Windsor Castle

  • About
    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. It covers an area of 26 acres and contains, as well as a royal palace, a magnificent chapel and the homes and workplaces of a large number of people.Opening hours

    Open daily

    March to October
    09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

    November to February
    09:45-16:15 (last admission 15:00)

    The Castle is closed

    6 April
    8 April (Castle opens 13:00)
    20 April
    22 April (Castle closes 12:00)
    18 June
    25-26 December

    In addition to these closures, the State Apartments are closed

    19 April
    21 April
    16, 17 and 19 June

    Reduced admission charges apply when the State Apartments are closed. Visitors can still enjoy the extensive Castle Precincts, St George's Chapel (except on Sundays and certain other dates - please see below), Queen Mary's Dolls' House and the exhibition in the Drawings Gallery.

    The Semi-State Rooms
    The Semi-State Rooms are open during the winter months. They will close on 1 April 2007 and re-open to the public on 29 September 2007.

    St George's Chapel
    St. George's Chapel is open daily but closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services. For more information please telephone 01753 865538.

    St George's Chapel is closed

    7 April (Chapel opens at 11:00)
    19-20 April
    28 April (Chapel closes at 13:00)
    5 May (Chapel closes at 13:00)
    1 June (Chapel closes at 13:00)
    15-18 June
    24 December

    As a working Royal palace, the Castle is used frequently by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining and opening arrangements may change at short notice. Please check opening arrangements before planning a visit (24-hour information line 01753 831118).
  • Address
    Windsor
    Windsor
    SL4 1NJ
  • Website

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