Windsor Day Trips from London
Helpful advice from us and our travellers so you can enjoy your experience to the fullest.
How far away is Windsor from London?
Windsor sits 40 km (25 mi) west of London, making the journey about an hour's drive or train ride away.
What makes Windsor so special?
Aside the Windsor Castle (The summer residence of the British Royals), Windsor is also home to St. George's Chapel, Frogmore Estate, Eton College, Ascot Racecourse and The Savill Garden. For those with children, there is also Legoland Windsor, a family resort spread across 150 acres.
When is Windsor Castle opened to the public?
Apart from state visits and special occasions, the Windsor Castle is open to the public year round. As far as opening times go, it varies depending on the season.
- Summer (March - October): 10:00 - 17:15.
- Winter (November - February): 10:00 - 16:15.