TOP TEN THINGS TO DO
1 Square up to Henry VIII Measure yourself against the Tudor King’s suit of armour, on show in the Lantern Lobby. 2 Check out Queen Victoria’s throne Admire the ivory throne given to Victoria by the Maharajah of Travancore, on show in the Throne Room. 3 Take a walk Explore Windsor Great Park and admire the ancient oak trees of this former royal hunting ground. 4 Go to church Attend one of the daily services at St George’s Chapel and soak up the atmosphere. 5 Do your Christmas shopping Buy your friends and family presents fit for a Queen at the gift shop. 6 Find the Champion The armoured figure of the King’s Champion is on show in St George’s Hall. 7 Mourn a naval hero Marvel at the musket ball that killed Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar; this was removed by the ship’s surgeon and made into a locket. 8 Go tiger hunting See the life-size golden tiger’s head from the throne of Tipu, Sultan of Mysore in the Grand Vestibule. 9 Go for gold Be dazzled by the gold and silver artefacts on show in the display cases in the Lantern Lobby. 10 Get your money’s worth Convert your entrance ticket into a one-year pass by asking at the ticket desk.