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The State Rooms and Garden Highlights Tour

Buckingham Palace Gardens

Map & directions

Buckingham Palace, 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
  • Monday, 23 Jul 2018 - Sunday, 30 Sep 2018
  • Every 45 minutes between 9:30 - 14:30
  • Adult £33.00
    Over 60/ Student (with valid ID) £31.00
    Under 17/ Disabled £19.70
    Under 5s free
    Family £85.70 (2 adults and 3 under 17s)
  • Adults
  • Pre-booking recommended

As part of a visit to Buckingham Palace, combine a visit to the State Rooms with a guided tour of the most remarkable features of the beautiful gardens. Described as 'a walled oasis in the middle of London', it boasts more than 350 types of wild flower, over 200 trees and a three-acre lake.

The Garden Highlights Tour includes the beautiful Herbaceous Border, the summer house, the Rose Garden, the enormous Waterloo Vase and the Palace tennis court, where King George VI and Fred Perry played in the 1930s.

How it works:

  • Your visit will start by touring the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace with a complimentary multimedia guide available in nine languages. You will also see Prince & Patron, a special display to mark The Prince of Wales' 70th birthday, featuring works of art personally selected by The Prince.
  • After the State Rooms there is time for you to take in the panoramic view of the lawn from the Garden Café 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.
  • Please allow around 3-3.5 hours for the full experience at Buckingham Palace.