Simply Windsor Castle - Afternoon Tour

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  • 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 6pm/6:30pm in Victoria or Kensington (Gloucester Road).

    A Royal Wedding Exhibition – HRH Princess Eugenie 1 Mar 2019 - 22 Apr 2019

    This spring, have the extra special chance to explore the Royal Wedding exhibition at Windsor Castle. Celebrating the marriage of HRH Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank, this exhibition will display the Princess’s exquisite wedding dress, HRH Princess Beatrice of York’s maid-of-honour dress and for the first ever time, the Greville Emerald Kokoshnik Tiara, which was lent to Princess Eugenie by Her Majesty The Queen.

  • 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 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 2nd May, 16th June and 17th June 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).
  • Schedule
    Day Of Departure:

    1 April 2019 to 30 September 2019 : Daily
    1 October 2019 to 31 March 2020 : Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

    April to September: 
    • Check-in time: 1:30pm from Victoria and 1:45pm from Kensington office
    • Departure Times: 1:45pm from Victoria and 2:00pm from Kensington office
    • Return (approx.): 6:30pm
    October to March:
    • Check-in time: 11:30am from Victoria and 11:45am from Kensington office
    • Departure Times: 11:45am from Victoria and 12:00pm from Kensington office
    • Return (approx.): 6pm


    Return Point: You will be dropped back at Gloucester Road

    Windsor Castle is closed on the following dates:
    • 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

    St. George’s Chapel closed

    St. George’s Chapel is also closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services. 

    Queen Mary's Dolls' House

    Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House is currently closed until further notice.

    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
  • Highlights
    • Entry to Windsor Castle State Apartments
    • 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