Staines is a town with all you need, along with great nearby attractions, is close to Windsor Castle and within easy reach of the City of London. There’s a great range of restaurants in the town with cuisines to suit everyone, and include Japanese, Afro-Portuguese and Italian, and the town has a good selection of pubs, bars and live music venues.
The town provides all your shopping needs with a range of both well known high street stores and independent shops, and includes the Elmsleigh Shopping Centre with a good selection of stores. For business conferencing, the venues here include those at The Thames Club and The Boleyn Hotel, and Heathrow Airport is the nearest major airport.
Staines Car Hire
Wherever you are in Staines, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Staines car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Here are some of the places you can visit in and around Staines:
Close to Staines, you can visit this historic Castle and royal residence and admire the magnificent architecture and beautiful interior features. Visitors can see the State Apartments, including the stunning Waterloo Chamber which rejoices the victory over Napoleon in the Battle of Waterloo, with minstrel’s galleries and intricate wood carving, and fine paintings of those involved in the victory. You can also see the Semi-State Rooms with beautiful decor and fine works of art, and also see Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House with exquisite miniature rooms and objects in detail, including a library. You can admire the Gothic architecture of St. Georges Chapel, including the splendid fan vaulting, and in the Chapel lie many royal tombs, including those of those of Henry VIII and Charles I.
Windsor Great Park
Situated by Windsor Castle, you can visit the historic Windsor Great Park and explore the beautiful parkland with open green space, ancient woods with lovely majestic oak trees and a park with graceful deer. You can enjoy relaxing walks amid the peaceful surroundings and there are also cycle paths to take, along with picnic areas where you can rest and take in the scenery.
The Royal Landscape
Here you can see beautiful landscapes and colourful gardens and woods, set in Windsor Great Park, such as Virginia Water Lake where there’s a lovely waterfall cascading down, peaceful woods and features such as the remains of the Leptis Magna and a Pavilion. You can also see the Valley Gardens here, with woods and meadows and include magnolias, azaleas, chestnut, oak and pine trees, and also here is the Savill Garden with stunning displays of flowers and plants and include The Summer Gardens, The Azalea Walks and The Rose Gardens, and visitors can enjoy the amazing sights and bright colours.
Very close to Staines, you can have a great family day out at this Park which has many rides and attractions including a range of roller coasters including The Swarm and The Saw, water rides such as The Tidal Wave and Spinning rides such as The Samurai, along with the more gentle rides such as Storm in a Teacup. There are also water attractions with flumes and slides, a sandy beach and various fun events that take place at the Park.
Spelthorne Leisure Centre
This Leisure Centre has a good variety of sports and leisure activities and facilities to enjoy, and includes a gym, exercise studio and squash courts. There’s also a sports hall where you can play a number of different sports including football and badminton, and the Centre also has a swimming pool and learner pool.
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