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 decorating the castle for the festive season. A stone’s throw away from Sir Christopher Wren Hotel, it’s a must-visit event to book in advance if you will be staying with us during the holiday season.  Extend the regal experience with a Full Traditional Afternoon Tea in our opulently decorated Drawing Room.

Located 17 minutes away from Windsor by car, LaplandUK is the ultimate festive family day out with the kids. Children can help Elves make toys, meet a Pixie, decorate gingerbread, be greeted by Father Christmas and enjoy storytelling at the magical journey. For theatre lovers, The Elves and the Shoemaker at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts is not to be missed. Featuring quirky songs, comedy and puppets, the charming show will quickly capture your imagination.

Taking place at Alexandra Gardens, Windsor on Ice is your opportunity to give Ice Skating a whirl this Winter. Come December, Father Christmas will be seen parading through the town centre with his fleet of reindeers, offering visitors a photo opportunity while they wrap up their last minute Christmas shopping. Don’t forget to attend an evening of carols in front of the Windsor Castle on 16th December. It all starts with the Christmas Lights switch-on in Jubilee Square on 19th November at 6.30pm.

Are you ready for the holiday season? Take away the stress of cooking and cleaning with our 3 course Festive Lunches and Dinners, perfect for 10 to 110 guests, set in a traditional environment. Our Festive Party Nights in December and January are ideal to celebrate the holiday season and the New Year with colleagues, friends or family. Only 30 miles west of London, visitors can conveniently get to Windsor by train in less than 30 minutes. With spaces filling up quickly, hurry up to make a reservation. Call us on 01753 202825 or email us at [email protected].

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