The life of the royals has always intrigued people. The enchanting castles spread all over the world fascinate tourists and catching a glimpse of the way the present Kings and Queens spend their days fills people with glee! Recently, Queen Victoria, the present announced that the renowned Windsor Castle’s East Garden is now open for public and we surely can’t keep calm after such great news!
Established in the 11th century by William the Conqueror, Windsor Castle in Berkshire lures a lot of history enthusiasts and public all around the year. On 8th August 2020, the gorgeous East Garden at Windsor Castle was opened to commoners for the first time in the last 40 years. Tourists can witness the intricately designed garden till September on their visit to Windsor Castle. To have an encounter with the royal world, all you need to do is to visit Windsor Castle and witness the beauty of the mesmerizing East Garden where once Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret grew tomatoes!
About Windsor Castle’s East Garden
The East Garden at the Windsor Castle has a stunning lotus-shaped fountain in the middle which is surrounded by 3,500 rose bushes that add to the charm of the whole creation. This iconic garden was designed by Sir Jeffry Wyatville for George IV in the 1820s. In the 19th century, Prince Albert took great interest in the decoration of the garden.
The East Garden is an eminent spot as, in 2016, a portrait of Her Majesty was captured by Annie Leibovitz in the garden. Today, the East Garden overlooking the East Facade of the Windsor Castle is open for visitors on the weekends, and to not visit it is an opportunity wasted. As we are in the times of COVID-19, the authorities at the Castle will only allow 10 to 15 visitors at once. For visiting Windsor Castle, you can buy tickets online from the official website.
Windsor Castle Ticket Price:
- Adults: £23.50 / INR 2289 per ticket
- Family: £60.50 / INR 5893
- Under 17: £13.50 / INR 1315 per ticket
Amidst the pandemic, Windsor Castles East Garden is now open for public viewing and that surely is brilliant news for those who are planning their first post lockdown vacation. Entranced by the extremely impressive Queen’s Castle? If you want to marvel at this ravishing castle, explore the manicured lawns of the East Garden and click instaworthy pictures, then plan your London holiday right away! Do carry a mask and remember social distancing is the new cool!
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