Windsor Castle, the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world
St Georges Chapel
the interior of one of the state rooms
the castle from Windsor Great Park

Windsor Castle

In a commanding position on the River Thames, Windsor Castle is just to the south of the Chilterns


Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and is one of the official residence of Her Majesty The Queen.The Castle's dramatic site encapsulates 900 years of British history. It covers an area of 26 acres.

• Magnificent state apartments furnished with treasures from the Royal Collection
• St George's Chapel (one of the most beautiful ecclesiastical buildings in England and the burial place of 10 monarchs)
• Queen Mary's Dolls House, a masterpiece in miniature
• The Drawings Gallery featuring an exhibition.

During the winter months an additional five rooms, known collectively as the Semi-State Rooms, are included in the visitor route. The Semi-State Rooms will re-open to the public on 24 September 2011.

NEW CONQUER THE TOWER TOURS: 1 AUGUST TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2011
If you are planning a visit to Windsor Castle this summer, don't forget to book your Conquer the Tower tickets. This new tour takes you inside the Round Tower and to the top of one of the nation's iconic landmarks, from where you can enjoy breathtaking views across several counties. 

Prince Philip: Celebrating Ninety Years.  12 February 2011 - 22 January 2012

The 90th birthday of His Royal Highness Prince Philip (on 10 June 2011) is marked by a special exhibition at Windsor Castle, the home of The Duke of Edinburgh and The Queen for nearly 60 years.  The exhibition brings together photographs, memorabilia, paintings and gifts selected from the Royal Collection, the Royal Archives and The Duke’s personal collection to illustrate key moments in  His Royal Highness’s life.
 
Visit the official Royal Collection WEBSITE for Windsor Castle.  



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Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015