Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour of Windsor
- 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket to explore Windsor
- See Windsor Castle, Eton college and Holy Trinity Church
- Follow in the footsteps of Prince Harry and Megan Markle
- Audio-guide and free Wi-Fi onboard
- Add a River Cruise and entry to Windsor Castle
What's Included in the tour
What's Excluded in the tour
- You can cancel up to midnight (UK time), the night before departure and get a refund in full.
- Customers can board the tour from any of the 10 stops along the route.
- Download the free Golden Tours City Guide App to see full bus timings and guide your way around Windsor.
Windsor is a world-famous town situated just west of London. Its origins date back over 1000 years, when William the Conqueror built Windsor Castle — the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world.
A 24-hour Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour will ensure that you see all of the must-see sites around the royal town. Take a stroll down the Long Walk on your way to visit the Castle. Test your knowledge at Eton College, famous for educating many UK Prime Ministers and members of the Royal family. Visit the Holy Trinity Church, Frogmore House and Gardens or relax with afternoon tea on one of the many cobbled streets.
The audio-guide onboard will tell you all of the famous facts and hidden secrets about Windsor, enhancing your visit to this historical English town. You can hop on and off at any of the 10 stops.
Overlooking the charming Windsor town, Windsor Castle was built in the 11th century by William the Conqueror and covers an area of 13 acres. Visit the castle to find out why royals have lived here for centuries and to see the lavish State Apartments, St George’s Chapel and the Changing of the Guard ceremony.
Enjoy a delightful 40-minute cruise along the majestic River Thames, taking in wonderful and uninterrupted views of the historic Windsor Castle. Along the way, you’ll also see Eton College, which was attended by both Prince William and Harry, Mill House, Windsor Racecourse and the Brocas Meadows.
Hop-on Hop-off Bus
First Bus: 9:45am from Theatre Road, Thames Street
Last Bus: 4:45pm from Theatre Road, Thames Street for a complete loop
Live Guide: Subject to availability
Frequency: 27th May to 4th Sept: Buses operate every 30 mins.
An alternative way to find each Bus Stop location is to use what3words. This will pinpoint a 3 metre square box in Windsor where you will find each bus stop. These can be found here
11th February 2023 to 29th October 2023: Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm (every 30 mins)
30th October 2023 to 22nd December 2023: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm (every 30 mins)
Departure Location: Windsor Promenade, Barry Avenue, Windsor SL41 1QX
Show your Boat Ride e-ticket to board.
Thursday to Monday, 10:00 with last admission at 15:30. Windsor Castle is closed every Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Semi-State Rooms at Windsor Castle will not open in October as scheduled this year.
St. George’s Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services.