Windsor Castle closures during April:- 5 April - State Apartments closed 14 April - Admission to Castle precincts only. St George's Chapel open between 1.30pm-4pm. All other areas of castle closed 15 April - St George's Chapel opens at 11am 16 April - Castle opens at 1pm 23 April - Last admission at 12noon 25 April - Last admission at 1pm. State Apartments closed
The Changing of the Guard ceremony takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays during April. There is no guard change on Good Friday, 14th April instead it is on Thursday 13th April. The new guard march into the castle at around 10.50am and the old guard march back out of the castle at around 11.30am.
Windsor Tourist Guides Ltd has won 'Best Overall Walking Tour in Great Britain' at the 2015 CIE Tours Awards ceremony in Edinburgh. This is the second year running we have won this prestigious award.
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.