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Windsor Castle

Castle
Castle Hill, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom
Hours:
Closed until 9:30 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:30 AM–5:15 PM
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Yes
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Yes (incl. MasterCard)

Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. It has been the family home of British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years. It is an official residence of Her Majesty The Queen.

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  • D !.

    Great tour to do around London. Have in mind that if you buy a London Pass the access is included, and it's cost almost half of the pass.

    D ! · 1 day ago
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  • Carl G.

    Superb castle. Excellent pageantry.

    Carl Griffin · November 19, 2015
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  • Faisal A.

    Amazing places and history and royal treasures to see and admire

    Faisal AlHajery · October 1, 2015
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  • WaDha

    Kitchen tower is a must!

    WaDha · September 21, 2015
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  • Hams S.

    Without a doubt, the most impressive thing I've ever seen. The splendour of the place is awe inspiring. The royals have my vote for a long time to come.

    Hams Solo · September 8, 2015
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  • Hams S.

    I'm 50 years old and this place has left me in awe. Absolutely unbelievable. THE most impressive thing I've seen i my life.

    Hams Solo · September 6, 2015
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  • Fakhra A.

    Don't miss the queens garden.

    Fakhra AL · August 28, 2015
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  • Marco O.

    One of the most amazing places of England. A MUST!

    Marco Ortiz · August 21, 2015
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  • James T.

    Everything amazing fun and history

    James Taylor · August 15, 2015
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  • Faisal A.

    Good to see the queen castle and walk around but don't forget to take headset so you know more about it

    Faisal Altamimi · July 28, 2015
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  • Sherry J.

    Fantastic.

    Sherry Ju · July 24, 2015
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  • David B.

    The castle is huge. Make sure you allocate enough time to see everything. Be aware that you can't take photos indoors.

    David Byrne · July 3, 2015
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  • Magdalena K.

    amazing place, but you must wait quite long to enter dolly's chamber (saturday). 40 min way from London, small , nice town

    Magdalena Karniewicz · June 27, 2015
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  • David

    Impressive architecture. Interior is magnificent. Learn a lot about History of Great Britain. Very informative audio tour. Friendly staff. State apartments are fascinating.

    David · June 18, 2015
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  • Anja T.

    The Queen was in, so more points to that.

    Anja Tufina · June 16, 2015
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    The Queen meets musicians prior to lighting the principal beacon of hundreds which have been lit across the UK to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day, 8 May 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · May 9, 2015
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    The beacon which was lit by The Queen - the first of hundreds which have been lit across the UK to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day, 8 May 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · May 9, 2015
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  • Ben T.

    Buy your tickets online ahead of time.

    Ben Tepfer · May 4, 2015
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  • Josh W.

    Save your ticket, you can use it for the next 12 months.

    Josh Wright · April 26, 2015
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  • JNET

    This is a day trip visit. 3 hours is not enough to see so much stunning historic wonders. Plus the town is charming.

    JNET · April 10, 2015
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  • amy m.

    Rude foreign people here. Last time I was eating some French person said Bon appetite at me... Like let me eat my food jeez and there's hardly any bins

    amy macks · April 7, 2015
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    The Queen views items from the Royal Archives relating to the life and work of George III during the launch of a project to digitise all of the king's documents, 1 April 2015. The project - a ... Read more

    The British Monarchy · April 1, 2015
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    The Queen is shown items from the Royal Archives relating to the life and work of George III during the launch of a project to digitise all of the king's documents, 1 April 2015. The project - a ... Read more

    The British Monarchy · April 1, 2015
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  • Rita A.

    Be prepared: the castle is on a hill, so it will be quite cold because of the wind.

    Rita Avd · March 29, 2015
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  • Daniel A.

    "Is it all?" What I said after not too long walk ;)

    Daniel Ancuta · March 15, 2015
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  • Fernando G.

