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Blog/Latest News (History) - Visit Windsor

  • Shakespeare in Windsor
    In History

    Shakespeare in Windsor

    On the anniversary of his birth and death, find out more about Windsor's William Shakespeare connections.

  • Celebrating the birth of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
    In History

    Celebrating the birth of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

    On the anniversary of his birth, blue badge guide Debbie Keenan remembers the incredible Victorian engineer Brunel, creator of the Great Western Railway that brings so many visitors into our historic town.

  • The Death of King Edward IV

    The Death of King Edward IV

    9 April marks the anniversary of the death of Edward IV, the king who commissioned the building of St George's Chapel and, interestingly, the tallest monarch we have ever had!

  • Windsor's Historic Hurricane

    Windsor's Historic Hurricane

    Discover a statue with a difference.  Windsor's full-size replica Hurricane aircraft; a fitting tribute to Sir Sydney Camm, one of the most prolific aircraft designers of all time.

  • King Edward III's Undercroft

    King Edward III's Undercroft

    As you sit drinking your coffee in Windsor Castle’s new Undercroft Café, take a look at the magnificence of where you are.  Local Blue Badge Guide and Information Assistant Debbie Keenan points out some fascinating facts!

  • A Sunday Stroll Through Eton

    A Sunday Stroll Through Eton

    Eton College dominates this historic and picturesque town on the opposite bank of the Thames to Windsor.  Join Tom Flather as he takes a Sunday stroll and visits Eton's three free museums (before enjoying a cheeky beer).

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