Buckingham Palace was built in 1825 by John Nash. This has been a royal residence since 1837. You can visit 18 of the Buckingham Palace’s 775 rooms including the grand halls used for state occasions. Tickets for Buckingham Palace can be booked through the hotel reception, at any London Tourist Information Office or at the ticket office in Green Park, which opens daily at 9.00am.
Top tip: When visiting Buckingham Palace, make sure you visit the gift shop in the garden for beautiful souvenirs you cannot find anywhere else.
Fun fact: You can check that the Queen is home by looking to see if the Royal Standard Flag is flying. If she isn’t home, the Union Flag flies instead.