Sydney’s Hidden Gem - Bring the Family
Windsor is History
The 200 year old Windsor township is set on the magnificent Hawkesbury River and steadfastly celebrates its history and country village atmosphere. A complete escape for the Sydney-sider only 40 minutes down the M2, you can enjoy the charms of shopping, browsing, historic buildings, entertainment, alfresco dining, people-watching and great coffee. Check out the array of self-guided historic walking and driving tours of Windsor here.
Windsor is Shopping
Shopping and browsing opportunities abound for all ages and stages. The Windsor Craft Markets are every Sunday and offer great locally grown food and handmade crafts. An eclectic selection of discount stores and specialty shops means in Windsor you can buy an Alligator Purse, English humbug confections, a ukulele, handbeaten Peruvian silver jewellery, a poncho, magnificent scented candles, hand beaded necklaces, shoes and matching handbag, designer dresses, Bali or French-inspired homewares and Footy team collectables.
Windsor is Entertainment
Live bands perform at the many historic pubs, there are jazz cruises on the Hawkesbury Paddle Wheeler, ghost tours and free music on the weekends in the Mall. Annually Windsor hosts the Sydney Blues & Roots Festival on the last weekend of October with world class performers
Windsor is for Water Lovers
The Hawkesbury River at Windsor offers beach space, water skiing, ski boats, cruising and canoeing. Along the water’s edge there are shady picnic tables, walk ways and observation decks for families to reconnect and the kids to let off steam.
Windsor is for Food and Coffee
Windsor has it all - from a la carte to ice cream, Indian curries to pies, Kebabs to pancakes, cupcakes to Chinese, Sushi to Thai, Italian to Seafood cuisine.The Outback Bakehouse is the holder of the record for Australia’s Longest Sausage Roll.