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Frogmore House

Windsor and Maidenhead

Type:Historic House / Palace

Home Park, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1NJ

Tel: +44 020 7766 7305

Frogmore House – photographer: Philip Craven, Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018


Set amidst the extensive Home Park of Windsor Castle, Frogmore House is surrounded by fine and picturesque gardens.

The house dates from the 1680s and was purchased for Queen Charlotte in 1792.  Here the Queen was able to indulge her love of botany and laid out the garden with many rare and unusual plants.

At one time the house was the home of Queen Victoria's mother, the Duchess of Kent. After her death, her son-in-law, Prince Albert, commissioned the building of an elegant mausoleum to hold her remains.  Queen Victoria was particularly fond of Frogmore's peaceful ambience and it became her favourite retreat.

Victoria and Albert's love of Frogmore lead them to break with tradition and build themselves a much larger and grander mausoleum for themselves.

Favoured also by King George V and Queen Mary, they used Frogmore for entertaining during Ascot Week.

Today, with its handsome house and tranquil gardens, it is easy to imagine the love Frogmore inspired in its former residents.

Frogmore House and Garden Charity Open Days 2019

For three days in June each year, Frogmore House and Gardens opens to individuals in aid of three different charities chosen by The Queen.

The 2019 garden open days will be confirmed early 2019.

In August, Frogmore House and Garden will be open for pre-booked groups only, as follows: 1-31 August 2019. Open daily Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10:00 - 17:00 (last admission 15:00)

Visit for booking information. 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Groups of 15 or more£10.30 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.



  • Guide Dogs Permitted


  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - Access via the Long Walk, via Park Street. Parking available.

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 1-1.5 hours
  • Booking essential
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 54
  • Min group size - 15
  • Solo accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • No Smoking Attraction

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Packed_10
      San Francisco, California
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 30th August 2018
      While Frogmore House has a limited open season, it is worth the visit. The interior showcases a beautiful Georgian house and the many decorated rooms highlight the varied residents of the home... Read full review
    • Peter S
      Amersham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      What a showcase!
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 30th August 2018
      A royal privilege to be granted permission to view this collection of beautiful and fascinating rooms. There were some grand trees in the gardens. Read full review
    • davidglea
      Cardiff, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Frogmore House
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 7th October 2018
      Wonderful and also the private burial ground, was allowed to go into Queen Victoria's mausoleum before it was closed to the public. Definitely recommend - but be prepared to walk, but so wonderful. Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Opening Times

    Open for groups only (1 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019)
    Tuesday - Thursday10:00 - 17:00
    Saturday10:00 - 17:00
    Bank HolidayClosed

    * The Frogmore House and Garden charity garden open days will take place in June 2019; dates to be confirmed.

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