Simply Windsor Castle - Afternoon Tour

Activity code: 9

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Duration Approx. 5.5 hours
Departure Point Golden Tours Visitor Centre Victoria
E-Ticket Accepted
Walking Moderate

Highlights

  • Entry to Windsor Castle State Apartments
  • See Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and Visit St George's Chapel
  • Audio Guides For Windsor Castle Available in: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese & Spanish
  • Luxury Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • No need for a printer - E-tickets are accepted on this tour! The hassle-free alternative.
  • Free Wi-Fi On Board Our Coaches*
  • Cancelled bookings up to 24 hours before travel receive a full refund

Description

Find out why glorious Windsor Castle is the Queen’s favourite weekend residence! Visit the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world during this afternoon tour and bask in the fortress’s royal setting.

Have a peek at the lavish State Apartments and see the impressive artwork hanging on the walls– there are priceless pieces by celebrated painters Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci! You will also see the Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, a beautiful model royal home that features electricity, running water and working lifts – every young Queen’s dream!

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.

This tour is unescorted and you will spend approximately 2 hours in Windsor Castle.

This tour finishes at approximately 6pm/6:30pm in Victoria or Kensington (Gloucester Road).
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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour


  • Entry to Windsor Castle State Apartments
  • Visit Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House & St George’s Chapel
  • Audio guides are provided in different languages at Windsor Castle: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish.

What's Excluded in the tour


  • Gratuities (optional)
Please Note:
  • You must bring the e-ticket provided to gain entry to this tour.
  • This tour is unescorted.
  • 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
  • This tour finishes at approximately 6.30pm in Victoria or Kensington (Gloucester Road).
  • Our vehicles are modern, comfortable, and kept to the highest standards of cleanliness, including a deep clean every day 
Schedule
Days of Departure:

1 April to 30 September: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

1 October to 31 March: Friday and Sunday

April to September: 

Check-in times: 1:30pm from Victoria and 1:45pm from Kensington office

Departure times:  1:45pm from Victoria and 2:00pm from Kensington office

Return time:  approx. 6:30pm

Departure points:
Golden Tours Visitors Centre, Bus Stop 3, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London SW1W 9SH (Victoria)
Golden Tours Visitors Centre, 156 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 4EF (Kensington)

October to March:

Check-in times:  11:30am from Victoria and 11:45am from Kensington office

Departure times:  11:45am from Victoria and 12:00pm from Kensington office

Return time:  approx. 5:30pm

Departure points:
Golden Tours Visitors Centre, Bus Stop 3, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London SW1W 9SH (Victoria)
Golden Tours Visitors Centre, 156 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 4EF (Kensington)

Return point:  Gloucester Road - This station is in Zone 1 and is three stops Eastbound on the Circle Line or the District Line to Victoria. The Piccadilly Line also runs through Gloucester Road, and 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, Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and the Drawings Gallery will continue to be open.

St. George’s Chapel

  • 23 and 24 December – closes at 1:00pm.

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.


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