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.


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 highlights

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)

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.

Where to stay around Windsor?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 521 holiday lettings near Windsor. From 11 Cottages to 152 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Windsor for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Windsor?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Windsor:

  • Windsor City Centre: 46 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Hillingdon: 77 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Hounslow: 6,410 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Ealing: 5,572 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Harrow: 33 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Windsor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Windsor. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Eton High Street Shopping: 5,725 holiday lettings
  • Theatre Royal: 5,792 holiday lettings
  • Windsor Royal Shopping Centre: 5,783 holiday lettings
  • Windsor Bridge: 5,809 holiday lettings
  • Windsor Castle: 5,855 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Windsor?

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

  • Houses: 152 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 329 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Windsor?

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

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