The Royal Borough, with its blend of rich history and successful modern business development, covers 76 square miles, just 12 miles to the west of London. The main towns of Windsor, Maidenhead and Ascot are surrounded by 14 villages, linked by a common thread - the River Thames.The Royal Borough, home to Windsor Castle and with its close connections to the Royal Family, attracts millions of visitors every year - not only from countries across the world but also from throughout the United Kingdom.
Discover the Area
If you enjoy exploring further afield, venture out to some of our towns and villages and you'll find true picture-postcard areas. The landscape, the buildings, the people and the general atmosphere of the villages combine to reflect that special character which is the epitome of the Royal Borough.
Each village has its own history and distinct personality, many with boutiques, fine arts and crafts, florists and wine merchants. With charming surroundings and friendly people.