From a Royal party 70 years in the making, to Netflix’s popular TV series The Crown – the British Royal family have always been a part of Great Britain’s culture. Embark on a royal adventure as you visit some of the places the royals have called home, their leisure palaces and beautiful parks filled with blooming flowers and royal stories.
A royal showcase
The Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Royal Mile
Welcome to the previous home of Mary, Queen of Scots, offering guided tours, royal exhibitions and opulent afternoon teas. Its state rooms have been used by Britain’s kings and queens for hundreds of years, and it sits right on the capital’s Royal Mile – surrounded by pristine gardens.
Outside is Royal India, inside is opulent China, and it’s all wrapped up in decadent Regency grandeur. This 19th-century seaside ‘pleasure palace’, right in the heart of Brighton is nothing short of dramatic. Built for the future playboy monarch, King George IV, it mashes the eclectic with the eccentric for an eye-opening visit that shouldn’t be missed.
Hampton Court Palace, Surrey
The magnificent Hampton Court Palace was Henry VIII’s favourite Royal residence. Step back in time for a taste of Tudor life in Henry VIII’s kitchens and lose yourself in the famous Hampton Court Maze.
Kensington Palace, London
The home to many a royal, from Queen Victoria, William III, to Queen Anne, Kensington Palace was designed by Christopher Wren, the architect behind St Paul’s Cathedral. Tour the regal State Apartments and discover rooms where Queen Victoria was born and raised.
Why Britain's best for royalty
Follow in the footsteps of noble Kings at medieval castles or lose yourself in wildflower meadows and formal gardens once walked in by monarchs. From famous horse racing to a colourful display of military pageantry, the nation is filled with experiences that give you a right royal fix. Delve into the stories of our grand palaces, and uncover hidden secrets of love and battles at historic castles. Whether you’re looking for the finer things in life of glistening jewels and sparkling tiaras, or riding on a horse and carriage through ancient woodlands - immerse yourself in a royally brilliant nation.
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See Windsor Great Park bloom
From magical woodland trails, to spotting resident deer, immerse yourself into nature at Windsor Great Park and step into a world of royal greenery.Step into nature at Windsor Great Park
An inside peek at Buckingham Palace
Each summer, see the doors to Buckingham Palace swing open - head to the State Rooms to get an inside look at royal life. Expect a whole lot of grandeur, sparkling chandeliers and royal treasures.Sneak a peek at Buckingham Palace
Live the life of leisure at Sandringham House
A beloved countryside retreat for the Royal Family, explore the Parklands, Courtyards and Stately home for a right royal experience in Norfolk. For the inside scoop, join an exclusive tour.Discover Sandringham Estate
Get your skates on at Brighton’s Royal Pavilion
As twinkling lights and festive fayre fill the streets of Brighton, discover Christmas festivities at King George IV’s seaside pleasure palace with its very own ice rink.Take to the ice at the Royal Pavilion