Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace Day Trip from London

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10 hours
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Tour departs from Victoria Coach Station. Hotel pickup available from selected located London hotels.
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Concludes at Victoria
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Visit two royal palaces in one day on this independent day trip from London. Transport from central London and entrance tickets to Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace are included, making for a perfect full-day sightseeing trip with a royal twist! See rooms in Windsor Castle where high-profile royals have lived, and explore King Henry VIII’s State Apartments at Hampton Court.

Leave London’s Victoria Station by comfortable coach for a short drive to Windsor, home to the royal family for 900 years and official residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Windsor Castle's fortified walls dominate the delightful town that has grown up around it over the years. You will see the lavishly decorated State Apartments and St. George's Chapel.Your host will hand over your tickets, and then show you to the entrance, leaving you for roughly two hours to explore independently and perhaps grab lunch (own expense). In the afternoon, your tour continues to Hampton Court Palace in southwest London, approximately one hour away. With two hours to explore at leisure, you’ll learn all about the lives of famous monarchs who’ve lived in the palace like Henry VIII, plus admire the beautiful Tudor architecture and gardens. Lose yourself in the famous Hampton Court maze or relax with a coffee in the quaint Titlyard Café (own expense). Your tour returns to London Victoria by coach, where you’ll arrive in the early evening.

What's included

  • Hotel pickup
  • Entrance fees
  • Blue badge guide (palaces are not guided)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel drop-off