Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Windsor

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Windsor. Revered for its riverfront, shopping and restaurants, this city is both welcoming and romantic. Take in top local attractions such as Windsor Castle and Legoland. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Windsor

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Windsor a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Thorpe Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Guards Polo Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Windsor

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Windsor is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Windsor Great Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Savill Garden (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Virginia Water (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Colne Valley Regional Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Denham Lock (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Windsor

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 29.6 mi (47.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Windsor & Eton Central Station or Windsor & Eton Riverside Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay near Windsor?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 538 holiday rentals near Windsor. From 12 Cottages to 155 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Windsor for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Windsor?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Windsor:

  • Windsor City Centre: 57 holiday homes
  • Richmond: 141 holiday homes
  • Twickenham Riverside: 48 holiday homes
  • Kew: 90 holiday homes
  • St. Margarets and North Twickenham: 43 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Windsor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Windsor. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Windsor Castle: 5,809 holiday rentals
  • Windsor Royal Shopping Centre: 5,252 holiday rentals
  • Frogmore House: 6,296 holiday rentals
  • Legoland: 2,476 holiday rentals
  • Windsor & Eton Central Station: 5,426 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Windsor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Windsor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Cottages in Windsor. Our other popular types of Windsor holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 155 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 340 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 12 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Windsor?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Windsor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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