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Savill Garden & Windsor Castle Tour
The Perfect Day Out: Combining a Visit to Windsor Castle and Savill Garden
Savill Garden is a beautiful garden located within the Windsor Great Park, near the town of Windsor in the county of Berkshire, England. The garden was created in the 1930s by Sir Eric Savill, who was the Deputy Ranger of the park at the time, and it covers an area of around 35 acres.
The Savill Garden is known for its stunning displays of flowers, trees, and shrubs, which are arranged in a variety of themed gardens. Some of the most popular areas of the garden include the Hidden Gardens, the Summer Gardens, the New Zealand Garden, and the Glades.
The Hidden Gardens are a series of small gardens tucked away behind a high yew hedge. These gardens are designed to be peaceful and secluded, with intimate seating areas and beautiful plantings of shrubs, perennials, and bulbs.
The Summer Gardens are a riot of color, with vibrant displays of annuals and perennials set against a backdrop of carefully placed trees and shrubs. This area of the garden is particularly popular during the summer months when the flowers are at their peak.
The New Zealand Garden is a showcase of plants native to New Zealand, including the iconic silver fern. This area of the garden is designed to mimic the natural landscape of New Zealand, with rolling hills, streams, and waterfalls.
The Glades are a series of open spaces dotted with trees and shrubs, providing a tranquil setting for visitors to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the park.
In addition to the themed gardens, the Savill Garden also features a number of other attractions, including a rose garden, a winter garden, and a range of sculptures and other works of art.
The Savill Garden is a must-see attraction for anyone visiting the Windsor area. Its stunning displays of flowers and plants, combined with its tranquil setting and range of attractions, make it one of the most beautiful and peaceful gardens in the country.
Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world
Windsor Castle, located in Windsor, Berkshire, is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the United Kingdom, boasting a rich history, stunning architecture, and an extensive collection of art and artifacts. As one of the oldest and largest inhabited castles in the world, it covers an area of approximately 13 hectares. With nearly 1,000 years of history, Windsor Castle is one of England's most impressive and significant historical sites, having been built in the 11th century by William the Conqueror . Its numerous renovations and expansions throughout the years reflect the changing times and tastes of the monarchs who lived there. It has served as the official residence of monarchs such as VIII. Henry, Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria, and II. Queen Elizabeth.
The castle houses a vast collection of art and historical artifacts, including paintings, sculptures, armor, and furniture, many of which are displayed in the State Apartments, which are open to the public.
In addition, St. George's Chapel, located on the castle grounds, is one of the most beautiful and significant church buildings in England. The chapel serves as the final resting place for ten rulers, including VIII. Henry and his third wife, Jane Seymour, and In September 2022, Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh were also laid to rest here.. St. George's Chapel holds great importance for the royal family, as it was the site of Prince Harry's baptism, the wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla, and the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Visitors can also witness the changing of the guard, a tradition that dates back to the 17th century and still takes place regularly in the castle and in front of the castle. This ceremonial event is a true spectacle, with soldiers dressed in full regalia marching to the beat of a drum.
During your visit, you can enjoy a 2 hours visit to Windsor Castle, immersing yourself in the fascinating history and opulence of the British royal family. After visiting the castle, we will go to the Savill Garden, where you can stay for 2 hours and discover rare plants from all over the world, along with impressive seasonal exhibitions. You can take a stroll in the beautifully landscaped garden and admire the beauty of nature and flowers. Whether you come alone or with family and friends, you will not be disappointed. Moreover, there is a coffee house in the garden area where you can sit on the terrace, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and get a boost of energy, this garden is a true paradise for nature lovers.
5,5 hours tour
from Heathrow Airport and Heathrow hotels £215
7-7,5 hours tour
from London £295
Windsor Castle is open to the public year-round, and visitors can purchase tickets online or at the castle's ticket office. Audio guides are available in multiple languages, providing visitors with an immersive and informative experience as they explore the castle's many wonders.
The entrance ticket to Windsor Castle includes a visit to St. George's Chapel.
Ticket Adult £28,00
Student (with valid ID) £18.00
Under 17/Disabled £15.50
Under 5 Free
Savill Garden is open to the public year-round, and visitors can purchase tickets online or at the
Savill Garden's ticket office.
Ticket Adult £13,95
Child 5-16 years £6.50
The costs for tours above do not include any admission costs or refreshments.
-There will be plenty photo opportunities.
- pick up and drop off - extra charges may apply if different
Windsor - Just 30 minutes by car from Heathrow Airport
Payment for tours can be made on the day and is accepted in cash or by card.
Tour prices are PER VEHICLE, not per person.
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