Windsor Castle Tickets & Tours From London

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Windsor Castle Entrance Tickets with Multimedia Guide

£30
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You can cancel these tickets up to 23 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Flexible Duration
  • Enjoy entry into the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, Windsor Castle.
  • Explore the Castle that has served as the family home of British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years.
  • Spread over 10.5 hectares, this is one of the official residences of His Majesty The King.
  • Stroll through the lavish State Apartments, furnished with paintings by Holbein, Rubens, and Van Dyck.
  • Visit the beautiful 15th-century St. George’s Chapel.
  • From Oct to Mar, you can even visit the gorgeous Semi-State Apartments which acted as George IV's private rooms in the 19th century.
  • Stop by for refreshments at the Undercroft Café. Opened in 2020, it is situated in one of the Castle's oldest spaces.
  • You will have a multimedia guide so you can listen to fascinating stories about all that you see around you.
  • Enjoy entry into the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, Windsor Castle.
  • Explore the Castle that has served as the family home of British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years.
  • Spread over 10.5 hectares, this is one of the official residences of His Majesty The King.
  • Stroll through the lavish State Apartments, furnished with paintings by Holbein, Rubens, and Van Dyck.
  • Visit the beautiful 15th-century St. George’s Chapel.
  • From Oct to Mar, you can even visit the gorgeous Semi-State Apartments which acted as George IV's private rooms in the 19th century.
  • Stop by for refreshments at the Undercroft Café. Opened in 2020, it is situated in one of the Castle's oldest spaces.
  • You will have a multimedia guide so you can listen to fascinating stories about all that you see around you.

Inclusions

  • Entry to the State Apartments
  • Visit St George’s Chapel
  • Entry to the Semi-State Apartments (Oct to Mar)
  • Multilingual multimedia guide

Exclusions

  • Refreshments at Undercroft Café
  • Please note: St George’s Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services.
  • Please note: Access to Queen Mary's Dolls' House may be limited on busy days. The Dolls’ House will be closed from 13 to 27 November 2023.
  • The multimedia guide is available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, and British Sign Language.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 23 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Windsor Castle, Bath & Stonehenge Guided Tour from London

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£79
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11 hr. 30 min.
Guided Tour
Transfers Included
  • Enjoy a guided full-day tour from London to the three of the most popular destinations in England.
  • Board an air-conditioned, Wi-Fi-enabled coach and head out to Windsor to cover the first leg of your journey.
  • Located on the River Thames, Windsor is popular for the striking Windsor Castle, cobbled streets, a thriving High Street, the lush Windsor Great Park.
  • From here, head to the mystical Stonehenge and Salisbury Plains and contemplate what the massive stones represent.
  • With an expert English, French or Spanish-speaking guide by your side, exploring doesn't get any better than this!
  • Your last stop is the Georgian city of Bath, the first city in England to earn the prestigious accolade of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Wander through the narrow streets full of stunning architecture and notable landmarks, and visit the Roman Baths.
  • Take your pick from just the day tours or opt to add admission tickets to all three attractions with a delightful lunch.
  • Upgrade your ticket to include admission to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Roman Baths, along with a tour.
  • Enjoy a guided full-day tour from London to the three of the most popular destinations in England.
  • Board an air-conditioned, Wi-Fi-enabled coach and head out to Windsor to cover the first leg of your journey.
  • Located on the River Thames, Windsor is popular for the striking Windsor Castle, cobbled streets, a thriving High Street, the lush Windsor Great Park.
  • From here, head to the mystical Stonehenge and Salisbury Plains and contemplate what the massive stones represent.
  • With an expert English, French or Spanish-speaking guide by your side, exploring doesn't get any better than this!
  • Your last stop is the Georgian city of Bath, the first city in England to earn the prestigious accolade of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Wander through the narrow streets full of stunning architecture and notable landmarks, and visit the Roman Baths.
  • Take your pick from just the day tours or opt to add admission tickets to all three attractions with a delightful lunch.
  • Upgrade your ticket to include admission to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Roman Baths, along with a tour.

