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Just a short journey west from central London, the magnificent Windsor Castle is the Queen's favoured weekend residence and a must-see for fans of royalty, art and history.

  • Visit the castle's luxurious State Apartments, decorated with priceless historical artworks and still used for state occasions
  • Step inside the stunning St. George's Chapel, burial place of 10 monarchs and many aristocrats, including Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour
  • View Queen Mary's incredibly intricate Dolls' House, which features immaculately reproduced miniature replicas of real fixtures and fittings from Windsor Castle
  • Tickets are open-dated and can be used any time
  • Summer visitors can enjoy the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony

Audio tours are available in the following languages:

EnglishFrenchSpanishGermanItalianRussianJapanesePortugueseMandarin Chinese

You will be emailed an e-voucher. Please PRINT and bring with you. Valid for one year unless otherwise stated.

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Adult (17 - 60)$31.50
Child (5 - 16, under 5s free)$19.00
Concessions (60+ and students with ID)$29.00

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Tours and guidebooks

The audio tour and guidebook are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese and Russian and is included in the ticket price.

Family activities

Family activity trails are available to explore the Castle and learn more about its history.


Cafe   Accessible    Gift Shop    Parking

Please note that due to access restrictions, pushchairs are not allowed within the State Apartments.

Photography and filming (for private use only) are permitted in the Castle Precincts. Mobile phones must be switched off inside the State Apartments and St George's Chapel.

How to get there

Windsor Castle, Windsor SL4 1NJ

By train: To Windsor from London Waterloo or London Paddington.
By coach: Green Line operates daily services from Victoria Coach Station, London
By road: M4 to Exit 6. M3 to Exit 3

Windsor Castle opening hours

As a working Royal palace, the Castle is used frequently by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining and opening arrangements may change at short notice. Please check opening arrangements before planning a visit (24-hour information line 01753 831118).

November – February
9.45am – 4.15pm (last admission 3pm)
March, and September – October
9.45am – 5.15pm (last admission 4pm)
April – August
9.30am – 5.15pm (last admission 4pm)

  Closure dates
Windsor Castle 4 March
3 April
5 April (opens from 1pm)
26 April (closed from 12pm)
28 April
15 June
The State Apartments

6 March
1 April (closed until 1.30pm)
14 April
26-27 April
29-30 April
19 May
14-16 June
25 June
14 July
17 July
Please note that when the State Apartments are closed the Semi-State Rooms will not be open. Please also note that our voucher cannot be used when the State Apartments are closed.

Semi-State Rooms Please note that the Semi-State Rooms are only open during the winter months (27 September - March)
St George's Chapel

3 April (open between 2pm and 4pm)
4 April (opens from 11am)
9 May (closed from 1pm)
6 June (opens from 1pm)
12-15 June
23 December (closed from 1pm)
24 December

St. George’s Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services. These occur at the following times:

  • 8.30am – Holy Communion
  • 10.45am – Mattins and Sermon
  • 11.45am – Sung Eucharist
  • 5.15pm – Evensong

Queen Mary's Dolls' House

The most famous dolls’ house in the world, full of miniature versions of fixtures, fittings and decorations from the real Windsor Castle. The Dolls' House took over 3 years and 1,500 craftsmen to complete, and even features electric lighting and flushing toilets!

St George’s Chapel

One of the finest examples of Gothic ecclesiastical architecture in England, the imposing St. George's Chapel is sure to take your breath away. As well as being the final resting place of 10 kings and queens as well as dozens of other royals and aristocrats, the chapel has hosted 14 royal weddings throughout its history including those of Queen Victoria's children.

State Apartments

Known as much for their immense collection of artworks as for their lavish state parties and functions, the spectacular State Apartments are home to works by acclaimed artists as varied as Rembrandt, Rubens, Canaletto and Gainsborough.

Changing of the Guard

Taking place daily at 11am from April – July and alternate days throughout the rest of the year, this colourful tradition is not to be missed.

Windsor town

Outside the 13 acre grounds of Windsor Castle, the town of Windsor itself is also popular with visitors. Take the time to enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding countryside, the castle and the famous Eton College from the Royal Windsor Ferris Wheel at Alexandra Gardens, and visit Legoland to the south-west of the town.

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