Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I book a carriage?

On line here on this website when available

Is the carriage suitable for all ages and abilities? 

Yes. Each tour is tailored to your interests in the Park and Windsor History. We can keep children as young as 3 engaged and those under 3 tend to fall asleep to the rhythm of the carriage. Blankets and umbrellas available in the event of unexpected weather. The carriage is accessed via two wide low steps with hand rails and is suitable for all abilities. The lowest step is 20cm from the ground.

COVID UPDATE 18/06/20: We are unable to provide assistance when getting into the carriage due to social distancing guidelines. Each carriage has low wide steps and is easily accessible. If you have accessibility problems and require assistance from our employees; we ask you to book at a later date. 

Where can I park to access The Long Walk and meet the carriage? 

The carriage waits on The Long Walk within The Great Park. The address is Park Street, Windsor, SL4 1LB. 

The nearest landmark is The Two Brewers Pub. There is no parking at Windsor Castle or on The Long Walk.

The closest car park is King Edward VII Avenue, Windsor, SL4 6HX which is a 5 minute walk to Windsor Castle, but please allow at least 20 minutes to park and meet the carriage. 

Download directions below.

Where can I park to access Bishopsgate and meet the carriage?

The carriage waits inside Bishopsgate within The Great Park. The address is Bishopsgate Rd, Englefield Green, Egham TW20 0XU

The nearest landmark is The Fox and Hounds restaurant. Parking is very limited on the roadside so please arrive early or contact us to arrange a private car to collect you from your hotel or alternate parking at: Savill Gardens TW20 0UJ.

Download directions below.

What if the weather is poor?

Please assume your tour will go ahead unless we contact you.

Our carriages are open carriages, please dress appropriately for the British weather which is changeable.

Blankets and umbrellas are provided in the event of rain or cold weather. Please see booking terms and conditions for further information on cancellations. 

COVID UPDATE 18/06/20: We will no longer be able to provide umbrellas, picnic rugs or blankets. Should you require these, we ask you to bring your own.

 
 

Where is The Long Walk? 

The Long Walk is a short 3 minute walk from the visitors entrance to The Castle. Nearest post code SL4 1LB.

We made a walking guide map you can print out here. 

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Where is Bishopsgate? 

The address for Bishopsgate is Bishopsgate Rd, Englefield Green, Egham TW20 0XU Nearest Landmark is The Fox and Hounds restaurant. Parking is very limited on the roadside so please arrive early or contact us to arrange a private car to collect you from your hotel or alternate parking at: Savill Gardens. 

 

We made a map you can print out here. 

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