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Enjoy a day out visiting Buckingham Palace which serves as the official London residence of His Majesty The King, and is one of the few remaining working royal palaces in the world today.
Each summer when the Palace is not being used in its official capacity, visitors can enjoy the 19 magnificent State Rooms that provide the setting for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining by members of the Royal Family.
The rooms are furnished with many of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Van Dyck, sculpture by Canova, exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain, and some of the finest English and French furniture in the world.
Visitors to the Summer Opening of Buckingham Palace will see the White Drawing Room, perhaps the most beautiful of all the State Rooms with its spectacular crystal chandelier, the Music Room, where guests are presented on the occasion of a State Visit, and the Throne Room, which was the setting for the formal photographs following the wedding of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince and Princess of Wales.
After your visit you can take a stroll along The Mall to The Royal Horseguards Hotel to enjoy a relaxing dining experience.
An impressive historic building in London, The Royal Horseguards Hotel is situated on the River Thames at the Embankment. It encompasses two iconic buildings: The National Liberal Club which has played host to historical icons including Churchill, Gladstone and Lloyd-George; and the club’s magnificent apartments which were previously the home of the first chief of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service.
Inside you’ll find Victorian grandeur combined with elegant, first-class contemporary comfort which sets The Royal Horseguards Hotel apart as one of the finest hotels near Westminster.
The sample menu is as follows, this is subject to seasonal changes.
Lemon meringue pie
Gin and lime pebble
Cucumber and cream cheese fingers
Egg mayo and cress fingers
Smoked salmon fingers
Ham and English mustard fingers
Fruit scone or plain scone
with strawberry & raspberry jam and Cornish clotted cream
Choice of Tea:
English, Breakfast, Strawberry & Cream (The Royal Horseguards’ unique blend)
Earl Grey, Darjeeling, Mint, Green, Fruit, Chamomile
Please note the opening times and dates are subject to close due to short notice.
*Please note the State Rooms are currently closed until July 2024, your voucher will be valid during this period.*
Opening Dates are Monday, 15 July to Sunday, 29 September, 2024 only, entry time 13:15. The Royal Horseguards Afternoon Tea is served daily from 13.00 - 16.30.
The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace will last 2 – 2 ½ hours and your Afternoon Tea around 1 hour.
This experience is for two people, there will be others there on the day.
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.
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