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London (and vicinity), England, United Kingdom London
Sat, 28 Nov - Sat, 12 Dec 28 Nov - 12 Dec


  • Palace only open to visitors for 8 weeks every year

  • Tickets are limited & on a first-come, first-served basis

  • Glimpse into the lives of Queen Elizabeth & the Royal Family

  • Informative audio tour available in 6 languages

  • Delicious afternoon tea at a nearby 4-star luxury hotel

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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.


  • Admission to Buckingham Palace

  • Audio tour available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Japanese

  • Afternoon tea

Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • This is not a guided tour.

  • After your visit at Buckingham Palace, you must make your own way to The Grosvenor Hotel for Afternoon Tea.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 4 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.


Buckingham Palace, London, United Kingdom