A Diamond Jubilee Royal Break
Diamond Jubilee Royal Break in London with Buckingham Palace Tour
This year, more than any year is a great year to come to London for a Royal Break, to help celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. So here is an itinerary for a spectacular day in London experiencing the grandeur of Buckingham Palace. From the stunning State Rooms including the Music Room, the State Ballroom and the Queen’s Gallery to the Royal Mews and the newly commissioned exhibition Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration.
Book your Diamond Royal Day Royal Break in London with Tour of Buckingham Palace
Begin at the Royal Mews where you will see one of the finest working stables in existence. Home to the state vehicles used by the Royal family including the Gold State Coach last used during The Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002, and the 1902 State Landau, the open-topped horse drawn carriage used for the Royal Wedding.
The highlight to the day though is the tour of the State Rooms. Today used extensively by The Queen and Members of the Royal Family to receive and entertain their guests on State, ceremonial and official occasions. Take an audio guided tour and enjoy paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, and Canaletto; sculpture by Canova; exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain; and some of the finest English and French furniture they are a sight to behold.
As an extra highlight this year to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening the special exhibition Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration exhibition gives visitors the chance to see a fantastic array of jewellery: The Queen’s personal jewels, the Coronation Necklace and Earrings created for Queen Victoria and the splendid Williamson Brooch.
* A Diamond Royal Day packages include entry to the Royal Mews at 13:30 and State Rooms at 15:00 which includes the special exhibition.
* Due to work timetables the horses, a selection of Cleveland Bays and Windsor Greys may not always be on view.
* Diamond Royal Days are only available as part of one of Diamond Jubilee Royal Breaks with hotel accommodation included in the price. Book Now