Please note: you will be allocated the nearest available time within your chosen time slot, confirmation and your e-ticket will follow within 72 hours of booking.
A palace of secret stories and public lives, Kensington Palace, situated in beautiful parkland in the centre of London was designed as a royal residence for William III & Mary II by Sir Christopher Wren. More recently it has been the official residence to Princess Margaret, Diana Princess Of Wales, and is currently the home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Duke and Duchess of Suffolk. The recently renovated visitor routes reveal the surprising stories of many of the palace’s inhabitants over the centuries.
Palace Gardens – The beautifully transformed gardens reconnect the building with the landscape of Kensington Gardens providing picturesque walks and fantastic vistas.
King’s State Apartments – Climb the magnificent King’s Staircase where Georgian courtiers peer down on you, marvel at the impressively decorated rooms and discover the fashionable world of the curious court of George II and Queen Caroline.
Queens State Apartments – Explore the small intimate rooms where the great tale of the Stuart dynasty reaches its tragic conclusion.
Open daily 10:30-17:00
Last Entry 15:30
Closed: 24,25,26 December
Please present your ticket to staff upon arrival either printed or on your mobile device
You must book tickets in advance with a timed entry slot
Reduced visitor capacities will allow for 2m social distancing
Please only visit if you are feeling well
On arrival tickets will be checked from a 2m distance (tickets will not be scanned)
Enhanced cleaning regimes fit for a King or Queen
Hand washing and hand sanitation facilities available
Non-contact interactions with staff
Planned one-way visitor routes
Contactless till points and payments
Kensington Place welcomes all visitors and tries to ensure that everyone’s’ visit is successful and enjoyable. Registered disabled visitors are charged the relevant ticket price and carers are admitted free of charge. Sign language tours are available, and guide dogs are admitted. The palace is fully wheelchair accessible.