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Special visit

Glorious gardens and amazing adventures

family group in the Buckingham Palace garden

Map & directions

Visitor entrance (Gate C) is on the south side of the Palace, Buckingham Gate, London, SW1A 1AA
By train

London Victoria or London Charing Cross.  Visit National Rail Enquiries for times and fares.

By underground

Victoria, Green Park, St. James's Park and Hyde Park Corner.  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.

  • Buckingham Palace
  • Next event: Friday, 4 Sep 2020
    Daily (Friday, 4 Sep 2020 - Sunday, 6 Sep 2020)
  • 11:45 13:45 and 15:45
  • Tickets including State Rooms access: Adults £36.50, Over 60/Student £33.00, Under 17/Disabled £21.00, Under 5 free.

    If you have already purchased your State Rooms tickets and wish to add this tour to your visit, add on tickets cost: Adults £10.00, Over 60/Students £9.00, Under 17/Disabled £6.50, Under 5 free. You will need to call 44 (0)303 123 7300 to do this.

    If you are a disabled visitor we offer a free access companion ticket. To book please telephone +44 (0)303 123 7324 or e-mail [email protected]
  • No adults can purchase a ticket without a child's ticket being booked as well. Booking essential.
  • Children / Families

Online bookings are not available. Please call +44 (0)303 123 7340 to book your tickets. There is no phone booking fee.

Go on an exclusive tour of the Buckingham Palace Gardens, with special access to some of the Garden's most beautiful corners. 

Join our storyteller and our musical troubadour to find out about the royal history of the gardens, discover the scientific reason why bees dance, locate a magical tree and learn about the wildlife which calls the garden home. 

These tours are specially designed for children and their families, and are suitable for families of all ages.


How it works:

Your visit will start by touring the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace with a complimentary multimedia guide available in nine languages. A Family multimedia guide is also avaliable. 

After the State Rooms there is time for you to take in the panoramic view of the lawn from the Garden Café on the West Terrace and to visit the Garden Shop.

Your Garden Highlights Tour will start 2 hours and 15 minutes after your State Rooms entry time and will last 45 minutes. The guided tour of the gardens will take place in English. 

For the 11:45 tour, you will enter the State Rooms at 09:30. For the 13:45 tour, you will enter the State Rooms at 11:30. For the 15:45 tour, you will enter the State Rooms at 13:30.


Please allow around 3-3.5 hours for the full experience at Buckingham Palace.


Access information

The State Rooms are fully accessible and we welcome visitors with different access requirements. Wheelchair access and step-free access are available but must be pre-booked by contacting the Specialist Sales team on +44 (0)303 123 7324 or e-mail [email protected].

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