There are so many things to do in Windsor all year round but at Christmas Windsor is transformed.
Here's our list of the Top 10 Things to do in Windsor this Christmas 2021.
Garter Tower Christmas Illuminations
Windsor Castle will again be the backdrop for daily spectacular creative projections, with kind permission of Her Majesty The Queen.
Standing over 50ft high, Garter Tower is illuminated with images of the stained glass architecture and motifs from St George’s Chapel dating back to the 15th century.
20 Nov - 6 Jan - free
Christmas at Windsor Castle
Just for the season there are special displays at Windsor Castle. These include:
Exclusive Evening Tours - a behind-the-ropes experience in the State Apartments. Discover more about the Castle’s 1,000-year history, enjoy a glass of champagne and receive a complimentary copy of the official souvenir guidebook.
Great Kitchen Tours - this is a rare opportunity as the Kitchen is not usually open to the public.
The Undercroft Café - located in the oldest surviving medieval space in the Castle, will be serving a festive-themed winter menu.
Windsor & Eton Living Advent Calendar
This is a fun way to discover Windsor with the Christmas spirit.
At 6.15pm every night up to Christmas Eve there will be a special surprise 15-minute Christmas themed performance at various locations in Windsor and Eton (usually followed by some Christmas-themed nibbles for guests).
Check local websites for details or as one of our guests give us a call! We're happy to help.
1 - 24 Dec - free
Panto time - Jack and the Beanstalk
Is this the one you've bean waiting for?
Jack and the Beanstalk features traditional comedy capers, dazzling dancers, stunning scenery, colourful costumes, and some magic beans to make all your wishes come true this Christmas!
26 Nov - 9 Jan
Carriage rides in Windsor Great Park
Enjoy a carrage ride through the georgeous Great Park. Take in the Christmas scenery, relax and enjoy the view from a horse-drawn carriage.
Planning a special occassion? Give them a call to make arrangements.
The 12 Films of Christmas - Stand up comedy
How about a night of stand up comedy? Celebrate Christmas with a difference. Comedian Aidan Goatley's brand-new show bringing in the Season's cheer.
Holiday movies at the Drive through
Enjoy your favourite holiday movies both new and old. Strawberry moon - Windsor drive through is featuring It's a Wonderful Life, Love Actually, Home Alone, Die Hard and more. Popcorn time!
Acot Racecourse - final race meeting of the year
Missed Ascot in Summer? How about festive food and winter cocktails. With seasonal treats from around the workd, traditional fairground rides and festive crafts.
Father Christmas and his reindeer will be in attendance and Mrs Christmas will return for her much-loved storytelling before the candle-lit carol singing finale.
Dec 17 - 18 th
Windsor Great Park Illuminated
Spend the evening in Windsor Great Park and watch it come alive with dazzling lights and breath-taking projections.
The light trail will take you on a multi-sensory journey through a dreamlike laser-scape, a cathedral of light, and past fountains of flowers, woodland creature holograms and many more. There will be food, mulled wine,hot chocolate, and you can toast marshmallows at one of the fire pits.
8 Nov - 9 Jan
Windsor on Ice
It's that time of the year! Bring out the ice skates.
Windsor's Ice skating is at Alexandra Gardens. Minutes from the town centre and perfect for everyone. There is a viewing area with food hot drinks and some attractions are under cover, so non skaters can relax and stay warm.
20 Nov - 2 Jan
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