Wonderful days out in Royal Windsor and beyond

Located just three miles from historic Windsor, De Vere Beaumont Estate is the perfect base for exploring the local area – where, within just a few miles you’ll find an incredible number of fantastic attractions.

From the family-friendly thrills and spills of LEGOLAND® to the breath-taking royal splendour of Windsor Castle, the area enjoys an abundance of fun and fascinating things to see and do. Here is our selection of some of the destinations we love the most.

  Read or download our companion guide to find out even more about the local area.

Windsor Castle

Official home to Queen Elizabeth II, Windsor Castle is the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world. An utterly fascinating place and a must-see British landmark.

4.2 miles / 11 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort

An epic family day out, with over 55 rides and attractions (and counting). Unbridled fun for all ages, from rollercoasters to the famous world landmarks made entirely from LEGO® - plus eateries and shops galore.

4.5 miles / 13 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

Runnymede

A gorgeously peaceful riverside parkland, perfect for gentle strolls. Home to the site where the Magna Carta was sealed 800 years ago. Lovely tea rooms, too.

1.5 miles / 3 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

Windsor Farm Shop

Launched by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, this exemplary farm shop and coffee shop sells and serves produce grown and reared on the local Royal Estates. Delicious.

1.6 miles / 6 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

Virginia Water

On the southern edge of the vast Windsor Great Park, this stunning space offers walking trails, waterfalls, beautiful landscapes – and a remarkable 100ft totem pole.

3.3 miles / 10 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

Liquid Leisure

Let off some steam and get very, very wet at the largest waterpark in Europe. Inflatable assault courses, boating, rides and more. Amazing family fun.

3.9 miles / 10 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

Windsor & Eton Brewery

Beer lovers will be enthralled by this experience, as it offers a behind-the-scenes look into a working brewery – and offers many tastings of the many beers produced there.

4 miles / 11 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

Theatre Royal Windsor

One of Britain’s oldest and most famous theatres, this beautiful Edwardian venue is renowned for putting on productions of a calibre to rival anything in the West End.

4.1 miles / 11 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

Windsor Duck Tours

A tour with an almost unbelievable twist. After an hour driving round taking in the sights of Windsor, the ‘duck’ vehicle, amazingly, takes to the water for a river cruise.

4.1 miles / 11 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

Long Walk & Deer Park

Take a leisurely stroll in the footsteps of monarchs through the ages along the famous ‘long walk’ – today home to a herd of over 500 beautiful red deer.

4.2 miles / 11 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

Eton High Street

A genteel and refined place, teeming with antique shops, galleries and boutique emporiums. Also, as you might expect, some delightful tea rooms and taverns.

4.9 miles / 13 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

The Thames Pathway

A 184 mile walk along the Thames which, thankfully, can be broken into distances of your choosing. Spectacular vistas are on offer, including one of Windsor Castle.

5.2 miles / 15 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

History on Wheels Museum

A fantastic destination for fans of historic and modern-day cars, bikes, trucks – and pretty much anything on wheels or with an engine. Fine shop and café.

6.4 miles / 18 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

The Look Out Discovery Centre

Jam-packed with fun activities and play areas for all the family – from oldies to toddlers. Including a Go Ape treetop adventure trail. Very nice on-site coffee shop.

13.4 miles / 23 minutes’ drive from De Vere Beaumont Estate

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