Your tourist guide to Berkshire

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle ©

The county of Berkshire is situated in the southern part of England. There are numerous civil parishes, towns and villages in the country which are homes to outstanding visitor attractions. These attractions range from castles to parks and from abbeys to museums, including the Frogmore Estate, Museum of Reading, Legoland Windsor, Windsor Castle and so on. Visiting Berkshire is surely a fantastic way to spend your holiday. The following article will serve as your tourist guide to Berkshire. It might come in handy if you would like to visit the best visitor attractions of the county. Read on to find out more about these attractions.

Frogmore Estate

The private gardens and house which form the Frogmore Estate are some of the most beautiful natural attractions of Berkshire. Frogmore Estate is the site of the British Royal Family’s three burial places. Built in the 17th century, the Frogmore House is a beautiful building situated closely to the Windsor Castle. It is surrounded by spectacular gardens which include monuments, buildings and burial places. Frogmore Estate can be visited about six days a year, around holidays. (January 2013)

Frogmore House

Frogmore House ©

Museum of Reading

One of the numerous museums of Berkshire, the Museum of Reading is a major visitor attraction. It presents exhibitions relating to the history of the town of Reading. The museum is housed in the gorgeous building of the Town Hall. Some of the galleries of the museum are the following: People and Place gallery, Windows gallery, Huntley and Palmers gallery, Green Space, Silchester gallery and so on. The museum is a fantastic free attraction. It can be visited from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 16:00 and from 11:00 to 16:00 on Sundays. (January 2013)

Reading Town Hall

Reading Town Hall ©

Legoland Windsor

Windsor is a magnificent town in the county of Berkshire. There are numerous visitor attractions in the town, including Legoland Windsor. If you are traveling with your children, you can not miss this fantastic theme park. The large park includes numerous amazing areas, including LEGO City, Imagination Centre, Duplo Land, Land of the Vikings, Adventure Land, Pirates Landing, Kingdom of the Pharaohs and so on. The park is open from March to November from 9:30 or 10:00 until 17:00, 20:00 or even 21:00. (January 2013)

Windsor Castle

One of the most beautiful attractions of Berkshire is Windsor Castle. Some parts of this amazing castle were built in the 11th century. Today it is a major landmark and an extremely popular visitor attraction of Berkshire. The weekend home of the Queen has a rich history. It is one of the most beautiful castles of England. The highlights of the castles are the following: the gorgeous St George’s Chapel, numerous luxurious apartments, the Round Tower, the Curfew Tower, Edward III Tower, Horseshoe Cloister, Lower Ward and so on. The castle can be visited every day from 9:45 to 16:15 until the 28th of February and from 9:45 to 17:15 between the 1st of March and 31st of October. (January 2013)

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle ©


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