Windsor Castle Guard Schedule

Dates and times the Windsor Castle Guard will change, in January and February 2023, with details of the Regiments and Bands taking part.

Windsor Castle Guard Schedule January 2023

Confirmed dates, times and details of the Regiments and Bands scheduled for changing the Windsor Castle Guard in January 2023.

Sunday 15 January
@

Windsor Castle Guard

Number 9 Company Irish Guards

Musical Support:

No Music or Ceremony

Remarks

No march to the Castle on Sundays

Tuesday 17 January
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support:

Band of the Welsh Guards

Remarks

-

Thursday 19 January
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

Number 9 Company Irish Guards

Musical Support:

Pipes of Number 12 Company Irish Guards

Remarks

-

Saturday 21 January
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

Number 9 Company Irish Guards

Musical Support:

Pipes of Number 12 Company Irish Guards

Remarks

-

Sunday 22 January
@

Windsor Castle Guard

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment

Musical Support:

No Music or Ceremony

Remarks

No march to the Castle on Sundays

Tuesday 24 January
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

Number 12 Company Irish Guards

Musical Support:

Pipes of Number 12 Company Irish Guards

Remarks

-

Thursday 26 January
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment

Musical Support:

Band of the Grenadier Guards

Remarks

Saturday 28 January
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

Number 12 Company Irish Guards

Musical Support:

Band of the Scots Guards

Remarks

-

Sunday 29 January
@

Windsor Castle Guard

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment

Musical Support:

No Music or Ceremony

Remarks

No march to the Castle on Sundays

Tuesday 31 January
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

Number 7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support:

Band of the Household Cavalry

Remarks

-

Windsor Castle Guard Schedule February 2023

Confirmed dates, times and details of the Regiments and Bands scheduled for changing the Windsor Castle Guard in February 2023.

Thursday 2 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment

Musical Support:

Band of the Coldstream Guards

Remarks

Saturday 4 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support:

Band of the Household Cavalry

Remarks

-

Sunday 5 February
@

Windsor Castle Guard

Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support:

No Music or Ceremony

Remarks

No march to the Castle on Sundays

Tuesday 7 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

1st Battalion Welsh Guards

Musical Support:

1st Bn. Welsh Guards Corps of Drums

Remarks

-

Thursday 9 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

Number 9 Company Irish Guards

Musical Support:

Irish Guards Pipes & Drums

Remarks

-

Saturday 11 Febrary
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment

Musical Support:

Band of the Coldstream Guards

Remarks

-

Sunday 12 February
@

Windsor Castle Guard

1st Battalion Welsh Guards

Musical Support:

No Music or Ceremony

Remarks

No march to the Castle on Sundays

Tuesday 14 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment

Musical Support:

1st Bn. Welsh Guards Corps of Drums

Remarks

-

Thursday 16 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support:

Band of the Irish Guards

Remarks

-

Saturday 18 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment

Musical Support:

Band of the Scots Guards

Remarks

-

Sunday 19 February
@

Windsor Castle Guard

1st Battalion Welsh Guards

Musical Support:

No Music or Ceremony

Remarks

No march to the Castle on Sundays

Tuesday 21 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment

Musical Support:

1st Bn. Welsh Guards Corps of Drums

Remarks

-

Thursday 23 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

1st Battalion Welsh Guards

Musical Support:

1st Bn. Welsh Guards Corps of Drums

Remarks

-

Saturday 25 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

1st Battalion Welsh Guards

Musical Support:

1st Bn. Welsh Guards Corps of Drums

Remarks

-

Sunday 26 February
@

Windsor Castle Guard

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment

Musical Support:

No Music or Ceremony

Remarks

No march to the Castle on Sundays

Tuesday 28 February
@ 11:00

Windsor Castle Guard

F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support:

1st Bn. Welsh Guards Corps of Drums

Remarks

-

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:

Visiting Windsor Castle

A guide to Windsor Castle and how to get tickets

Visiting Windsor Castle

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 the Windsor Castle Guard Mount.

Route, Map & Pictures

Timing:

10:45 - New Guard step off from Victoria Barracks on Sheet Street and march through the Town Centre to Windsor Castle.

11:00 - The Changing the Guard Ceremony then takes place inside Windsor Castle .

11:25 - The Old Guard step off for the march back to the barracks.

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, or as a result of Castle closures.

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Provisional Dates

Dates the Windsor Castle Guard are scheduled to change are normally confirmed, by the British Army, around the 20th of the preceding month.

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.

Normally there is no Windsor Castle Guard change ceremony on Sundays

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.

Disclaimer - Please Read

Every reasonable effort has been made by changing-guard.com 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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