Historic Houses, Gardens and Museums

There's a number of historical houses, beautiful gardens and interesting museums too explore near Royal Berkshire, just take a look at some of the places we've listed below.

The Savill Garden, Windsor

The Savill Garden, set in Windsor Great Park is one of the world's best temperate woodland gardens where colourful flower displays blend with open vistas, secret glades and alpine meadows. It is a tranquil place to discover rare plants from around the world, arranged in stunning seasonal displays. There is a restaurant, gift shop and well stocked plant centre.

Distance from hotel: 3 miles | 11 minutes approximately

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Windsor Castle and Great Park, windsor

Windsor Castle is the official residence of the Queen. Today, Windsor Castle is still a working palace and State Apartments contain some of the finest works of art, armour, pictures and interiors in the world, and are opened as much as royal commitments allow. We recommend you allow two hours or more for your visit.
Photographer: Dennis Gilbert Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Distance from venue: 5 miles | 14 minutes approximately
Tel: Park: 01753 860222 | Castle: 01753 743900

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Brooklands Museum

Step back in time to the days of innovation, determination and record-breaking on the site of the world’s first race track. Discover supersonic flight at the Home of Concorde and explore the historic site and hear the stories of the pioneering men and women that shaped the world of motoring and aviation. 

Distance from hotel 11 miles | 27 minutes approximately 
Tel: 02083 325655

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painshill park, cobham

A haven for wildlife, the landscape offers a wide variety of habitat including woodland, pasture, river meadow and lake edge. A variety of mammals have been seen in the gardens and more than 60 species of bird life. 

Distance from hotel: 14 miles | 26 minutes approximately

Tel: 01932 868113

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rhs wisley, woking

Undoubtedly one of the great gardens of the world, RHS Garden Wisley is home to some of the largest plant collections anywhere on the globe. Looked after by 90 staff, the garden aims to inspire and educate.

Distance from hotel: 15 miles | 27 minutes approximately

Tel: 08452 609000

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Hampton court palace

To this day, you can still experience the beauty that so enthralled Henry VIII as you stroll around six acres of magnificent buildings. Each and every corner will capture your heart. 

Distance from venue: 19 miles | 33 minutes approximately

Tell: 02087 819500

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Polesden Lacey, Great Bookham, Nr Dorking

A regency villa in an exceptional setting on the North Downs. With a display of fine paintings and furniture, porcelain and silver. You can enjoy extensive grounds, a walled garden, lawns and various country walks.

Distance from venue: 20 miles | 40 minutes approximately 

Tel: 01372 458203

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kew gardens, richmond

Visit Kew and explore the world’s most famous botanic garden. Kew Gardens boasts landscapes, glasshouses, historic buildings and a vast range of rare and beautiful plants. Also featuring a calendar of special exhibits and events.

Distance from hotel 21 miles | 33 minutes approximately 
Tel: 02083 325655

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