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Special visit

Tour to the Great Kitchen

Tour to the Great Kitchen
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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
  • Daily (Monday, 1 Aug 2016 - Friday, 30 Sep 2016)
  • From 10:15 until 15:15 each day
  • Visitors registered for 1-Year Pass complimentary re-admission and Advantage Card holders may purchase tickets for the Tour to the Great Kitchen by telephone (+44 (0)20 7766 7304) or from the Castle's Admission Centre on the day of your visit.

Get a fascinating insight into Windsor Castle as a working royal palace with a guided Tour to the Great Kitchen. The tour takes you behind-the-scenes to the oldest working kitchen in the country which has remained in constant use for nearly 750 years. Visitors will hear about the elaborate dinners prepared for Elizabeth I, George IV and Queen Victoria and about the preparations for State occasions today.

Please arrive at Engine Court at least 15 minutes before your tour start time (as printed on your ticket). The guided tour is in English only.


Combined visit to Windsor Castle and Tour to the Great Kitchen
Adult £25.00
Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £22.70
Under 17/Disabled £15.30
Under 5 Free
Family £65.30 (2 adults and 3 under 17s)

Advantage Card or 1-Year Pass holder
Adult £5.80
Over 60/Student (with valid ID) £5.20
Under 17/Disabled £4.00
Under 5 Free
Family £15.60 (2 adults and 3 under 17s)