Windsor Things to Do

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    Windsor Castle - St. George's Chapel

    by EasyMalc Updated May 8, 2016

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    Anyone who has read any of my stuff will know that I’m not a religious person, but I always seem to be in places of worship, and anyone who has looked closely enough at my ramblings will also know that the reason I always seem to be in a religious building is for two reasons - The history, and its architecture - and St. George’s Chapel has an abundance of both.
    This magnificent building has been around in its present form since the 15th century when Edward IV started work on it in 1475. Henry VII added the wonderful fan vaulting, and Henry VIII completed the job by 1528.
    The interior of this chapel is exceptional. I just wish I could have taken photographs to prove it, but whether I think the banning of photography is justified or not, it’s not allowed, so that’s the end of it as far as I’m concerned. While I’m on the subject, if anyone thinks that the Queen’s Guards are there just for the amusement of tourists, then think again - they’re on guard for a reason, and you cross them at your peril, and if you don’t believe me just copy and paste this link- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJItr23jsxw
    If you don’t want to be carted off to The Tower, then it’s best to stick to the rules and just take it all in - and there’s an awful lot to take in. Apart from the craftsmanship of the ornate interior the chapel is also the final resting place for several Kings and Queens - Edward IV, the founder of the chapel is buried here, as is Henry VI. The Hanoverian Kings, George III, George IV, and William IV are buried in the vaults, George V and Queen Mary’s tomb is in the Nave, and in a side chapel lie King George VI and his wife Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother with their daughter and present Queen’s sister, Princess Margaret.
    King Henry VIII and his favourite wife, Jane Seymour lie underneath the Quire and King Charles I who was beheaded at Whitehall is also here.
    Each June, after an investiture in the throne room in the state apartments, there is an Order of the Garter service at St. George’s Chapel.
    The Order of the Garter was awarded in 1348 by King Edward III to his knights after his victorious battles at Crecy and Calais. It is probably the most famous order of chivalry anywhere, and the present day owners of this prestigious order are just as likely to be official dignitaries as warriors of the realm - but at least it gives them the opportunity to parade up and down at Windsor in all their fine regalia. King Edward III’s sword, supposedly used in battle hangs in the South Quire Aisle and is a staggering 6ft 8” long (just over 2 metres). I’d have a job to lift it, let alone use in battle.
    There’s no doubt that this is one of the ecclesiastical gems of England, and really shouldn’t be missed - with or without your camera.

    Directions: The Lower Ward of the Castle

    Website: https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle/what-to-see-and-do/st-georges-chapel

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    Touring Windsor Castle

    by EasyMalc Written May 7, 2016

    A tour of Windsor Castle is like a passage through time.
    Edward III expanded William the Conqueror’s original castle into a Gothic style fortress, and when Charles II was restored to the throne in 1661, he also restored the castle into a baroque palace, trying in some ways to emulate Louis XIV’s Palace of Versailles.
    When George IV came to the throne in 1820 he expanded on both the gothic style of Edward III and the opulence of Charles II, so maybe you can now see why it costs 20 quid to put your feet over the threshold.
    You might also be interested to learn that when the devastating fire of 1992 happened there was no insurance cover, and it was expected that the British taxpayer would pick up the £37m bill. As you can imagine, the British public didn‘t see it the same way, and so Her Majesty opened up Buckingham Palace to offset the costs. In the end the tax payer coughed up 30% of the bill, and the Monarchy 70%. To make sure this situation didn’t arise again, the Royal Collection Trust was set up and given the responsibility of looking after the financial affairs of the Royal Palaces.
    As for a tour around the castle, you can wander anywhere you like within the precincts as long as you keep within the stipulated boundaries.
    There are two main areas of interest to visit - The State Apartments and St. George’s Chapel, both of which I’m sorry to say are off limits for photography.
    I know this is a dilemma for lots of people, including myself, especially where expensive admission fees are concerned. Ultimately it depends on your principles, interest, and what you can afford.
    Although there’s a signed route around the castle, it’s not necessary to follow it unless you’ve picked up one of the multimedia handsets. There are plenty of gift shops scattered around, but strangely enough no café, but that should change in 2017 when work starts on a new major set of improvements.
    I think a couple of hours or so would be enough time for most people to see what there is here.

