The photography guide to Windsor & Eton
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Windsor & Eton photography guide

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Windsor is a historic town located in the county of Berkshire, England, best known for its famous landmark, Windsor Castle, which is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and has been the home of British monarchs for over 900 years. Aside from the castle, Windsor also boasts a charming town center with quaint shops, restaurants, and pubs, as well as beautiful parks and gardens, such as Windsor Great Park and the Savill Garden. It is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world who come to experience its rich history and royal heritage.

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Windsor is easily accessible by car: Exit the M4 at junction 6 and follow signs for Windsor. Alternatively, you can take the A308 from Staines or the A332 from Slough, both of which lead directly to Windsor.

Heathrow Airport is approximately 10 miles away - a short taxi ride, or take the Heathrow Express train to London Paddington Station, and then to Windsor & Eton Central Station or Windsor & Eton Riverside Station.

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Plan your visit around Windsor Castle, starting with the Long Walk and classic view of the castle. Allow at least half a day if you plan to visit the castle and grounds and check the castle's opening times and book tickets in advance if possible to avoid queues.

Explore the town center: Windsor has a charming town center with cobbled side streets and a variety of shops, restaurants, and pubs. Take some time to wander the streets and soak up the atmosphere.

Spend some time along the promenade to capture boating scenes, swans and views of the Thames.

Cross the bridge to Eton and explore the historic high street and the buildings and grounds of Eton College. 


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