- 1 How much is entry to Windsor Castle?
- 2 Is Windsor Castle free to visit?
- 3 Can you walk around Windsor Castle for free?
- 4 Can I buy Windsor Castle tickets at the castle?
- 5 Is there a dress code for Windsor Castle?
- 6 Should I buy Windsor Castle tickets in advance?
- 7 Does anyone live in Windsor Castle?
- 8 What is special about Windsor Castle?
- 9 Is the Long Walk Windsor free?
- 10 Is Windsor Castle worth visiting?
- 11 Which parts of Windsor Castle are open to visitors?
- 12 Is Windsor Castle free for National Trust members?
- 13 What is the best time to visit Windsor Castle?
- 14 What time is the changing of the guards at Windsor Castle?
- 15 Where do you park when visiting Windsor Castle?
How much is entry to Windsor Castle?
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£23.50 per ticket|
|Adult (during closure of State Apartments)||£12.90 per ticket|
|Disabled||£13.50 per ticket|
|Disabled (during closure of State Apartments)||£7.40 per ticket|
Is Windsor Castle free to visit?
Here are some ideas for some free things to see and do when you visit the Windsor and Maidenhead area. Don’t forget that entry to Windsor Castle is free with our Residents’ Advantage Card and the Castle offers many great free family activities at weekends and school holidays.
Can you walk around Windsor Castle for free?
You can get distant views of the Castle without paying. You can walk into the courtyard and thats all.
Can I buy Windsor Castle tickets at the castle?
Windsor Castle is part of the Royal Collection Trust, and tickets are sold via the RCT’s website, via phone, or in-person at Windsor Castle. There are also discounts for disabled visitors who can purchase tickets for £13.00. Tickets for students and those over 60 costs £20.30.
Is there a dress code for Windsor Castle?
There’s no dress code.
Should I buy Windsor Castle tickets in advance?
The main reason you need to prebook tickets for Windsor Castle in advance is to avoid waiting in line at the entrance. During the summer months, Windsor Castle gets really busy, and you can wait up to 1 hour to enter the complex. The advantage of prebooking tickets is that it guarantees fast track, skip the line entry.
Does anyone live in Windsor Castle?
A Royal home and fortress for over 900 years, Windsor Castle, the largest occupied castle in the world, remains a working palace today. The Queen uses the Castle both as a private home, where she usually spends the weekend, and as an official Royal residence at which she undertakes certain formal duties.
What is special about Windsor Castle?
Windsor Castle was used as a refuge by the royal family during the Luftwaffe bombing campaigns of the Second World War and survived a fire in 1992. It is a popular tourist attraction, a venue for hosting state visits, and the preferred weekend home of Queen Elizabeth II.
Is the Long Walk Windsor free?
Occasionally a warden’s car comes down Windsor’s Long Walk but other than that it is free from all except pedestrian traffic. Cycling is not permitted on any part of the Long Walk. Over the years Elms have been replaced by Oak, Horse Chestnut and London Plane trees.
Is Windsor Castle worth visiting?
The town is very compact; the castle is worth seeing, but you *could* spend half a day here, or you could spend almost all day if you include a walk over the river to Eton and a trip on the river aswell.
Which parts of Windsor Castle are open to visitors?
The Inner Hall (closed by Queen Victoria) leads visitors to the State Entrance Hall, where guests of Her Majesty The Queen are welcomed to Windsor, a magnificent welcoming area. From the Inner Hall Visitors can visit the State Apartments, Semi-State Rooms and Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House.
Is Windsor Castle free for National Trust members?
A walk through the peaceful meadow to the top of the hill offers breathtaking views across the Thames Valley. Don’t forget that if you are a National Trust member you can enjoy free entry to pay-for-entry properties, as well as free car parking at National Trust car parks.
What is the best time to visit Windsor Castle?
The best time to visit Windsor Castle is between 11 and 11.30 am. Even though the Windsor Castle opens at 10 am, we don’t recommend you land up early because that’s when most of the coach tours arrive. These big groups leave after the Change of Guard, which happens between 11 and 11.30 am.
What time is the changing of the guards at Windsor Castle?
Changing the Guard at Windsor Castle encompasses colourful spectacle and British pageantry. The ceremony usually takes place at 11:00am within the Castle grounds.
Where do you park when visiting Windsor Castle?
There is no car park available for visiting drivers on-site at Windsor Castle. It is recommend you use one of the off-street car parks in Windsor town centre just a short walk away.