Visit the Magnificent Gardens at Buckingham Palace
This summer, more than ever, it is important to spend more time outdoors when out and about. With this in mind, why not take a pleasant stroll and even a picnic around the magnificent gardens of Buckingham palace.
Now, for the first time ever, the public can get exclusive access to the gardens and uncover the gardens beauty with unseen views of Buckingham Palace as a backdrop.
Visitors can walk without restrictions amongst the sizeable plot of 39 acres. There are around 325 different species of plants to take in as well as around 1000 trees. Some trees were even planted by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
The famous Herbaceous border which stretches out to over 155Meters is a sight to behold and do not miss the palace lake, complete with waterfall and secluded island with Beehives for the royal Bees.
In addition, you can purchase a guided tour of the gardens which also include the spectacular Rose Garden and charming Wildflower meadow.
During your meander around the magnificent gardens and sweeping lawns you are allowed to have your own picnic. Do not worry however if you did not bring some tasty cuisine as you can also buy delectable food and drink inside the gardens.
How to get there
Nearest Tube Stations: Green Park, Victoria, Hyde Park Corner, St James Park.
By Bus: C1, C10, 211 & 11 all have stops on Buckingham Palace Road.
Entrance to the garden
Access to the Buckingham Palace gardens is via the Royal Mews on Buckingham Palace Road. looking at the palace from the Victoria memorial, go down the left had side, passed the Queens Gallery and the Royal Mews entrance is on the right, opposite the Rubens Hotel.
The garden is open to the public from the 9th of July 2021 to the 19th of September 2021. It is open every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays only.