London Buckingham Palace area

Visiting London and thinking of things to do in Buckingham Palace area? Buckingham Palace is one of the biggest tourist spots in the city. The royal residency has an astonishing 775 rooms and is in fact not only the home of Queen Elizabeth but also an office for the Head of State. As the most popular London attraction, Buckingham Palace is constantly packed with tourists and visitors. An interesting time to visit the palace would be in August or September when you can even take a tour inside. However the greatest thing to see around Buckingham Palace is actually the changing of the guard’s ceremony. The event is not daily but on specific days so be sure to check the schedule.

Things to do in Buckingham Palace area

Wondering what to in London that is close to Buckingham Palace? Two of the most unique London attractions – the Green Park and St James Park are located nearby. Our strong recommendation is to make St James Park a priority. This park has some of the most exquisite sights in London. London’s St James Park has plenty of wildlife for both adults and children to enjoy such as its swans or its pelicans. If the weather is pleasant, you can even enjoy a picnic by the lake – something very British and traditional!

Once you’ve had your rest at a London park it is time to get walking and visit Westminster Palace and Big Ben, other attractions in the Buckingham Palace area. Big Ben is one of the most well-known London attractions and is in fact a landmark familiar to many worldwide. Did you know the clock first ticked in 1859 and since then the location is booming with tourists and visitors every year. Heard the bell ring? How about you take in the beautiful sight of Westminster Cathedral? This cathedral is the place where Prince William and Princess Kate got married in 2011 and is wonderful to witness as there are many stunning mosaics and marble-works to see inside.
By owning a London Pass, you have the advantage of entering these London attractions for free! Watch our special video guides to learn more about the pass and the great city of London.

Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath Day Trip from London

Discover Stonehenge, Windsor Castle and Bath on this 11-hour coach tour from London. Leave the city behind you and travel by air-conditioned coach to Windsor Castle, home of the British Royal Family for the last 900 years. Visit St George's Chapel and the State Apartments with your professional tour guide before traveling out to Salisbury, where the ancient rock formations of Stonehenge await. Continue on to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, visit the Roman Baths and enjoy a panoramic tour with your guide before returning to London.

USD 120.92$

London Pass

Discover the joy of sightseeing with the London Pass, and enjoy free entry to 60 of its world-class sites like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. Save time as you skip the queues with fast-track entry at countless attractions, and take advantage of special offers at quality London restaurants and shops.

Even better, why not upgrade and include transport with your London Pass? Choose from a 1-, 2-, 3- or 6-day sightseeing pass with transport included and see the highlights of England’s cosmopolitan capital with ease.

USD 76.82$

London in One Day Sightseeing Tour

See London in one day on a full-day sightseeing tour of the city, led by an expert local guide! Hear the history of top London attractions like Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and St Paul’s Cathedral while traveling around the West End and City of London. After the sightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guard Ceremony at Buckingham Palace and tour the Tower of London with a Beefeater.

USD 118.52$

The Shard London: The View from The Shard

This ticket is your chance to experience the newest attraction that London has to offer -- The Shard. This incredible architectural wonder will take you on a high-tech and multi-sensory journey with exhilarating 360-degree views of 40 miles (64 km) across England's capital. See top London attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and the London Eye from a vantage point like no other. In fact, The Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe!

Simply bring your voucher to the entrance and you will be allocated the next available time slot.

USD 39.12$

Royal London Sightseeing Tour with Changing of the Guard Ceremony

This Royal Tour of London takes in many of the royal highlights of London, including Westminster Abbey where Prince William and Kate Middleton, where married on April 29, 2011. You will also see Kensington Palace, where Diana, Princess of Wales, lived. Finally, you will experience the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace, then spend the afternoon exploring London at your leisure.

USD 51.74$