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

Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace Day Trip from London

Discover the regal majesty of two royal palaces on an independent day trip to Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace from London. Enjoy the convenience of transportation from central London by luxury coach and included entry to the two popular attractions. Discover the opulent chambers of Windsor Castle, an official residence of the Queen of England, as you stroll past priceless tapestries and ostentatious accessories, and see apartments once possessed by the legendary Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace. 

Highlights

  • 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

Depart from a central London location in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and enjoy your scenic surroundings on the short journey to Windsor Castle, an official residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Admire the quaint architecture of the quintessentially English town of Windsor and then disembark your coach to discover the impressive fortification further. 

Receive your entrance tickets from your guide and then explore the opulent interiors and verdant grounds of the castle independently, for approximately two hours. Revitalize with lunch at your own expense and then return to your vehicle at a time pre-arranged with your guide. 

Next, continue to Hampton Court Palace to get acquainted with the former residence of Henry VIII, a tyrannical monarch famed for beheading his wives. Enjoy more free time to explore at your leisure, ensuring you delve into the rich historical heritage of the palace and its regal inhabitants. Lose yourself in the Hampton Court maze or revitalize with a cup of English tea in the Titlyard Café before returning to your coach. 

Relax during the return journey to London Victoria, where the tour concludes. 

Customer Reviews

skclaudi

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.

Susan M

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.

Leah USA

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.

Deana C

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.

Tab55

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Highly recommended.

Jeanne S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Wonderful day.

Rosemary H

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!!!!!

Emogene L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

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

Anastasiya P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

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

Bruce A Australia

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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