Windsor Castle & St George's Chapel: Private Half-Day Walking TourPrivate Tour
Explore the hometown of the British Royal Family, the most famous monarchy in the world, on a fully guided tour of Windsor Castle and the town, including the State Apartments and St. George's Chapel.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
Things to know
Culture Vulture, Family, Friends, History Buffs
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
Walking tour: no transportation is included
Entrance to Windsor Castle
Fully guided tour of Windsor Castle, including St George's Chapel
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you at the main entrance of Windsor & Eton Riverside train Station, Windsor SL4 1QG, United Kingdom.
What makes this tour special
Enjoy a guided tour of Windsor Castle, St George's Chapel, the castle grounds and the historic town of Royal Windsor on this fascinating half-day tour. Windsor Castle is the largest and oldest working royal castle in the world (begun in 1070) and was reputedly the favourite residence of the late Queen Elizabeth II. She is now buried in the royal crypt beneath St George's Chapel.
On your private tour of Windsor, you will:
Meet your private guide at the entrance of the Windsor & Eton Riverside train station;
Enjoy a walking tour of the historic townof Windsor- if you're lucky you might bump into the Prince and Princess of Wales and their children!
Walk towards the majestic Windsor Castle;
Visit the State Apartments, which are used by the Royal Family for ceremonial occasions;
Admire the opulence of the grand reception room and the medieval grandeur of St George's Hall;
Enjoy the graceful crimson and gold Queen's drawing rooms and hear about royal banquets in the Waterloo Chamber;
See Queen Mary's exquisite dollhouse - inclusive of a library, globe, and leatherback chairs, which took over three years to complete;
Enjoy a fully guided tour of St George's Chapel, a medieval gothic church used by the royal family for private and state occasions from baptisms to weddings and funerals;
See where Prince Harry & Meghan Markle got married, and where the late Queen Elizabeth II's funeral ended;
Enter the royal crypt where several monarchs lie in rest, including KingHenry VIII, King Charles I, and most recently Queen Elisabeth II alongside her husband, sister and parents;
End back at the train station or enjoy leisure time exploring more of Windsor Great Park where the late Queen liked to ride her horses!
Meet your guide at Windsor train station and enjoy a walk through Windsor’s medieval cobbled streets with their timber-framed houses to see the Long Walk, a three-mile avenue connecting the Castle to the Great Park, and on down to the Thames Riverside with its colourful boats and royally-owned swans.
Walk to Windsor Castle for a guided tour of this historic royal fortress, medieval stronghold, and working royal palace.
Once you're through security, enjoy wandering around the beautiful gardens and grounds of this ancient castle as your guide tells you its fascinating history, from the time it was first built by William the Conqueror in 1070, to the devastating fire of 1992 to most recently where the late Queen Elizabeth II's funeral ended at St George's Chapel.
Windsor Castle was Queen Elizabeth II's favourite royal residence; she and Prince Philip lived here during the pandemic, and the royal family use it today for ceremonial occasions such as State Visits from foreign countries, investiture and awards ceremonies. It is the largest and oldest working royal castle in the world!
Visit St George's Chapel - a stunning medieval Gothic church where many royal occasions have taken place over the centuries, from baptisms to weddings and funerals. Most recently this is where Prince Philip's funeral took place, and where the Queen's state funeral ended. Enjoy a fully guided tour of this historic chapel, and see the royal crypt where the Queen is now buried alongside her family and other monarchs including Henry VIII (with his favourite wife Jane Seymour) and King Charles I (who lost his head!).
Explore the State Apartments, (with an audio guide included - tour guides are not allowed to tour inside) where you will see the magnificent rooms, including St. George’s Hall, the Grand Reception Room, the Queen's Drawing Room, andthe Waterloo Chamber. Admire Old Master paintings, medieval suits of armour, the opulence of the chandeliers, and priceless furniture.
Soak up the historic majesty of the place! Learn all about investiture ceremonies and state visits, and admire Queen Mary's exquisite doll house that took three years to make. Learn about the late Queen's daily life here - and how she loved to walk her corgis and ride her horses in Windsor Great Park.
Please note: 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. We will endeavour to be in touch with you as soon as we have this information.
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
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QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AThis tour has a unique cancellation policy, which abides the Blue Badge guides of London policy.
If cancelled 96 hours (4 days) prior to the commencement of engagement, the full tour fee is non-refundable.
If the tour is cancelled 10 days prior to the commencement of engagement: 50% of the tour fee is non-refundable.
Additionally, tickets are non-refundable from time of purchase.
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
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