If you're visiting Windsor for the first time, your trip isn't complete without exploring Windsor Castle (a residence of the British Royal Family). It still remains one of my favourite castles in the UK, thanks to the impressive rooms, Foot Guards and general ambience - you're surrounded by tourists from all over the world. Plus, the gift shop stocks delicious boxes of fudge and I'm not sure what could be better than that. Once you've finished admiring various rooms, The Long Walk can be found just around the corner from Windsor Castle's entrance (though still in plain sight, leading up to the castle). The beautiful stretch is lined with trees and sees you encounter plenty of dog-walkers and joggers along the way. Oh and if you fancy burning off the box of fudge and happen to walk far enough, you'll come across the Deer Park!
Although the town is packed full with hundreds of dining options, there's a particularly good selection of cafés and restaurants (ideal for snacks) within the Windsor Royal Station. No longer an active station (there's one behind it though!), it's now an entirely unique home to plenty of shops and eating destinations - including the Cinnamon Café, perfect for generous-sized cakes. Côte Brasserie with a river-view is a five minute walk from the castle and across a small bridge. Alternatively, directly opposite Windsor Castle is the Duchess of Cambridge, a pub that has a rather nice atmosphere during the day (head to the very back, it's lighter and calmer) and serves delicious hearty meals. Also opposite the castle is the Windsor Macdonald Hotel, an ideal location for a modern afternoon tea.
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