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Guided Buckingham Palace Tour with Changing of the Guards

Guided Buckingham Palace Tour with Changing of the Guards

Exterior of Buckingham Palace

Guided Buckingham Palace Tour with Changing of the Guards

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The Buckingham Palace State rooms are only open to the public for 2 months a year!

The Buckingham Palace State rooms are only open to the public for 2 months a year!

Only Available July & August

1 hour 45 minutes

Free Cancellation

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Why book with us?

Only Available July and August

Overview

Highlights of the experience

  • Experience the world renowned changing of the Buckingham Palace guards complete with band, presentation of arms and the handing over of the keys

  • Skip the lines with pre-arranged, guaranteed entry into the Buckingham Palace State Rooms, which are only open to the public 2 months of the year

  • Explore the rooms and learn all about Buckingham Palace and its inhabitants past and present

  • Make the most of this limited opportunity headed by an expert tour guide in a small group of no more than 25 people

What's Included:

  • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace

  • Entry into Buckingham Palace

  • Expert Guided Tour in a group of 25 or less

What's Not Included:

Overview

Highlights of the experience

  • Experience the world renowned changing of the Buckingham Palace guards complete with band, presentation of arms and the handing over of the keys

  • Skip the lines with pre-arranged, guaranteed entry into the Buckingham Palace State Rooms, which are only open to the public 2 months of the year

  • Explore the rooms and learn all about Buckingham Palace and its inhabitants past and present

  • Make the most of this limited opportunity headed by an expert tour guide in a small group of no more than 25 people

What's Included:

  • Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace

  • Entry into Buckingham Palace

  • Expert Guided Tour in a group of 25 or less

What's Not Included:

About

Experience the Majesty of Buckingham Palace: Guided Tour with Changing of the Guard

Welcome to a journey through history and royalty! Our exclusive Guided Tour of Buckingham Palace offers a captivating exploration of one of London's most iconic landmarks, coupled with the breathtaking spectacle of the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Unveiling the Royal Splendour

What to Expect:

Embark on a meticulously curated tour that unveils the opulence and history within the walls of Buckingham Palace. Our expert guides will lead you through the splendid interiors, sharing captivating stories and insights into the lives of British royalty.

State Rooms: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of State Rooms adorned with exquisite artworks and furnishings.

Royal Gardens: Stroll through the meticulously manicured gardens, a hidden gem within the heart of London.

Historical Significance: Discover the rich history embedded in every corner, from ceremonial spaces to private chambers.

Witness the Timeless Tradition: Changing of the Guard

The Ceremony:

No visit to Buckingham Palace is complete without experiencing the world-renowned Changing of the Guard. Marvel at the precision and grandeur of this centuries-old tradition as impeccably dressed soldiers conduct a choreographed handover.

Best Viewing Spots:

Palace Forecourt: Get up close to the action as the guards perform the ceremonial exchange.

The Mall: Enjoy a picturesque view along this iconic royal route.

Practical Information

Ticketing:

Secure your spot on this enchanting journey through history. Keep in mind that the Buckingham Palace state rooms are only open to the public for a very limited time each year, approximately two months during the summer.

Duration:

The guided tour, including the Changing of the Guard, typically lasts an hour and forty five minutes.

Booking and Availability:

These tickets must be booked in advance and are likely to sell out, so we recommend booking as soon as you can confirm your dates. Our user-friendly online platform allows for easy reservation and instant confirmation. If your plans change, don't worry. You can cancel your booking for a full refund up to 24 hours before the beginning of your experience.

Plan Your Visit

Tips for an Enjoyable Experience:

Arrive early to explore the surrounding area and witness the Changing of the Guard without crowds.

Dress comfortably, and don't forget your camera to capture these memorable moments.

Unforgettable Memories Await

Don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the grandeur of Buckingham Palace and witness the timeless Changing of the Guard ceremony. Secure your tickets now for an unforgettable royal experience.

About

Experience the Majesty of Buckingham Palace: Guided Tour with Changing of the Guard

Welcome to a journey through history and royalty! Our exclusive Guided Tour of Buckingham Palace offers a captivating exploration of one of London's most iconic landmarks, coupled with the breathtaking spectacle of the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Unveiling the Royal Splendour

What to Expect:

Embark on a meticulously curated tour that unveils the opulence and history within the walls of Buckingham Palace. Our expert guides will lead you through the splendid interiors, sharing captivating stories and insights into the lives of British royalty.

State Rooms: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of State Rooms adorned with exquisite artworks and furnishings.

Royal Gardens: Stroll through the meticulously manicured gardens, a hidden gem within the heart of London.

Historical Significance: Discover the rich history embedded in every corner, from ceremonial spaces to private chambers.

