Outside in Windsor

I am lucky to say that Windsor is where I live. It maybe expensive. It may have no pound shops, Primark, cinema or Mexican restaurant. It does have a beautiful castle, a river to walk down, a huge park, lots of posh shops and restaurants to dine out in and a theatre. Is soon to be the host of two upcoming Royal Weddings and draws in a huge crowd of tourists into this small town. Has some cool places to spend time outside.

As I am posting this I am probably out and about walking around Windsor on my lunch break, I thought I would show you some of my favourite outside areas of Windsor. I suffer with SAD so it’s important that I get out at lunch time to go for a wander. The fresh air lets me clear my head and have a break from the screen.

The Long Walk. 7 miles from the castle to the copper horse at the top. Always busy, lots of dogs a perfect stroll on a lunch time.

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Two. The Castle. Perfect place to have a wander around in the nice sunny weather taking in spectacular views from the top over Eton. It’s also nice to do when the Queen is in residence.

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The Riverside. Walking along the river passed the leisure centre, the replica of the plane, towards Sir Christopher Wren Hotel and then onto Datchet is a favourite Sunday walk of mine. I particular like the bridge spot, from Windsor to Eton.

Five. The band stand. This area reminds me of back home at Saltburn and going to listen to a brass band play. I’ve not seen it be used, but the park becomes very fully on a sunny day with balls flying, kids screaming and tourists getting off coaches. However, catch it on a nice peaceful day you can people watch, read a book, listen to a mindfulness podcast and not be distrubed!

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Five. Jubilee Fountain. Situated in the park opposite the band stand, another place to people watch.

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I’m really lucky to call Windsor my home. I’m so looking forward to spending time outside more as the longer nights, sunny weather and more fun activities start to occur.

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