Windsor is located in Berkshire and is most well known for Windsor Castle, one of the Queen's residences. Construction of the castle began in 1075. Today, Windsor Castle remains not only the largest but also the oldest occupied castle in the entire world. Whenever the Queen is in residence at the castle, the royal standard will fly from the castle keep. The Castle is open for tours on certain days. Beyond Windsor Castle itself, another popular tourist attraction in Windsor is the Changing of the Guard at Victoria Barracks. There is no admission fee to see the Changing of the Guard.
Windsor is a suburban town in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. This town is very popular with tourists and it is best known for the Windsor Castle site.
The town of Windsor is located about twenty one miles west of Charing Cross. It is south of the River Thames and it forms the boundary with Eton. The town of Windsor and some of the surrounding areas contain some of the most expensive and desirable housing areas within the United Kingdom. The village of Old Windsor that is located only two miles to the south is about three hundred years older than the area of Windsor.
The area of Windsor has a vast number of shops so there is something to suit all ages and tastes. Due to the town being a very popular tourist area there is a wide range of gift shops especially around the area of the castle. The town of Windsor also has a wide range of stylish restaurants and shops.
Windsor Castle is one of the official residences of the British Royal Family. Windsor Castle was established King William the first of England. The castle has seen a lot of changes and additions over the years.
Due to the royal connections of Windsor the town has facilities that are usually only associated with larger towns. Windsor has a two railway stations, a theatre and also a wide range of hotels. This town is also the location for Legoland, which is built on the same site as Windsor Safari Park.