Rising majestically above the skyline of Windsor sits Windsor Castle, the ancestral home of the British Royal family for more than 900 years and an official residence of the Queen of England. Marvel at the splendour of the State Apartments, the grandest apartments in England, where priceless work by Rubens and Antony van Dyck adorn the walls, and beautiful murals cover its ornate ceilings.
Inside St George’s Chapel, where HRH Prince Harry married Ms Meghan Markle married in 2018, are the tombs of prominent previous monarchs including Charles I and Henry VIII. Located in the Grand Vestibule is The Nelson Bullet; a single lead musket bullet that famously killed Admiral Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
Catch a typical display of British pomp at the Changing the Guard ceremony, which takes place every morning. Here, the handover of duties between guards to the Queen takes place who have faithfully carried out their duty to the monarch since 1660.
From 1 March – 22 April 2019 the wedding outfits of HRH Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank is on display at Windsor Castle
Travel back in time to Neolithic Britain and come face-to-face with a 5,500-year-old man and over 250 prehistoric objects at the world-class visitor exhibition centre. Visit the mysterious monument at Stonehenge and learn how it was built using rudimental tools and stone from quarries hundreds of miles away, as well as its link to the Summer and Winter solstice.
'The City of Dreaming Spires' is known for its distinctive architecture and holds the unique accolade of having examples of every architectural period going as far back as Saxon times. Wander its quaint cobbled streets on a walking tour of the city with our expert tour guide, who will bring the history and charm of this ancient city to life.
Tour Starts: 8.00am, Victoria Coach Station (boarding commences at 7.30am)
Tour Finishes: approx 7.00pm, Victoria Train Station
Due to over-running roof renovations at Victoria Coach Station there may be some variation on the scheduled departure time. Thank you for your understanding during this time.
Viewing at Windsor Castle is restricted on Sundays. On rare occasions the State Apartments may be closed More Details
Queen Mary's Dolls' House at Windsor Castle will be closed to visitors from Friday, 6 July, until further notice.