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Tour Operator: Windsor Carriages 45 minutes Travel method:   Other / Non-Travel Region / Starts from: London

The Castle Experience

"Fantastic unique experience. Took my daughter and some friends for her birthday - lovely to have a unique experience… The carriage was in great condition, the crew were so wonderful with the girls, very chatty, warm and knowledgeable and took time to take some good photos for us… A day out to be remembered……:
June 29th 2022 Review
Source: Trip Advisor

Travel Down The Iconic Long Walk at Windsor Castle In Your Private Carriage Seating Up To 6

What you will experience:

Enjoy the spectacular approach to Windsor Castle on the Long Walk, pictured above, and experience a horse-drawn carriage journey enjoyed by royalty for centuries and exclusively shared with guests of Windsor Carriages by licence since 1849.

• Travel down the iconic Long Walk at Windsor Castle in your private carriage.

• Take in the panoramic views of Windsor Great Park and Windsor Castle.

• Photos included at Windsor’s most famous location.

• Meet the horses and learn more about them.

Step into your carriage outside Windsor Castle and travel on to the iconic tree-lined avenue, created by King Charles II in 1680, named the Long Walk.

From your carriage you will pass sights such as Frogmore Mausoleum, the mausoleum of Queen Victoria and her husband Albert, Prince Consort; Windsor’s Diamond Jubilee Monument, commemorating Daniel and Storm, the two horses who drew the Queen's carriages; experience panoramic views into the 5000-acre estate which surrounds the castle; and of course immerse yourself in the beauty of Windsor Great Park itself.

What is included:

• A carriage groom accompanies your trip, and will point out interesting places along the route.

• A photo will be taken of you in the carriage.

• Blankets are provided in the event of cold weather.

• Please visit our accessibility page for more information on access for all.

Duration:

Up to 45 minute experience, including meeting the horses, accessing the carriage and stops for photos.

Start and end location:

This is a return trip; the carriage returns you to where you started. Join us on the Long Walk, a short 3-minute walk from the Windsor Castle Visitors Centre.
Postcode: SL4 1LB

Seasonal themes:

Late November/ December - Carriages dressed for Christmas.
February - Carriages dressed for Valentine’s Day.

What is not included:

There is no parking at Windsor Castle or on the Long Walk. The closest car park is Windsor Yards (formally King Edward VII Court), Windsor, SL4 6HX, which is a 20-minute walk to Windsor Castle.

Ticket entry to Windsor Castle is not included. Windsor Carriages operate in the public part of Windsor Great Park and the castle grounds; open to pedestrians but closed to traffic except horse-drawn carriages.

Pricing is per carriage.

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For all bookings of day tours, a minimum of 24 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 24 hours notice, no refund is given.

For all bookings of multi-day and custom private tours, a minimum of 72 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 72 hours' notice, no refund is given*

*Note that in the event the client requests a refund for any reason, Tour Desk reserves the right to charge a 3% administration fee to cover costs incurred.

Cancellation and refund requests need to be sent in writing to info@tourdesk.io

Meeting point

The Long Walk is a short 3 minute walk from the visitors entrance to The Castle.



The Long Walk, Windsor, SL4 1LB
Important information

How to find us?


You meet your carriage on The Long Walk within The Great Park. The address is Park Street, Windsor, SL4 1LB. The nearest landmark is The Two Brewers Pub. There is no parking at Windsor Castle or on The Long Walk.


You will see the carriage and in the event the Long Walk is very busy we ask you to walk down the slope and meet the carriage where the footpath meets the Long Walk. We will call you if this is required.


We made a pdf with directions you can download here.


Details of parking in Windsor can be found on the visit Windsor website,



What if the weather is poor?


Please assume your tour will go ahead unless we contact you. Blankets and umbrellas are provided in the event of rain or cold weather. Please see the booking terms and conditions for further information on cancellations.


Please note that due to our operation involving real horses we reserve the right to move your booking by up to 10 minutes should our schedule change due to the management of the horses / their break times. We will call you if this is the case and we thank you for your understanding,

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