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About the 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 Queen is not in residence, the main staterooms are open to the public to visit.

Address

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

Link to Buckingham Palace's website

 

Buckingham Palace Map

 

Fequently asked questions

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


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Have a picnic in Buckingham Palace’s garden this summer
Have a picnic in Buckingham Palace’s garden this summer

Normally not part of the tourist visits, this summer the garden at Buckingham Palace will be opened to the public for the first time, and they’re allowing picnics on the lawn.

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

Buckingham Palace’s Head Gardener is spilling the “authorised” secrets of London’s largest private garden in a new book.

Buckingham Palace starts selling its own gin
Buckingham Palace starts selling its own gin

Fancy a gin made from botanicals taken from Buckingham Palace’s own back garden?

Unbuilt London: The new Buckingham Palace
Unbuilt London: The new Buckingham Palace

It’s 1910, the British Empire is at its height and people are starting to think that Buckingham Palace is rather shabby for an Imperial capital.

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

There is a story that does the rounds, that the site currently occupied by Buckingham Palace was once a gay brothel.

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