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  • Location:London, United Kingdom
  • Duration:10 hours (approx.)

Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace Day Trip from London

Visit two royal palaces in one day on this independent day trip from London. Transport from central London and entrance tickets to Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace are included, making for a perfect full-day sightseeing trip with a royal twist! See rooms in Windsor Castle where high-profile royals have lived, and explore King Henry VIII’s State Apartments at Hampton Court.


  • Full-day trip to Windsor Castle and Hampton Court from London
  • Explore St. George's Chapel and State Apartments at Windsor Castle
  • Walk around Hampton Court Palace independently and admire its Tudor architecture
  • Learn about famous monarchs like Henry VIII and visit the incredible Hampton Court maze

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Walk around a luxurious castle and palace at your leisure, and learn about all the famous royals who called them home. Be sure to save some time for wandering the famous Hampton Court maze!

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What You Can Expect

Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace Day Trip from London

See the spectacular Windsor Castle on your full day tour

Leave London’s Victoria Station by comfortable coach for a short drive to Windsor, home to the royal family for 900 years and official residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Windsor Castle's fortified walls dominate the delightful town that has grown up around it over the years. You will see the lavishly decorated State Apartments and St. George's Chapel.

Your host will hand over your tickets, and then show you to the entrance, leaving you for roughly two hours to explore independently and perhaps grab lunch (own expense).

In the afternoon, your tour continues to Hampton Court Palace in southwest London, approximately one hour away. With two hours to explore at leisure, you’ll learn all about the lives of famous monarchs who’ve lived in the palace like Henry VIII, plus admire the beautiful Tudor architecture and gardens. Lose yourself in the famous Hampton Court maze or relax with a coffee in the quaint Titlyard Café (own expense). Your tour returns to London Victoria by coach, where you’ll arrive in the early evening.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Oh how I loved this tour. We had a great tour guide, Jose. We were able to see two great castles/palaces and experience history. While Windsor castle is beautiful and full of friendly guides, the true winner for me was Hampton Court. The experience was beyond fantastic. There were actors who guided us through the history and experiences of the Palace. The actors were excellent and interacted brilliantly with the group. If there is one must see while in London, I'd recommend Hampton Court.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Very fun tour. Both are very different. Drink wine from fountain at Hampton court and get lost in its hedge maze.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was a great day - the ladies were informative, friendly and the tour was comprehensive. The timing was good too-we had plenty of time at each of the stops. And you get a little tour around London as well, which was a good introduction to London.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Jose was an excellent guide with lots of added information and never made you feel hurried.
Wanted to see Windsor for a long time and enjoyed. Didn't make a wise decision for lunch in the pub right across from castle, however.
Hampton Court was a good tour but harder to fit the pieces together between the two dynasties that built there. Wish there had been a castle plan with an overlay in red of the reconstructed/renovated areas. But loved seeing it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Wonderful day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Brilliant tour and tour guide Debbie. Highly recommend this company for London. Plenty of time to really explore each place. 10/10!!!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

A lovely tour packed with lots of things to entertain you for the entire day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Pretty relaxing tour, many information from very knowlegable guide and enough time in both places!

Bruce A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

A great day tour to do. Well balanced with time allocated to each good. Could possibly have done without the 45 minute London Highlights part first and added that time onto Windsor to allow for seeing the village and shops there. Claudia our guide was great.

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