It’s all happening in Windsor this weekend. If you are lucky enough to be attending the Royal Wedding, here are some maps & atlases of the area so you can make the most of your stay and some souvenirs for you to remember the big day:
Folded sheet map – 2 maps in 1. A doubled sided sheet map of Windsor & Eton Town centre and Windsor Great Park.
3D landscape and contours showing the natural landscape of The Great Park.
Distances marked for joggers and cyclists.
Detailed mapping showing public access, cycle routes, footpaths and bridle paths.
Street Map of Central Windsor & Eton showing Windsor Castle, shopping areas, pubs, hotels, car parks and tourist information.
Additional photographs and historic information.
Reading – Windsor area, including a section of the Thames Path / E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 175 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.
A 60km-long Three Castle Path from Windsor to Winchester via Odiham described in an A5 paperback guide from Heron Maps divided into 15 stages each accompanied by a map. Also included are six circular walks: the Ankerwycke Yew and River Thames, Runnymede and the Great Park, Ascot Heath and Great Pond, Spout Pond and Blackwater Valley, Heath Warren and Eversley Church, plus The Castle and Royal Manor of Odiham. The guide also includes a route profile, a map of local railway connections with information about rail and bus services, useful contact details, etc.
Windsor, Weybridge and Bracknell area on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map No. 160, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series.
Berkshire A-Z Street Atlas £10.95
Berkshire Street Atlas from the Geographers’ A-Z Map Company in a spiral-bound format slightly smaller than A4 and covering the whole county at 1:19,000 (3.33″ to 1 mile). More detailed mapping at 1:9,500 (6.67” to 1 mile) shows the town centre of Reading.
Berkshire County Street Atlas from Philip’s, in an A4 spiral bound edition, covering the whole county at 1:18,103 (3.5″ to 1 mile). Coverage includes Ascot, Ashford, Bagshot, Bracknell, Camberley, Crawthorne, Datchet, Egham, Eton, Goring, Maidenhead, Newbury, Pangbourne, Reading, Sandhurst, Slough, Staines, Thatcham, Theale, Twyford, Virginia Water, Windsor, Wokingham, Woodley and Yateley.
Ok, we couldn’t resist. here are some Harry & Meghan Royal Wedding commemorative souvenirs:
Celebrate the royal romance of His Royal Highness Prince Harry and his bride, Meghan Markle! This paper doll book features lifelike cut-out and keep figures of Harry and Meghan, with a variety of mix-and-match outfits. Enjoy dressing them up for every occasion, from a night relaxing at home in their unicorn onesies, to a seventies disco and a red carpet event. And, of course, the big day itself!
Royal Wedding Tea Towel £12.00
This limited edition, Royal Wedding tea towel is beautifully illustrated with rose garlands, wedding bells, Windsor Castle and a Queen’s Guard, along with the date, location and names of the happy couple. This tea towel by Victoria Eggs is packed in a commemorative belly band.
Royal Wedding Canvas Bag £20.00
Also by Victoria Eggs, this canvas bag makes a great Royal Wedding souvenir.
The British Royal Family is a perennial source of fascination around the world, and few aspects of their lives are more celebrated and scrutinised than their weddings. This fascinating, accessible guide to some of the more eventful and momentous royal weddings in history covers everything from the notorious nuptials of Henry VIII to the achingly romantic recent marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton and the latest information about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Featuring witty anecdotes, incredible trivia, a timeline and glossary, readers of all ages will be entertained and educated.
Union Jack Hand Flag £1.99
What’s a Royal Wedding without some ferocious flag waving?