Tour planning

Guiding

Royal Collection Trust welcomes visitors accompanied by registered Blue Badge Guides. For further information relating to guiding please visit the Visiting in a group page for each residence listed below.

Changing the Guard

Changing the Guard takes place throughout the year at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. Please check the Changing the Guard schedule before planning a visit:

Changing the Guard - Buckingham Palace
Changing the Guard - Windsor Castle

Closures

As many Royal Collection Trust sites are working royal residences, closures can occasionally occur at short notice. We advise you to check the Visit pages or download the Opening Times and Closures List (see Downloads) for the latest information.

To receive updates of new closures and changes to opening times, please e-mail your name, company name, address and e-mail address to traveltrade@royalcollection.org.uk. For short notice closures please call the Ticket Sales and Information Office on +44 (0)20 7766 7321.

Frequently asked questions for groups

For answers to our most regular queries regarding group visits, please read our Frequently asked questions.

For more detailed information relating to group visits at Royal Collection Trust residences please see the Visiting with a group pages:

Buckingham Palace
The Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
Clarence House
Windsor Castle
Frogmore House
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse