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Windsor

Changing of the Guard in Windsor

Changing of the Guard in Windsor

Changing of the Guard in Windsor is a spectacular free event which you can watch in the town. It is popular with family members of all generations. When and what time is Changing of the Guard? In October 2021 Changing of the Guard taking place on Tuesday's, Thursday's and Saturday's at 11am. Please note, 11am is when the Guards Change over in Windsor Castle so it's worth be ready to watch outside Windsor Castle at 10.45am; when the Guards march along the roads. The timings are as follows; 10.45am - New Guard step off from Victoria Barracks on Sheet Street…
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Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island

Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island

Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island are both fantastic places to visit as there is plenty to see and explore, with the added bonus that it is all free. There was a public car park just up the road from Boulters Lock, you have to pay for it but it isn't too expensive. What is at Boulters Lock and Ray Mill Island? Boulters Lock is a fantastic place to watch boats going in and out of the lock. Boulters Lock is right next to Ray Mill Island, so you just need to cross over the bridge to get onto the…
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Clewer Manor Play Area

Clewer Manor Play Area

The sign on the play area gate at Clewer Manor Play Area says that this park is for children aged 3-12. The play area is fenced and next to Windsor Girl’s School. There is no specific car park next to the play area, but there is a lay-by about 1 minute walk away. What's at Clewer Manor Play Area? Although the play area is not massive it’s has a whole range of play equipment for both older and younger children with a woodchip floor. There are toddler swings, spring toys and a smaller climbing frame for younger children with slide. For…
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AD Review // Guided Tour with Canoe and Kayak Adventures in Windsor

AD Review // Guided Tour with Canoe and Kayak Adventures in Windsor

Disclaimer: This blog post is written in Paid Partnership with Canoe and Kayak Adventures in Windsor. Views of our gifted Guided Kayaking Tour are honest and those of Berkshire Mummies. We were kindly invited to go on a guided canoeing tour along the River Thames at Windsor with Canoe and Kayak Adventures and what a wonderful and memorable experience it was. Lockdown had ended and outdoor water sports were allowed to open again, after months of being at home it felt so refreshing to be out somewhere different, making memories in one of our favourite Berkshire towns, in a covid safe…
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The Queen’s Walkway in Windsor

The Queen’s Walkway in Windsor

Did you know the Queen’s Walkway in Windsor is a free self-guided walking trail which you can use to discover the town in more detail? The trail is made up of 63 points of interest around Windsor, so you can either make a day of exploring the whole trail and see how much you could complete or just take a section of the trail, which is great as it can be flexible if you are walking with little ones who can’t go as far. We have enjoyed doing part of The Queen’s Walkway in Windsor and we love looking out for…
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Walks in Windsor and Maidenhead

Walks in Windsor and Maidenhead

Family friendly walks in Windsor and Maidenhead The Copper Horse, The Long Walk, Windsor Great Park The walk to the Copper Horse along The Long Walk is a wonderful flat walk, it is long as the name suggests! However, the views of Windsor Castle are fantastic once you reach The Copper Horse and it feels like an achievement reaching the landmark. Walking from Bath Island to Windsor Bridge This is a walk with lots to see including great view of Windsor Castle. Don't forget some food to feed the birds on the River Thames. The walk is Buggy Friendly. Braywick…
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15 free things to do in Windsor

15 free things to do in Windsor

We visit Windsor regularly, the town is steeped in history, is home to the Queen and offers some great events, places to eat, a wonderful toy shop at Daniel Department Store and awesome sites to see. Whilst exploring the town over the years I’ve discovered there is loads you can do for free in the town so wrote this post '15 free things to do in Windsor'. 1) Changing of the Guard this a formal ceremony that takes place at Windsor Castle on set days throughout the week. In warmer months this happens more regularly. You can see the guards…
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A Half Term visit to Windsor

A Half Term visit to Windsor

On the Monday of the February Half Term 2019 my little one and I took a visit to Windsor. I had previously booked my little one in to do a Bath Bomb making workshop at Lush UK Windsor. The session lasted about 25 minutes and cost us £2.95 (price varies depending on what is made during the workshop) and my little one (with my help) made a Butterball Bath Bomb to take home. There were 7 children (plus supervising adults) taking part in the Bath Bomb making workshop we attended. A member of Lush staff led the session and everyone…
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A Royal Wedding

A Royal Wedding

As you will most probably be aware Prince Harry will marry his bride Ms Meghan Markle this Saturday at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. We decided to have breakfast in Windsor on Wednesday morning so we could soak up a bit of the atmosphere before the big day. Windsor was a hive of activity with people working hard preparing for the occasion, TV crews were filming, the bunting and flags were flying and members of the public had already set up their seats ready to get their glimpse of the newly weds on Saturday. For some the Royal wedding celebrations…
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Baby Bank Windsor

Baby Bank Windsor

After having followed the Baby Bank Windsor on Facebook for a couple of years I emailed Rebecca and Amy to find out a little more about the charity. I went down meet Rebecca and had a tour around the storage facility. The charity is currently applying to be a registered charity and is run enthusiastically by it’s founders whilst they are both busy holding down part-time jobs and are mothers. The Baby Bank in Windsor was founded in 2015 and collects good quality secondhand clothes, equipment and furniture and gift it to families in and around Berkshire, who are referred…
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