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The Church of St Mary the Virgin at South Baddesley, Hampshire.

South Baddesley

in the county of Hampshire

HMS Warrior, The Hard, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Portsmouth

in the county of Hampshire

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Windsor

Eton College in Eton, Berkshire

Eton (36 Pictures)

in the county of Berkshire (0.5 miles, 0.7 km)

Situated just over the river Thames from Windsor, Eton is best known for its world famous ancient public school, which was attended by both Prince Harry and William, and many.....

A picture of Burnham

Burnham (6 Pictures)

in the county of Buckinghamshire (4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction NW)

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A picture of Bray

Bray (4 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Berkshire (4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction NW)

Bray is a pretty place lying on a bend of the Thames a short distance from Monkey Island where there was once a fishing lodge belonging to the Dukes of Marlborough...

St Giles Church, Stoke Poges

Stoke Poges (4 Pictures)

in the county of Buckinghamshire (4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction N)

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Denham, Buckinghamshire

Denham (15 Pictures)

in the county of Buckinghamshire (8.0 miles, 12.8 km, direction NE)

This picturesque village is set in rich wooded countryside. It was mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and it has many attractive brick and timbered cottages, covered in colourful.....

Wisteria

Beaconsfield (18 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (8.4 miles, 13.6 km, direction N)

On arrival in Beaconsfield you are immediately struck by the spaciousness of its wide streets and the wonderful show of Victorian buildings and houses in the main street...

Littleton Lake

Shepperton (24 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Surrey (9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction SE)

The charming village of Shepperton was once the haunt of legendary highwayman Dick Turpin who is said to have visited the village's 400 year hostelry - the atmospheric Anchor Hotel overlooking Church Square...

View from All Saints Churchyard, Marlow, looking across to the Compleat Angler

Marlow (107 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction NW)

Marlow developed into a thriving town from a small community situated at the side of the River Thames...

H.G Wells

Woking (24 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Surrey (11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction S)

In the 17th-century the old part of Woking was a thriving market town with a lively population...

A picture of Hughenden Manor

High Wycombe (10 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction NW)

The largest town in Buckinghamshire county, and once famous for its thriving chair making industry, High Wycombe is the only town in the world that weighs its Mayors, which is a.....

Bridge over the River Loddon in Woodley

Woodley (16 Pictures)

in the county of Berkshire (12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction W)

There is much to do with England's great aviation history in the County of Berkshire, and at Woodley visitors will find the interesting Museum of Aviation which is appropriately.....

Rickmansworth, Herts

Rickmansworth (168 Pictures)

in the county of Hertfordshire (12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction NE)

This is a lovely old town where three rivers meet, it has lakes and watermeadows, and during the 20th-century was known for having one of the finest bathing lakes, close to.....

Hampton Court Way Bridge (Hampton Court Palace is just across the river to the right)

East Molesey (84 Pictures)

in the county of Surrey (12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction SE)

This picturesque pleasant place is fortunate to lie between the waters of the historic River Thames and the River Mole. It is perhaps best known for Hampton Court Palace, the building started by Cardinal Wolsey in 1514...

The Stag and Huntsman at Hambleden

Hambleden (29 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Buckinghamshire (12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction NW)

Hambleden is an attractive village set in the valley of the Chilterns, close to the River Thames. It has a "Picture-Postcard" image with pretty flint and stone cottages spread out around the church...

Henley Bridge, Henley on Thames

Henley on Thames (156 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Oxfordshire (12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction W)

Henley held the very first regatta in 1839 and in the year 1851 Prince Albert became Patron of the Regatta, thus giving the event the pretigious title of Royal Henley Regatta...

Sonning, Berkshire. Sonning Lock

Sonning on Thames (14 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Berkshire (12.9 miles, 20.8 km, direction W)

"the most fairy-like little nook on the whole river". - Jerome K. Jerome..

Amersham

Amersham (27 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Buckinghamshire (13.4 miles, 21.6 km, direction N)

Amersham is one of those towns where with one cast of the eye, you immediately know that this is a place with a long history for around the broad High Street is a mixture of fine.....

The Tamper locomotive.