Witness the Timeless Tradition: Changing of the Guard

The Ceremony:

No visit to Buckingham Palace is complete without experiencing the world-renowned Changing of the Guard. Marvel at the precision and grandeur of this centuries-old tradition as impeccably dressed soldiers conduct a choreographed handover.

Best Viewing Spots:

Palace Forecourt: Get up close to the action as the guards perform the ceremonial exchange.

The Mall: Enjoy a picturesque view along this iconic royal route.

Practical Information

Ticketing:

Secure your spot on this enchanting journey through history. Keep in mind that the Buckingham Palace state rooms are only open to the public for a very limited time each year, approximately two months during the summer.

Duration:

The guided tour, including the Changing of the Guard, typically lasts an hour and forty five minutes.

Booking and Availability:

These tickets must be booked in advance and are likely to sell out, so we recommend booking as soon as you can confirm your dates. Our user-friendly online platform allows for easy reservation and instant confirmation. If your plans change, don't worry. You can cancel your booking for a full refund up to 24 hours before the beginning of your experience.

Plan Your Visit

Tips for an Enjoyable Experience:

Arrive early to explore the surrounding area and witness the Changing of the Guard without crowds.

Dress comfortably, and don't forget your camera to capture these memorable moments.

Unforgettable Memories Await

Don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the grandeur of Buckingham Palace and witness the timeless Changing of the Guard ceremony. Secure your tickets now for an unforgettable royal experience.

Know before you go

Your Visit to Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard

If the Changing of the Guard ceremony is cancelled due to inclement weather, it will only be announced after 11am. In this case, you will view a “wet change” where the guards march, but without music or a parade.

On days when the Changing of the Guard ceremony is unavailable, a visit to the Horseguards Parade will be arranged in its place.

Please be aware that photography is not permitted inside Buckingham Palace.

Please show your mobile ticket and a valid form of ID to the guide at the designated meeting point.

Getting to Your Meetup Point

The meetup point for our Buckingham Palace Guided Tour is the iconic Duke of York Column, situated in St. James's Square. To ensure a seamless journey to this historic location, consider the following transportation options:

Public Transport:

Tube/Underground: The nearest tube station is Piccadilly Circus, conveniently connecting you to the Duke of York Column. Exit the station and head southwest on Regent Street/St James's Street, reaching St. James's Square within a short walk.

Bus: Explore the extensive bus network serving the St. James's area. Several bus stops are strategically located, allowing for easy access to St. James's Square.

Train: If you prefer train travel, Charing Cross Station is a viable option. From Charing Cross, head south on The Mall, leading you to the Duke of York Column.

Walking Directions:

From Piccadilly Circus Tube Station: Exit the station and turn left onto Regent Street. Continue walking southwest on Regent Street, and then turn right onto Jermyn Street. Finally, enter St. James's Square, where you'll find the Duke of York Column centrally located.

From Charing Cross Station: Exit the station and head south on The Mall. This picturesque route will lead you directly to St. James's Square, where the Duke of York Column awaits.

Ensure a delightful start to your Buckingham Palace Guided Tour by planning your journey in advance to arrive at the meetup point on time.

Know before you go

Your Visit to Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard

If the Changing of the Guard ceremony is cancelled due to inclement weather, it will only be announced after 11am. In this case, you will view a “wet change” where the guards march, but without music or a parade.

On days when the Changing of the Guard ceremony is unavailable, a visit to the Horseguards Parade will be arranged in its place.

Please be aware that photography is not permitted inside Buckingham Palace.

Please show your mobile ticket and a valid form of ID to the guide at the designated meeting point.

Getting to Your Meetup Point

The meetup point for our Buckingham Palace Guided Tour is the iconic Duke of York Column, situated in St. James's Square. To ensure a seamless journey to this historic location, consider the following transportation options:

Public Transport:

Tube/Underground: The nearest tube station is Piccadilly Circus, conveniently connecting you to the Duke of York Column. Exit the station and head southwest on Regent Street/St James's Street, reaching St. James's Square within a short walk.

Bus: Explore the extensive bus network serving the St. James's area. Several bus stops are strategically located, allowing for easy access to St. James's Square.

Train: If you prefer train travel, Charing Cross Station is a viable option. From Charing Cross, head south on The Mall, leading you to the Duke of York Column.

Walking Directions:

From Piccadilly Circus Tube Station: Exit the station and turn left onto Regent Street. Continue walking southwest on Regent Street, and then turn right onto Jermyn Street. Finally, enter St. James's Square, where you'll find the Duke of York Column centrally located.

From Charing Cross Station: Exit the station and head south on The Mall. This picturesque route will lead you directly to St. James's Square, where the Duke of York Column awaits.

Ensure a delightful start to your Buckingham Palace Guided Tour by planning your journey in advance to arrive at the meetup point on time.

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Why book with us?

Only Available July and August

Why book with us?

Only Available July and August