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Information for groups visiting Buckingham Palace

Visitors in the Ballroom, Buckingham Palace

Visitors in the Ballroom, Buckingham Palace ©

Whether your group is interested in a special private visit or just wants a truly magnificent experience visiting one of the royal residences, our team can help you get the most out of your visit. We offer a groups discount for bookings of 15 people or more, and group-only products designed to enrich your experience at the official residences of The King. 

2023 group prices

Book in advance for the best value.

  Advance On the day
Adult £27.00 £29.70
Young Person (18-24) £17.50 £19.30
Child (5-17) £14.80 £16.20
Disabled £14.80 £16.20
Under 5 Free Free


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Prices for group leaders and guides

Subject to availability, London Blue Badge Guides registered with the Institute of Tour Guiding enjoy free entry. To gain free admission, Blue Badge Guides should go to the visitor entrance and show their Blue Badge and Institute of Tourist Guiding membership card on the day of their visit.

All unauthorised guides and tour leaders must be included as part of a group booking.

Group Visits & Private Tours 2023

Browse our Group Visits & Private Tours brochure for details of our full programme for groups in 2023


Group bookings & payments

Group visits to Buckingham Palace must be pre-booked. Groups can reserve and book selected tickets online or by calling the Ticket Sales and Information Office on +44 (0)303 123 7321. Please note that a transaction fee of £2.00 is applied to all telephone bookings.

Pre-booked group tickets must be paid for by credit card or company cheque with two signatures 30 days before the visit date.

We accept the following credit cards:

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • JCB
  • Switch/Maestro
  • Diners Club

Company cheques should be made payable to 'Royal Collection Enterprises Limited'.

Coach parking

We welcome coach groups but there is no coach parking near Buckingham Palace. Coaches can pick up passengers after they exit the Palace on Grosvenor Place.

Please note that there is a strict 'no waiting' policy in place so coaches cannot linger in this area. You can find more information on coach parking from Transport for London.



Guiding isn't allowed at Buckingham Palace.

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