Windsor Castle Castles
Windsor Castle has been named one of the Seven Wonders of Britain in a major survey by Yellow Pages, backed by the English Tourism Council. Windsor Castle is one of three official residences of The Queen and has been home to the Sovereign for over 900 years. The Castle is the largest inhabited castle in the world and the oldest in continuous occupation.
Between 1 October 2005 and March 2006, the semi-state rooms will be open to the public. George IV created these in the 1820s as part of a new series of Royal Apartments for his personal occupation. They continue in use by The Queen for official entertaining.
Windsor Castle opens at 9.45am daily throughout the year. From March to October admission continues until 4.00pm and the Castle closes at 5.15pm. From November to February admissions cease at 3.00pm and the Castle closes at 4.15pm.
The Semi-State Rooms will reopen on 1 October 2005.
Adults £12.50, Children £6.50, Seniors £10.50, Family tickets (2 adults & up to 3 under 17s) £31.50. During closures of the State Apartments Adults £6, Children £3.50, Seniors £5 and Family tickets £15.
Audio tours are available at £2.95 in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
AddressWindsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ
Opening times9.45 - 5.15pm
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