Windsor Castle, Windsor

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The largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, Windsor Castle has been a home to British monarchs since Henry I began using it in the 11th century. The focal point of your visit should be the staterooms. They date to the late 17th century, when Charles II set out to make the castle as lavish as Versailles. George IV further enhanced these rooms during his reign in the 1820s, and today you'll see how they reflect his extravagant taste. Make sure you see Queen Mary's dollhouse, which was built to a 1:12 scale and is the largest and perhaps most richly appointed dollhouse in the world. St. George's Chapel's fine gothic architecture and grand stone-fan vaulting make it a highlight of the tour. Before you start your visit, pick up a free audio guide in the courtyard. To visit Windsor Castle and get the most from your holiday in Windsor, create itinerary details personal to you using our Windsor trip tool .
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  • Happy to rediscover it after a long time with my tweenager son. Beautifully restored after the ‘92 fire, in its total splendor. Visited the state apartments and the chapel, famous now after the M&H we...  more »
  • I’ve toured Windsor castle many times after living in the area for years. After being away however for many more and returning to tour I have adored the castle just as much. What’s perfect is that in ...  more »
  • The whole process of getting in, through security (it is full airport style-I have metal hip implants and had to undergo the full works) and into the Castle took no more than 10 mins. We arrived at 11...  more »
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  • The castle is really nice. I enjoyed my visit, but when I wanted to get the stamp for my ticket, staff there was very rude to me. I did understand the rule that I must sign same signature as my ID as she explained this to me. I told her I knew the rules here and I did sign my own name, I even showed her my ID card. However, she replied this rule again and again and again, at least ten times and warned me I could not get the stamp if I didn't sign correctly. Jesus I had signed in right way and she still refused to give me the stamp. It sounded like she thought I could not understand English at all!!! Finally, after 10 minutes' keep explaining same rules to me, I got my stamp. The couple before me only spent 1 minute. I cannot believe how could this happen. I'm pretty sure this lady treated me in an unfair way. I really feel disappointed.
  • Mike Samuel had a very knowledgeable recount of many historical facts. Approach him for a more in depth personnel tour. Top notch. Well done mike.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  • As a person with a disability I found the price is very reasonable and there was also the option of having a support person to which I appreciated. Do for all castle and use are beautiful however I did find the audio devices to be really poor as hardly any of them worked
  • Great place to visit. Enjoyed every minute spent there. Definitely worth a visit if you want to learn about British history and Monarchy.
  • A magnificent building steeped in history. Great for kids and adults alike. The full tour is a little on the expensive side, but there is a lot you can do for free.
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