Inclusions

  • Day tour to Windsor, Stonehenge, and Bath
  • Expert English, French or Spanish-speaking tour guide
  • Round-trip transfers in an AC coach
  • Entry to Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Roman Baths (optional)
  • 25% discount off Stonehenge guidebooks
  • Enjoy a 25% discount off Stonehenge guidebooks. Show your given wristband to get the discount.
  • Windsor Castle is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and will be closed on 25 and 26 Dec. On these days, there will be a walking tour of Windsor instead.
  • Please note that the tour will not end where it began. The tour will end at Gloucester Road Station.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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City Cards

Go City London Explorer Pass: Choose 2 to 7 Attractions

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£51
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You can cancel these tickets up to 90 days before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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  • The London Explorer Pass saves you time and money with one-time access to London's top attractions!
  • Save up to 49% on the individual cost of admission tickets to The Tower of London, ZSL London Zoo, and Westminster Abbey.
  • The pass also lets you visit Hard Rock Cafe London and explore the city with a 1-day hop-on hop-off bus tour.
  • Pick from 2,3,4,5 or 7 attractions pass depending on your itinerary and flexibility.
  • Scan your pass at the 1st attraction you visit to activate it and use it within 60 days post-activation.
  • The London Explorer Pass saves you time and money with one-time access to London's top attractions!
  • Save up to 49% on the individual cost of admission tickets to The Tower of London, ZSL London Zoo, and Westminster Abbey.
  • The pass also lets you visit Hard Rock Cafe London and explore the city with a 1-day hop-on hop-off bus tour.
  • Pick from 2,3,4,5 or 7 attractions pass depending on your itinerary and flexibility.
  • Scan your pass at the 1st attraction you visit to activate it and use it within 60 days post-activation.

Inclusions

  • Choice of 2/3/4/5/7 of London's top activities
  • Attractions: Tower of London, Uber Boat by Thames Clippers 1-day River Roamer, Westminster Abbey & more
  • Guided tours: Shakespeare's Globe Theatre Tour, Wembley Stadium Tour, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Tour & more
  • Museums: Household Cavalry Museum, The Queen's Gallery, London Transport Museum & more
  • Get complete details here

Exclusions

  • Airport transfers
  • Public transport
  • You can visit each attraction only once daily.
  • The app is available in different languages including English, French, German and Spanish.
  • First, download the Go City App. Follow the instructions on your order confirmation to sync your pass with the Go City app.
  • Once you visit your first attraction, your pass will be activated! Feeling old school? You can also print your pass at home using the link in your confirmation email. You can also show this version of your pass on your phone.
  • The Go City app has loads of handy features to help you plan your itinerary, check attraction opening times and reserve (where required).
  • Your pass is activated as soon as you visit your 1st attraction and is then valid for entry to the number of attractions purchased over 60 days.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 90 days before the experience begins and get a full refund.
  • These tickets are valid for 24 months from the date of purchase.
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Half-Day Tour to Windsor Castle from London

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£75
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You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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5 hr. 30 min.
Audio Guide
Transfers Included
  • Discover Windsor Castle, perched atop a wooded hill overlooking the Thames and the home for kings and queens for over 1000 years.
  • Once you head to the designated meeting point, you will be transported to the castle aboard a luxury air-conditioned coach.
  • Enter the regal State Apartments and find works by renowned painters like Rembrandt and Da Vinci. Gain insights into the royal lifestyle via a multilingual audio guide.
  • See Queen Mary's Dolls' House, a miniature royal home that includes electricity, running water, and functioning lifts.
  • Make your way to St. George's Chapel, where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had got married.
  • Discover Windsor Castle, perched atop a wooded hill overlooking the Thames and the home for kings and queens for over 1000 years.
  • Once you head to the designated meeting point, you will be transported to the castle aboard a luxury air-conditioned coach.
  • Enter the regal State Apartments and find works by renowned painters like Rembrandt and Da Vinci. Gain insights into the royal lifestyle via a multilingual audio guide.
  • See Queen Mary's Dolls' House, a miniature royal home that includes electricity, running water, and functioning lifts.
  • Make your way to St. George's Chapel, where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had got married.

Inclusions

  • Entry to Windsor Castle State Apartments
  • Round-trip luxury coach transfers from Bulleid Way, Victoria, or Earls Court
  • Multilingual audio guide in 8 languages
  • Visit to Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House & St George’s Chapel

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Depart from London with pick-ups from Bulleid Way, Victoria, or Earls Court
  • 2 hours to explore Windsor Castle at your own pace with an audio guide
  • Depart from Windsor for returning to London
  • Tip: Don't miss the stunning fan vaulting in the Quire of St. George's Chapel.
  • Multilingual audio guides are provided at Windsor Castle in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, and Spanish.
  • There is a secure cloakroom in the China Museum at the entrance to the State Apartments for the storage of large items of baggage. Make sure you do not carry heavy bags as the Admission Centre to the Cloakroom takes about 10 minutes and is an uphill walk.
  • While photographs can be taken outside the Castle buildings, it is not permitted inside St George's Chapel and the State Apartments.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Day Trips

