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The local area

The local area

Whether you fancy a gentle meander down the River Thames, a day of thrills at Thorpe Park or maybe a picnic in nearby Windsor Great Park, there's something nearby for everyone.

Our campus is located in Surrey, in the South East of England, just outside the M25. Royal Holloway is close to the attractive village of Englefield Green and a ten-minute walk from the town of Egham. With fast rail connections, you have easy access to both Central London, with its wealth of entertainment, and some of the UK’s top sporting venues such as Wimbledon and Twickenham.

The nearby towns of Staines, Windsor, Richmond and Kingston provide shopping, eating out, theatre and cinema experiences while the sprawling parklands of Windsor Great Park and Virginia Water give you plenty of space to clear your head and be inspired.

Whether you're looking to relax, be entertained, watch or play sport or enjoy live music, you'll find a host of activities close by at Royal Holloway. Check out the sections below for some ideas of what to do in the local area when you're not studying.


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