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Windsor Castle

Type:Castle / Fort

Windsor
Berkshire
SL4 1NJ

Tel: +44 020 7766 7304

Fax: +44 020 7930 9625

Windsor Castle's Round Tower (daytime) – photographer: John Freeman, Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
2018 Adult£21.20 per ticket
2018 Adult (during closure of State Apartments)£11.70 per ticket
2018 Family: 2 adults & 3 under 17s£54.70 per ticket
2018 Family: 2 adults & 3 under 17s (during closure of State Apartments)£30.60 per ticket
2018 Senior/Student£19.30 per ticket
2018 Senior/Student (during closure of State Apartments)£10.60 per ticket
2018 Under 17/Disabled£12.30 per ticket
2018 Under 17/Disabled (during closure of State Apartments)£7.20 per ticket

2018 ticket prices are valid 9 January to 31 December 2018.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible Lift - gives access to State Apartments and Semi-State Rooms.
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop on audio tour.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Facility for service dogs - water available on request
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide
  • Italian audio guide
  • Japanese audio guide
  • Mandarin audio guide
  • Portuguese audio guide - Brazilian Portuguese
  • Russian audio guide
  • Spanish audio guide

Establishment Features

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Green Transport - Green Line from London. Buses and coaches from Slough, Staines, Heathrow and Bracknell.
  • Parking (charge) - No car parking on site but follow the signs for LONG STAY PARKING in Windsor town centre; these car parks are better value if you are visiting the castle.

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - A typical visit lasts between 2 and 3 hours.
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Only Blue Bage Guides accredited to Windsor Castle are permitted to guide within the precincts of the Castle.
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 9999
  • Min group size - 15
  • Special group rates - Reduced admission charges apply to groups of 15 or more visitors
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Mandarin printed material
  • Portuguese printed material - Brazilian Portuguese
  • Russian printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • No Smoking Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun - In addition to trails and a children's audio guide we now offer an exciting family programme every Saturday throughout the year, linked to the amazing history of Windsor Castle, the magnificent art works on display and the royal residents past and present who have lived here.

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    7988
  • Very Good
    2618
  • Average
    485
  • Poor
    133
  • Terrible
    67

Recent Reviews:

  • Tapiwa N
    Kent, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Excellent
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th September 2018
    This was our first time time paying to visit a castle and the experience far exceeded our expectations. The children were just as fascinated as we were with all the paintings, and furnishings. We... Read full review
  • Scowboy
    Miami, Florida
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Now THAT’S a castle!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th September 2018
    A really special place. It is the largest inhabited castle in the world, but also one that looks right for the part, with its extensive battlements and enormous keep. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Read full review
  • Linda M
    West Palm Beach, Florida
    My favorite!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 24th September 2018
    My friend and I had a wonderful tour of the Castle which involved lots of human interest stories and beautiful things to see. Everyone should visit!! Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M4. Alternatively M3 jct 3 or A4. Signposted.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train stations: Windsor & Eton Central (First train service via Slough) or Windsor & Eton Riverside (South West Trains service via London Waterloo).

Opening Times

Open New Year
Open (1 Mar 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:15
Open (1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:15*

* Last admission 75 minutes before closing. Please check the 'provisional closure' dates contained within 'About'.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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