Slough offers a wealth of outdoor leisure opportunities with its beautiful parks, gardens and nature reserves. It’s also just five minutes from Windsor Castle, while a family-friendly theme park provides plenty of thrills.
Things to do
Travellers of all ages flock to Slough for a fun-filled day at Thorpe Park, a family-friendly theme park with roller coasters and thrill rides. There’s also a water zone known as Amity Beach and the Storm Surge spinning water ride. Check the schedule for special events, such as zombie hunts and fright nights.
Tour the historic royal Windsor Castle to see priceless art and antiques, including paintings, sculptures, tapestries and ancient armour. Within the Castle Complex, you’ll be enthralled by Queen Mary’s Doll House, a miniature toy palace with lifts, furniture and even running water. Stop by the 14th-century St. George’s Chapel to see the burial site of King Henry VIII.
Enjoy some tranquil downtime at Savill Garden, where you can stroll through the Queen’s rose garden and woodlands. If you want to learn about Slough’s heritage, browse thousands of photographs and artefacts at Slough Museum. The museum is part of The Curve, a cultural enclave featuring theatre, art and storytelling shows.
Take a break in Herschel Park or Colne Valley Regional Park. You’ll find reservoirs, green spaces and walking and cycling paths curving along the River Colne and Grand Union Canal.
Buses, trains, taxis and bicycle hire offer transportation around Slough and to nearby attractions. You can rent a car in Slough or at London’s Heathrow Airport, about 34 kilometres away.