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Located near the historic town of Windsor with its magnificent Castle, The Grovefield House is set in seven acres of Buckinghamshire countryside surrounded by a feast of attractions and activities to suit everyone, from historic buildings to sporting venues, shopping to rowing, even Central London is just a short train ride away.
Home of the Queen’s weekend residence which stands magnificently overlooking the Thames. Explore the castle (not forgetting the Queen’s Dolls House), the Great Park, and the town with its great shopping, then take a river trip, and wander through pretty Eton.
At LEGOLAND Windsor you will find 11 themed zones from Adventure Land to Land of the Vikings, Kingdom of the Pharaohs to Knights Kingdom with over 55 rides and attractions where your children are able to fly through the treetops to escape fearsome dragons, ride the thrilling rapids with a Viking fleet, join Lego divers on a magical underwater adventure on Atlantis Submarine Voyage along with many others.
The park opened on 17 March 1996 on the former Windsor Safari Park site as the second LEGOLAND after LEGOLAND Billund in Denmark. From the Grovefield House by car LEGOLAND Windsor is 7.8 miles via the M4 and takes approximately 18 minutes.
Clivedon House and Gardens
Magnificent formal gardens overlooking the River Thames, and once the exclusive haunt of the rich and famous, Clivedon is now owned by the National Trust. It includes a stunning series of formal gardens, each with its own style and character, a celebrated parterre and magnificent Italianate mansion (now let as a private hotel).
There is an outstanding collection of sculpture and statues from the ancient and modern world, spectacular views and enchanting walks through woodland and along the least spoilt stretch of the River Thames. Once the glittering hub of high society, Clivedon was home to the ‘fabulous Astor’s’ and infamously associated with the Profumo Affair. There is also a fabulous maze for kids.
Charming Thameside Towns of Marlow
Marlow is without a doubt one of the loveliest locations on the River Thames, set amongst the rich meadows of the river valley and alongside the woodlands of the Chiltern Hills. This vibrant Georgian market town is made up of historic streets and an abundance of boutique shops, restaurants now including the Ivy, cafes and bistros all adding to its unique charm.
Take a boat trip with Salters Steamers to Henley or Windsor or enjoy a 40 minute return cruise to Temple Lock. Explore filming locations used for the popular TV detective series Midsummer Murders and pick up a trail leaflet from Marlow visitor information services.
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