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Simply Windsor Castle afternoon tour

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Availability: Varied
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Find out why Windsor Castle is the Queen's favourite weekend residence
  • Discover Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and marvel St George's Chapel
  • Admire the stunning artwork of the State Apartments
What to expect

This is your chance to find out why Windsor Castle is the Queen’s favourite weekend residence and explore the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world! You can peek inside the lavish State Apartments and see the impressive artwork that hangs on its walls (Including priceless pieces by celebrated painters, Rembrandt and Leondardo Da Vinci). You'll also get to see Queen Mary's Dolls' House which is a beautiful model home that has electricity, running water and working lits. It's every young Queen's dream!

Then, it's time to explore St. George's Chapel which is the resting place of many past monarchs including Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. You can see the memorials and spend some time wandering around the traditional chapel.

During the tour you will also visit St George’s Chapel – the resting place for many past monarchs, including Henry VIII and his favourite wife Jane Seymour, Queen Mary, and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. See the memorials and spend some quiet time wandering around this traditional chapel.

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What's included
  • Entrance to Windsor Castle State Apartments
  • Entrance to Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House
  • Entrance to St. George’s Chapel
  • Audio guides
What's not included
  • Tips (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children (3-16 years old): Reduced
  • Students (with valid ID): Reduced
  • Seniors: Reduced
Where

4 Fountain Square, London, UK

Meeting point:

This tour has two meeting points:

  • Golden Tours Visitors Centre, 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SH (Victoria)
  • Golden Tours Visitors Centre, 156 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 4EF (Kensington)
What to remember
  • Please arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time
  • Audio guides are available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish
  • Due to heightened security, visitors will not be allowed to take any form of liquid into Windsor Castle
  • As a working royal palace, the Castle is used frequently by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining. Closures may occasionally occur at short notice
  • When the State Apartments are closed the Precincts, Queen Mary’s dolls’ house and the Drawings Gallery will remain open
  • This tour is unescorted and you will spend approximately 2 hours in Windsor Castle
  • This tour ends at between 6.00pm and 6:30pm in Victoria or Kensington (Gloucester Road)
  • Please bring the e-ticket provided to gain entry to this tour
  • 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
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When
  • Please check the calendar to find this tour's availability
  • April to September:
    • This tour runs daily
    • It departs at 1.45pm from the Victoria Office and 2.00pm from the Kensington Office
  • October to March:
    • This tour runs on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
    • It departs at 11.45am from the Victoria Office and 12.00pm from the Kensington Office
  • Please note the following closures for Windsor Castle:
    • 14 and 16 June (State Apartments are closed)
    • 15 June (Castle is completely closed)
    • 23 and 24 December (St George's Chapel closes at 1.00pm)
    • 25 and 26 December (Castle is completely closed)
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Provider
Golden Tours Gray Line London
Booking fee
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Cancellation policy
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