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Entrance to the Banqueting House
Entrance to the Banqueting House
Entrance to the Banqueting House
Entrance to the Banqueting House
Entrance to the Banqueting House

Entrance to the Banqueting House

Beauty and beheading combined!

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Valid until: 01/09/2017

Spectators will need to pay on the day.

Product code: ZEBH

£7

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Description

The Banqueting House is the only complete surviving building of Whitehall Palace. The site of King Charles I execution in 1649, The Banqueting House was originally built for state occasions, plays and masques.

During your visit you will be able to see Ruben’s ceiling, a magnificent piece of art and the only surviving in-situ ceiling painting by Sir Peter Paul Rubens. You will also be able to visit the vaulted undercroft of the Banqueting House, originally designed as a drinking den for James I and his friends!

After your visit you will be perfectly located to explore other tourist destinations such as The Household Cavalry Museum and The Churchill War Rooms.

Please note that the Banqueting hall closes at short notice so please check that it is open before visiting.

Key Information

When can you go?

This experience is available on selected dates, throughout the year.

How long does this activity last?

You can explore at your own leisure.

You need to know

There is no minimum age, however under 16's must be accompanied by an adult.

You will need to have some level of fitness as there will be lots of walking.

This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.

You and how many others?

This experience is for one person. There will be other people on the day.

Family and friends

Spectators will need to pay on the day.

Locations

  • London - London - Whitehall