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Victoria and Albert 200

The Royal Family in 1846 by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, RCIN 405413 ©
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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
  • Every Saturday (Saturday, 4 May 2019 - Sunday, 2 Jun 2019)
    Excl dates: Saturday, 18 May 2019
    Incl dates: Sunday, 26 May 2019, Monday, 27 May 2019, Tuesday, 28 May 2019, Wednesday, 29 May 2019, Thursday, 30 May 2019, Friday, 31 May 2019, Sunday, 2 Jun 2019
  • 11:00 - 16:00
  • Free with standard entry ticket
  • 4 and 11 May and during half-term: Saturday 25 May – Sunday 2 June. Please note, the Castle is closed on Saturday 18 May.
Victorian girl

Queen Victoria storytelling session Photographer: Hayley Madden

This May marks exactly 200 years since Queen Victoria’s birthday. Join us for a host of celebratory activities, including a sneak preview of some of the exciting attractions lined up for our family festival on 14 September.

On all of the dates above, create a colourful collage of Queen Victoria or Prince Albert in our art workshop.


Victorian falconry

A Victorian falconry display Raphael Historic Falconry

27 May

Settle down in the State Apartments for a brand new story from our favourite storyteller Olivia Armstrong. Learn about Queen Victoria’s momentous reign, and maybe even try on one of our spectacular new Victorian costumes.

Storytelling sessions will take place at 11:30, 13:30 and 14:30.


1 June

Step into the Moat Garden and travel back in time with Raphael Historic Falconry, the longest established professional historic falconers in the United Kingdom. Learn about the art of Victorian falconry, admire their beautiful birds of prey and relax beneath the Round Tower.

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Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

The Royal Family in 1846 Signed and dated 1846