The following attractions are located within 15 miles of SL8:
LEGOLAND Windsor has over 50 fantastic rides and attractions, including..
Entrance fee: Please see website
Windsor Castle has been named one of the Seven Wonders of Britain in a major survey by Yellow Pages, backed by the English Tourism Council. Windsor Castle is one of three official residences of The Queen and has been home to the Sovereign for over 900 years.
Entrance fee: See below
The Household Cavalry Museum collection relates to The Life Guards (1st and 2nd), Horse Grenadier Guards, Royal Horse Guards (Blues), 1st Royal Dragoons (Royals) and The Blues and Royals, covering over three hundred years of the history of the Sovereign's mounted bodyguard. The collection contains Uniforms, Weapons, Standards, Guidons, Drum Banners, Horse Furniture, Campaign and Gallantry Medals, Regimental Medals from the 17th Century.
ColossusRiders flung into a record breaking 10 loops of fear at 65 kph. 120 jockey wheels of NASA-developed materials tenaciously grip 850 metres of proximity-sensor monitored track.
Entrance fee: Various - please see website
Grade I listed garden, extensive woodlands and Italianate mansion. This spectacular estate overlooking the River Thames has a series of gardens, each with its own character, featuring topiary, statuary, water gardens, a formal parterre, Octagon temple, informal vistas, woodland and riverside walks.
Entrance fee: Grounds £6 House £1 extra
Welcome to Bekonscot Model Village, the world's oldest model village. Bekonscot is different from other model villages; this is an entire miniature kingdom stuck firmly in an idyllic 1930s timewarp.
Entrance fee: £5.80 / £3.50
Wycombe Museum has new and exciting hands- on activities with revamped displays that opened in 1999. It is a great place to discover the fascinating and varied history of the District - and of course the renowned collection of Windsor chairs.
Entrance fee: Free admission
Dorney Court is a Grade 1 listed building, futher designated as being of outstanding architectural and historical interest. Dorney Court has always been the manor house of Dorney village which was first recorded in the Doomsday Book.
Entrance fee: £6 / £4
Queen Victoria's trusted prime minister Benjamin Disraeli lived here from 1848 until his death in 1881. Most of his furniture, books and pictures remain in this, his private retreat from the rigours of parliamentary life in London.
Entrance fee: £5 / £2.50
The Caves are an ideal visit for all the family and especially children - their imaginations can be set free. The attraction consists of almost a mile of underground passages with various figures depicting the life and times of the members of the infamous Hellfire Club.
Entrance fee: £3.75 / £2.50
Milton's Cottage is the only extant home of John Milton, the great English poet and parliamentarian, in Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire.
Entrance fee: £3 / £1
Vernacular buildings - the houses and workplaces of past generations - are disappearing every day from the landscape. In the Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on London's doorstep, the pressures are particularly great.
Entrance fee: £6.50 / £4
The River & Rowing Museum was designed by David Chipperfield Architects to a brief which set out to establish an astonishing Museum. The building is raised on columns above water meadows beside the Thames and is built of exposed concrete and glass with a terne coated steel roof, clad in green oak.
Entrance fee: £4.95 / £3.75
Stonor, open to the public, has been the home of the Stonor family for more than 800 years and a centre of Catholicism throughout - including all the dark days following the Reformation.The House is hidden in a fold of the Chilterns five miles from the Thames at Henley.
This historic and enchanting Tudor Manor House is set in the charming estate village of Chenies in Buckinghamshire overlooking the Chess valley.The architectural historian Nickolaus Pevsner described the manor house as:'Beautifully mellow under the trees by the church, and archaeologically a fascinating puzzle'The 22 individual cut brick chimneys distinguish the manor house and are echoed throughout the estate village.
Welcome to the Savill Garden, an oasis of beauty and tranquillity acclaimed as one of the finest gardens in England. The breathtaking diversity of plants that can be seen today is a result of Sir Eric Savill's vision combined with the dedication and imagination of three generations of horticulturists.
Entrance fee: £5.50
This picturesque house, mainly Tudor in style, has a beautiful courtyard and one surviving tower dating from 1347. The house has an interesting history and was involved in Jacobean court intrigue.
Entrance fee: £4.80 (house & garden)
The Look Out Discovery Centre has been voted 14th out of 50 by the Independent in it's 'The 50 Best Spring Days Out in Britain'. It is a hands-on, interactive science and nature exhibition with over 70 exhibits within themed zones linked to the National Curriculum.
Entrance fee: £4.65 / £3.10
The London Motor Museum displays a wide range range of classic American cars from the 50's, 60's and 70's. The museum presents a unique collection of cars that relate to the story of the early motoring experience.
Entrance fee: Adults £10, Children £5
The Museum of English Rural Life was founded by the University of Reading in 1951 to reflect and record the changing face of farming and the countryside. It houses Designated collections of national importance that span the full range of objects, archives, photographs, film and books.
Entrance fee: £1
The substantial remains of a strong and important motte and bailey castle dating from the 11th to 13th centuries, with surrounding walls, ditches and earthworks..
Entrance fee: Free admission
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