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Summer holidays: Fierce ladies and naughty knights

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Map & directions

Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ
By car

There is no visitor car parking at the Castle, so we recommend you use public car parks in the town centre. Details about parking can be found on

By train

The nearest stations are 'Windsor & Eton Central' or 'Windsor & Eton Riverside'.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By coach / bus

Green Line 702 service operates daily services from Greenline Coach Station which is near Victoria station, London.

Surbiton Coaches runs a shuttle bus service between Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace from spring to autumn. 

Tour companies operate excursions to Windsor Castle from many London hotels. For details, please ask your hotel concierge.

  • Windsor Castle
    Armour handling talks and demonstrations take place in the State Apartments
  • Daily (Thursday, 3 Aug 2017 - Monday, 28 Aug 2017)
  • 11:00-16:00
  • Free with standard entry ticket
  • Each Saturday in August and every day from 3-28 August

Go back to the days of fearsome battles and secret romances, and discover what life was really like for knights who lived at Windsor Castle in medieval times.

Take part in armour handling talks on 8-10, 15-17, 22-24 August and have fun trying on replica armour from our collection Talks take place at 11:30, 13:30 and 14:30. 

Every Saturday in August, there is the opportunity to chat to a mail armour expert who will demonstrating and explaining how mail armour is made.

What's on: London & Windsor

Download our What's on brochure for details of our events programme in London & Windsor, April to November 2017.