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  • Olympic Torch travels through Windsor Great Park

    Windsor 10 July 2012

    Travelling the length and breadth of the country, the Olympic Torch found its way to Windsor Great Park on Tuesday 10 July.

    Upwards of 15,000 people lined the Long Walk in the Great Park, including members of the Household Cavalry, with the band of the Blues and Royals playing as the torch made its way down.

  • Flowers peak early in The Valley Gardens, Windsor Great Park

    Windsor 27 April 2012

    Owing to the unusually warm weather conditions in March, the Punch Bowl in the Valley Gardens is peaking somewhat earlier than expected.

    Mark Flanagan, Keeper of the Gardens, commented: "We generally expect the Punch Bowl to peak in the middle of May but the spring flowering season is a couple of weeks early this year."

    Further information: The Royal Landscape

  • Announcing the 2012 Savill Garden Specialist Plant Fair

    Windsor 05 April 2012

    Showcasing British growers of rare and unusual varieties of plants, the 2012 specialist plant fair will take place 10am - 5pm on Saturday, 12 May 2012. Prestigious specialist nurseries, many of whom are exhibitors at Chelsea and Hampton Court, will be offering a wide range of plants for sale.

    The fair will be held in The Savill Garden car park. Admission is free.

    Further information: The Royal Landscape

  • Record number of Christmas trees recycled

    Windsor 09 January 2012

    The recycling depot for Christmas trees has closed for another year, with a record number of trees brought in.

    Graham Sanderson, Head of the Valley Gardens, was delighted: "Each year approximately 6,000 tonnes of compost is created by managing the organic waste created across the Windsor estate, including the forests at Swinley and Buttersteep. This compost is then returned to the soil in the gardens and parkland areas of the estate."

  • 1,000 year old oak gets helping hand

    Windsor 15 September 2011

    One of the oldest trees in the country has a friend in blacksmith Tony Ambrose. We've just positioned the second of Tony's three props which are designed to prolong the tree's life. The oak, known to be well over 1,000 years old, needs help in supporting itself, and the new props may help it survive by several hundred more years.

    Further information:

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  • Tommy’s buggy push

    Windsor 12 September 2011

    'Tommy's' buggy push. Saturday 10 September saw 150 buggies (and their occupants) being pushed around Virginia Water lake in a fund raiser for Tommy's - an antenatal charity. The buggy push is one of many charitable events which take place across The Royal Landscape of Windsor Great Park every year.

    Further information: Tommy's

  • Another successful Windsor Great Park event

    Windsor 12 September 2011

    The National Carriage Driving Championships took place 9-11 September in Windsor Great Park and were a great success. Next big event - the Windsor half marathon on 25 September.

    Further information:

    Windsor Driving

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  • Totem pole conservation

    Windsor 04 September 2011

    Canadian totem pole expert Andrew Todd visited Windsor Great Park to examine the Virginia Water totem pole. Plans are now being made to carry out appropriate conservation work.

    Further information: The Royal Landscape

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