In line with Government advice, the Great Park currently remains open for you to take essential exercise, if you live locally. (You shouldn’t travel outside of your village, town or area of the city you live in).
To help keep everybody safe, when in the Park you must follow Government national lockdown rules.
Your safety, the safety of our staff and other Park visitors is our utmost priority. We will not hesitate to impose tighter restrictions if safety is compromised.
Before you leave home
Please note - there may be occasions where our team will ask you to move on if an area is becoming too crowded. Please respect their request.
Tuesday 02 March. Canadian Avenue from the Totem Pole to The Valley Gardens coffee unit will be closed. Please follow the diversions.
Please can horse riders use the road from Timber Lodge crossroads to the cross-over point to the horse track leading to Ox Pond. This is due to the ground conditions of the adjacent horse track..
Timber harvesting in Swinley Forest
Planning a visit to the Great Park? Here are some tips to help you get the most from your visit.
Cumberland Lodge is an educational foundation and residential conference centre in the heart of Windsor Great Park. Its magnificent facilities are available to hire for conferences, meetings and special events, which helps to support its charitable and educational activities.
As a registered charity with a vision of more tolerant, peaceful and inclusive societies, Cumberland Lodge tackles social divisions by equipping and inspiring people to learn from one another and engage in constructive dialogue. The foundation was established in 1947 with support from King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (The Queen Mother), who was Patron until 2002. The current Patron is Her Majesty The Queen.
Cumberland Lodge works with students and practitioners, leaders and influencers, to break down silo thinking and foster learning and critical thinking through:
Cumberland Lodge itself is a former royal residence dating back to the 1660s, shortly after the English Civil War. It was historically home to the Rangers of the Great Park, including the Duke of Cumberland, second son of King George II, who took up the Rangership in 1746, and Prince Christian, who moved here with Princess Helena, daughter of Queen Victoria, in the late 19th century.
Cumberland Lodge is a distinctive venue for events, noted for its historic rooms, excellent food, modern conferencing facilities and exceptional quality of service. It is used by a wide variety of organisations for conferences, away days, retreats, professional development, and special events including civil weddings and civil partnerships. Self-catering lets are available for short leisure breaks.