Discover the historical delights and regal charm of Windsor on a 4-hour independent sightseeing trip from London. Relish the flexibility of this customizable tour, the itinerary of which can be tailored according to your interests, and only visits sights you wish to see with a private driver. Perhaps explore the opulent chambers of Windsor castle or see the prestigious school buildings of Eton on this enriching excursion. All entrance fees and refreshments must be purchased at your own expense. 

Highlights

  • 4-hour independent sightseeing trip to Windsor from London
  • Enjoy a flexible itinerary and customize your own route, getting insider tips from your private driver
  • See Windsor Castle – the Queen’s official home (entrance at your own expense)
  • Watch soldiers marching along Windsor High Street for the Changing of the Guard ceremony
  • Stroll along the famous Long Walk in Windsor Great Park
  • Visit the historic town of Eton and see where Princes William and Harry went to school

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What You Can Expect

Windsor Independent Day Trip from London with Private Driver

Changing of the Guard at Windsor Castle

Depart from your centrally located London hotel in a private, luxury vehicle and get acquainted with your personal driver on the scenic drive to Windsor. Customize your itinerary during a discussion with your driver and then set out to discover the sights you wish to see. 

Perhaps, visit the town’s most prominent attraction, Windsor Castle, an official residence of Her Majesty the Queen cradled by rolling green hills. Venture within the opulent chambers of the castle and see the decadent State Chambers and St George’s Chapel. Amble around the 13-acre grounds and then return to your vehicle to see a special ceremony. 

Head into the town center to see the daily Changing of the Guard ceremony, a colorful performance in which vibrantly dressed soldiers march to the rhythm of military drums. Watch the traditional show in awe and then head to Windsor Great Park to admire the symmetrical rows of trees and bright flowerbeds on a leisurely stroll of the Long Walk. 

Opt to travel to Eton, a historical town home to the prestigious Eton College, and browse the artisan boutiques of the area. Alternatively, choose to see the proximate town of Runnymede to visit the site upon which King John sealed the Magna Carta in 1215. 

Relax during the journey back to London and enjoy the convenience of drop-off at your hotel. 

Customer Reviews

Cdbillme

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

We had a blast with this tour. Ahmed was terrific. Very knowledgeable and catered to our needs with a custom visit. Would definitely do this again. Thanks!

Paul B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Thanks so much to Ahmed! I thoroughly enjoyed my private driver experience visiting Windsor Castle. He arrived at my hotel early and he provided outstanding service including great information and history along the way. His vehicle and driving are both top-notch and I would highly recommend him and this to tour to anyone.

J H B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Excellent in every way. Would definately do again and recommend, James Butler

srich1047

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Azzi was great, very knowledgeable

Randall E S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Very special day. Driver was professional and safe. Car was clean and comfortable. A well done outing!

Martin W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

A wonderful tour. Ahmed, our guide, was prompt, knowledgeable, and very patient. Because of the large crowds we were delayed but he behaved as if we had all day. His grasp of the history of all UK was very impressive and he took the time to take us around Windsor to see what is not normal fare for tourists. We loved him and would recommend Viatour to all.

david c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Our trip to Windsor Castle was great! Our driver Dusko Vujnovic was very professional. He drove us around the Castle area as well the Eton College area and was very informative about these places. Loved seeing the Castle, St George's Chapel, the grave of Henry VIII as well as all the places going out to and returning from the castle. Would recommend this trip to others!.Definitely a must see!

Rainer S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Der gesamte Ausflug dauert ca. 4- 5 Stunden. Der sehr freundliche und hilfreiche Fahrer hat uns auf Hin- und Rückfahrt wissenswerte Hinweise und viele Tipps für London und Windsor gegeben. Mit einem vorausgebuchten Ticket, z.B. im London-Pass enthalten, bleibt Wartezeit an der Kasse erspart, somit hat man viel Gelegenheit das Schloss und seine Umgebung mit dieser privaten und bequemen Tour zu genießen.

kamauceri

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

We had a wonderful day with a great driver. He was on time, and very knowledgeable. He didn't rush us, and he gave us the opportunity to see places we would have never seen if not for him. I'd recommend this trip to everyone!

William M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2013

Our driver, Ahmed, did a good job of getting us up to the door of the castle in a driving rainstorm, and later taking us through Eton.

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