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Windsor is a must-see for all those visiting Great Britain standing as the oldest and the largest inhabited fortified castle. For the past 900 years, the English Royal family has stayed within its venerable walls at least once a year. An opportunity for visitors to discover the splendid apartments which belong to English Royalty.

Open the heavy doors of Windsor castle to expose the enchanting interior. The term prosperous loses meaning under this unbelievably high ceiling, meandering around the golden corridors enriched with gilding to enter the opulent living room. Use this iconic visit to Windsor as an excuse to visit the delightful chapel of Saint-Georges. Presenting decidedly Gothic architecture, this Anglican chapel initially surprises with the outside appearance, an abundance of stained glass. However, once you are in the nave, you can truly take in the ornamental richness. 

A range of impressive vaults adorn the ceiling, as well as dozens of coats of arms and the wonderful woodwork enriching walls. Once illuminated, the site appears fairytale-like and has an intimate, almost magical atmosphere.
However only upon strolling down the walkways of the Eton school can you really appreciate Windsor's grandeur. Founded by Henry VI in the 15th Century, the establishment has an air of civility, learning and wisdom, reflected via the red bricks of the wall. 
Here, time appears to vanish into thin air; reality mixes with a sophisticated and exceptionally welcoming Medieval setting. There is no doubt that a walk in the gardens, overlooking the castle, and the Lego models, will entertain the children.

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No5 St Leonards Road, Windsor

<div>This is a top-secret champagne and cocktails bar in the heart of Windsor. Drinking in here can feel like you’re in a scene from The Great Gatsby. Not only are the cocktails outstanding but the live music is excellent and there’s a great buzz. The bar is warm and inviting, with gorgeous chandeliers hanging from the ceiling. </div><div>The cocktail menu isn’t the largest, but this doesn’t matter as the bar staff will be happy to rustle something up, bespoke to you.</div><div>If reading this guide has got you licking your lips, we hope you don’t waste any time. Visit one of these cocktails bars next time you’re in London or Windsor. Whichever you choose you’ll be in for a treat. </div><div><br></div>

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GOGOs Waterfront Cocktail Bar and Restaurant

<div>At GOGOs, you can sit outside on the rooftop deck or lower deck overlooking the marina or snuggle up inside in the Shebeen bar. The South-African menu has something for everyone and the sharing platters are fantastic to have alongside your drinks. </div><div>There are new cocktails added to GOGOs menu every season and there are over 35 gins on offer. We love their Rosemary and Raspberry Gin Fizz (Raspberries swirled with Scottish Rock Rose Gin), Secret Garden (A pale lavender cocktail with Sharish Blue Magic Gin, fresh lemon juice, Italicus bergamot liqueur, rose water and lavender) and The Sour Bee (JD Honey, freshly squeezed lemon and South African red wine.)  </div><div><br></div>

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