The Changing of the Guard ceremony takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays except Saturday 23rd and Wednesday 27th. The new guard march into the castle at around 10.50am and the old guard march out of the castle at around 11.30am.
Closures during December 2017: Wednesday 6th - entire castle closed; Friday 8th - State Apartments closed; Tuesday 12th - State Apartments closed; Saturday 23rd December - St George's Chapel closes at 1pm; Sunday 24th December - St George's Chapel closed but open for services; Christmas Day and Boxing Day - entire castle closed.
Windsor Tourist Guides Ltd is delighted to announce that we have won 'Best Overall Walking Tour in Great Britain 2016' for CIE Tours International. This is the third year running we have won the award. Clients of CIE Tours International awarded us a favourability rating of 95.3% for our evening town walks.
There are reports of unregistered 'guides' taking groups around the town and into the castle. Unregistered guides are not permitted to guide in Windsor Castle. Always ensure that your guide is a registered Blue Badge tourist guide, that they hold the Windsor Castle Accredited Guide green badge and most importantly have full public liability insurance.