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Ten Things to do this May Bank Holiday

Whether it is a romantic break for two or fun for all the family we have something for everyone over the May Bank Holiday

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1. Take to the river on one of our private boats

Explore the Thames at your own pace in one of our fantastic riverboats. All our boats are accessed via the hotel’s private jetty and are ideal for a family day trip or a romantic excursion, the boats are suitable for beginners and experienced skippers alike, there’s something for everyone! We can even prepare a picnic snack box for your day on the river.

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2. Join the Bluebell Walk at The Runnymede on Thames

Enjoy one of the great wonders of nature at this time of the year, the beautiful bluebells. Explore the native woodlands and discover hidden places where bluebells form a carpet in the undergrowth. This walk takes place at Runnymede National Trust site which is located 30 minute walk along the river.

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3. Treat yourself to an indulgent afternoon tea

Afternoon tea is a quintessentially British tradition. Spend a few hours of indulgence in the comfort of The Lounge overlooking the river. Catch up with friends and family over a towering cake stand of homemade cakes and scones, delectable finger sandwiches and a sparkling glass of Rose Champagne.

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4. Go for a horse carriage ride in Windsor Great Park

Relax and unwind travelling through the Windsor countryside away from traffic in an elegant horse-drawn carriage. Windsor Great Park is a great place to explore nature’s beauty, it is home to an incredible array of flora and wildlife. Your driver/ guide will provide history and share lesser known facts about the area.

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5. Take time out in the spa

Enjoy perfect peace and tranquillity in our indoor and outdoor swimming pool, whirlpool bath, saunas and eucalyptus steam room. Our outdoor pool is the perfect place to while away a warm summer’s day by the pool, drink in hand. Or enjoy endless pampering with a range of treatments for both men and women from luxury brands Guinot, ESPA and Jessica.

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6.Have some fun at Legoland, Windsor’s Star Wars Day

Children and adults a like will be entertained at Legoland, Windsor when the Force returns with Lego Star Wars themed activities and the chance to explore the miniland model display. Take part in a competition to see who can build a Lego Star Wars MicroFighter in the quickest time or help build a giant Lego model of Yoda.

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7. Dine in one of our riverside restaurants

Treat the family to lunch or dinner in one of our riverside restaurants. Enjoy home style cooking, Sunday roasts and seasonal favourites in The Lock Bar and Kitchen. Alternatively, you can tuck into a veritable feast of informal buffet food in our Leftbank restaurant where you can help yourself to as much as you want. Best of all there’s no washing up.

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8.See Paw Patrol’s Chase & Marshall at the Windsor Racecourse Family Fun day

Have a fantastic day out for all the family, the day is set to be fun filled action from start to finish with pony rides, face-painting, bouncy castles and more. Entrance is free to racegoers under the age of 18.

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9. Brush up on your backhand on our tennis courts

Wimbledon is only a few months away, so why not warm up your tennis skills on one of our three tennis courts. The courts are exclusively for hotel residents and spa members. Don’t worry about packing your kit we’ll provide racquets and tennis balls.

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10. Visit historic Windsor

We are located a 15-minute drive from the historic town of Windsor, home to the oldest occupied castle in the world and is home to the Queen of England. The spectacle of the Changing the Guard ceremony is not to be missed, see the colourful guards march through the streets. Windsor has many exciting shops, and an abundance of restaurants and bars open 7 days a week.

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