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:

  1. Enchanting Carriage Rides in Windsor Great Park

Whisk your loved one away to the countryside bliss of Windsor Great Park. You can relax and unwind as you discover the beautiful scenery from the comfort of an elegant horse-drawn carriage. You can arrange a private drive, or book in for their Valentine’s Day special tours which are available on the 11th, 14th, 16th and 18th.  If you were thinking of popping the question this Valentine’s Day, then Ascot Carriages can arrange the perfect wedding proposal, including a romantic stroll by the 18th Century Lake and the beautiful Georgian Footbridge, with Champagne ready for that special celebration toast!

  1. An Evening of Love at Theatre Royal Windsor

This February Theatre Royal Windsor welcomes Henceforward by Alan Ayckbourn to its stage, making for the perfect night out for theatre lovers. The tale is a comedy with a dark twist featuring a composer who struggles vainly to complete his life’s masterwork about love. Showing from 13th to 19th February, and with tickets starting from just £15 each, it’s a Valentine’s evening that won’t break the bank.

  1. A Dreamy Cruise down the Thames

There is nothing more romantic than an elegant boat cruise down the UK’s most famous River, offering breathtaking views of Windsor Castle. The 40 minute trip will take you upstream to Boveney Lock and back again through the famous sights including the Castle, Eton College, Mill House, Windsor Racecourse and Brocas Meadows. You can combine the cruise with a sightseeing bus tour of Windsor & Eton, to really experience everything this spectacular town has to offer.

  1. A Romantic Stroll around Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle doesn’t offer anything specific for Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t visit on February 14th. The stunning castle hold over 900 years of Royal History and is home to The Queen, making it the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. Windsor Castle is open to visitors every day and an adult ticket is £20.50, with a contribution from your ticket going directly to The Royal Collection Trust.

  1. Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea at The Brasserie at Sir Christopher Wren

Treat your loved one to something special this year. If you are bored of the same Valentine’s Dinner every year, then surprise them with a romantic Afternoon Tea overlooking the River Thames. Served from the 11th to 14th February in The Brasserie, you can enjoy spectacular river views and a delicious selection of cakes, scones and sandwiches, accompanied by a glass of Rosé Champagne. This is sure to sell out fast so make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.


However you decide to spend your Valentine’s Day in Windsor, make sure you book in at Sir Christopher Wren Hotel and Spa, to make sure you aren’t rushing for that last train home. Spoil your Valentine with an overnight stay in one of our unique Feature Rooms, and enjoy luxuries such as a private balcony overlooking the Thames, or a comfortable four poster bed and classic fireplace.

Book your overnight stay or Valentine’s Afternoon Tea by calling Sir Christopher Wren Hotel today on 01753 202825 or email us at [email protected].



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