Fairlight Lodge Hotel
Travel Blogs from Windsor
Yesterday, we drove to Wimbledon to meet Catherine, Giles, Emily and Oscar. On our way down John took a detour to Durham where we were able to go inside the Durham Cathedral, this was comparable to the York Minster for size and grandeur. Durham was different style however as the architecture was much broader, thicker, and stronger than the intricacies of the Minster. While we toured the Organist was playing on the large organs in the ...
... any pupils, but I did see the ornate iron lamp on the corner, called the "burning bush" after its elaborate design and around which the students gather between classes. Eton is a town, but it is mostly the school. It is very hard to distinguish where one ends and the other begins. I also took some pictures of the vast and seemingly endless number of playing fields. After all, these playing fields are a major supplier of the British military personnel. I don't recall who said that ...
... that part, which includes the ornate wooden carvings and the plaques/plates/shields/heraldry associated with the Knights of the Garter. No boys, not what you're thinking, head more in the Round Table direction. There's a spot that Henry also constructed for his 1st wife, Katherine/Catherine of Aragon (spelling seemed to interchange around the place), and weird to look up at where she would have looked down onto the service. After filling up on more ...
... and the service there is very friendly and welcoming. Most of the clients are british so this is not a particularly tourist joint. The walls are covered with old pictures in black and white and posters of wine or other liquor, and there are lit candles on pretty much every table. 3 amazingly efficient old fireplaces keep the place warm and add such a beautiful atmosphere. We basically spent at least 2 hours daily there after our expeditions. Sam and Tracy ...
... was a great experience to see the outside of the building in person. We then saw Piccadilly Circus (kinda reminds me of a mini-version of Times Square). We then went to Traflagar Square. Our our guide left us there and let us explore the city on our own. We tagged along with two ladies (Alicia and Karen) from our group who are from the Tulsa area. We grabbed lunch at this cafe in an art museum...I had the best tuna fish sandwich lol. ...
Other places to stay in Windsor
18 High Street, Windsor | 4 star hotelfrom $148
- Nice hotel but avoid the restaurant for dinner.
- A super Hotel
- Hotel Has Pretentions Above It's Level
Windsor Rd, Windsor | 4 star hotelfrom $205
- Fantastic Hotel
- Great Hotel, Terrible Staff
- Restaurant lets it down.
52 - 54 Thames St, Windsor | 3 star hotelfrom $176
- Faded English grandeur
- Excellent Hotel - Extremely comfortable and beautiful surroundings
- Generally very nice
High Street, Windsor | 4 star hotelfrom $151
- Terrible service that makes the £75 million refurbishment a waste
- Perfect three days away
- Charming hotel with great service in an unbeatable location
46 Kings Rd, Windsor | Hotelfrom $150
65 Vansittart Road, Windsor | Hotelfrom $99
34 King Edward Court, Windsor | Hotelfrom $95
9 Clarence Road, Windsor | Hotelfrom $133
Bolton Avenue, Windsor | Hotelfrom $156
23 High Street, Windsor | 4 star hotelfrom $234
Winkfield Road, Windsor | Hotelfrom $218