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Windsor, Berkshire

Windsor Castle Tickets

Explore this iconic royal residence.
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About Windsor Castle

Home to 40 monarchs and a millennium of royal history, Windsor Castle is one of England's most treasured buildings and an icon of the Crown. Plan a royal adventure to Berkshire and get Windsor Castle tickets on TodayTix!

Explore Queen Mary's Doll House, the Changing of the Guard, the Moat Room, St. George's Chapel, and many other treasures within the castle. With special events interspersed throughout the castle's event schedule, there are always new ways to engage with this legendary building. There's no better reason to step outside the hustle and bustle of London for a country excursion!

A popular tourist attraction, Windsor Castle is a venue for hosting state visits and was also the main residence of Queen Elizabeth II from 2011 to 2022. The grounds span 13 acres, and visitors can explore them in great detail, spending hours on the royal property. Book Windsor Castle tour tickets on TodayTix!

Run time

2hr (approx). Visitors may stay longer.

Start date

1st January, 2024

End date

31st December, 2024

Categories

Landmarks

Age

All ages. Children: 5- 17 years. Young Person: 18-24 years. Under 5s: FREE

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Venue

Windsor Castle

Castle Hill, Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom, SL4 1NJ

Entrance

The visitor entrance is located on the corner of Castle Hill and St. Alban's Street

Directions

By car

There is no visitor car parking at the Castle, so we recommend you use public car parks in the town centre.

By train

The nearest stations are Windsor & Eton Central for trains from Slough or Windsor & Eton Riverside served by trains from London Waterloo station.

By coach / bus

Green Line 702 service operates daily services from Greenline Coach Station which is near Victoria station, London.

Surbiton Coaches runs a shuttle bus service between Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace from spring to autumn.

More information about Windsor Castle

When visiting, guests will explore the world's oldest and largest occupied castle. Founded by William the Conqueror in the eleventh century following the Norman invasion of England, Windsor Castle is a royal residence in the scenic county of Berkshire. Since then, it has been remodeled by successive kings and queens, including Edward III, Charles II, and George IV. Itt is one of Europe's most studied residences and one with some of England's richest political and architectural histories.

Complete with glorious state apartments, including historical and ceremonial rooms, Windsor Castle represents the beating heart of England. It was originally constructed to act as protection against Norman dominance. Still standing 1,000 years later, the castle is a symbol of endurance, might, and splendor.

Guests can tour Windsor Castle, as part of the Royal Collection Trust, throughout the year, and children under 5 enter for free. A favorite amongst history, architecture, and monarchy buffs, Windsor Castle lets families, academics, and tourists enjoy an unforgettable tour of one of England's most prominent buildings.

What to Watch For

  • Before or after your tour, visit the Windsor Castle Shop. The shop has a host of luxury gifts available for purchase, and the Undercroft Café, where you can enjoy tea and cake, is situated in one of the oldest surviving spaces in the 1,000-year-old Castle.
  • Eleven monarchs are buried on the well-manicured grounds at Windsor Castle including Henry VIII and Charles I. Tour their resting places and learn about their histories and legacies that shaped the United Kingdom and the world.
  • Learn why William the Conqueror chose the site for Windsor Castle, high above the river Thames; hear about Queen Victoria, who spent most of the year at Windsor. You can also see remains from the 1992 fire that destroyed many rooms at the Castle and so much more.
  • Book your ticket to Windsor Castle and add on a Conquer the Tower Tour to climb to the top of Windsor Castle's iconic Round Tower; you'll enjoy breathtaking views across Windsor.

Frequently asked questions

What is Windsor Castle about?

Established in the 11th century by William the Conqueror, it has been remodelled by successive kings and queens, including Edward III, Charles II and George IV.

What is the running time of Windsor Castle?

2hr (approx). Visitors may stay longer.

Where is Windsor Castle?

Windsor Castle is at Windsor Castle, which is located in Windsor, Berkshire, United Kingdom, SL4 1NJ.

How much are tickets for Windsor Castle?

Windsor Castle tickets start at £30.

What is the age recommendation for Windsor Castle?

All ages. Children: 5- 17 years. Young Person: 18-24 years. Under 5s: FREE

How do you get tickets for Windsor Castle?

Check the top of this page for current availability and exclusive offers on Windsor Castle tickets on TodayTix.

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