    Website: https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Windsor Castle-Facts, Figures, and Practicalities

    by EasyMalc Written May 6, 2016

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    Windsor Castle has been a Royal residence ever since William the Conqueror finished building it in 1086. It’s been occupied by 39 monarchs including the present Queen, Elizabeth II.
    Including staircases and corridors, the castle has 951 rooms including 225 bedrooms. There are also more than 160 people that live within the precincts, and over 200 people that work here, including grooms and coachmen, a clockmaker, bookbinders, chorister, police and soldiers. - and there’s even more when the Queen is here to perform her official duties.
    All this maintenance (and luxury) comes at a cost, and it’s the responsibility of the Royal Collection Trust to finance the upkeep for both the monarchy and the nation. The majority of this funding comes from the fee paying public who visit the castle. Whether that helps or not when you dig into your purse or wallet to find the £20* to go in or not I wouldn’t like to say. For those that are able to return, you can get your ticket stamped on exit, and it will enable you to come back in for nothing as many times as you like for a full year *(Concessions apply - May 2016).
    The Castle is divided into three separate wards - Lower, Middle, and Upper Wards, and when you’ve bought your ticket and gone through security, you’ll find yourself walking through the Jubilee Garden and into the Middle Ward. The Middle Ward is arranged around the original Motte which is now topped by the Round Tower. Arrows will then guide you around the tower to the North Terrace and the State Apartments in the Upper Ward.
    The exit is via the Lower Ward and the magnificent St. George’s Chapel.
    For those of you who, like me, enjoy taking photographs, there are restrictions as you might have guessed. The State Apartments and St. George’s Chapel are both out of bounds where photography is concerned, but there are still some decent photo opportunities within the castle precincts.

    Website: https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Windsor Castle: The State Apartments (3)

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    Final of my tips with more hidden pictures

    The State Apartments and the Semi State Rooms are located in the Upper ward area of the Windsor Castle. It is the highlight of the windsor castle tour of which the apartments are furnished with some of the finest works of art from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Canaletto to name a few and various precious gold and gold plated things and ornaments and even household items as well. Picture taking is not allowed here but there are blind spots which have no guards where you can take stolen shots from your smartphone in silent mode (not your digital camera or SLR, ok as they are bulky).

    The most famous Castle and attraction in the United Kingdom will be Windsor Castle, which is located at the outskirts on London at Windsor Town in Berkshire, England as this is the most accesible castle to the public where you can visit parts of the Castle like the Part of the State Apartments, Semi State Rooms, the Queen Mary Doll House, The Saint George Chapel, The Changing of the Guard (similar to the Buckingham Palace in London). Windsor Castle is the oldest occupied Castle in Europe and was made by William the Conqueror in the 11th Century and since then, it was continually habited by the English and later the British Monarchs up to the Present. The Castle is made of English Perpindicular Gothic Design of which it then serve as a fortress gaurding a part of the Thames River and withstood countless Siege. The Present British Royal, Queen Elizabeth spends a month at Easter, a week in June and most weekends at Windsor. This is also where she often hosts State Dinners for international dignitaries

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Opening Times:

    March to October

    Open daily 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

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

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Windsor Castle: The State Apartments (2)

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    Part two of my tips with more hidden pictures

    The State Apartments and the Semi State Rooms are located in the Upper ward area of the Windsor Castle. It is the highlight of the windsor castle tour of which the apartments are furnished with some of the finest works of art from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Canaletto to name a few and various precious gold and gold plated things and ornaments and even household items as well. Picture taking is not allowed here but there are blind spots which have no guards where you can take stolen shots from your smartphone in silent mode (not your digital camera or SLR, ok as they are bulky).

    The most famous Castle and attraction in the United Kingdom will be Windsor Castle, which is located at the outskirts on London at Windsor Town in Berkshire, England as this is the most accesible castle to the public where you can visit parts of the Castle like the Part of the State Apartments, Semi State Rooms, the Queen Mary Doll House, The Saint George Chapel, The Changing of the Guard (similar to the Buckingham Palace in London). Windsor Castle is the oldest occupied Castle in Europe and was made by William the Conqueror in the 11th Century and since then, it was continually habited by the English and later the British Monarchs up to the Present. The Castle is made of English Perpindicular Gothic Design of which it then serve as a fortress gaurding a part of the Thames River and withstood countless Siege. The Present British Royal, Queen Elizabeth spends a month at Easter, a week in June and most weekends at Windsor. This is also where she often hosts State Dinners for international dignitaries

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Opening Times:

    March to October

    Open daily 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

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

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Windsor Castle: The State Apartments (1)

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    .The State Apartments and the Semi State Rooms are located in the Upper ward area of the Windsor Castle. It is the highlight of the windsor castle tour of which the apartments are furnished with some of the finest works of art from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Canaletto to name a few and various precious gold and gold plated things and ornaments and even household items as well. Picture taking is not allowed here but there are blind spots which have no guards where you can take stolen shots from your smartphone in silent mode (not your digital camera or SLR, ok as they are bulky).

