Photo Album: Buckingham Palace Gardens
Updated: Jul 29
Discover the highlights of a visit to Buckingham Palace's Gardens, the official London residence of Her Majesty The Queen, and the largest private garden in the British capital (covering 17 hectares/42 acres).
This year, visitors can combine a visit to 19 of the magnificent State Rooms with a guided walking tour of the most remarkable features of the beautiful garden. Branded as "a walled oasis in the middle of London", Buckingham Palace Gardens boast over 350 specimens of wildflowers, more than 1000 trees, a three-acre lake, and is home to 35 different species of birds.
The Garden Highlights Tour includes:
The summer house;
The beautiful 156-meter Herbaceous Border;
The Rose Garden with 25 beds of roses;
The Palace tennis court, where King George VI and Fred Perry played in the 1930s;
The enormous 18-foot-tall Waterloo Vase commissioned by Napoleon in anticipation of his success at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo, but after his defeat, it was gifted to the future King George IV
📍 Where: Buckingham Palace, Central London, SW1A 1AA. 📆 Event dates: every Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday between 25 Jul 2022 and 2 Oct 2022.
🕒 Every 30 minutes between 9:45 - 14:45.
🎫 Ticket must be purchased as an add-on to The State Rooms at Buckingham Palace standard admission. Prices for add-on: Adult £11.50; Young Person (18-24) £7.50; Child (5-17) / Disabled £6.30; Under 5 Free.
Ticket prices for The State Rooms: Adult £30.00; Young Person (18-24) £19.50; Child (5-17) / Disabled £16.50; Under 5 Free. Book your tickets here.
🚇 The closest Tube stations are Victoria, Green Park, and Hyde Park Corner. If you arrive by coach, Victoria Coach Station is just a short 10-minute walk away.
*All photos were taken by Ina/WithinLondon unless stated otherwise :)