Things to do in Windsor this month

Are you considering making the one-hour train trip from London for a visit to Windsor? Well, we’ve rounded up special events taking place there this month – it’s time to book those tickets

Royal Ascot
Royal Ascot, Tue 19 to Sat 23 June

At this famous, annual horse-racing festival next to Windsor Great Park, expect a daily Royal Procession, a famously strict dress code and, of course, plenty of horse-racing action.

Family Saturdays at Windsor Castle UK
Family Saturdays at Windsor Castle, Sat 23 June & Sat 30 June

The Queen was crowned on 2 June 1953, so to celebrate 65 years Windsor Castle is hosting ‘Crowns and Coronations’ on Saturday 23 June. Young visitors will be invited to make a crown, so they’ll feel extra regal. Then on Saturday 30 June, three sessions (11.30am/1.30pm/2.30pm) will each include live 1950s music in the State Apartments, storytelling activities and the chance to act out the Queen’s coronation. Admission to Family Saturdays included with standard castle entry.

windsor parish church UK 
Royal Free Singers’ 45th Anniversary Summer Prom, Sat 23 June

From 7.30-10pm, The Royal Free Singers will collaborate with a top-notch Salvation Army brass band for a big concert. It’s being held at Windsor Parish Church and tickets for this quintessentially British event cost £15.  

windsor castle from the river thames credit windsor gov uk
Travelling to Windsor

Windsor is located in the county of Berkshire and is 40km (25 miles) west from London. The best way to get there from London is by catching a train from Waterloo or Paddington, to Windsor & Eton Central station. The train journey takes between 30 minutes and one hour. Find out more at

Looking for more ideas? Find out how to have a royally good day out in Windsor here


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