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The tour begins with a panoramic drive around Parliament Square to see the wonderful Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married. This is also a magnificent opportunity to see many more of London’s most iconic landmarks such as the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, the London Eye and the Royal Albert Hall.
HAMPTON COURT PALACE & GARDENS:
Home to the Kings and Queens of Britain since the time of Henry VIII, Hampton Court Palace is one of the most famous visitor attractions in the country. Although perhaps best-known as a Tudor Palace, Hampton Court's magnificent buildings, world-famous gardens and priceless art collection continue to inspire visitors of all ages. Discover the magnificent State Apartments of Henry VIII and William III, explore 60 acres of immaculate riverside gardens and lose yourself in the world-famous maze.
Built high above the River Thames, Windsor Castle has been home to the Royal Family for 900 years and is still an Official Residence of the Queen. We visit the magnificent State Apartments*, still used for State occasions and Royal receptions. Take some time to explore the castle grounds and the fourteenth-century St. George's Chapel, one of the most beautiful examples of medieval church architecture in England and a burial place of kings and queens, including Henry VIII and his third wife Jane Seymour.
Hotel pick up from select hotels only; Panoramic Tour of London; Hampton Court Palace and Gardens; Walking Tour around Windsor; First-class luxury Motor-coach; Services of a professional Tour Guide.
Entrance fees (may be purchased from tour guide - optional) for interior visits to Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle; Food and Beverages; Tour guide gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available: Tuesday, Friday (April-October); Departs at 8:45am.
Windsor Castle will be closed on: April 3, 5, 28; June 15.
State Apartments are closed on: April 14, 26-27, 29-30; May 19; June 14-16, 25; July 14, 17.
St. George's Chapel is closed to visitors on Sundays and June 12-15.
Approximately 10 Hours.
This tour departs from the Victoria COACH Station - Victoria COACH Station, 164 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TP. Closest Underground Station is Victoria. Tour returns to Victoria TRAIN Station.
The state of the art VOX Radioguide® system is used during the walking sections of this tour: guests are issued with a personal headset ensuring they never miss a word of the guide's commentary.
Entrance fees are not included, but tickets may be purchased from your Tour Guide.
On rare occasions the Windsor Castle State Apartments may be closed. Tours to Windsor Castle on these days will instead visit Hampton Court Palace and Gardens, home to the Kings and Queens of Britain since the time of Henry VIII. During State Apartment closures, visitors can still enjoy the extensive Castle Precincts, St. George's Chapel, Queen Mary's Dolls' House and the exhibition in the Drawings Gallery.
The State Apartments are closed on the following dates: We will visit Queen Mary’s Dolls House and St Georges Chapel instead: September 17, October 16, November 25, December 4, 8.
As a working royal palace, the Castle is used frequently by The Queen for State ceremonies and official entertaining and opening arrangements may change with no notice.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**