Windsor Castle, Oxford & Stonehenge Tour from London

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£79
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You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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11 hr.
Guided Tour
Transfers Included
  • Explore the best out-of-town attractions from London with round-trip transfers included.
  • Benefit from hassle-free transfers to and from London on Wifi enabled AC coach as well as the company of a professional English guide on this tour.
  • Begin with the famous Windsor Castle, the favorite residence of Her Majesty, the Queen of England.
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Windsor before you make your way to the famous Stonehenge and learn about its significance.
  • Walkthrough Oxford, home to some of the famous colleges in the world, including the University of the same name.
  • Admire the architecture of Trinity College and the Bridge of Sighs and the quiet charm of the Sheldonian Theater and the Ashmolean Museum.

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  • Explore the best out-of-town attractions from London with round-trip transfers included.
  • Benefit from hassle-free transfers to and from London on Wifi enabled AC coach as well as the company of a professional English guide on this tour.
  • Begin with the famous Windsor Castle, the favorite residence of Her Majesty, the Queen of England.
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Windsor before you make your way to the famous Stonehenge and learn about its significance.
  • Walkthrough Oxford, home to some of the famous colleges in the world, including the University of the same name.
  • Admire the architecture of Trinity College and the Bridge of Sighs and the quiet charm of the Sheldonian Theater and the Ashmolean Museum.

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Inclusions

  • Expert English-speaking tour guide
  • Round-trip transfers on air-conditioned, WiFi-enabled coach
  • VOX Personal Audio Headset
  • Entrance to Windsor Castle & Stonehenge (Optional)

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Windsor Castle, Stonehenge & Bath Guided Tour with Access to Roman Bath

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£142
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Instant Confirmation
11 hr.
Guided Tour
Transfers Included
  • Uncover more than 5,000 years of history in one day with a visit to three of England's national treasures.
  • Sign on for a scenic and educational tour that takes you from one picture-perfect location to another.
  • Enjoy convenient transfers in a luxury A/C coach and guidance from an expert tour guide.
  • Head out first to Windsor Castle, the 900-year-old official residence of the Queen of England.
  • Take in the lavishly-decorated State Rooms and St George's Chapel, and on select mornings, you'll catch the Changing the Guard Ceremony.
  • Next up, visit the Roman baths, a historical bathhouse built over hot springs over 2000 years ago by the Romans.
  • Saunter through its quiet, charming streets and admire historic sites like Bath Abbey and Pulteney Bridge.
  • Don't forget to taste the famous spa water containing 43 minerals, attracting visitors from all over the world.
  • Finally, head to the 5000-year-old Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with significant historical relevance.
  • Uncover more than 5,000 years of history in one day with a visit to three of England's national treasures.
  • Sign on for a scenic and educational tour that takes you from one picture-perfect location to another.
  • Enjoy convenient transfers in a luxury A/C coach and guidance from an expert tour guide.
  • Head out first to Windsor Castle, the 900-year-old official residence of the Queen of England.
  • Take in the lavishly-decorated State Rooms and St George's Chapel, and on select mornings, you'll catch the Changing the Guard Ceremony.
  • Next up, visit the Roman baths, a historical bathhouse built over hot springs over 2000 years ago by the Romans.
  • Saunter through its quiet, charming streets and admire historic sites like Bath Abbey and Pulteney Bridge.
  • Don't forget to taste the famous spa water containing 43 minerals, attracting visitors from all over the world.
  • Finally, head to the 5000-year-old Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with significant historical relevance.

Inclusions

  • Admission to Windsor Castle, St. George's Chapel and State Apartments
  • Admission to the Roman Baths
  • Panoramic tour of Bath
  • Admission to the Stonehenge (with interactive map)
  • Round-trip transfers on air-conditioned coach
  • Free WiFi on coach
  • Expert tour guide (English/Spanish/French)
  • VOX personal audio headset

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Lunch
  • Ticket options provided guided tours in English, Spanish and French. Choose as per convenience.
  • Ages 0-3yrs go free. Ages 3-16yrs, students, and families (2 adults+2 children) enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Tours

