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Alexander Devine Santa Dash Promotion

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

Theatre Royal Windsor

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

September 2023

Mylee Hogan

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

May 2023


Watch on our You Tube Channel here

British Driving society show sponsors

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. 

June 2023

Daniel department store pop up

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.

June 2023

London Harness Parade 2023

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

Pooch Mooch Sky TV

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

Windsor Carriages

Travel Trade

Local business gathered at Windsor & Eton Brewery to network and provide updates on business growth. Pictured Rebecca Seear .

Winter 2022

 

Windsor Carriages Alexander Devine  Charity

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

Jennifer Rolnin from the TV show ‘50 minutes inside’

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
October 2022

Royal Windsor Museum History & Heritage

Heritage Business
Recognition

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

Radio 4 Ash Bhardwaj

Radio 4

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

LEGACY small awards 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

Windsor Castle Engagement

First Engagement of 2021

Life returns to a new normal as Windsor Carriages has its first engagement of 2021. 
 
Congratulations to Amy and Dan and Thank you for involving us in your special moment.

1st May 2021

The Long Walk Carriage Prince Phillip

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.
 
April 2021

1964 wedding in a Landau Carrage in Eton

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

news article for Windsor UK

Weekend Feature

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'.

 
December 2021

Christmas carriage rides

Christmas Trips

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.

THA Travel award

Travel Award

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.
 
August 2020

The Telegraph businesses in covid

Surviving Covid

A fascinating read about how businesses are diversifying during the pandemic. We added a screen to keep guests and employees safe.
 
August 2020
Windsor and Eton Express
Local Newspaper article here

August 2020
The Telegraph
National Newspaper article here


 

Windsor Charity Busy Buttons

Exhibition 2020

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.
 
January 2020

Windsor Monopoly board

Monopoly 2018

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.
 
August 2018

Meghan and Harry Windsor Wedding

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.


 

Windsor Colouring Book

Immortalised in Colour

Windsor Carriages were included as a local icon in the Royal Windsor Colouring Book, now available on the carriage.
 

Alexander devine

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

Christmas drive
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