    The most famous Castle and attraction in the United Kingdom will be Windsor Castle, which is located at the outskirts on London at Windsor Town in Berkshire, England as this is the most accesible castle to the public where you can visit parts of the Castle like the Part of the State Apartments, Semi State Rooms, the Queen Mary Doll House, The Saint George Chapel, The Changing of the Guard (similar to the Buckingham Palace in London). Windsor Castle is the oldest occupied Castle in Europe and was made by William the Conqueror in the 11th Century and since then, it was continually habited by the English and later the British Monarchs up to the Present. The Castle is made of English Perpindicular Gothic Design of which it then serve as a fortress gaurding a part of the Thames River and withstood countless Siege. The Present British Royal, Queen Elizabeth spends a month at Easter, a week in June and most weekends at Windsor. This is also where she often hosts State Dinners for international dignitaries

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Opening Times:

    March to October

    Open daily 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

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

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Windsor Castle: King Henry VIII Gate

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    the first Gate you would see while walking outside windsor Castle is the King Henry VIII Gate, which is actually the exit area of the castle for tourists as there is a separate entrance area way north of the Gate. The Gate houses the coat of Arms of Catherine of Aragon, which was Henry's First Queen before he remarried and beheaded his other wives.

    The most famous Castle and attraction in the United Kingdom will be Windsor Castle, which is located at the outskirts on London at Windsor Town in Berkshire, England as this is the most accesible castle to the public where you can visit parts of the Castle like the Part of the State Apartments, Semi State Rooms, the Queen Mary Doll House, The Saint George Chapel, The Changing of the Guard (similar to the Buckingham Palace in London). Windsor Castle is the oldest occupied Castle in Europe and was made by William the Conqueror in the 11th Century and since then, it was continually habited by the English and later the British Monarchs up to the Present. The Castle is made of English Perpindicular Gothic Design of which it then serve as a fortress gaurding a part of the Thames River and withstood countless Siege. The Present British Royal, Queen Elizabeth spends a month at Easter, a week in June and most weekends at Windsor. This is also where she often hosts State Dinners for international dignitaries

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Opening Times:

    March to October

    Open daily 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

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

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Windsor Castle: Queen Mary Doll House

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    The Queen Mary Doll House is located in the State Apartments Area but it has a separate entrance to it, afterwards, you can then continue on a tour of the State Apartments. The Queen Mary Doll House is house is filled with thousands of doll objects made by leading artists, designers and craftsmen, famous during the period nearly all on the tiny scale of 1:12. There are many kinds of dolls of which I don't know the names as I'm not a doll person. Picture taking is not allowed here however, I still managed to get a few stolen shots from my trusty smartphone.

    The most famous Castle and attraction in the United Kingdom will be Windsor Castle, which is located at the outskirts on London at Windsor Town in Berkshire, England as this is the most accesible castle to the public where you can visit parts of the Castle like the Part of the State Apartments, Semi State Rooms, the Queen Mary Doll House, The Saint George Chapel, The Changing of the Guard (similar to the Buckingham Palace in London). Windsor Castle is the oldest occupied Castle in Europe and was made by William the Conqueror in the 11th Century and since then, it was continually habited by the English and later the British Monarchs up to the Present. The Castle is made of English Perpindicular Gothic Design of which it then serve as a fortress gaurding a part of the Thames River and withstood countless Siege. The Present British Royal, Queen Elizabeth spends a month at Easter, a week in June and most weekends at Windsor. This is also where she often hosts State Dinners for international dignitaries

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Opening Times:

    March to October

    Open daily 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

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

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Windsor Castle: Upper Ward

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    Windsor Castle is Divided into Wards of which The Upper Ward area of Windsor Castle is the most important area of the grounds as it houses the State Apartments, the Semi State Rooms, the Queen Mary Doll House and the big Courtyard where the Queens Guards play their tunes in various formations and the castle walls with sweeping vistas of the views of the thames river and eton town.

