Windsor Castle, Oxford and Stonehenge tour

Activity code: 228

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Duration Approx. 10 hours
Departure Point Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, SW1W 9SH
Departure Time Check-in 07:30am
E-Ticket Accepted
Walking Moderate

Highlights

  • Discover St George’s Chapel where the late Queen Elizabeth II is buried
  • Explore the royal wedding venue of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor Castle
  • Visit the 5,000 year old Neolithic stones at the world-famous Stonehenge
  • Soak in the history of one of the UK’s oldest cities with a guided walking tour of Oxford


Description

Take a day trip by coach to these historical landmarks in the UK to learn more about the intriguing history of the royal family, English history and culture, and to see breathtaking views of the countryside. 

Windsor Castle
It’s hard to believe that the imposing Windsor Castle is a working royal residence. But pay a visit to this lavish fortress and you’ll soon discover why it was Queen Elizabeth II favourite weekend home! Overlooking the Thames and a stone’s throw away from the charming Windsor town, the castle has been a fixture on the landscape for almost 1000 years. During this visit you’ll be able to peek inside the luxurious State Apartments, where 39 monarchs have lived since the castle was built. Keep your eyes open for priceless artwork on the walls by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt! You’ll also get to explore St George’s Chapel — the setting for many royal weddings and the final resting place of many monarchs including Queen Elizabeth II and the notorious Henry VIII. 

Stonehenge
Look out for the mysterious Stonehenge as you approach Salisbury Plain — you’ll be able to get up close to the 5,000-year-old monument during this visit to the Neolithic stones. Sitting strikingly on the landscape, Stonehenge’s origins have puzzled experts for hundreds of years. During your visit, you’ll get a chance to discover many fascinating theories and attempt to make up your own mind and solve the mystery yourself. Don’t forget to visit the exhibition, where 250 archaeological objects are displayed!

Walking Tour of Oxford
Stroll through the quaint cobbled streets of Oxford and get a real feel for this historic city. During your guided walking tour, you’ll get to wander through the charming college courtyards, which can be found dotted throughout the city, including that of Christ Church. If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, you’ll recognise this college from a number of famous scenes. The tour guide will also take you to see the famous 17th century Bodleian Library, a huge library packed with research and literature. An Oxford visit wouldn’t be complete without visiting the oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford University, whose gifted alumni include T. S. Eliot, Hugh Grant and Bill Clinton!

Estimated arrival time back to London is around 7.00pm.

Windsor Castle is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. A guided walking tour around the town will operate instead.

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Additional Information

What's Included:


  • Walking Tour of Oxford
  • Select your entry tickets from the prices and dates panel 
  • Return transportation by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • 25% discount on guide books at Stonehenge!
  • Professional Guide

What's Excluded:


  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
Please Note:
  • Cancel bookings up to 24 hours before travel to receive a full refund.
  • Windsor Castle is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. A guided walking tour will operate instead.
  • Windsor Castle is a working royal palace and planned closures/disruptions may be subject to change. Please see the Schedule tab for full information. St. George's Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services.
  • When the State Apartments are closed the Precincts, Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and the Drawings Gallery will continue to be open.
  • During peak periods, additional vehicles without Wi-Fi may be used.
  • Our vehicles are modern, comfortable, and kept to the highest standards of cleanliness, including a deep clean every day. See our safety policy 
  • Download the free ‘Stonehenge Audio Tour’ in advance (English only) from the App store.
  • You must show your e-ticket provided to gain entry to this tour.