- The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. Marcel Proust
Visit Buckingham Palace
Tour the Palace with the help of the free audio guide with His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles. Don’t get too excited, there is an admission fee to access Buckingham Palace.
Buckingham Palace is super centrally located in London. The River Thames, Big Ben, St. James’ Palace, Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Square and more are all within walking distance.
The Gardens at Buckingham Palace cover 39 acres. Tour the grounds and you will be surrounded by more than 350 types of wildflowers, 200 trees and a three-acre lake. That’s a lot of nature.
The palace has 775 rooms, including 19 state rooms, 52 royal and guest bedrooms, 188 staff bedrooms, 92 offices and 78 bathrooms. It’s a big palace. Has a lot to offer.
Witness some of the greatest works of art from the Royal Collection including examples of Sevres porcelain, gorgeous English and French furniture, paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Poussin and sculpture by Canova.