For just 8 weeks a year, the doors of Buckingham Palace are opened to visitors. Walk in the footsteps of kings and queens as an audio tour guides you through the magnificent royal residence. Enjoy another British institution, afternoon tea, at the nearby Grosvenor Hotel in Victoria afterwards.
Buckingham Palace is the Queen's official residence and the setting for many official events and receptions. See where dignitaries from around the world are entertained when you visit the nineteen State Rooms, opened once a year for just eight weeks.
Explore these wonderful State Rooms, which are decorated with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer and Canaletto, and some of the world's finest English and French antique furniture. Learn more about the palace's priceless masterpieces with the help of your informative audio guide.
Once you've explored the splendid surroundings of the palace, enjoy a taste of luxury for yourself with a delicious selection of sandwiches, tea, scones and cakes at The Grosvenor Hotel, Victoria.