Posted on 23rd December, 2016

Christmas Day Traditions Around the World  

Did you know a traditional Serbian Christmas involved hiding coins in special bread with the most fortunate in the family winning it? Locals also wash their faces on Christmas day with ‘strong water’ that is collected early in the morning to give themselves special powers! If that is not enough to mark the annual celebration, large bonfires outside are lit outside churches and guns fired into the air at dawn. Luckily Chile experiences a sunny Christmas as it’s in the middle of summer come December. Christmas traditions include drinking ‘Cola de Mono’ or monkey’s tail for locals, which is a...


Posted on 16th November, 2016

Christmas in Windsor

There is more than one reason to celebrate Christmas in Windsor this year. From experiencing the festivity of Windsor Castle after daytime hours to witnessing spectacular Christmas shopping events and fairs in town – you will not be left disappointed! The glorious riverside location is a refreshing way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and soak in the celebratory atmosphere. In December, Windsor Castle will be hosting exclusive tours for visitors wanting to experience Christmas in the early 19th century at the royal residence.  Explore magnificent State Apartments and get a gist of Queen Charlotte’s idea of...


Posted on 27th October, 2016

Celebrate Christmas in Style

With the days getting shorter and nights getting colder, it seems the festive season is just around the corner. It’s that time of year where Christmas shopping has begun and everyone is making their final plans for December 25th. At Sir Christopher Wren Hotel and Spa, we know it can be a struggle to find time to celebrate with all your loved ones, our Festive Lunches and Dinners are the perfect way to bring colleagues, friends and families together. Starting from just £29.95 per person, you and your guests can indulge with a 3 course meal, coffee and mince pies,...


Posted on 14th September, 2016

The Windsor Half Marathon

The Windsor half marathon will take place on September 25th 2016 at 10am. The race will be held at Windsor Great Park which is known for its Long Walk starting at the gates of Windsor Castle, built in 1688. The route itself is wonderfully scenic as you make your way through what was once a Norman hunting forest. The marathon, now in its 5th successful year starts and finishes at the foot of Windsor Castle which has been a royal home for over 900 years.  With 13 miles of stunning scenery and traffic free roads to look forward to, there...


Posted on 2nd August, 2016

Ladies Day at Royal Windsor Racecourse

Royal Windsor Ladies Day Everyone enjoys a day at the races, and Ladies Day is the perfect time for women across the country to place their bets and engage in the spectacular sport. It is a day that not only captures the beauty of horse racing, but also of the women and their fabulous outfits. For years the event has been set aside for sport and fashion to coexist.  If you are planning to attend the sophisticated event, here is a brief overview of what you can expect from Ladies Day 2016. Held on Saturday 27th of August at the...


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