The crown: A royal tour of Windsor

Tour Number

Activity Level

387879


Categories

Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (conversational), Spanish (advanced)

A half day in Windsor Castle with an official castle guide.


Come on a journey of Royal history, ceremony and tradition. Learn about England's Royal lineage with a visit to the world's most famous castle, home to the Kings and Queens of England for nearly a thousand years.

Set on the banks of the Thames this magnificent castle overlooks the towns of Windsor and Eton.

Stroll with me through 1000 years of history as we take a tour through the Queen's preferred residence. We will visit the famous State rooms, the magnificent St. George's Chapel where the Royal wedding will be held, and see one of the most exquisite dolls houses ever made.

Windsor castle is a must see for those visiting London and can easily be done in a half day.
This tour is perfect for those wishing to maximise their day with a London experience followed by some time in the leafy suburbs of Windsor.

I will be quite happy to meet you at a central London location before journeying by train to the Castle.

Itinerary

Meet at London Waterloo

Journey by train to Windsor through the green, leafy suburbs of West London.

Stroll the short distance from the station to the castle.

Enter the castle's grounds where we will spend a couple of hours exploring the grounds at Her Majesty's pleasure.

Visit includes queen Mary's dolls house, St. Georges chapel and the state rooms.

After the tour we can return to London or take a stroll around Windsor's beautiful old town, all of course depending on your preferences.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you under the large clock in Waterloo station. The clock is suspended from the ceiling of the main concourse of the station and is easy to locate.

End location: The tour will end back at Waterloo station or at a place of your choosing. Alternatively you may wish to stay in Windsor for dinner.

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

To Windsor from London by train

What’s Included

All guides fees including train tickets and entrance to the castle.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 GBP - Entry into Windsor Castle and refreshments if needed.

What’s Extra

Refreshments if needed

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