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Parking near Windsor Castle – costs, parking for the disabled, RingGo parking


The majestic Windsor Castle is nestled atop a hill as the crown of Windsor.

Those who visit the castle take public transportation at large. 

However, if there is a calling of your adrenaline rush, you can take a road trip to reach this historical place.

Even though road trips are generally not recommended as there is no parking lot for visitors at Windsor Castle, there is always a way for those with a will…Right? 

Well, many parking spaces are available in and around Windsor Castle. Let’s take a look at it!

Where to park in Windsor Castle?

It takes around one to three days on average to explore the main attractions of Windsor, such as Windsor Castle, Eton College, St. George’s Chapel, and the Windsor Great Park.

There are several multi-story and open-air car and coach parks in Windsor town center. 

There are four long-stay car parks available in Windsor. 

1. Romney Lock and King Edward VII car parks, which are available on Datchet Road

2. Alma Road and Alexandra Gardens car parking are available next to the Coach Park.

Windsor has a list of parking spaces, and some of the nearest parking lots are River Street, King Edward VII, Alma Road, Romney Lock, and Eton Court.

How much does it cost?
The parking charges vary depending on time, space, and locality, ranging from  £2 to  £19.

Having trouble deciding which attraction to visit? – Click on Windsor Castle or Buckingham Palace to help make a decision.

Charges of Romney Lock and King Edward VII:

Up to one hour: £2
One to two hours: £4
Two to three hours: £7
Three to four hours: £9
Four to five hours:  £11
Over five hours: £13 

Charges of Alma Road and Alexandra Gardens:

Up to one hour: £2
One to two hours: £5 
Two to Three hours:  £7
Three to four hours:  £9
Four to five hours: £15 
Over five hours: £19 

Recommended Reading:
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Windsor Castle Doll House
Windsor Castle Gardens
Windsor Castle Changing of the Guard

Parking for physically challenged

Windsor provides Blue Badge for physically challenged people who can park their vehicles for free at any parking space in the town. 

On-street and off-street parking are available for Blue Badge holders.

Blue Badge holders can park their vehicles with a maximum stay of three hours in the on-street parking bay. 

Off-street parking is also available for them, free of charge, in any council-run car parking lots.

RingGo Parking App

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead allows you to park your vehicles with the UK’s parking app, RingGo

All you have to do is register the details of your number plate, the four and five-digit location code of your parking lot, and your basic profile information. 

Once you have parked your vehicle, hit the ‘Start’ button on the app, and once you want to take your car, hit the ‘Stop’ button. You can make your payment through the app. 

If you’re not tech savvy, call 0161 634 0340 to pay for parking through the app. 

Recommended Reading:
Restaurants near Windsor Castle
Afternoon Tea at Windsor Castle
# Windsor Castle tour from London
# How to get from London to Windsor Castle
# Train from London to Windsor Castle


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# Britannica.com
# Wikipedia.org
# Tripadvisor.com

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