Windsor Castle is open from Thursday to Monday, but opening times vary according to the season.
From 1 March to 31 October, the castle is open from 10:00 AM to 5:15 PM, with the last admission at 4:00 PM. During the winter season, starting from 1 November, you can visit Windsor Castle from 10:00 AM to 4:15 PM, with the last admission at 3:00 PM.
The castle is closed from 25 to 26 December. On 30 June, Windsor Castle is closed from 15:45, with the last admission at 14:30.
The best time to visit Windsor Castle and avoid crowds is during winter. If you plan to visit in the high season, come to the castle during the week and after or during the changing of the guards at 11:00 AM.
The castle is a working royal residence, so opening hours can change sometimes. Make sure to check the Windsor Castle website before your visit.
Admire the world's oldest occupied castle. Discover more than 1,100 years of British history at the world's largest inhabited castle. Founded by William the Conqueror, Windsor Castle is a beautiful place that history lovers would not want to miss. Explore the life of 39 monarchs who have lived here since the 11th century and uncover the mysteries of St. George's Chapel, the burial place of monarchs.
Get the ultimate royal experience. Explore the castle, where The Queen spends most of her private weekends. Take a fascinating multimedia tour of the State Apartments and admire the taste of Charles II and George IV. Feel like a part of the royal family while exploring the magnificent buildings of the castle and its highlights, including Queen Mary's Dolls' House and artwork and furniture from the Royal Collection.
- Windsor Castle admission
From Sunday through Friday, the Windsor Castle ticket price is £26.50 for adults, £17.50 for young people (18-24), and £14.50 for children (5-17) and people with disabilities.
On Sunday, the ticket price is £28.50 for adults, £18.50 for young people (18-24), and £15.50 for children (5-17) and people with disabilities.
Families of at least one adult and two children can get a special discount of up to £22 when booking with Windsor Castle directly.
- Free admission
Children under five can visit Windsor Castle for free.
Windsor Castle offers one-year passes to those who ask to treat their tickets as donations. You can convert your ticket into a pass at the end of your visit.
Discover the legendary place and feel like a member of the Royal family with the tour Windsor Castle: Stepping into British History. The local expert guide will guide you through the castle's buildings and share unknown facts and insights about the royal residence. Enjoy easy navigation and save time with included tickets.
Should I book the Windsor Castle tickets in advance?
Windsor Castle is one of the most popular tourist attractions, so booking timed-entry tickets in advance is better. You can save time by buying tickets on our website while booking the self-guided audio tour.
How far in advance can I book the Windsor Castle tickets?
You can reserve the Windsor Castle tickets until the end of the current year. We recommend booking on our website, where you can get the self-guided audio tour to get the most out of your visit.
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