Changing the Windsor Castle Guard Dates & Times

Dates and times for changing the Windsor Castle Guard in March and April 2020.


Due to the corona virus outbreak the Changing of the Guard at Windsor Castle is suspended.

The Windsor Castle Guard still change, but the handover takes place inside the Guardroom and there will be no Band or ceremony to watch

Related Pages

Changing the Windsor Castle Guard is one of the highlights of a visit to Windsor and whether you want to visit the Castle to watch the ceremony or see the Guards as they march up the High Street the pages below should help:

Guard Mount Ceremony

  • Windsor Castle Guard
  • Where, when & why
  • The ceremony
  • Best spots to watch

About Changing the Guard

The March

Where to see the Guards and Band marching to and from Windsor Castle Guard Mount.

Route, Map & Pictures

Visiting Windsor Castle

A guide to Windsor Castle and how to get tickets

Visiting Windsor Castle

Wet Weather Cancellations

The Windsor Castle Guard change can sometimes be cancelled in wet weather.

When a Wet Mount is called the Guards march to and from the Castle without musical support.

The decision to call a Wet Mount is not made until the last minute, which means we cannot update our website in time to help people en-route or already at the Castle.

Changing the Guard Schedule Updates

Schedules for the Changing the Windsor Castle Guard are normally confirmed around the 20th of the preceding month.
Dates and Times can change, sometimes at short notice,when the Guards are required for operational or other ceremonial duties, and as a result of Castle closures.

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Provisional Dates

Dates for Changing the Windsor Castle Guard, shown in the calendar above have been confirmed by the British Army.

Provisionally the Windsor Castle Guard are expected to change on Tuesday's, Thursday's, and Saturday's between August and May with daily Guard Mounts in June and July.

There is normally no Windsor Castle Guard change ceremony on a Sunday

Please Note: that provisional dates and times can change.

Disclaimer - Please Read

Every reasonable effort has been made by to compile accurate information about the Changing the Guard ceremony and to keep the schedule up to date.

However, schedules can and do change from time to time, sometimes without notice, meaning we cannot guarantee the Changing the Guard at Windsor Castle will take place on the dates stated or accept any responsibility for loss or inconvenience caused by using the information provided on this website.

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