About the Castle
Emphatically, did you know that Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the entire world? It’s true! It was founded all the way back in the 11th century by William the Conqueror. Since that time, it’s been home to 39 monarchs. Especially, even today, the British Royal Family and Queen Elizabeth spend most of their private weekends at this iconic castle. It’s absolutely gargantuan and touring the grounds and the castle is something that everyone should do if they have the chance. We took a long walk on the castle grounds and you can totally get a Windsor Castle tour to learn all about the royal residence. The best way to learn about something is to fully immerse yourself in it.
Generally, A Windsor Castle visit begins with the grounds. Making your way to the castle is a treat in and of itself. A long path stretches for what seems like miles all the way to the entrance of the castle. On either side is an immaculate green with rows of large hardwood trees that run the length of the path. All around the massive walls, you’ll see greenery of all kinds that add a natural softness to the stalwart stone. Be sure to walk the garden as well. It’s breathtaking.
Making one’s way into the castle, will result in being treated to sights the likes of which you’ve never seen before. Opulent rooms of glowing, polished wood and beautiful furniture, rooms painted in murals from the ceiling all the way down to the floor, a medieval chapel – that’s just the beginning of what you’ll see inside the castle. You’ll even be able to see King Henry VIII’s armor.
Moreover, every step, every turn, every new sight is steeped in history and absolutely beautiful on every level. It’s the most impressive place I’ve ever toured. We were absolutely enamored with every aspect of this iconic castle. I’ll never forget our Windsor Castle Visit. Hopefully, it won’t be the last time we go there!
This post was originally published May 19th, 2022*
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12 thoughts on “A Visit To Windsor Castle”
That is fully awesome! I would love to see Windsor Castle one day. I’m fascinated by them.
I went to England a few years back but never got the chance to visit any castles. I would love to take a trip back and visit Windsor Castle! Beautiful photos!
The castle is so beautiful! I’d love to take a trip to Europe just to explore all of the castles.
So many to see!
It’s always been a dream of mine to visit Windsor Castle. I hope to take my daughters one day!
I’ve always wanted to see Windsor Castle. I have read a lot of history. Your pictures look cool. I really wish if they would allow visitors inside. I know I shouldn’t wish so but that castle has so much of history.
It was such an amazing castle to visit!
I do love to make visits to castles. It’s been awhile since we’ve been to one, we’re overdue for another vacation entirely, actually.
Yes! I love visiting castles! So much history!
Wow….did you say the 11th century? This is a power-house! I’d love to take a tour of the Windsor castle, some day.
This is a lovely and beautiful castle and glad that you guys have a wonderful time there.
Such a beautiful castle!