Simply Windsor Castle - Afternoon Tour

February 2019

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  • Schedule

    Day Of Departure:

    1 October 2018 to 31 March 2019: Wednesday & Sunday

    1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019 : Daily

    1 October 2019 to 31 March 2020 : Wednesday, Friday And Sunday

    Departure Times:
    Check-in time: 11:30am from Victoria and 11:45am from Kensington office
    Return (approx.): 5:30pm

    Return Point: You will be dropped back at Gloucester Road

    Windsor Castle is closed on the following dates:
    • 22 March 2019
    • 18th – 19th April 2019
    • 3rd May 2019
    • 18th May 2019
    • 17th June 2019
    • 25th – 26th December 2019
    Please note, on 28th April 2019, last admission to the Castle will be 12.00pm and last admission to the State Apartments will be 12.30pm with Castle closure at 1.00pm

    DEPARTURE POINTS:
    Golden Tours Visitors Centre, 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH

    or Golden Tours Visitors Centre, 156 Cromwell Road, London SW7 4EF

    Tel: +44 (0)20 7233 7030
  • Description

    Departing from Central London, your driver will take you straight to Windsor Castle for an extended visit. Upon arrival at Windsor Castle audio guides are available in different languages.

    Windsor Castle
    Steeped in history, Windsor Castle perches proudly on a lush wooded hill overlooking the Thames. Dating back to Norman times, with sweeping landscaped gardens and turreted Round Tower, it’s easy to see why it’s the Queen’s favorite weekend residence. Enjoy a fascinating through–the–keyhole peek at the lavish State Apartments, home to priceless artworks by Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci, and visit St. George’s Chapel, the atmospheric final resting place of former monarchs including Henry VIII. You can visit Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, a truly incredible structure complete with working lifts, running water, electricity and wine bottles, all in miniature!

    This tour is unescorted and you will spend approximately 2 hours in Windsor Castle

    This tour finishes at approximately 5:30pm in Victoria or Kensington (Gloucester Road).

    A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Exhibition – 19th January until 17th February 2019 
    Enjoy entry to this extra special exhibition with your Windsor Castle ticket this winter. Come up close to the spectacular royal wedding outfits worn by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle including her wedding dress by Givenchy and her five-metre-long veil. See the Frockcoat uniform of the Household Cavalry that Prince Harry wed in and the wedding outfits of Prince George and Princess Charlotte. This unforgettable exhibition gives you a journey through the famous royal wedding day so you’ll almost feel like you were there!

  • Additional Information

    What's Included in the tour


    • Entry to Windsor Castle State Apartments
    • Visit Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House & St George’s Chapel
    • Audio guides are provided in different languages at Windsor Castle: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish.

    What's Excluded in the tour


    • Gratuities (optional)
    Please Note:
    • Please note that on Friday 22nd March Windsor Castle will be closed.
    • Please note that due to Prudential Ride London on 3rd and 4th August 2019, we will only be operating pick ups from Victoria (Golden Tours Visitors Centre, 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH)
    • State Apartments at Windsor Castle will be closed on 22nd March, 2nd May, 16th June and 17th June 2019
    • The Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex exhibition is open from 19th January until 17th February 2019
    • On 18th May 2019, Windsor Castle will be closed. On 21st April 2019, Windsor Castle will not open until 1pm.
    • Queen Mary's Dolls' House at Windsor Castle will be closed to visitors from Friday, 6 July, until further notice.
    • You must bring the e-ticket provided to gain entry to this tour.
    • This tour is unescorted
    • St. George’s Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day.
    • *During Peak Periods, Additional Vehicles Without Wi-Fi May Be Used
    • This tour finishes at approximately 6.30pm in Victoria or Kensington (Gloucester Road).
  • Highlights
    • Entry to Windsor Castle State Apartments
    • See Meghan Markle’s wedding dress at the Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Exhibition
    • See Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and Visit St George’s Chapel
    • Audio Guide available at Windsor Castle in multiple languages
    • Return Transportation in luxury air conditioned vehicle