Reopening of Windsor Castle allows people to witness Queen’s final resting place for first time


Windsor castle will be reopening for members of the general public for the first time after the death of the longest-serving Monarch of Britain, Queen Elizabeth II.

The castle and St George Chapel will open on Thursday, from 10 am onwards. It will be the first time the general public will visit the final resting place of Queen Elizabeth II.


The public will witness the final resting place and view the ledger stone inscribed with her name in the George VI Memorial Chapel.

The entrance to Windsor Castle will be included with the tickets, People who want to see the historical place will have to buy a ticket which costs £26.50 for adults during the week and £28.50 on Saturdays. Children’s tickets cost £14.50 during the week and £15.50 on Saturday.

The Royal Family took this decision just after the new Monarch of the United Kingdom, King Charles III, returned to his official duties.

The Royal family’s official mourning period ended on Monday. The whole family returned to their duties after the end of the mourning. During the mourning period of Queen Elizabeth II’s demise, the royal family wore black dresses throughout the days.

The Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince William and Princess Kate, visited Wales for the first time after taking up their new titles.

They visited Anglesey, where they made their first home as newlyweds, then went on to Swansea. They also raised their eldest child, Prince George, in Wales for the first few months of his life.


Meanwhile, King Charles’s new royal cypher was informed ahead of its impression on government buildings, state documents and post boxes.

The new monogram will be added to various public offices, papers and street furniture over the coming months and years.

The Late Monarch of Britain, Queen Elizabeth II, died on 8 September 2022 at Balmoral, and her coffin was placed for three days in Westminster hall so that members of the public could pay their last respects to the late Queen.

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