Extended visit to Windsor Castle and Stonehenge

Activity code: 25F

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Highlights

  • Walking Tour of Windsor
  • View Stonehenge
  • See Windsor Castle
  • Professional Guide
  • Luxury Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • E-tickets are accepted on this tour! The hassle-free alternative.
  • Free Wi-Fi On Board Our Coaches*
  • Enjoy an exclusive 25% discount on guide books at Stonehenge**!

Description

Windsor 
Windsor can be found on the River Thames, just west of London. It is one of only eight Royal Boroughs in the UK. A Royal Borough is given this status based on an express wish by the Monarchy. Its easy to see why Windsor has been granted this once you arrive. The market town is steeped in history and is home to Windsor Castle, a residence of the British Royal Family. Built by William The Conqueror in the 11th century. The Castle hosted the recent wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, also known as Harry and Megan. 

You can either purchase a ticket for entry into the Castle, or join the guided walking tour of the beautiful cobbled streets that surround it. 

Stonehenge 
After visiting the beautiful town of Windsor, the tour takes you to Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England. Stonehenge is where you will find the famous circle of sarsen and ‘bluestones’, many being around 13 feet in height, around 7 feet wide, with some weighting up to 25 tons each, with the heaviest being around 30 tons. The first monument at Stonehenge was a circular earthwork enclosure, built in about 3000 BC, There are many different theories as to how the stones arrived at Stonehenge, including them being pulled over 30km to the site. 

A guided tour will accompany on your journeys to Windsor, Stonehenge and back to London, giving you lots of useful facts and figures and their ‘inside knowledge’. 

Entrances are not included in the price of the tour, but can be added by changing your option in the booking panel that displays dates and prices.

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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour


  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour of Windsor
  • 25% discount on guide books at Stonehenge**!

What's Excluded in the tour


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Admission to the attractions, unless selected
  • Food and beverages
  • Download the audio tour in advance (English version only), please search for the ‘Stonehenge Audio Tour’ in your App store.
Please Note:
  • All visitors over the age of 16 must download the NHS COVID-19 app before your visit. You are required to scan the NHS QR code on entry, or provide your name and contact details on arrival. This info will be kept securely for 21 days and will be provided to the NHS if requested.
  • To see our social distancing and health and safety policy, click here
  • This tour excludes entrances to all attractions. Entrance fees can be purchased on the day.
  • Windsor Castle is a working royal palace and planned closures/disruptions may be subject to change. Please view the Schedule tab above for full information on closures.
  • You must bring the e-ticket provided to gain entry to this tour.
  • During peak periods, additional vehicles without Wi-Fi may be used.
  • *Enjoy a 25% discount off Stonehenge guidebooks. Valid until 31st March 2022. Show your given wristband to get the discount
  • Our vehicles are modern, comfortable, and kept to the highest standards of cleanliness, including a deep clean every day 
  • Further to the UK government announcement on 8th December 2021, all experiences will operate as normal. Face coverings are required in Windsor Castle. You will be refused entry without one.
Schedule

Days of Departure: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Check-in: 7:30am

Departure time: 8:00am

Return time: approx. 7:00pm

Departure point: 
Golden Tours Visitor Centre, Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London SW1W 9SH

Return point: Golden Tours Visitors Centre, Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London SW1W 9SH

Due to a legal working hour’s restriction for drivers, if your tour arrives back into London after 7:45pm, you will be dropped off at Gloucester Road Underground Station, not Victoria. Your driver will drop you off within a couple of minutes’ walk to Gloucester Road Underground Station. Gloucester Road is in Zone 1 and is three stops on the Circle or District Lines to Victoria. The Piccadilly Line also runs through Gloucester Road, where it is only 5 stops to Piccadilly Circus. 

Windsor Castle closures:

  • 25 and 26 December – Castle completely closed.

When the State Apartments are closed the Precincts, Drawings Gallery will remain open.

 

St. George’s Chapel

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