Full-Day Tour of Royal London & Windsor

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9 hr. 30 min.
  • Get to see the most historic sights and attractions of London on a full-day bus tour with a Blue Badge tourist guide.
  • On the bus tour of Westminster, witness some of London's famous attractions, like Elizabeth Tower or 'Big Ben', Westminster Abbey, and much more!
  • Stroll at your own pace at the historical Windsor Castle and learn the history of the royalty that lived in this castle for more than 1000 years.
  • At Buckingham Palace, stop to watch the famous Changing of the Guard Ceremony from the best viewpoint that your guide will lead you to.
  • Get to see the most historic sights and attractions of London on a full-day bus tour with a Blue Badge tourist guide.
  • On the bus tour of Westminster, witness some of London's famous attractions, like Elizabeth Tower or 'Big Ben', Westminster Abbey, and much more!
  • Stroll at your own pace at the historical Windsor Castle and learn the history of the royalty that lived in this castle for more than 1000 years.
  • At Buckingham Palace, stop to watch the famous Changing of the Guard Ceremony from the best viewpoint that your guide will lead you to.

Inclusions

  • Full-Day Tour of Royal London & Windsor
  • Expert Blue Badge guide
  • Transport in a superior coach
  • Wi-Fi & USB charging on-board
  • Entrance to Windsor Castle
  • Personal audio headset
  • Tip: You can take a long Walk around the Windsor Caste or explore the famous Eton College.
  • This tour is conducted in English.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
LondonLondon To Windsor Castle Tours

London to Windsor Castle tours | Explore historic attractions

Set off on an enchanting day tour from London and visit Windsor Castle, home to the Royals. This majestic monument offers insight into Britain's rich history. Only 40 kilometres from London, Windsor Castle allows visitor to explore its stately interiors which include St George's Chapel, the Waterloo Chamber, the China Museum and more.

Why should you go on a London to Windsor Castle day tour?

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Royal Residency: Witness the grandeur of Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest occupied castle globally, steeped in royal history.

Stunning Architecture: Marvel at exquisite architecture, from the iconic Round Tower to the lavish State Apartments, showcasing timeless elegance.

Changing of the Guard: Experience the ceremonial Changing of the Guard, a quintessentially British tradition adding vibrancy to your visit.

Picturesque Grounds: Explore the enchanting castle grounds, including the beautiful St. George's Chapel and sprawling gardens, offering a serene escape.

Which Windsor Castle ticket is best for you?

Cancellation Policy: You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Discounted Tickets: Entry to the castle is free for children under 5 years of age.

Windsor Castle Highlights

Here are some highlight attractions that you will witness during your Windsor Castle tour.

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State Apartments

In the Upper Ward lie the extravagant State Apartments. Each room is designed based on a particular architectural style, the most famous of them being in Rococo style.

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St. George’s Chapel

Famous as the venue of the latest royal wedding, this Gothic chapel was constructed in 1475. It is located in the Lower Ward of the castle.

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Round Tower

Located in the heart of the castle, in the Middle Ward, is the Round Tower. It has been housing the Royal Archives since 1993.

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Changing the Guard

Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, visitors can see the guards exchange duties with another set of guards in this ceremony.

Semi-State Rooms

Semi-State Rooms

King George IV’s greatest and last commission, the Semi-State Rooms are decorated lavishly in a stunning blend of Classic, Gothic, and Rococo styles.

Queen Mary's Dolls' House

Queen Mary's Dolls' House

Queen Mary's Dolls' House features intricately designed rooms, including the Royal Chambers, Saloon and Dining Room, and Library. It even has working electricity, running hot water, and working lifts. 

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Waterloo Chamber

The Waterloo Chamber was commissioned by King George IV, following Britain’s victory in the Battle of Waterloo. It features over 50 portraits of British royalty.

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China Museum

This room features beautiful, unique china that Queen Mary used to display in the corridors in 1920. It has pieces from China, Japan, and others.

Plan Your Visit to Windsor Castle

Getting there
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Windsor is pleasant to visit throughout the year, but the best time to visit Windsor is during spring. The weather is pleasant, and the scenery is lovely. However, if you want to avoid crowds, you can visit between November to March. While it is colder, the beauty of Windsor Castle remains just the same.

where to eat in windsor

Here are some popular restaurants near Windsor Castle:

  • Limes of Windsor: This charming family-run bakery is where you can pop in for some delicious cakes, tarts, afternoon tea, and sandwiches.
  • Clarence Tea House & Brasserie: For a traditional English tea experience, visit this tea house. Their scones, cakes, and  sandwiches make for delicious accompaniments.
  • Latino Taverna: Serving Greek & Continental dishes, Latino Taverna specialises in  traditional meze and has vegetarian options.
  • Lebanese Nights: For some high-quality home made food, head to Lebanese nights. The generous portions of Lebanese cuisine are sure to keep you satisfied.
  • Misugo: A ten-minute walk from the castle, Misugo serves up delicious Japanese cuisine. When visiting, don’t forget to try their out-of-the-world sushi and sashimi.
where to stay in windsor

If you plan to stay in Windsor, you can choose to stay in hostels or go camping if you’re looking for something budget-friendly.

