Ten Places to Visit in Slough
Slough is a town in the London borough of Hillingdon. The town had a population of 87,200 according to the 2011 census. Slough is best known as the birthplace of comedian Tommy Cooper and as home to one of the largest concentrations of affluence outside London itself.
The Forum, Slough
The Forum is a shopping centre in Slough, Berkshire. It is one of the largest shopping centres in Europe and has over 200 shops, restaurants and bars.
The Forum has five levels including an underground car park with over 30 spaces for motor vehicles. The cinema is currently closed but will reopen soon as part of the new development called “The Hub”.
The bowling alley at The Forum opened on 1st April 2016 after being closed for four years due to lack of business due to poor weather conditions during this period which caused closures elsewhere too (see below). The bowling alley will have six lanes available for hire at £14 per hour or £25 per hour if booked online before 4pm each day except Sundays when it opens from 10am until midnight daily throughout summer months only!
Slough Brewery, Slough
Slough Brewery is a great place to visit if you are looking for a beer or good meal. The brewery has been brewing since 1869, making it one of the oldest breweries in the UK and one of only two remaining breweries that still produce their own beers.
The pub itself has a large selection on tap, as well as some seasonal ales and ciders available on draught only; there are also some bottled beers from this artisan brewery too! The food menu offers up traditional pub favourites such as fish & chips or shepherd’s pie alongside more interesting options like chicken tagine or duck confit salad with apple glaze dressing (pictured above).
The Grange, Slough
The Grange is a Grade I listed building in Slough, Berkshire. It was built between 1732 and 1737 by John Pinch the Elder. In addition to being an inn, it also contains a restaurant and bar offering lunchtime and evening meals.
The Grange Hotel has been awarded 4 stars from the AA Tourism Awards for Excellence 2018 for its food quality, service standards and facilities including its restaurant which serves traditional home-cooked cuisine such as charcuterie boards with cheese platters or smoked salmon canapés served with crackers & chutneys accompanied by breadsticks made fresh daily on site at The Grange Hotel’s bakery kitchen where all ingredients used are sourced locally from farmers markets or local producers where possible
Bodiam Castle, Sussex
Bodiam Castle is a medieval castle in the village of Bodiam, East Sussex, England. The castle was built by Sir Edward Dalyngridge in 1385 and has been described as “one of the best preserved medieval castles” in Britain. It is now owned by the National Trust and open to visitors throughout the year.
The first version of Bodiam Castle was built by Sir Edward Dalyngridge between 1385–1400 AD; it consisted of a defensive tower with an attached keep made from stone quarried on his estate at Avebury Manor (now known as Old Scotney).
Hampton Court Palace, Surrey
In the town of Hampton Court, Greater London, England, 8.5 miles (13 km) south-west of central London. It is notable for its long association with the Tudor dynasty and is now a museum.
# Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace is a palace in the town of Hampton Court, Greater London, England, 8 miles (13 km) south-west of central London and about 2 miles north east from The City Of Westminster . It was built as a royal residence by Cardinal Wolsey in 1515–16 after he became Archbishop of York from 1509 until his death one year later..
Windsor Great Park, Berkshire
Windsor Great Park is a Royal Park in Windsor, Berkshire, England. It is the largest of the Royal Parks in the United Kingdom and covers an area of 1,850 hectares (4,000 acres). The park’s headquarters are at Windsor Castle.
Windsor Great Park was established by Henry VIII when he purchased land for hunting and recreation for his courtiers. During this time it became known as “the Garden of England” due to its parks being located around London and other major cities such as Westminster Abbey which has been part of this UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986.
Farnborough Air Cadet Training School, Hampshire
Farnborough Air Cadet Training School was established in 1918, and is one of the oldest schools in England. The school motto is “For God and Country”, which emphasizes its military heritage. The school has an extensive sports field with facilities such as a hockey pitch, rugby field, cricket square and tennis courts.
The school also offers activities such as athletics competitions and cross country running races on its campus; there are also many clubs available to join including cadetship classes for students interested in learning more about the armed forces or becoming officers later on in life!
BFI Southbank, London
BFI Southbank is a cinema, art gallery and theatre complex located on the south bank of the River Thames in London. It was opened in 1997 by then-Prime Minister Tony Blair and has since become one of the most popular cultural attractions in London. The building itself was designed by Norman Foster (of famed architect fame) to resemble an inverted sail whose sails are made up of four symmetrical arches clad with glass panes that reflect light onto its interior spaces. The arches also provide shade for some areas inside if you’re planning on going on a sunny day!
The complex includes restaurants, bars, cinemas and other facilities like shops selling souvenirs from around world including ones featuring items from BFI’s collection such as films or music albums recorded by famous artists like David Bowie who once performed here before his death last year when he toured Europe with his band Thin White Duke…
Three Bridges Gaol Museum and Heritage Centre (Free Entrance), Berkshire
Three Bridges Gaol Museum and Heritage Centre is a free museum, open to the public from 9am until 5pm every day of the week. The museum is located in Three Bridges and was once used as a local jail for people who broke the law.
The exhibits include various items from this period including chains, keys and helmets worn by prisoners over time. There are also displays which tell stories about how many people in Slough were sent here during its heyday as an 18th century gaol (1741-1824).
Traveling in Slough with Slough Taxis
Slough Taxis is a reliable and professional taxi service. You can book Slough Taxis online or by phone, for your journey in or around Slough. You can also book in advance or on the day of your trip – either as part of an entire day’s activity or as part of single journeys around town.
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