Windsor Castle Tickets
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Windsor, Berkshire

Windsor Castle Tickets

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Windsor Castle Tickets

About Windsor Castle

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.

Today, the Castle is used regularly for ceremonial and State occasions and has been the home of 40 monarchs.

Visit time

2hr. Suggested visit time.

Start date

1st January, 2024




All Ages. Free admission for children under 5.

Opening Times & Itinerary

March - October Thursday to Monday, 10:00-17:15 (last admission 16:00) November - February Thursday to Monday, 10:00-16:15 (last admission 15:00) The Semi State Rooms are open from October - March __Please note that St George's Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays__

Admission Information

Please PRINT and take your voucher/confirmation to the main entrance to exchange your voucher for your entrance tickets.

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Important information

Semi-State Rooms During the winter months an additional five rooms, known collectively as the Semi-State Rooms, are included in the visitor route. The Semi-State Rooms at Windsor Castle are scheduled to open from 1 October 2023 - 24 March 2024. Please note that when the State Apartments are closed, the Semi-State Rooms will not be open.

St George’s Chapel St George’s Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Visitors to the Castle on Sundays will not be able to enter the chapel or view the burial place of Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House Access to Queen Mary's Dolls' House may be limited on busy days.

We suggest that you allow 1 1/2 - 2 hours for your visit. The Castle is at the top of a steep hill and the visitor route covers long distances. We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes. Your ticket includes a complimentary multimedia guide, available in English, Brazilian, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Spanish. When you arrive you will pass through an airport style security check. Toilets, Changing Places and baby-care facilities are available You can take photographs outside the Castle buildings but not inside the Castle or within St George's Chapel The undercroft cafe in the Castle serves food and drinks, however eating and drinking are not permitted inside the State Apartments or St Georges Chapel.

Disabled Access

Windsor Castle is fully accessible.

Accessible toilets and seating available

Registered assistance dogs are welcome

A number of Wardens are Dementia Friends, please ask staff for any assistance.

The multimedia guide is available in British Sign Language (BSL) and with subtitles

The Castle is situated at the top of a steep hill, long distances have to be covered and much of the site is outdoors.

There is an accessible cafe on the premises

Complimentary carer or access companion spaces are not available on tickets booked through Encore, though they may be purchased directly by customers from RCT. Access Route Spaces are subject to availability.


Windsor Castle

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


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


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.


Day of weekMorningAfternoon
Monday-12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday-12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday-12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Saturday11:30 AM12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sunday11:30 AM12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We are a member of the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers (STAR) and operate within the code of practice STAR sets down for its members.