Build family memories at Legoland Resort Windsor with adventure golf, over 55 rides and attractions, character meet and greets, live shows and 4D movie experiences. Or will it be Thorpe Park Resort for thrilling rides including Stealth, the UK’s fastest rollercoaster and SAW – The Ride, the world’s first horror-themed coaster?
Keep everyone happy at Savill Gardens, with its 1930s landscaped woodland garden next to Windsor Great Park and a woodland walk that comes with quirky, bespoke timber-clad treehouses to encourage exploration. Or come face-to-face with over 1000 incredible animals at Chessington Zoo, including lions, tigers, penguins and monkeys.
Meet free-flying parrots and enjoy daily events such as penguin feeding at Birdworld. Pet away at Odds Farm Park, which marries animal activities with karting and crazy golf. Meet the mildlife at Bucklebury Farm and Deer Safari Park Run and jump, swing, go-kart and ride the tractors while you’re there.
Catch quality drama at the Theatre Royal Windsor. Let off steam at Northcroft and Goldwell Parks on the zip slide and BMX track. Explore the canal by motor barge or horse-drawn version with the Kennet Horse Boat Company. Or experience tropical trees and plants, plus free-flying butterflies and birds at The Living Rainforest.
Ascot House attracts plenty of golfers, and no wonder. Within ten minutes of three major championship golf courses, Wentworth, Sunningdale and Swinley, you’re set fair for fairways. Or try your hand at a new sport like bespoke or corporate polo training with both Guards and Royal Berkshire Polo Club’s within a stone’s throw from the house.
Keep your forehand well-oiled with tennis on the park courts at Camberley Leisure Centre. Walk local trails around the Crown Estate, Virginia Water and Swinley Forest. Stick around in the forest for treetop adventures at Go Ape Bracknell, plus forest Segway and axe-throwing. Head out to 3000 acres of natural woodland for clay-pigeon and rifle shooting at Bisley.
Fan of German motors? Head to Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands for off-roading, testing AMGs, and the car museum. Or hire a canoe, kayak or stand-up paddleboard from CKT Canoe and Kayak Tours and see Windsor Castle from the river before taking a tour of the castle. Potter over the bridge to pretty Eton. Head out into history to take in Blenheim Palace, Winchester Cathedral, the spires of Oxford and the gardens of RHS Wisley.
Shop quirky independents and antique shops in Windsor and Marlow. Or sit by the river with a pint in pretty Henley-on-Thames. Need some well-earned relaxation after all of these excursions? Indulge yourselves with your own private masseurs and beauticians, on hand to pamper you in the comfort of Ascot House.
There’s plenty on site to keep hen parties happy. Who needs the movies when your in-house cinema room comes with a 180-inch screen, full Sky package, Amazon Prime Video and Netflix? Stream it all over the superfast broadband with its own antenna. And hang out at night in the hot tub and on the covered, lantern-lit decking.
Arrange a pamper package with massages and beauty treatments on site at Ascot House or head out to soothe your senses at excellent spas at Coworth Park, Fairmont and Pennyhill Park. Perhaps a party package is more your style? Come together for an evening of Mixology, complete with a private chef serving everything from canapes to hog roasts or a three course gastronomic delight.
Get adventurous and take a helicopter ride or even a helicopter lesson or small-aircraft lesson at Blackbushe Airport. Or windsurf, sail dinghies, wild-swim or paddleboard at Bray Lake. Visit the world’s number one water sports and activity park at Liquid Leisure Windsor: clamber across the floating obstacle courses, enjoy water sports, relax on the largest beach resort in Berkshire, then settle back to enjoy live sports and entertainment in the bar.
Chill the pace with afternoon tea at Madame Posh in Windsor or take a train into Waterloo, or a private chauffeur ride, to take in the lights and sights of London. Ride The Eye, visit The Tower and catch a show in the West End.