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Berkshire

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Berkshire - Latest news, articles and photos

Finally seeing inside Windsor’s Clewer Church
Finally seeing inside Windsor’s Clewer Church

Finally seeing inside Windsor’s Clewer Church

On the outskirts of Windsor town centre is an ancient church that for over 400 years, owned the land that Windsor Castle stood on, and the King had to pay rent for it.

Nov
16
2023
It’s time to start booking your Heritage Open Day tours
It’s time to start booking your Heritage Open Day tours

It’s time to start booking your Heritage Open Day tours

For a couple of weeks in September, thousands of buildings across the UK, mostly outside London, are open to the public.

Aug
03
2023
Auction of old fairground ride equipment
Auction of old fairground ride equipment

Auction of old fairground ride equipment

If you've ever wanted to own your own piece of a vintage funfair, then this is your chance as there will be an open day at Carters Funfair at their base near Maidenhead, and an auction of much of their surplus equipment.

Jul
05
2023
Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator – the Diamond Light Source
Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator – the Diamond Light Source

Tickets Alert: Visit the UK’s largest particle accelerator – the Diamond Light Source

In the countryside not far from Didcot can be found a stunning flying saucer of a building, which also happens to house a large particle accelerator, and they open it a few times a year to the public for free tours.

Jun
23
2023
Tickets Alert: Climb to the top of Windsor Castle
Tickets Alert: Climb to the top of Windsor Castle

Tickets Alert: Climb to the top of Windsor Castle

For a couple of months each year, it’s possible to climb to the top of the ancient Round Tower inside Windsor Castle, with views that reach right across London.

Jun
16
2023
Tickets Alert: Visit Diamond Light Source – the UK’s largest particle accelerator
Tickets Alert: Visit Diamond Light Source – the UK’s largest particle accelerator

Tickets Alert: Visit Diamond Light Source – the UK’s largest particle accelerator

In the countryside not far from Didcot can be found a stunning flying saucer of a building, which also happens to house the UK’s national synchrotron, and they open it up to the public for free tours.

Dec
15
2022
Tickets Alert: Frogmore House and garden open days
Tickets Alert: Frogmore House and garden open days

Tickets Alert: Frogmore House and garden open days

Just outside London sits Windsor Castle, and within its grounds is Frogmore House and gardens, and they're only open to the public on a few days of each year.

Jun
16
2022

TfL style contactless payments extended to Windsor and Henley

TfL style contactless touchpoints are arriving at Windsor and Eton station as contactless payments for train tickets, already valid on GWR and TfL Rail services between London Paddington and Reading are being extended onto the Henley and Windsor branch lines.

Mar
29
2022
Burnham station completes Elizabeth line upgrades
Burnham station completes Elizabeth line upgrades

Burnham station completes Elizabeth line upgrades

Another station has completed its upgrade works ahead of the Elizabeth line opening, this time at Burnham in Buckinghamshire.

Feb
08
2022
Plans for an additional Elizabeth line station in Berkshire
Plans for an additional Elizabeth line station in Berkshire

Plans for an additional Elizabeth line station in Berkshire

The Elizabeth line could gain an additional station near Twyford in Berkshire, if a large housing development next to the railway gets approval to be built.

Jan
11
2022
Tickets Alert: Climb to the top of the Tower in Windsor Castle
Tickets Alert: Climb to the top of the Tower in Windsor Castle

Tickets Alert: Climb to the top of the Tower in Windsor Castle

For just a few weeks of each year, it’s possible to climb to the top of the ancient Round Tower inside Windsor Castle, with views that reach right across London.

Apr
12
2019
A glass case, a dead dog, and Slough train station
A glass case, a dead dog, and Slough train station

A glass case, a dead dog, and Slough train station

On a London bound platform at Slough station can be found a rather old glass case, and inside, a very dead dog. Stuffed.

Oct
14
2017
Climbing to the top of Windsor Castle’s Round Tower
Climbing to the top of Windsor Castle’s Round Tower

Climbing to the top of Windsor Castle’s Round Tower

For just a few weeks of each year, it's possible to climb to the top of the ancient Round Tower inside Windsor Castle, with views that reach right across London.

Aug
27
2017
Two Windsor churches to visit
Two Windsor churches to visit

Two Windsor churches to visit

Windsor contains a church that despite walking past hundreds of times in my youth, I was never able to go inside -- until today.

Aug
26
2017
A day trip to – Windsor Castle
A day trip to – Windsor Castle

A day trip to – Windsor Castle

When you live near something touristy, it's often something we don't visit, because it's always there. Such was the case when I lived in Windsor, which has a bloody massive tourist trap in the centre of town.

Jun
18
2017
A look around the private Frogmore House Garden
A look around the private Frogmore House Garden

A look around the private Frogmore House Garden

A sealed off mansion house surrounded by opulant gardens and only open a few days a year to the public, this is the Frogmore House and Garden.

Jun
09
2017
Huge military fly past over Windsor Castle in May
Huge military fly past over Windsor Castle in May

Huge military fly past over Windsor Castle in May

As part of the Jubilee Celebrations, three days of events will be taking place at Windsor Castle, culminating in a Regal display on Saturday 19th May.

Apr
21
2012
Climb to the top of the Tower in Windsor Castle
Climb to the top of the Tower in Windsor Castle

Climb to the top of the Tower in Windsor Castle

As an ex-Windsor resident myself, this rather excited me – as Windsor Castle is for the first time going to let tourists ascend to the top of the Round Tower that dominates the stony fortress. OK – it’s not London,

Jan
21
2011