If you need something mid-range, you can pick from a self-catered apartment, a Bed & Breakfast, or an inn.

And if you want a luxurious stay, you can pick from an array of luxury and boutique hotels.

windsor shopping

Located opposite Windsor Castle, the Windsor Royal station has about forty stores, along with a bunch of eateries. While some stores remain closed due to COVID-19, this still remains a popular shopping destination.

Additionally, Windsor also has many department stores, high street shops, and independent boutiques — so there is always something for everyone!

what to do in windsor

Here are some things that are a must-do when visiting Windsor Castle:

  • Marvel at the luxurious State Apartments, with its opulent decorations and rare artworks.
  • Visit Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House.
  • Take a stroll in the Home Park.
  • Explore the Round Tower, which houses the Royal Archives.
  • Discover St. George’s Chapel, where many royals, including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, tied the knot.

Visitor Tips for London to Windsor Castle Tours

  • As cloakroom facilities have been suspended temporarily, just carry the essentials in a small bag.
  • Photography and filming is not allowed inside the State Apartments and St. George's Chapel. 
  • Ensure you wear comfortable shoes, as there is a moderate amount of walking involved.
  • The Castle's Admission Centre provides an audio descriptive tour for blind or partially-sighted visitors.
  • Don’t miss the Changing Of The Guard From The Guildhall, which happens on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 11 AM.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Windsor Castle Tickets

What are the best Windsor Castle tickets?

While slightly on the expensive side, the best tickets are those that include a guided tour. This enriches your experience as you get insight into the workings and history of the monument. Additionally, your transfers are covered, making your visit hassle-free.

Does London Pass include Windsor Castle?

Yes. Entry to the Castle is included in the London Pass along with access to 80+ other attractions.

Is Windsor Castle open to visitors?

Yes, Windsor Castle opened its doors for visitors on July 23, 2020, and has been operating at reduced capacity since.

Is Windsor Castle open all year round?

Yes, but the castle is closed on certain days every year and when members of the royal family host events at the location. For more info, you can check out the official site.

Are there discounts available on Windsor Castle tickets?

Yes. A regular ticket for adults costs £23.50, but is £13.50 for those under the age of 17 or disabled individuals. Entry to the castle is free for children under 5 years of age. Family tickets (for 2 adults and 3 children) costs £60.50.

Is Windsor Castle accessible?

Yes. All areas are accessible to disabled visitors. Guide dogs are permitted, and water is available for them on request. Facilities are in place for hearing-impaired and visually-impaired visitors. There is ramp/level access wherever needed, and toilets for disabled visitors are available. There is also an accessible lift to State Apartments and Semi-State Rooms.

Can you buy same day tickets to Windsor Castle?

Due to current regulations, even if you want to purchase same day tickets, you will have to do it online. It is thus recommended that you book online tickets in advance to get the date and time slot you prefer.

Should I buy Windsor Castle tickets in advance?

Currently, it is absolutely necessary to purchase your Windsor Castle tickets in advance, as only those with timed slot tickets are being allowed in.

Are Windsor Castle guided tours available?

Yes. These can be booked in advance online. You can also opt for a guided tour and explore other destinations along with Windsor Castle.

Is audioguide included on Windsor Castle ticket?

While Windsor Castle tickets with audioguide are available for purchase, visitors can also pick up the multimedia guide for free upon entrance.

What is included in Windsor Castle tickets?

As part of your Windsor Castle admission tickets, you will get access to State Apartments, St. George’s Chapel, Semi-State Rooms (autumn to spring only), and Queen Mary's Dolls' House (when open).

What is the duration of a Windsor Castle tour?

Windsor Castle tours are typically 2 hours. If you are visiting Windsor Castle from London, your total tour time would be about 5-6 hours, including transfers.

What is the best time to visit Windsor Castle?

A. The best time is during spring. Visit around 12-12:30 PM, once the morning crowd from tour coaches has dwindled down.