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Virginia Water

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Virginia Water town and station take their names from the lake nearby in Windsor Great Park.

Virginia Water Lake 1½ miles

Originally created as a Royal pleasure ground, the woodland surrounding the magnificent lake is open for everyone to enjoy. A map showing paths around the lake is available to download from the website. Features include ancient monuments, a totem pole, the Cascade waterfall, great views and wildlife on and around the lake. Café. Admission free. Tel. 01753 860222.
Open Daily dawn-dusk.
www.windsorgreatpark.co.uk

The Valley Gardens 2 miles

Botanical gardens on the northern shores of Virginia Water with views across the lake. Rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, magnolias and many other ornamental shrubs and trees. Heather garden. A map of the gardens is available to download from the website. Admission free. Tel. 01753 860222.
Open Daily dawn-dusk.
www.windsorgreatpark.co.uk

The Savill Garden 2¾ miles

An enclosed part of Windsor Great Park, the 35 acre garden was created by Sir Eric Savill in the 1930s. It includes a pond, woodland gardens, azalea walks, temperate house, rose garden and other ornamental areas. Café and Restaurant. Tel. 01784 485400.
Open Mar-Oct, Daily 1000-1800. Nov-Feb, Daily 1000-1630.
www.windsorgreatpark.co.uk

Virginia Water map