Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace

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Tour Number

Activity Level

175311


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, First Time Visitor, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Please provide details so that the sites can be accurately assessed for accessibility.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (conversational)

Private Family one day tour


Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest continuously inhabited castle in the world; Her Majesty The Queen's favourite weekend home and where The Wedding of the Year took place in May.

Hampton Court Palace was a great favourite of King Henry VIII.

This tour is priced for using the overground train service to get to and from the sites but can be re-quoted for a door to door chauffeured car service.
This tour has been priced for four people, more can be accommodated upon request.

Itinerary

You are met at your London hotel or apartment and we travel by overland train to Windsor Castle, the oldest and largest continuously inhabited castle in the world; Her Majesty the Queen's favourite weekend home. We visit the magnificent State Rooms, where banquets and royal ceremonies have been held for hundreds of years, and St George's Chapel, burial place of many monarchs from King Henry VIII to King George VI and where Prince Harry will marry Ms Markle in May.

Our chauffeured car (Mercedes Viano) takes us to another royal favourite, Hampton Court Palace. Here we see King Henry VIII's splendid Tudor Palace including its old kitchens, (shut for part of 2018) the Great Hall before touring the 17th Century Baroque Palace built for King William and Queen Mary. We can take time to stroll through the glorious gardens that border the River Thames.
You are returned to your London location by overland train.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel or place to be agreed

End location: Your hotel or place to be agreed

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

We take the overland train to Windsor. After visiting the Castle we are transferred by chauffeured car (Mercedes Viano) to Hampton Court Palace. At the end of our visit to the Palace we take the train back into central London.
A chauffeured car is also available for the whole tour, prices upon request.

What’s Included

Services of Dawn, your private Blue Badge Tourist Guide
Chauffeured car transfer (Mercedes Viano) from Windsor Castle to Hampton Court Palace
Insurance

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 GBP - GBP20 is the average price for a pub lunch.
Depending on where you are staying in London the rail return fare can be as much as GBP20 per person.
It is recommended that you purchase the London Oyster Card (travel card) when you arrive for best value travel and convenience.
Credit cards are accepted almost everywhere.

What’s Extra

Entrance fees, rail travel, refreshments and souvenirs.

Entrance fees per head
Windsor Castle GBP21.00
Hampton Court Palace GBP20.90
Pub lunch in the range of GBP20.00 per head
Rail fares GBP17.00 per head

A Recent Review of this tour

Dawn was timely, knowledgeable, kind, and excellent at keeping our children entertained during the full day tour. I would certainly recommend her tour to anyone interested in visiting Hampton Court and Windsor Castle.
Cory Petcoff

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