Ealing (37 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (13.5 miles, 21.8 km, direction E)

Ealing is a thriving place which is now hugely cosmopolitan and has a wide range of multi-cultural offerings...

Cobham Mill, Surrey

Cobham (40 Pictures)

in the county of Surrey (13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction SE)

Cobham Mill rests on a picturesque stretch of the river surrounded by dipping weeping willows and graceful swans...

Kew Gardens Museum, Greater London

Kew (115 Pictures)

in the county of Greater London (14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction E)

Kew is just downstream from the delights of Richmond, and is best known for the Royal Botanic Gardens, or as they are more popularly known 'Kew Gardens'...

Recommended attractions near Windsor

Life Guards Band

Windsor Castle (170 Pictures)

(0.7 miles, 1.2 km)

Apart from being the largest inhabited castle in the world, Windsor is arguably the best known, and on any visit to the town, it.....

Legoland, Windsor

Legoland, Windsor (58 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.6 km, direction SW)

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Dorney Court, near Windsor, Buckinghamshire.

Dorney Court (1 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction NW)

Dorney Court is unusual in that it has passed by direct descent, father to son, through 13 generations of the Palmer family in.....

Punch Bowl...in Valley Gardens...walk around Virginia Water Lake

Valley Gardens (4 Pictures)

(4.6 miles, 7.3 km, direction S)

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Virginia Water Lake, Virginia Water, Surrey.

Virginia Water Lake (16 Pictures)

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction S)

Originally little more than a stream, Virginia Water Lake was begun in 1746 by William, Duke of Cumberland who was then Ranger of.....

Tulips in Long Garden, Cliveden

Cliveden (78 Pictures)

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction NW)

This great house built for the Dukes of Buckinghamshire in the 1850's by Charles Barry overlooks the lovely wooded banks of the.....

Air Lingus

Heathrow Airport Visitor Centre (6 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction E)

An insight into the past, present and future of Heathrow airport. For all age groups..

Bekonscot Model Village, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Bekonscot Model Village (56 Pictures)

(9.1 miles, 14.7 km, direction N)

For many the idyll of rural life as it was in the 1930's has gone forever, but it's charm can be re-discovered at Bekonscot Model.....

Brooklands Motor Museum

Brooklands Museum (43 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction SE)

This is a thrilling museum, where now that Concorde is retired, visitors can get the full Concorde experience without a costly.....

Twickenham Rugby Ground

Twickenham (1 Pictures)

(11.8 miles, 19.0 km, direction E)

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Bushy Park, London

Bushey Park (27 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction E)

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London River Thames. Syon Park and house from the towpath by Kew Gardens.

Syon House (5 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction E)

This is the magnificent house that made Robert Adams. At only twenty nine years of age he was commissioned to decorate Syon.....

A picture of The Chantry House

The Chantry House (1 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 21.0 km, direction W)

This is a magnificent 14th-century Grade I listed church hall. Its timber-framing is typical of the late medieval period, and.....

Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace & Gardens (328 Pictures)

(13.1 miles, 21.0 km, direction SE)

These beautiful gardens set around an illustrious castle given by Henry IV to Rowland Leinthall, who was later knighted by Henry.....

Side view of the main building at Fawley Court, Henley on Thames

Fawley Court (5 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction W)

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Hughenden Manor

Hughenden Manor (21 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction NW)

This was the home of Benjamin Disraeli(1804-81) who lived here with his wife from 1848 until his death in 1881. The couple loved.....

Alpine house

Kew Royal Botanical Gardens (250 Pictures)

(13.6 miles, 21.9 km, direction E)

For over two hundred and fifty years, the gardens at Kew have been the dream and vision of talented gardeners, and the.....

Looks a bit limp

Kew Palace (14 Pictures)

(13.7 miles, 22.0 km, direction E)

See also Kew Royal Botanical Gardens..

West Wycombe Park (National Trust)

West Wycombe Park (4 Pictures)

(13.7 miles, 22.1 km, direction NW)

Perfectly preserved rococo landscape garden, surrounding a neo-classical mansion...

St Michael's Abbey, Farnborough

St Michael's Abbey (2 Pictures)

(14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction SW)

ST. Michael's Abbey is a beautiful Abbey Church built in the peace and tranquillity of the English countryside by the French.....


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