A royal adventure around some of the monarchy's most beloved locations, including a special visit to Kensington Palace with Jennie Bond
Take the opportunity to celebrate a thousand years of royalty
and the impressive reign of Queen Elizabeth II on guided visits to
some of England's finest palaces. You'll enjoy extra-special
moments, including visiting Kensington Palace with former BBC royal
correspondent Jennie Bond.
This four-day trip begins at Windsor Castle, with a glass of
champagne after it has closed to the public. A tour of the State
Apartments offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into where Queen
Elizabeth II spent much of her time during her reign; you'll peek
inside the opulent rooms that have hosted dignitaries, royalty, and
An expert guide accompanies visits to Hampton Court Palace,
Westminster Abbey, and the Tower of London. You'll stand where
royals have exchanged wedding vows, hear insider tales of
historical events, be dazzled by the Crown Jewels, and admire the
grand architecture that has made these palaces, castles, and venues
instantly recognisable the world over. A walking tour from
Westminster Abbey takes you past Buckingham Palace and along the
Mall, following in the footsteps of important moments both from the
Platinum Jubilee and Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral.
Autumn is a splendid season to visit Kew Gardens when the tree
canopies take on fiery hues. As part of a visit to these vast and
beautiful gardens, you'll see Kew Palace, a hidden royal palace
that was home to George III and Queen Charlotte.
The Crowne Plaza in Ealing is the ideal base for three nights,
where you'll also spend a memorable evening with Jennie Bond when
she talks about her time as the BBC's royal correspondent and
answers questions on her fascinating career.