Windsor, England is just west of London outside the ring road, and is the home of Windsor Castle – one of the official Royal residences of the British Monarch; here David stands curbside in Windsor facing Windsor Castle with the Queen Victoria Statue nearby, which dates from 1887.
David and I decided to tour Windsor Castle, while the ladies went shopping in Windsor; so it was to be a, “guy’s day out” for the two of us taking the tour – here David stands near the castle wall.
Windsor Castle is a beautiful and wondrous image that grows out of the historic town of Windsor; with the castle dating back to the time of William the Conqueror in the year 1070.
David stands on the sidewalk on the approach to Windsor Castle – one of the top tourist attractions in the UK – and you can imagine how this view looked to a peasant, soldier or nobleman as it was being constructed centuries ago.
Windsor Castle’s exterior walls seem to wind along in an unconventional manner, and it is difficult to figure out what the exact form of this castle really is until you see a picture of it from the air – check out the Google Map satellite image for reference.
This is the Round Tower of Windsor Castle, one of the most recognizable features of the castle as it sits on a man-made hill in the middle of the elongated castle layout.
Here David takes my picture during our tour of Windsor Castle, which was a very nice experience for the two of us on a beautiful day in Windsor.
David stands beside one of the castle’s mighty cannons from centuries ago, and today Windsor Castle is less a physical fortress for protection than it is a popular tourist destination for millions of people that love all things Royal.
David takes my picture while I’m standing beside St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle – which is not only a fortress but also contains a small city of grand halls, apartments, living quarters, parks and this beautiful chapel.
A close-up of my picture taken by David outside of St. George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, which suffered a devastating fire in 1992 – and wasn’t completely restored until 1997.
David stands outside a wrought iron gate on the castle grounds, which prevents tourist access to the area behind the fence – on the immaculately kept grounds of Windsor Castle.
David stands along the white line, which prevents tourists from approaching this area of Windsor Castle – which is guarded by a Royal guard who stands watch from his position in the background.
A close-up of David and the Royal guard at Windsor Castle, with the sign to the left of the guard that says, “PLEASE KEEP BEHIND THE WHITE LINE” – and I think they really mean it!