Hampton Court © Historic Royal Palaces
Royal Pick ‘n’ Mix Celebrate London’s long royal history with a visit to the capital’s famous royal attractions. We’ve included some of the highlights here – take a look at our London itineraries on the following pages for inspiration or call us for more ideas and to help build your perfect royal tour. We can also tailor many of these attractions to suit you – be it entrance, guided tours, private tours, afternoon teas, lunches… the choice is yours! Tower of London Tower of London The Royal Mews © Historic Royal Palaces
The Royal Mews Home to historic royal carriages and one of the finest working stables in existence, The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is responsible for The King’s road travel arrangements and houses the dazzling Gold State Coach, used at every coronation since George IV in 1821. Windsor Castle & St George’s Chapel Founded by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. St George’s Chapel has hosted royal weddings for centuries and is also the final resting place of monarchs such as Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth II. The Savill Garden Created in the 1930s, this natural haven offers beautifully designed gardens and woodland. With 35 acres of interconnected gardens to explore, including seasonal areas of flowers, plants and trees, it makes for a stunning trip throughout the year. Westminster Abbey Steeped in over a thousand years of British history, this royal church and World Heritage Site has seen it all – royal weddings, coronations, kings, queens, statesmen, soldiers, poets, heroes and villains. The Household Cavalry Museum Housed within one of the city’s most historic buildings, this museum celebrates the history and accomplishments of The Household Cavalry, with compelling personal stories and first-hand accounts of their daily routine and rigorous training regime.
Explore London’s iconic castle and World Heritage Site, which has served variously as an infamous prison, a royal residence, an armoury, a treasury, a menagerie, the home of the Royal Mint, a public record office and, of course, the home of the Crown Jewels. Hampton Court Palace Set on the Thames, Hampton Court Palace is a jewel among English royal palaces and was one of Henry VIII’s most favoured residences. Highlights include the vast Tudor kitchens, the sumptuous Georgian state and private apartments overlooking the Fountain Court, and the beautiful grounds. Kensington Palace There is something quite special about Kensington Palace. Queen Victoria was born and spent her childhood here while other royal residents have included Princess Margaret, Princess Diana and The Prince and Princess of Wales and their children. Kew Palace & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Kew Gardens and Kew Palace are a firm favourite for groups thanks to the famous botanic gardens’ ever-changing seasons and series of events. Admire the stunning gardens and visit Kew Palace, once the home of King George III and his family. Buckingham Palace & The Queen’s Gallery One of the few working royal palaces in the world, explore the magnificent State Rooms used for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining, and marvel at the décor and furnishings. There are also many great treasures from the Royal Collection to see in The Queen’s Gallery.
Many of these attractions hold special exhibitions and various events throughout the year – please call us for more information.
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