Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Buckingham Palace

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About Buckingham Palace

The official residence of the British Monarchy.

The Changing of the Guard takes place several times a week at 11am (typically Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays).

During the summer months, when The King is not in residence, the main staterooms are open to the public to visit.

The entrance to the public tours is around the left side of the palace. Note that photography is not allowed inside the Palace if you are on a tour.
 

Address

Buckingham Palace,
Buckingham Palace Road,
London,
SW1A 1AA

Link to Buckingham Palace's website

Opening Hours

The Palace is open in the summer months only, with the dates and times confirmed each year.

Accessibility

What's the nearest railway station to Buckingham Palace

The nearest station is London Victoria station which is 0.3 miles away.

News

First-ever tours of Buckingham Palace’s famous balcony rooms

Apr
03
2024

The Royal Mews collection of horse-drawn carriages has reopened today

Mar
01
2024

Coronation robes go on public display in Buckingham Palace

Jul
13
2023

King’s Coronation route to Westminster Abbey announced

Apr
10
2023

Buckingham Palace’s Royal Mews reopens in March

Feb
21
2023

Buckingham Palace opens its doors with a show of showy jewels

Jul
29
2022

Large military flypast over London today

Jun
02
2022

The Queen’s bling to fill Buckingham Palace this summer

May
20
2022

A big tree made from little trees for the Platinum Jubilee

Apr
22
2022

Tickets Alert: Spring tours of Buckingham Palace gardens

Jan
31
2022

More tickets released for Buckingham Palace picnics this summer

Jul
08
2021

Have a picnic in Buckingham Palace’s garden this summer

Apr
07
2021

New book looks behind the scenes of Buckingham Palace’s garden

Feb
25
2021

Emptying Buckingham Palace’s long art gallery

Nov
23
2020

Buckingham Palace starts selling its own gin

Jul
13
2020

Unbuilt London: The new Buckingham Palace

Jun
24
2020

Was Buckingham Palace built on the site of a gay brothel?

Oct
31
2019

Sheep and cattle grazing in Green Park this week

Aug
20
2019

Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

Jun
07
2019

Details released for RAF’s 100th birthday flypast over Central London

Jun
27
2018

See the Royal Carriages behind Buckingham Palace

Aug
19
2017

Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

Jun
16
2017

Museum Meals – Buckingham Palace

Sep
15
2014

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