A progressive independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament. Our portfolio includes the whole of Regent Street and much of St James’s in London’s West End, prime regional shopping centres, Windsor Great Park, rural land and coastline, and the UK’s seabed.
This festive season look no further than Windsor Great Park for outdoor family fun . As the nights draw in and the temperature drops our minds turn to festive family activities. Come together this December for a feast of fun, a taste of seasonal dining as well as shopping from artisan suppliers from around the UK.
Here is a taste of what you can enjoy:
Winter in The Savill Garden*
Enjoy the variety of beautiful and fragrant plants that thrive in the winter months. Discover the flaming dogwoods and willows in the Winter Garden as well as the golden grasses from New Zealand. The Queen Elizabeth Temperate House is the perfect place to stop mid-way to enjoy the sight of festive plants from across the world, alongside our National Collection of Mahonia.
New opening times:
Visitors can now enjoy an earlier start at The Savill Building with breakfast served from 08.30am and The Garden open from 09.30am
To find out more about The Savill Garden, opening times and charges as well as car parking take a look here.
*Entry to The Savill Garden: Adults £5 and Children (0 – 16) FREE when accompanied by an adult.
Car parking is free with paid entry into The Savill Garden.
The Savill Garden and Savill Building will be closed on 24 and 25 December.
Winter Sprite Trail
Starting at The Savill Building, search for the magical Winter Sprites in the Great Park. Look for Jingle, Tinsel and Spruce and other Sprites hidden around Obelisk Pond, and discover fascinating winter facts about the animals and plants that make the Great Park their home. This hour long trail which is buggy and wheelchair friendly is a great way to get out and burn off some energy as well as earn a treat at the end.* Don’t forget your outdoor footwear!
Available: 01 Dec – 02 Jan, from 8.30am – 3pm
Price: £3.50 per trail
The Savill Garden and Savill Building will be closed on 24 and 25 December. *Trails and prizes are subject to availability.
Big and little ones can ride atop the glorious gallopers on the full and mini sized carousels.
PLUS as a Special Treat to start the holidays off, on 20 December from 4.30pm to 7pm, rides on both carousels will be free.
Available: 15 Dec – 02 Jan, from 10am – 4.30pm
Price: £2 per ride
The Savill Garden, Savill Building and Carousels will be closed on 24 and 25 December.
Local Choir Carol Singing
Songs of the season performed by local school children and choirs in The Savill Building on selected dates. Come along and give them your support. Here are the dates and times:
Alexander First School
Claycots Primary School
St John's Beaumont School
Trevelyan Middle School
St George's School
White Waltham CE Academy
Montem Primary School
LVS Ascot School
Hand Bells - bell ringers
Vocalese Community Choir
St Francis Primary School
The Royal School
Shopping at The Savill Building
Let’s get ready for Christmas together … our collection of wonderful gifts awaits you this festive season featuring unique products from British artisan makers which, together with delicious food; children’s toys; beautiful homeware; jewellery and heaps of other exciting goodies will fill those stockings nicely.
Visit on 01, 08 and 15 December and you will be able to sample local meat, cider and gin.
Get all festive with a sumptuous seasonal lunch or afternoon tea at The Savill Garden Kitchen. Whether you are meeting up with friends, having time out with your work colleagues or just need a break from the hustle and bustle of the high street, the Savill Garden Kitchen seasonal menu has something for everyone to choose from.
Treat your family and loved ones! Snuggle up under cosy lap rugs on a relaxing journey through the winter landscape of Windsor Great Park.
The horse and carriage is beautifully decorated with twinkling gold & white berries for the Festive Season and the magnificent part-Shire horses will of course be wearing antlers! There are Christmas Toys on board for the little ones, and you may even hear some Festive music!
December Festive Rides: Sat 1, Sat 8, Sat 15, Tue 18, Sat 22, Sat 29
January Festive Rides: Thurs 3, Sat 5
Times: from 10.30am to 3pm
30 minute ride £60
60 minute ride £120
90 minute ride £180
Romantic Proposal £150 including Champagne.
Early booking is essential. All trips are operated by Ascot Carriages.