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Family Festival

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Map & directions

Entrance to the State Rooms is via gate C on Buckingham Gate, London, SW1A 1AA
By car

There is no general visitor car parking at Buckingham Palace.

For disabled visitors, if you have booked the step-free access route of the Palace, you can also book accessible parking if required. The access route and parking must be pre-booked by contacting the Specialist Sales team on +44 (0)303 123 7324 or [email protected].

By train

The nearest train stations are London Victoria (10 minute walk) or London Charing Cross (20 minute walk).  

Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

The nearest tube stations are Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner (all approximately 10 minutes walk).  

For further information visit the Transport for London website.

By coach / bus

Bus numbers 11, 211, C1 and C10 stop on Buckingham Palace Road.  Victoria Coach Station is a 10-minute walk from the Palace.

You can plan your journey using the Transport for London website.

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Monday, 28 Aug 2023
  • 11:00-15:00
  • Free with standard admission.

Round off your summer holiday fun this August Bank Holiday and join us for some story-telling in the Family Pavilion and arts and crafts in the beautiful Palace Garden.

Arts and crafts will run from 11:00-15:00.

Story-telling will run at 12:30, 13:30 and 14:30, with each session lasting approximately half an hour.

Whilst you are visiting, explore the games and other activities in the Family Pavilion and pose for a family photo.

The activities are free with standard admission and are suitable for all the family.

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