The Windsor Castle is open from 9:45am to 5:15pm (4:15pm from November to February).
You can enter the castle property 1:15 hours before the closing time at the latest.
150 to 180 minutes
What It Is
The Windsor Castle Admission Ticket allows you to tour one of the oldest and longest-inhabited castles in the world.
Windsor Castle was founded by William the Conqueror after the Battle of Hastings (1066), but the present appearance of the castle achieved after various modifications made by the former kings and queens of England.
As you tour the castle's rooms and apartments, you will examine rich decoration and extraordinary works of art by celebrated artists.
The the castle houses plenty of fine French and English furnishings.
Within the vast complex, you shouldn't miss visiting the St. George's Chapel, which is the resting place of several monarchs and one of the most magnificent ecclesiastical structures in England.
For visits during winter, additional rooms are open to the public, such as King George's Semi-State Rooms.
Besides the castle itself, the ticket gives you an opportunity to visit the St. George's Chapel, one of the most beautiful religious structures in England where 10 English monarchs are entombed.
Your Experience With Windsor Castle Ticket
With the ticket to the Windsor Castle, you gain access to the favourite residence of Queen Elizabeth II.
By walking the ground and premises of the Windsor Castle, you will tour the longest-inhabited and one of the largest castle complexes in the world.
Also, you will have the pleasure to see the amazing State Apartments, which boast the extraordinary Royal Collection.
Part of this collection is made up of paintings by celebrated artists such as Rubens, Van Dyck and Holbein.
If you visit during winter, you will also tour opulent Semi-State Rooms, commissioned by George IV.
While within the property, don't miss the chance to visit the St. George's Chapel, which is commonly regarded as one of the most outstanding ecclesiastical structures in all England.
In addition, the chapel is an eternal resting place for Henry VIII Tudor and several other English monarchs.
What Windsor Castle Ticket Includes?
Entrance to the Windsor Castle complex (including both the castle and the grounds)
Things Before Go
The route for visitors covers a lot of ground and the castle stands at the top of the steep hill.
For attending the ceremony of the Changing of the Guard, plan to be at the castle grounds at 11am.
The ceremony takes place every day in summer and every other day the rest of the season.
Is It Suitable for Me?
A visit to Windsor Castle is a great trip through history, art and architecture.
Hence, it is an ideal attraction for everyone who has some interest in these topics.
The ratings of this half-day tour from London are 4.7 (out of 5) on Get Your Guide and 4 on TripAdvisor.
Visitors to the Windsor Castle underline that the entire place is very special and worth both the time and money spent.
Also, many of them are very satisfied with how easily the booking went.
Best Times to Visit
You can visit the Windsor Castle on most days of the year.