Royal London and Buckingham Palace - Your Blue Badge guide will take you past some of our most famous royal palaces, such as Kensington Palace, former home of Diana, Princess of Wales and other royals, Clarence House, home of the Queen Mother, St. James’ Palace and Westminster.
Before entering Buckingham Palace we see the colourful ceremony of the Changing of the Guard.*
Finally, we visit Buckingham Palace the residence of Queen Elizabeth II. Built in 1702 by the 1st Duke of Buckingham, the palace was originally called Buckingham House. Queen Victoria was the first reigning monarch to live in this splendid building. It is open for 2 months in the summer, but your admission is guaranteed. Inside you will see fabulous treasures of the English monarchy. The Palace’s own guides will help you with any queries and information you may have on the priceless collection of paintings, porcelain, furniture and antiques. As well as the Throne Room visit the magnificent Ball Room which will again be on show this season.
After visiting the beautiful interior on your way out you will walk through the wild gardens of Buckingham Palace past the lake. The gardens are a wild life sanctuary in the heart of London.
To take full advantage of your visit to Buckingham Palace, our tour ends here and you may linger on if you so wish.