    Lugar simplesmente maravilhoso Place simply wonderful

    Fernando Gobbo · March 7, 2015
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  • The British Monarchy

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh welcome The King and Queen of Tonga to Windsor Castle, 27 February 2015. Read more

    The British Monarchy · March 2, 2015
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  • Jose L.

    It's simply beautiful ... The halls, the building, the decorations... After all is the queen's residence !

    Jose Lopez · February 12, 2015
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  • Kyle T.

    Had a fantastic day. Well organised but make sure you've booked before you arrive as otherwise you'll have to queue

    Kyle Turton · February 8, 2015
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  • Leusee

    The ticket for Windsor Castle is quite expensive, but it's worth it. Especially Quenn Mary's Dolls's House is absolutely lovely.

    Leusee · February 7, 2015
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  • Damian

    Beautiful. Super knowledgeable and friendly staff, feel free to ask lots of questions!

    Damian · January 10, 2015
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  • Faisal A.

    I've been there twice .. Amazing place for ppl who interested in the British history .. do not miss the guard shifting !

    Faisal AlSalem · January 2, 2015
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  • Kaylie M.

    Queued for 45 mins outside, bringing hot food and drinks would have been a good idea since its winter.

    Kaylie McKelvey · December 30, 2014
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  • Dan

    You still have to queue even if you have bought tickets online.

    Dan · December 30, 2014
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  • İlknur K.

    The castle is lovely so is the town and beautiful park behind the castle; you can feel the history

    İlknur Klgr · December 16, 2014
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  • Fernanda A.

    Simply amazing! One of the fanciest places I've ever been! Totally worth the visit to this majestic place!

    Fernanda Araujo · December 2, 2014
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  • Pelismo

    Amazing interior and definitely worth to see!

    Pelismo · November 2, 2014
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  • CatWomenUK♥

    It's such an amaaaazing day here 😍👍

    CatWomenUK♥ · October 1, 2014
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  • richard p.

    had a really gd time

    richard parker · September 16, 2014
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  • MEL BROWN S.

    A must for any one and everyone!

    MEL BROWN STUDIOS · September 15, 2014
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  • Nick

    The castle and its garden are beautiful! Highly recommend visiting. Aw and there is a continuous sound of aircrafts landing at Heathrow. I don't get how do people sleep around this area.

    Nick · September 13, 2014
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  • Sam R.

    The annual pass is such a great idea - perfect to split a visit over a few days without spending a penny more!

    Sam Rush · August 19, 2014
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  • Wagner S.

    Wonderful. Try to make the tower guided tour for nice views.

    Wagner Sartori junior · August 18, 2014
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  • Jonathan R.

    Kingslanding is the home of the The King of the Andals and the First Men (House Baratheon of King's Landing)

    Jonathan Rimmer · August 17, 2014
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  • Martin J.

    Visit Windsor Great Park and use a Bike to explore the many miles of the park. It literally goes for miles in various directions and includes the lakes of Virginia Water. Enjoy the stunning beauty!

    Martin Jeszke · August 8, 2014
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  • Martin J.

    Windsor Castle as you may know is the world's largest castle and totally dominates the town of Windsor. It's an awesome castle to visit and explore. Much to see and do. On Good Friday entry is Free.

    Martin Jeszke · August 8, 2014
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    Ruth Jones with her MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for services to Entertainment presented to her by Queen Elizabeth II at a Investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle ... Read more

    The British Monarchy · July 23, 2014
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    Army medic Lance Corporal Wesley Masters with his Military Cross presented to him by Queen Elizabeth II at a Investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle, Windsor. 18 July 2014. Read more

    The British Monarchy · July 23, 2014
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  • Faraz A.

    Best time to go there is before 11 so that you don't miss the great Changing of the Guards!

    Faraz Ahmed · July 21, 2014
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    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh at the annual service and procession for members of the Order of the Garter, the oldest and most senior of British orders of chivalry, at Windsor Castle, 16 ... Read more

    The British Monarchy · June 16, 2014
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