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Buckingham Palace

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 Queen’s official and main royal London home. Queen Victoria was the first monarch to live there.

The Platinum Jubilee is a chance to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II. Held over the four-day Bank Holiday, 2nd-5th June.

History

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.

Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee

Celebrate in style — 2-5 June 2022

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 (22 July – 2 October 2022) 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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Relax, enjoy first-class luxury chauffeur-driven travel to Buckingham Palace. Choose from our range of chauffeur cars, from Mercedes to Rolls-Royce, you can be assured the most comfortable journey.

Situated close to Green Park, St James’s, Mayfair and Belgravia, Buckingham Palace is a must-see destination for any London visitor.

The palace is located 14 miles from Hampton Court Palace, 16 miles from Heathrow Airport and 22 miles from Windsor.

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.

“When I’m singing I’m always trying to get to the highest point possible. I’d fly to the top of Buckingham Palace to sing to the Queen.”

Florence Welch

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