Bookshop
Coffee at Eton High Street

At the edge of the high street, before you cross on the bridge, you may want to stopped by at The george pub.

The George in Eton

The george pub has a fantasic range of Windsor and Eton beers. When we were there, there are four real ales! My husband loved it so much!

After having a nice drink, get ready to cross a beautiful bridge by Thames river.

Bridge connecting Eton with Windsor

We sat at chairs at the bottom pathway and enjoyed very much the relax atmosphere of watching the world goes by on the river.

Relaxing view of Thames river
Watching the world goes by

Then crossing to the other side, we are arriving at Windsor!

Windsor Castle

The Windsor Castle is definitely the star of the attraction. It is mighty and impressively grand. It has beautiful gate. I dis not visited the castle inside, so I just admire the architecture from the outside.

Windsor Castle

There is also a long grand pathway of procession to the Windsor Castle where it is surrounded by beautiful park.

Very grand and long processional pathways to Windsor Castle

There are many pubs surrounding the castles. We tried the Carpenters Arms which is a Nicholson pub, but there are others such as Prince Harry and Horse and Groom. There is also a nice tearoom which looks so lovely but we didn’t have a chance to try it.

I hope you enjoy this guide and please comment if you have any questions. Eton and Windsor are really beautiful places to go, you can also squeeze them to a day trip as I did!

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