Heritage Rides

Windsor Carriages at Christmas

What you will Experience 

Windsor Carriages welcomes you to discover the wonders of Windsor Great Park by traditional horse drawn Hackney carriage.  Licensed to provide carriages within Windsor and the surrounding area since 1849.  Enjoy the spectacular approach to Windsor Castle on The Long Walk, pictured above.  Experience a horse drawn carriage journey enjoyed by royalty for centuries and exclusively shared with guests of Windsor Carriages by licence since 1849.

  • Travel down the iconic Long Walk at Windsor Castle in your private carriage

  • Take in the panoramic views of Windsor Great Park and Windsor Castle

  • Photo included at Windsor's most famous location

  • Meet the horses and learn more about them


Step into your carriage outside Windsor Castle and travel on to the iconic tree-lined avenue, created by King Charles II in 1680, named The Long Walk.  From your carriage you will pass sights such as Frogmore Mausoleum, the mausoleum of Queen Victoria and her husband Albert, Prince Consort.  View Windsor's Diamond Jubilee statue, commemorating Daniel and Storm, the two horses who drew the Queen's carriages.  Experience panoramic views into the 5000 acre estate which surrounds the castle; Windsor Great Park. Rest your feet and relax as your carriage takes you on a peaceful ride, away from the busy town.


What Is Included

  • Private Hire of the carriage for up to 6 people.

  • Guide included; a carriage groom accompanies your trip and will point out interesting places along the route. 

  • Photo included: Your carriage groom will take a photo of you in the carriage with The Castle behind you. This will be provided to you via email or airdrop as you wish.

  • Blankets: Blankets are provided in the event of cold weather. 

  • For information around accessibility please click this link to be taken to a new page.


Tours last around 45 minutes including meeting the horses and accessing the carriage.


Start and End Location

This is a return trip.  The carriage returns you to where you started.  Join us on The Long Walk, a short 3 minute walk from the Windsor Castle visitors centre. Post code: SL4 1LB