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The Original Tour Windsor

Type:Bus / Coach Tour

Thames Street, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1PS

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About

Hop-on board The Original Tour Windsor for an entertaining open-top bus tour of ‘London’s Country Estate', the quintessentially British and Royal town of Windsor.

The iconic Windsor Castle which sits at the heart of the picturesque area has been a family home to British Kings and Queens for over 1,000 years, with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle set to marry within its St George’s Chapel on the 19th May 2018, and Princess Eugenie marrying Jack Brooksbank in the Autumn.

The bus tour also passes by the illustrious Eton College which has seen many well-known past students including 19 British Prime Ministers, members of the Royal Family such as Princes William and Harry as well as famous actors including Eddie Redmayne, Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston.

Whilst you’re in Windsor on our tours you can watch the guards march along Windsor High Street to Windsor Castle for the Changing the Guard ceremony, as well as paying a visit to Windsor Farm Shop to buy products produced on the Royal Farms or enjoy a traditional Cream Tea.

The circular route takes 60 minutes with multi-lingual commentary available in 11 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese.  Tours begin opposite the Theatre Royal, Thames Street and go past sights including Windsor Castle, Datchet Village, Eton College, Windsor Farm Shop and The Long Walk.

Buying tickets is easy: either purchase in advance online, from the Royal Windsor Information Centre or from any of our bus drivers. Please check The Original Tour Windsor website for any changes to operating dates. Tours depart every 30 minutes from April to September, and hourly in February, March and November.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (16+)£13.00 per ticket
Child (5-15 years)£7.00 per ticket
Concession£11.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults, 2 children)£33.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • In town/city centre
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Accessibility

  • Ramp/Level Access - Access by ramp to lower deck

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - Circular tour lasts 60 minutes but your ticket gives you 24 hours unlimited access to the hop-on, hop-off route
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Delta accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 10. Groups of 20+ must be booked in advance by emailing groups@theoriginaltour.com
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages - English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese.

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Commission/net rates apply
  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 10
  • Wi-fi available

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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  • Average
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Recent Reviews:

  • Allan S
    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great way to go!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 28th September 2017
    This has to be one of the best of these type of bus deals. Good commentary. I also found it gave me a sense of geography of the area. And of course you can get on and off at will. Read full review
  • tommo_2287
    Wirral
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Watch out for the trees!!
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th September 2017
    My family and I (3 adults and 3 children) decided to jump on the sightseeing bus by Windsor Castle, we have been on many of these buses in numerous cities and always enjoyed them. We paid £45 and... Read full review
  • ShikshaC
    Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Good way to see Windsor & Eton...
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd September 2017
    I took this tour so as to explore Windsor and Eton before going on foot. The bus leaves from near the Castle entrance and tickets are available in the bus itself. It does take you through all the... Read full review

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Feb to March 2018 (10 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 15:30*
April to May 2018 (1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*
June to September 2018 (1 June 2018 - 30 Sept 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
October 2018 (1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
November 2018 (1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:30 - 15:30

* Tours operate every 30 minutes April-September and every hour in low season. The above departure times are from our main tour departure point opposite the Theatre Royal, Thames Street.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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