    The most famous Castle and attraction in the United Kingdom will be Windsor Castle, which is located at the outskirts on London at Windsor Town in Berkshire, England as this is the most accesible castle to the public where you can visit parts of the Castle like the Part of the State Apartments, Semi State Rooms, the Queen Mary Doll House, The Saint George Chapel, The Changing of the Guard (similar to the Buckingham Palace in London). Windsor Castle is the oldest occupied Castle in Europe and was made by William the Conqueror in the 11th Century and since then, it was continually habited by the English and later the British Monarchs up to the Present. The Castle is made of English Perpindicular Gothic Design of which it then serve as a fortress gaurding a part of the Thames River and withstood countless Siege. The Present British Royal, Queen Elizabeth spends a month at Easter, a week in June and most weekends at Windsor. This is also where she often hosts State Dinners for international dignitaries

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Opening Times:

    March to October

    Open daily 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

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

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Queen's Guards Playing Various Tunes

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    This is also a popular attraction in Windsor Castle

    during the changing of the Guards, the Queens Guards plays various melodies of famous local and international hits by their own Bands while marching along from their Victoria Barracks in Windsor tothe Castle and in various formations and continue to play for a few minutes in the courtyard in the Upper Ward Area of the Castle too (watch my upcoming video of it). the new Guard will arrive, led by a Regimental Band, Corps of Drums or occasionally by a Pipe Band. During the 45-minute ceremony, the handover of duties will take place, including the changeover of sentries. At the conclusion of the ceremony, the old Guard will return to Victoria Barracks in Windsor town. When The Queen is in official residence, the parade takes place on the Castle Upper Ward.

    One of the Attractions in the Windsor Castle is the famous Changing of the Guards, which is also done in other Royal Castles and Palace around the United Kingdom and here at Windsor Castle, the schedule is 11:00 am everyday within the Castle grounds from Mondays to Saturdays from April until the end of July and on alternate days for the rest of the year (depending on the weather). There is no changing of the Guards on Sundays though, This Tradition in Windsor started in 1660. The Queens Guards include the Grenadier, Coldstream, Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards and two regiments of the Household Cavalry (the Life Guards and Blues and Royals). We were lucky to be at that time here and march for a few seconds with them hehe.

    If you book a tour of Windsor Castle from a tour company, the admission price is included in the tour package already, however, if you are going to windsor castle on your own, Admission Price for adults is 19.20 GBP per person (and only 10.40 GBP if the State Apartments are closed) and for children from 17 years and below, the admission price is 11.30 GBP (and only 6.70 GBP if the State Apartments are closed.

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Queens Guards of Windsor Castle

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    Again, One of the Attractions in the Windsor Castle is the famous Changing of the Guards, which is also done in other Royal Castles and Palace around the United Kingdom and here at Windsor Castle, the schedule is 11:00 am everyday within the Castle grounds from Mondays to Saturdays from April until the end of July and on alternate days for the rest of the year (depending on the weather). There is no changing of the Guards on Sundays though, This Tradition in Windsor started in 1660. The Queens Guards include the Grenadier, Coldstream, Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards and two regiments of the Household Cavalry (the Life Guards and Blues and Royals). We were lucky to be at that time here and march for a few seconds with them hehe.

    If you book a tour of Windsor Castle from a tour company, the admission price is included in the tour package already, however, if you are going to windsor castle on your own, Admission Price for adults is 19.20 GBP per person (and only 10.40 GBP if the State Apartments are closed) and for children from 17 years and below, the admission price is 11.30 GBP (and only 6.70 GBP if the State Apartments are closed.

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Around Windsor Town

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    The Town of Windsor is an attraction in it's own right but is well eclipsed by the famous Windsor Castle. There are many souvenir shops,pubs, restaurants, shopping malls, even two railway station (normally seen in large towns) in Windsor and even a Legoland. If you have free time after visiting the windsor castle and grounds, you can have a stroll along windsor town as it lies just outside the castle walls and you can shop and eat and buy tons of souvenirs.

    The most famous Castle and attraction in the United Kingdom will be Windsor Castle, which is located at the outskirts on London at Windsor Town in Berkshire, England as this is the most accesible castle to the public where you can visit parts of the Castle like the Part of the State Apartments, Semi State Rooms, the Queen Mary Doll House, The Saint George Chapel, The Changing of the Guard (similar to the Buckingham Palace in London). Windsor Castle is the oldest occupied Castle in Europe and was made by William the Conqueror in the 11th Century and since then, it was continually habited by the English and later the British Monarchs up to the Present. The Castle is made of English Perpindicular Gothic Design of which it then serve as a fortress gaurding a part of the Thames River and withstood countless Siege. The Present British Royal, Queen Elizabeth spends a month at Easter, a week in June and most weekends at Windsor. This is also where she often hosts State Dinners for international dignitaries

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Address: Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

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    Windsor Castle: Round Tower

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    The most famous Atttraction for picture taking in Windsor Tower (and is actually a newer Additon to the Castle( is the Round Tower (you cannot take pictures inside the Saint George Chapel, State Apartmetns, Semi State Dining Rooms and Queen Mary Doll House, that's why) and this Round Tower is located in the Middle Ward and is also made into gothic style and was a recently added structure in the early 19th century. It is open to the public at certain times only where you can walk the 200 steps to the top. The keep, called the Round Tower, on the top of the motte is based on an original 12th-century building, extended upwards in the early 19th century under architect Jeffry Wyatville and again is the most famous photo op in the castle grounds.

