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Charity Day 2023 and an appearance on BBC Radio Berkshire
In promotion of our annual Charity drive around town, raising funds for Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service, Rebecca joined Kirstin O'Brien on BBC Radio 4 to promote this important event. Listen along and watch our photos from the event.
We were delighted to collect so many gifts and stop by our favourite businesses, and @windsor_joey loved being centre of attention. Nov 8th 2023
Windsor Heritage Icons Unite
We were delighted to take the Theatre Royal Windsor cast of Aladin around Windsor town. Promoting our famous town pantomime for Christmas 2023.
Book Pantomime tickets here
Good Morning Australia
A visit from journalist and TV presenter Mylee Hogan from @7newsaustralia enjoying her own Crown Experience during King Charles III's Coronation
Watch on our You Tube Channel here
British Driving Society
The annual driving event of the year where we are proud to be sponsors. The prestigious British Driving Society Show, held in Windsor Great Park annually, by Kind permission of His Majesty The King.
Join us on June 23rd 2024 for a complimentary glass of bubbles and an introduction to this fantastic event.
Our First Pop Up!
Meeting locals, connecting with the community and talking about carriages are one of our favourite things to do. Throughout the summer we have been grateful to have a pop up in Daniel of Windsor department store. Selling our gift boxes and spreading the word on what we do.
London Harness Parade
Preserving driving traditions generation to generation is at the heart of what we do. Pictured here, Shelby Edwards, wife of our coachman Jonathan with their daughters Truly and Bonnie Edwards, pg 2 of The Telegraph newspaper.
Apr 10th 2023
Sky Kids TV
The pooch mooch series celebrates the special relationship between a child and their dog, seeing life from the dogs perspective and giving viewers the chance to look at what they get up to with their young viewers whilst out and about all around the UK.
We had a wonderful day showing Dexter and his three corgis Dino, Wilson and Teddy around.
Find us on the Pooch Mooch TV series
Feb 24th 2023
Charity Day 2022
There is one special day of the year the Windsor Carriage horses have a well-earned day off...when over 500 Santas arrive at Windsor Castle for the iconic annual Santa Dash (this year on Sunday 27th November), raising money for the Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service. Thank you to everyone who took part including Windsor Royal Shopping Centre, Daniel of Windsor, Stems Flowers and The Castle Hotel.
Watch on You Tube
Nov 10th 2022
Windsor Joey TV Debut
@WindsorJoe's first TV experience. We welcomed French TV journalist, Jennifer Rolnin from the TV show ‘50 minutes inside’, the most popular celebrity and lifestyle program in France on the channel TF1:
Watch on You Tube
Head to the @windsor_museum
to view some of our treasures such as our old Hackney carriage plates with shilling fares and a model of Windsors Hackney Carriage Landau licensed since 1910. The museum is located in the centre of Windsor town in The Guildhall, just a short walk from where you meet the carriage.
Opened September 2023
Travel writer Ash Bhardwaj revisits his childhood haunts at Windsor Great Park.
Ash visits Windsor Carriages stables that are home to the horses which pull carriages up and down the famous Long Walk, with its views of Windsor Castle.
Listen to the Programme
31st July 2021
2021 Award Winner
The Windsor Carriage team was delighted to win a Legacy Award recognising the unique characteristics, challenges and strengths of long running businesses.
1 Jun 2021
The Sun Newspaper
A wonderful mention of Windsor Carriages in UK Newspaper The Sun.
Kate Wickers, Windsor based journalist, author and travel writer, shares her experience enjoying a carriage ride like no other on the iconic Long Walk with Windsor Carriages.
Blast from the archives
During our research to restore our Landau carriage built in 1860, a photo from 1964 was located, possibly the oldest photo we have of a Windsor Carriages wedding, in the historic Landau!
January 18th 1964
Miss SF Hayes and Mr P D Herniman
There really is no where like Windsor, and so we were thrilled to be mentioned in The Daily Mail Travel feature 'where to go'.
'A popular destination and the carriages are the 'icing on the cake'.
Christmas trips were fitted in between lockdowns.
Our Christmas carriage decorated with festive cheer and our beautiful horses wearing their sleigh bells to provide a Christmas experience like no other. Mulled wine and mince pies were provided with our compliments.
Travel and Hospitality winner for Berkshire 2020.
The Travel & Hospitality awards is a global recognition programme for the travel industry recognising the very best hotels, tour operators, experience providers, spa & wellness facilities and restaurants.
A fascinating read about how businesses are diversifying during the pandemic. We added a screen to keep guests and employees safe.
Windsor and Eton Express
Local Newspaper article here
National Newspaper article here
We were invited to participate in the 2020 Windsor exhibition hosted by local charity Busy Buttons. We were able to deliver one of our carriages to the shopping centre for children (and adults) to enjoy and provided talks about the history of the Windsor carriages.
Wow! We are on the Monopoly board! As a local heritage icon, Windsor Carriages were invited to feature on the Windsor edition of the Monopoly board. We even took Mr Monopoly on a drive in the carriage.
Royal Wedding Press Trips
Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 19 May 2018.
While Windsor Carriage operations were temporarily suspended on The Long Walk, we were able to provide tours to press approved by the Royal Couple.
Immortalised in Colour
Windsor Carriages were included as a local icon in the Royal Windsor Colouring Book, now available on the carriage.
Over the past 7 years we have helped fundraise for the following charities, through cash donations and complimentary experiences. Our focus is on human and animal welfare and community enrichment.
Thames Valley Heartbeat
Thames Valley Air Ambulance
South Central Ambulance Service
Thames Valley Hospice
Alexander Devine Hospice
Prostate Cancer UK
Breast Cancer UK
Windsor Food Bank
The Green Room
Rangers Riding Ranch
Blue Equine Horse Rescue