Slough attractions

Slough attractions

SloughFrom Slough you can explore the county of Berkshire, often referred to as the Royal County of Berkshire as Windsor Castle lies within its boundaries. Berkshire borders the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Greater London. It is known as one of the Home Counties and the county town is Reading. Berkshire has been the scene of many battles throughout history; it has stately homes, abbeys, castles and museums to visit, while the Berkshire Downs are part of the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Attractions Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1NJ. Windsor Castle ates back to the time of William the Conqueror. The castle is still used by royalty, in fact it is one of the British monarchs principal English residences. The towers and battlements of the Castle dominate the skyline of Windsor. Depending on opening times, visitors can see the State Apartments, St George’s Chapel, Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, the Castle Exhibition the exhibition in the Drawings Gallery and the semi-state rooms. Location: About 3 miles south of Slough. Gain free entry to Windsor Castle – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Windsor Castle

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Attractions Royal Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5JJ. Tel: 01753 498400. The course is laid out in the form of a figure eight slightly more than a mile and a half in extent, the final five furlongs of which is virtually straight. Royal Windsor Racecourse has excellent access to most major motorway networks and rail services. Take advantage of our unique setting by taking a riverboat from the centre of Windsor straight to the racecourse jetty. www.windsor-racecourse.co.uk. Location: About 2 miles south of Slough.

Royal Windsor Racecourse

Attractions Dorneywood Garden, Dorneywood, Burnham, Buckinghamshire SL1 8PY. Tel: 01494 528051. 1930s-style cottage and kitchen garden. Garden open by written appointment only on four days a year. Write or email for tickets, giving at least two weeks notice, to the Secretary, Dorneywood Trust to the address above. (It is an official residence for a Secretary of State or Minister of the Crown). Fine herbaceous borders and rose displays. Elegant conservatory and lily pond. National Trust. Charges apply. Location: About 2 miles north of Slough.

Dorneywood Garden

Attractions Pinewood Studios Ltd, Pinewood Road, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, SL0 0NH. Tel: +44 (0)1753 651700. Pinewood Shepperton’s facilities are used for major national and international film production, filmed television, studio television recording, the filming of commercials and post production sound services. www.pinewoodshepperton.com. About 2 miles north of Slough.

Pinewood Studios

Attractions The Colne Valley. Visitor centre Denham Country Park, Denham Court Drive, Uxbridge, UB9 5PG. Tel: 01895 833375. The Colne Valley provides the first significant area of countryside to the west of London. Farmland, woodland and water, with fifty miles of river and canal and over forty lakes. It provides employment and homes for many people. It is also regionally important for recreation and internationally important for wildlife. Much of the land is privately owned, however, large areas are open to the public or accessible through a network of paths. colnevalleypark.org.uk. To the north east of Slough

Visitor centre Denham Country Park
Snakes and Ladders, Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 8JF. Abingdon Tel: 01235 522 227. Brentford Tel: 020 8847 0946. Dunstable Tel: 01582 660 111. Slough Tel: 01753 694 090.

Play on the massive three-tier playframe, enjoy the slides, rope climbs, tunnels and ball ponds – all designed for lively kids to let off steam. Big fun for tiny tots too in our special safe play area. Comfortable seating, coffee and snacks are available in the café area overlooking the playframe. Birthday Parties and Group Bookings welcome. Open 7 days a week. Snakes and Ladders can be found at Abingdon, Brentford, Dunstable and Slough. www.snakes-and-ladders.co.uk

Snakes and Ladders

Attractions Grand Union Canal. The Grand Union Canal main line covers the 137 miles from London and Birmingham. Branches take it to places such as Slough, Leicester, Wendover, Aylesbury and Northampton. One end of the Canal is at Brentford on the River Thames, the other end at Bordesley Junction in the centre of Birmingham. At Bordesley it divides to join up with other canals. Branch terminates at Slough.

Grand Union Canal

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Attractions Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 6DW. Tel: 01753 671177. During the course of your free sightseeing tour of the school you can visit the Cloisters, the oldest classroom in the College and the College Chapel and experience how the first students would have lived and worked here. On the outskirts, north of Slough. Gain free entry to Eton College – and dozens of other London Attractions - with the London Pass.

Eton College

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