Posted on 15th February, 2017

Windsor Fun Run and Run for Chocolate

This weekend we will see hundreds of spectators flock to Dorney Lake to watch not one, but two, great winter running events. On Saturday the iconic Eton College location is hosting the Run for Chocolate, followed by the Windsor Fun Run on Sunday. Both are expected to have an excellent turn out for both runners and viewers, so it is certainly a sporting weekend not to be missed! The Run for Chocolate is a 5km run offering unlimited luxury hot chocolate at the finish line – what more motivation could you need?! The laid back event is perfect for participants...

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Valentine's Day in Windsor
Posted on 19th January, 2017

Top 5 things to do in Windsor this Valentine’s Day

Royal Windsor is one of the most romantic locations in the UK, with its winding cobbled streets, picturesque architecture, and the iconic River Thames; there is no better place to spoil your loved one this Valentine’s. From romantic cruises on the water, to a historical trip to Windsor Castle, there is something for every couple to enjoy this February. We’ve come up with an insider’s guide to the very best ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2017 in Windsor: Enchanting Carriage Rides in Windsor Great Park Whisk your loved one away to the countryside bliss of Windsor Great Park. You can...

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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...

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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...

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Christmas
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,...

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