Daily: 30-min frequency
First Bus: 9:45am from Theatre Road, Thames Street
Last Bus: 4:45pm from Theatre Road, Thames Street
Live Guide: Subject to availability.
You can join the tour at any of the 11 bus stops.
Bring and exchange your PRINTED VOUCHER on the day of travel at:
French Brothers Windsor Ticket Office, Windsor Promenade Barry Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire. SL4 1QX
If you do not print your voucher you will not be allowed access to the tour.
Whilst Windsor has good access with disabled parking nearby, there is no dropping off beside the embarkation point.
11th February 2023 to 29th October 2023: Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm (every 30 mins)
30th October 2023 to 22nd December 2023: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm (every 30 mins)
Departure Location: Windsor Promenade, Barry Avenue, Windsor SL41 1QX
Show your Boat Ride e-ticket to board.
You must ensure that you have a printed copy of your tickets for entry.
Please arrive at least 10min earlier to allow time to exchange your voucher for an entrance ticket.
As a working royal palace, the Castle is used frequently by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining, and closures can occasionally occur at short notice.
Sunday, 16 June 2024 - State Apartments closed.
Under 5's go free
Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1NJ
Nearest Train Station: Windsor and Eton Central or Windsor and Eton Riverside
St George’s chapel is closed on Sundays.
24-hour hop-on hop-off open top bus tour
Will take you around Windsor, the historic market town just outside of London. It houses many interesting buildings including the famous Windsor Castle. The castle was built by William the Conqueror in 1070, when a timber motte and bailey castle were first constructed. The modern day castle hosted the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle in May 2018.
You will learn about Windsor’s historic past, as you drive around its cobbled streets taking in the sites of the Theatre Royal, Holy Trinity Church and the Windsor farm shop. You can hop-on or hop-off at any of the 11 stops on the route to explore more. The route also takes you past Eton College, said to be the most famous school in the world, where Prince’s William and Harry were both educated.
Windsor is a short train journey away from central London, taking you right into the heart of the town. It’s easy to see why it is so popular
Depart from Windsor Promenade in the heart of the historic town of Windsor and cruise along the Thames upstream to Boveney Lock and Weir.
During your journey, you’ll get to take in wonderful views of the world-famous Windsor Castle. As the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, it is not to be missed! You’ll also see sights of the renowned Eton College where Prince William and former Prime Minister, David Cameron attended, Mill House, Windsor Racecourse and Brocas Meadows.
Excellent Onboard Experience
You’ll get to enjoy a wonderful onboard experience as the comfortable passenger boat cruises the iconic waters. With an array of light refreshments available and an onboard bar if you’re wanting something extra special, this trip is a truly delightful way to take in the glorious sights of Windsor.
Why not add entrance to Windsor Castle?
Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, and Queen Elizabeth II loves to spend her weekends in this stunning fortress. Built in the 11th century by William the Conqueror, the castle is still a favorite residence of the royal family.This sprawling grand home covers an area of 13 acres and overlooks charming Windsor town – pay the castle a visit and find out why our royals have lived here for centuries!