Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Windsor

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Windsor. Well-liked for its riverfront, shopping and restaurants, this city is both welcoming and romantic. Take in top local attractions like Windsor Castle and Legoland. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Windsor

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Windsor a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Thorpe Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Guards Polo Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Windsor

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Windsor is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Windsor Great Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Savill Garden (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Virginia Water (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Colne Valley Regional Park (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Denham Lock (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Windsor

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 29.6 mi (47.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Windsor & Eton Central Station or Windsor & Eton Riverside Station and explore the city from there.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Windsor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Windsor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Windsor Castle: 5,544 vacation rentals
  • Legoland: 2,311 vacation rentals
  • Eton College: 5,425 vacation rentals
  • Windsor & Eton Central Station: 5,224 vacation rentals
  • Windsor Bridge: 5,450 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Windsor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Windsor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Cottages in Windsor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Windsor include:

  • Houses: 145 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 293 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 11 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Windsor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Windsor. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.