Buckingham Palace Chauffeur
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The centre of state occasions and royal hospitality
Enjoy safe and stylish chauffeur-driven travel to Buckingham Palace, London.
Buckingham Palace has become a focal point for the British people at times of national rejoicing and mourning. A London royal residence and the administrative headquarters of the monarch of the United Kingdom. Situated in the London borough of Westminster. The London residence of Britain’s monarchy since 1837. Buckingham Palace is the King’s official London residence. Queen Victoria was the first monarch to live there.
The largest private garden in London
Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms, and boasts the largest private garden in London. The state rooms, used for official and state entertaining, are open to the public each year for most of August and September. Built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 it was originally called Buckingham House.
The Mall, was designed by Sir Aston Webb as part of a grand memorial to Queen Victoria. It extends from Admiralty Arch, across St James’s Park to the Victoria Memorial. This route is used by the cavalcades and motorcades of visiting heads of state, and by the royal family on state occasions, such as the annual Trooping the Colour.
Visit the Palace
The Magnificent State Rooms
Explore the magnificent State Rooms, which are used for official and state entertaining. They are open to public visitors for 10 weeks each summer (14 July – 24 September 2023) and on selected dates during winter and spring. Learn more.
The Changing of the Guard
Where to watch?
Changing of the Guard is a formal ceremony where the current soldiers guarding Buckingham Palace are changed. The ceremony is free to watch.
The Queen’s Guard are dressed in traditional red tunics with bearskin hats and guard Buckingham Palace. Made up of soldiers on active duty from the Household Division’s Foot Guards.
The Buckingham Palace Old Guard forms in the palace’s forecourt from 10.30am and is joined by the St James’s Palace Old Guard at around 10.45am. The New Guard then arrives from Wellington Barracks and takes over the responsibilities of the Old Guard in a formal ceremony accompanied by music.
The Changing of the Guard spans three locations Buckingham Palace, St James’s Palace and Wellington Barracks and there is no single spot where you can see the entire Guard Mount.
Most visitors head to Buckingham Palace to watch, but many leave disappointed as not much happens for about 25 minutes. St. James’s Palace, and The Mall are some suggestions for viewing. See some more suggestions.
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No visit to London would be complete without seeing one of the eight Royal Parks: Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Richmond Park, Bushy Park, St James’s Park, The Green Park, The Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill, Greenwich Park, Brompton Cemetery and Victoria Tower Gardens.