Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle Day Trip from London | La Vacanza Travel

Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle Day Trip from London

Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Destination: United Kingdom, England, London
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • London
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  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Visit two of England's most royal attractions on this day trip combining Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace. You'll be one of the first to enter Windsor Castle and discover centuries of royal history, before heading to Buckingham Palace, where you will be able to explore the rooms of this working palace at your leisure, soaking in the fine paintings, porcelain and furniture.

Special Coronation display at Buckingham Palace this summer:

The outfits worn by Their Majesties King Charles III and Queen Camilla at the Coronation will go on display as part of the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace.
Staged in the magnificent Ballroom, this special display will feature the Robe of Estate worn by The King, which was also worn by his grandfather King George VI for his Coronation in 1937.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Buckingham Palace, Spur Road, London SW1A 1AA England

Visit the London residence of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Windsor Castle, Castle Hill, Windsor SL4 1PD England

Visit her majesty's Royal pacce at Windsor and St George's chapel site of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: St. George's Chapel, Castle Hill, Windsor England

Visit the beautiful chapel which saw the most celebrated wedding of 2018 between Prince harry and Meghan Markle

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1X 7XL England

See the largest department store in Europe owned by the state of Qatar

Inclusions
  • Windsor Castle
  • The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - St. George's Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - Buckingham Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Windsor Castle

Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note that due to palace/castle restrictions, the guide will not accompany you inside the State Apartments
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Audio guide is available for Buckingham Palace visit.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Victoria Coach Station, London SW1W 9RH, UK


Departure Time

07:45 AM


Return Details

Buckingham Palace Road, Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1, UK

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 hours 30 minutes


User's Reviews

Judy_A

05 Oct, 2023

The tour of each was wonderful. The furnishings and paintings are amazing John was very knowledgeable. Saw the changing of the guards.

588margiet

26 Sep, 2023

I was excited to see the inside of Buckingham Palace, especially since this opportunity isn't available all the time. We were so disappointed. We never got to see the front which is so elaborate and beautiful. We went in through a side or back door we at first seemed special. However, once inside we only got to see a few rooms with tables and pictures on the wall that looked like they were made for tourists and had probably never been seen or used by the royal family. They rushed us through and straight to the outside to the gift shops and eating areas. Not worth the money for 30 minutes of rooms made for tourists and obviously not used by the royal family. Windsor Castle on the other hand was FANTASTIC! Plenty of time to explore. Had a chance to see the whole castle and basilica. Got a true feeling as to what life was like back then with authenticity everywhere. We also had time to have lunch in the town (recommend the Ivy restaurant) and buy souvenirs. Windsor Castle was worth every penny. My suggestion to the tour company would be that they provide a tour of the front of Buckingham Palace before the inside, so you get a better overall experience.

Constance_R

25 Sep, 2023

We booked a coach tour to Windsor Castle then Buckingham Palace. Lisa gave a little history on the ride to Windsor then on the way back her history was more of disrespecting Queen Camilla and Princess Di for their education level than anything else. This was not a guided tour but an unorganized coach ride starting in an overcrowded coach terminal then a crowded seat on the bus. Although we had until 1pm which was later than most groups, we still did not have enough time to do the castle, chapel and the doll house because the lines were long as well as having to walk all the way back to the coach parking area and trying to grab a bite to each since we had to be at coach terminal at 7:30 am for a 7:45 am departure which didn't happen until 8am because Lisa waited for 3 late arrivals and then Lisa waited until after 1pm until 1:07 pm for late returners. I mention this because Lisa did not wait for me and my elderly friend who walks slowly at Buckingham Palace when our que time was 2:45. Because it was raining when we arrived at Buckingham Palace, Lisa wanted to get our tickets early and asked us to be back at the gift shop for 2:30 when we got off bus at 2:21 and Lisa said we could go across the street for coffee or into the gift shop. We chose to go across the street and did not get back to the gift shop until 2:38 and Lisa was not there so we walked to Gate B at 2:40 and after much back and forth with the employees found out that Lisa had already checked in the group and we were denied entry. I then called Premium Tours and got someone on the phone right away who called Lisa for her to just say we were late and she left out tickets at the gate. Technically, we were not late for our que time and she should have waited for us just like she waited two times before for the actual late arrivals and late returners. We were at Gate B before our que time and Lisa should have waited. Premium tours was on my cell phone and had to work it out with Buckingham Palace manager to allow us entry because Lisa can not leave "tickets" but only had a voucher that had to be amended for us to be given entry.

RoyMagne_R

22 Sep, 2023

The trip gave entetry to Windsor and Buckingham. It is possible to get ticket to both these destination with out this tour but then you do not get the buss ride.

Carol_C

20 Sep, 2023

This was an excellent, well-organized tour including both Windsor and Buckingham Palaces. Our guide was Toby and we could not always hear his commentary. From the beginning he explained that he would speak to one end of the group and repeat his remarks to the other end of the group. However, we felt that that he and we would have benefitted from an audio/headset arrangement so that we could fully appreciate the history and significance of each site.

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Gorgeous interiors with lots of history

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