Windsor Great Park
Part of the Windsor Estate, Windsor Great Park is an ancient Royal landscape of forests, grasslands, lakes and gardens. Visit and you will discover 1,000 years of history including historical monuments, rare wildlife and National Collections of plants and Champion Trees.
An operational Estate with farms, vineyard, commercial forestry as well as residential and commercial lettings, the Windsor Estate covers approximately 6,400 hectares (15,800 acres) stretching for some 10 miles from Windsor Castle to Camberley and is home to a thriving business community.
In 2022, The Windsor Estate, jointly with Sandringham Estate, were awarded the Royal Agricultural Society of England’s Bledisloe Gold Medal, recognising an outstanding achievement in the successful development and land management of an agricultural estate in England.
Did you know?
The Windsor Estate, jointly with Sandringham Estate, have been awarded the Royal Agricultural Society of England’s Bledisloe Gold Medal, recognising an outstanding achievement in the successful development and land management of an agricultural estate in England.
King Charles’s II admiration for French architecture resulted in the development of the iconic Long Walk. Learn more about the Windsor Estate’s history and heritage.
Discover Windsor Great Park
Windsor Great Park is open all year round and is free to enter. Explore and plan your visit to help you make the most of your day.
Adventure Play is a unique, hand-crafted children’s play area in the heart of Windsor Great Park.
Plan your visit
All you need to know to plan your visit to Windsor Great Park.
Opening times vary throughout the year. Please check before you visit.
See all our car parks and pricing.
Before you leave home please check for any closures and restrictions.
We want everyone to have a safe and enjoyable visit to Windsor Great Park and have worked with AccessAble to provide detailed access guides for popular areas of Windsor Great Park.
To get the most out of your visit, bookmark the Windsor Great Park map and guide.
A Park for all seasons
Whatever time of year you visit there is always something different to see or do.
Windsor Great Park is home to an impressive collection of plants and flowers from around the world which offer astounding displays to admire throughout the year.
From the breathtaking magnolias in spring to the rich, vibrant stems of dogwoods in the winter, there is always something new to see throughout the seasons.
The Windsor Great Park Environmental Centre is a partnership with the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) that runs programmes for Primary schools as well as natural activity programmes.
Windsor Great Park hosts a variety of events throughout the year with something for everyone to enjoy.
From thrilling adventures to educational hands-on science exhibitions, Swinley Forest offers a wide range of activities and learning experiences.
Past, present and future
Visit the Windsor Estate and you will be stepping in to Windsor Great Park’s history. William the Conqueror hunted here. Queen Victoria held court here. Generation upon generation have loved, cherished and protected this special place for future generations to enjoy.
The Windsor Estate may be 1,000 years old, but the world isn’t standing still. There are new challenges to address and new opportunities to lead the way.
With world-class gardens, stunning vistas and outstanding facilities you may want to visit Windsor Great Park more regularly. Park for free and more, when you become a Member.