The 2014 Commonwealth Games Baton Relay has visited the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence of Her Majesty The Queen in Scotland.
Launched by The Queen at Buckingham Palace in October 2013, the 2014 Baton Relay will have visited 70 nations and territories and travelled 118,000 miles over 288 days, before its arrival in Glasgow for the opening ceremony of The Commonwealth Games in July. ... Read more about Commonwealth Games Baton Relay visits the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Since 1914 the iconic Round Tower of Windsor Castle has been home to the Royal Archives – an unparalleled collection of documents relating to the history of the British Monarchy. From diaries and personal correspondence to account books and speeches, the Archives record and reflect some of the most significant moments in British history and provide a fascinating insight into the lives of monarchs and their families. ... Read more about New exhibition and book mark the centenary of the Royal Archives at Windsor Castle
Buckingham Palace has been nominated for two awards at this year's Group Travel Organiser Awards, in the categories of Best Company/Venue Offering Guided Tours and Best Historical House/Garden. Voted for by readers of Group Travel Organiser magazine, the winners of the awards will be annouced at the annual award ceremony in June which celebrates the best in the group travel industry. ... Read more about Group Travel Awards 2014
Three hundred years ago Georg Ludwig, Elector of Hanover in Germany, acceded to the British throne as George I, the country's first constitutional monarch. Now the first exhibition to tell the story of the king who established an unbroken line of royal succession to Her Majesty The Queen is open at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. ... Read more about Exhibition celebrates the 300th anniversary of a new royal dynasty