Buckingham Palace events  

Facts and information

Address:
Buckingham Palace, The Mall,
London SW1A 1AA
England
Website:
www.royal.gov.uk
Opening times:
Closed to the public, apart from the Summer Opening during Aug-Sep
Note: Opening times are subject to change, and may not apply on public holidays. Always reconfirm with the venue before making plans.
Parking:
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Minicabs:
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Buses:
11, 211, C1, C10
Trains:
Green Park JUB PCL VIC, St. James’s Park CRC DSC, Victoria CRC DSC VICNote: The nearest train station to Buckingham Palace is St Jamess Park
Train journey to Buckingham Palace

Changing the Guard, at Buckingham Palace
-   Strolling down The Mall to Buckingham Palace and watching the "Changing of the Guard" is one of the must-do events in everyone's itinerary. The new set of guards arrive on the forecourt accompanied by a military band, which they take part in a ceremonial handing over of the keys.

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening
-   The Buckingham Palace Summer Opening will grant visitors access to the lavishly decorated State Rooms, taking you through the Grand Entrance, Throne Room, Picture Gallery, Silk Tapestry Room, Ballroom, State Dining Room, Marble Hall and Music Room. There will also be an opportunity to take refreshments in the cafe overlooking the landscaped gardens.

Buckingham Palace, and Garden Highlights Tour
-   The Buckingham Palace Summer Opening will grant visitors access to the lavishly decorated State Rooms, taking you through the Grand Entrance, Throne Room, Picture Gallery, Silk Tapestry Room, Ballroom, State Dining Room, Marble Hall and Music Room. The "Garden Highlights Tour" also includes a walk around the edge of the landscaped grounds, taking in many of its most remarkable features

State visit, from the President of Singapore
  If you're from Singapore, or you have a soft spot for their President, then you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of him as he enters Buckingham Palace. The President, Mr. Tony Tan Keng Yam, will be over here for three days on a State Visit, accompanied by his wife Mrs Mary Tan.

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