is a large town in the royal borough of Windsor
and Maidenhead, Berkshire. The town is located
30 miles from central London
and has an approximate population of 78,000 people.
is most famous for its close proximity to Windsor Castle.
The castle is spread across 13 acres and has a history of almost 1000 years. It
is still the official residence of the Queen.
is also well known for being an excellent location for shopping, boasting over
300 shops from well-known high street stores to a range of independent stores.
to its location on the River Thames, the town is a rowing centre. The
Maidenhead Rowing Club organises the Henley Regatta.
famous residents over the years include: Andy King (Leicester
footballer), Roy and John Boulting (film directors), Hugh Lofting (author) and
Mark Richardson (entrepreneur and former Dragon’s Den ‘dragon’).
towns to Maidenhead include Cookham (3 miles), Marlow (4 miles) and Slough (9 miles).