Buckingham Palace Tour and Afternoon Tea Dates and Times
Buckingham Palace, the grand and iconic London residence of His Majesty the King is an absolute must-see on any visit to London. A fully working royal palace, housing not only The King, but serving as the administrative headquarters of the Royal Household.
The 19 State Rooms are exquisitely furnished with fine examples of French and English antique furniture and display some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection, including works by Rubens, Canaletto and Rembrandt, sculpture by Canova and porcelain by Sèvres.
Often called the ‘walled oasis in the middle of London', the gardens of Buckingham Palace are a true sight to behold. Home to 30 different species of bird and over 350 different wild flowers, there is plenty to see and enjoy. Visitors finish their tour with a walk along the south side of the garden, taking in views of the famous lake and the west front of the palace.
Afternoon Tea Bus
After your independent visit, you will be free to take your afternoon tea at 3pm in Bullied way in Victoria. You will be greeted with a glass of Prosecco or soft drink at the beginning of your tour. The afternoon tea consists of a selection of finger sandwiches, scones served with clotted cream and preserves, small tea cakes and a choice of tea.
See the full afternoon tea menu here.
This tour is unescorted and after your visit to Buckingham Palace, you will need to make your own way to Bullied way in Victoria for the afternoon tea.
Image credits: Royal Collection Trust / © His Majesty King Charles III