    The most famous Castle and attraction in the United Kingdom will be Windsor Castle, which is located at the outskirts on London at Windsor Town in Berkshire, England as this is the most accesible castle to the public where you can visit parts of the Castle like the Part of the State Apartments, Semi State Rooms, the Queen Mary Doll House, The Saint George Chapel, The Changing of the Guard (similar to the Buckingham Palace in London). Windsor Castle is the oldest occupied Castle in Europe and was made by William the Conqueror in the 11th Century and since then, it was continually habited by the English and later the British Monarchs up to the Present. The Castle is made of English Perpindicular Gothic Design of which it then serve as a fortress gaurding a part of the Thames River and withstood countless Siege. The Present British Royal, Queen Elizabeth spends a month at Easter, a week in June and most weekends at Windsor. This is also where she often hosts State Dinners for international dignitaries

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Opening Times:

    March to October

    Open daily 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

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

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Windsor Castle: Saint George Chapel

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    The Famous Saint George Chapel is located at the Lower Ward Area of Windsor Castle of which it is open everyday for the public except in certain days and on sundays as only worshippers are allowed inside. The Chapel is built into the Gothic Style and is the spiritual home of the Order of the Garter, the senior order of British Chivalry established in 1348 by Edward III. Within the chapel are the tombs of ten sovereigns, including Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour, and Charles I and there are many magnificent structures inside, unfortunately, they don't allow picture taking inside and I did not manage to sneak a picture inside as there are many guards watching the visitors and less blind spots where you can take discrete photos, unlike in the State Apartments.

    If you book a tour of Windsor Castle from a tour company, the admission price is included in the tour package already, however, if you are going to windsor castle on your own, Admission Price for adults is 19.20 GBP per person (and only 10.40 GBP if the State Apartments are closed) and for children from 17 years and below, the admission price is 11.30 GBP (and only 6.70 GBP if the State Apartments are closed.

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Opening Times:

    March to October

    Open daily 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

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

    Saint George Chapel Closed on Certain Days:

    10 October 2015 St George's Chapel closed from 12:30

    23 October 2015 St George's Chapel closed all day

    23 December 2015 St George's Chapel closed from 13:00

    24 December 2015 St George's Chapel open for services

    25-26 December 2015 St George's Chapel open for services

    It is also closed during Sundays as there are church services the whole day.

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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    Windsor Castle: Castle Walls and Towers

    by machomikemd Written Aug 18, 2015

    This will be my pictures of the Outside Castle Walls and the famous names of them that include the King Henry VIII Gate, where the Exit is located, The Curfew Tower, Edward III Tower and the various Battlements as seen from the outside of the Castle.

    If you book a tour of Windsor Castle from a tour company, the admission price is included in the tour package already, however, if you are going to windsor castle on your own, Admission Price for adults is 19.20 GBP per person (and only 10.40 GBP if the State Apartments are closed) and for children from 17 years and below, the admission price is 11.30 GBP (and only 6.70 GBP if the State Apartments are closed.

    The Windsor Castle is the most Popular Day Tour from London on it,s own or with the university town of Eton with it or bundled with a Windsor Castle and Stonehenge and Bath combination or a Windsor Castle. Stonehenge, Oxford or Other Day Trip combinations, with Windsor Castle being part of it. You can book a Windsor Castle tour from most of the tour companies in london via your friendly tour desk operator in your hotel or via the internet via the tour companies apps and pay them online. Some Tour companies offer Hotel Pick up and Drop Off Service to hotels, except if on a Day Trip Combination like Windsor with Stonehenge and Bath which do not have hotel drop offs, only pick ups.

    Or you can ride the Train which ends at Windsor and Eton Central or ride a car going there. it is about a 50 minute ride from central london and is 34 kilometers away.

    Opening Times:

    March to October

    Open daily 09:45-17:15 (last admission 16:00)

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

    Address: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ

    Directions: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 20 7766 7304

    Website: http://https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/windsorcastle

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