Dates and times for Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle

Please note that due to security concerns, the schedules are not normally released until the month prior and can change. Please return to this page to look for regular updates.

August 2019

Please click here for the detailed confirmed Schedule.

September 2019

Please click here for the detailed confirmed Schedule.

For most of the year, the Guard Change takes place on 4 days a week at Buckingham Palace and 3 days a week at Windsor Castle.

For about 6 weeks in the summer (usually for part of June and most of July) the guard change generally takes place daily. Confirmation of this will be updated to the site as soon as it is available.

Particularly during the winter months the ceremony may be cancelled due to bad weather often at the last minute, we aim to post any last minute changes and updates to the ceremony on our Facebook page.



11.00am Buckingham, Palace

11.00am Windsor Castle

During the summer months the ceremony is very popular and we therefore recommend arriving early

The ceremonies finish at 12 noon.


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