Entry to Windsor Castle State Apartments - Visit Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House & St George’s Chapel
Days of Departure:
1 April to to 31 March: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
April 2023 to October 2023:
Check-in times: 12:45pm
Departure times: 1:00pm
Return time: approx. 5:30pm
November 2023 to March 2024:
Check-in times: 11:30am
Departure times: 11:45am
Return time: approx. 5:00pm
Departure point: Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London SW1W 9SR (Victoria)
Windsor Castle closures: As Windsor Castle is a working royal palace, sometimes the entire Castle or the State Apartments within the Castle need to be closed at short notice.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays – Castle completely closed.
25th December – Castle completely closed.
11 - 15 January 2024 - Castle closed
29 March 2024 - Castle closed
St. George’s Chapel
St. George’s Chapel is usually closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services.
Friday, 8 December 2023 - St George's Chapel opening 11:00
Saturday, 23 December 2023 - St George's Chapel closing 13:00
The tour ends at Gloucester Road Underground Station is in Zone 1 and is three stops Eastbound on the Circle Line or the District Line to Victoria. The Piccadilly Line also runs through Gloucester Road, and is only 5 stops to Piccadilly Circus.
St. George’s Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services. It also closes at 4pm during the week, so please ensure that this is one of the first places you visit upon arrival.
Windsor castle is closed on 26th of December so we will be operating a walking tour of Windsor instead.
Please show this e-ticket to gain entry to this tour.
This tour is unescorted.
During peak periods additional vehicles without Wi-Fi may be used.
Our vehicles are modern, comfortable and deep cleaned daily.
Due lift maintenance, the walk from Windsor coach park to the Castle will include the use of some stairs
Departing from Central London, your driver will take you straight to Windsor Castle for an extended visit. Upon arrival, you will be offered an audio guide available in multiple languages.
Steeped in history, Windsor Castle perches proudly on a lush wooded hill overlooking the Thames. Dating back to Norman times, with sweeping landscaped gardens and turreted Round Tower, it’s easy to see why it’s the King’s favorite weekend residence. Enjoy a fascinating through–the–keyhole peek at the lavish State Apartments, home to priceless artworks by Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci, and visit St. George’s Chapel, the atmospheric final resting place of former monarchs including Henry VIII. You can visit Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, a truly incredible structure complete with working lifts, running water, electricity and wine bottles, all in miniature! This tour is unescorted and you will spend approximately 2 hours in Windsor Castle.