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Frogmore House

Historic House / Palace

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Frogmore House

Address/Location

Home Park
Windsor
Berkshire
SL4 1NJ

Contact

Tel: +44 020 7766 7305

Fax: +44 020 7930 9625

Set amidst the extensive Home Park of Windsor Castle, Frogmore House is surrounded by fine and picturesque gardens.

The house dates from the 1680s and was purchased for Queen Charlotte in 1792.  Here the Queen was able to indulge her love of botany and laid out the garden with many rare and unusual plants.

At one time the house was the home of Queen Victoria's mother, the Duchess of Kent. After her death, her son-in-law, Prince Albert, commissioned the building of an elegant mausoleum to hold her remains.  Queen Victoria was particularly fond of Frogmore's peaceful ambience and it became her favourite retreat.

Victoria and Albert's love of Frogmore lead them to break with tradition and build themselves a much larger and grander mausoleum for themselves.

Favoured also by King George V and Queen Mary, they used Frogmore for entertaining during Ascot Week.

Today, with its handsome house and tranquil gardens, it is easy to imagine the love Frogmore inspired in its former residents.

2017 openings

For three days in June 2017, Frogmore House and Gardens will be open to individuals in aid of three different charities, as follows:

6 June 2017 The National Gardens Scheme

7 June 2017 Stroke Association

8 June 2017 Livability

Visit https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/frogmorehouse/plan-your-visit for booking information.

In August, Frogmore House and Garden will be open for groups only as follows:

1-31 August 2017. Open daily Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 (last admission 15:00)

Visit https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/visit/frogmorehouse/plan-your-visit for booking information.

Opening Times

Open for groups only (1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017)
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Recent Reviews:

  • rayrest
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Amazing house
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 18th August 2017
    Fantastic house that is set in magnificent gardens in Home Park in The great Windsor Park. This House is only open a couple of days a year which are normally in late June and are charity events. Read full review
  • Hazel Rosetta M
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Hazm
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 7th August 2017
    Frogmore is a wonderful house set in beautiful gardens were magnificent the inside of the house is Fab all the rooms were set out beautifully well worth a visit. Read full review
  • Lesley S
    Farnborough, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Beautiful House
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 10th June 2017
    This house and its gardens are only open for 3 days a year, for charity. Situated a few hundred yards down the Long Walk, it was the home to Queen Charlotte, Queen Victoria's mother and Prince George... Read full review

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