The Royal Landscape

A magical Christmas elf trail

1 - 31 December

Help the elves in their Christmas quest, searching for the missing presents in The Savill Garden.

Christmas opening times

The Savill Building and Savill Garden are closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Virginia Water Pavilion will be open on Christmas Eve, but will be closed on Christmas Day. All car parks will be open on Christmas Eve. Virginia Water and Savill Garden car parks will be open on Christmas Day but Wick Road and Virginia Water South (previously Blacknest car park) will be closed. All car parks will re-open on Boxing Day.

Couple in Spring Wood

Visitor information

Information and advice to help you plan your visit.

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Food and drink

Our gardens aren’t the only thing that will inspire you during your visit.

Groups and travel trade

The Savill Garden is always an experience that’s better shared. We have a wide range of benefits for group bookings. You can even book your own tour guide.


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Need to know

Useful information that might affect your visit

  • Christmas opening times

  • Temporary closure to Blacknest Car Park at Virginia Water lake

  • Horse riding in Windsor Great Park is now restricted to riding tracks and roads only

  • The collection of fungi is strictly prohibited in Windsor Great Park

Shades or sou'wester?

  • Tuesday 9 °C
  • Wednesday 5 °C
  • Thursday 4 °C
  • Friday 1 °C