Windsor, Castle, From The Meadows 1895

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Caption for Windsor, Castle, From The Meadows 1895: A collection of pleasure craft are tied up on one of the river's many backwaters. Windsor racecourse is close by here. The Round Tower of the Castle is 12th-century, although the site was selected by William the Conqueror. Most of what can be seen from the river was built during the reign of George IV (1820-1830).

An extract from Canals and Waterways.

Memories of Windsor


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.

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Caption for Windsor, Castle, From The Meadows 1895: A collection of pleasure craft are tied up on one of the river's many backwaters. Windsor racecourse is close by here. The Round Tower of the Castle is 12th-century, although the site was selected by William the Conqueror. Most of what can be seen from the river was built during the reign of George IV (1820-1830).

An extract from Canals and Waterways.

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