- Castles and Palaces
- Tourist Attractions
Suitable for all ages
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
Windsor Castle, the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen.
The castle’s dramatic site encapsulates 900 years of British history and its 13 acres of land is packed full of exciting things to see; as well as a royal palace you’ll find a magnificent chapel and the homes and workplaces of many people.
Take the free family audio tour! Horace, a timeless tutor, and Tommy, his pupil, are your guides. They introduce you to the many magical characters who live at Windsor Castle, including Gilbert the Grotesque, Tipu Tiger and Cyril, a Page of the Back Stairs; aimed at children aged 7 to 11 years. The learning centre offers fun activities during holidays and at weekends.
Explore the palace’s State Apartments which today reflect the changing tastes of the castle’s occupants, which include Charles II and George IV. See stunning interiors and some of the finest works of art from The Royal Collection.
Changing of the Guard also takes place on alternate days throughout the year, the exciting display is fun for the whole family and definitely worth a watch!
- See the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world
- Take a free, entertaining audio tour
- Watch the exciting Changing of the Guard
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Parking Available Nearby
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ, England
Click here to visit Windsor Castle's website
0303 123 7304
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
March to October: Monday to Sunday 09:30 - 17:30
November to February : Monday to Sunday 09:45 - 16:15
The Castle is closed on 14th April, 25th & 26th December and during Royal visits. Closures can happen, so please double check to ensure the Castle is not closed when you plan to visit.
Child (Under 17)/Disabled : £12.00
Under 5: Free
March to October: 16:00
November to February: 15:00
Adults from £20.50
Students from £18.70
Over 60 from £18.70
Kids from £12.00