Windsor Memories

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Always a great way to spend a day on the river.

1964-1967 There was a time when nearly every Winter Sunday was spent walking from the Egham side, through the Beechwoods then up the Long Walk to Windsor for an early cream tea, then back through all the leaves and cob nuts to the small pub somewhere on the Egham gate side. You had to hurry at times as there were sunset (...Read full memory)

Enjoying a bath or grooming session in the compound where they live for the winter.

To this day this regiment is charged with protection of the royal family and are quite a colourful sight to see when changing the guard.

I remember when the old Roadmaster double-deckers used this bridge daily on their run to and from Slough. Now the bridge is closed to road traffic and the vehicles have to detour around the Brocas to access Windsor.

Living approx, six miles from Windsor, one on a clear night could just see Windsor castle. I have been often told that Her Royal Majesty had her own country house where I lived and that on occasions she would reside there rather than in the Castle itself. Not too far away was where Billy Smart would have his circus animals (...Read full memory)

Lovely place to take a summer's walk and visit with the swans.

Windsor Castle, such precious memories come to mind when I think of this place. It connects me to the people I love, and even though they're gone now - the feelings, the thoughts, their presence is real and tangible when I'm there. What a great gift England has given me.

Still looks the same in 2010

Still hadn't changed by the 1960's.