Kensington Palace

Type:Historic House / Palace

Kensington Gardens, London, W8 4PX

Add Kensington Palace to your Itinerary

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel0844 482 7777

Kensington Palace

Book Tickets Online


Discover stories from Queen Victoria’s life in her own words, as queen, wife and mother in the Victoria Revealed exhibition, told through extracts from her own letters and diaries. Follow in the footsteps of courtiers from the past in the sumptuous King’s State Apartments which show some breathtaking examples of the work of architect and painter William Kent, such as the Cupola Room and King’s Grand Staircase. Explore the intimate Queen’s State Apartments which lift the curtain on the lives of William III, Mary II, Queen Anne and Anne’s little son William, the last member of the Stuart dynasty.

Explore the new landscaped gardens, inspired by the famous lawns that existed in the 18th Century, relax in the wild flower meadow and stroll down the Wiggly Walk. Discover the majestic, 17th Century inspired, Sunken Garden and wander through the restored Cradle Walk offering unmatched views of the palace and gardens.

Spoil yourself and enjoy a leisurely lunch or an indulgent afternoon tea while you admire the tranquil splendour of Queen Anne’s Orangery, once the setting for the most lavish of court entertainments.

Spend time in the new free visitor rooms, browse through our elegant shops, and if you are feeling peckish, grab a tasty snack from the new Palace Café.

Parking: Nearby. Education/School Visits: Please book, 0844 482 7777.

Guide Prices

Call 0844 482 7777 or visit for more information.



  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted - All assistance dogs are permitted.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available - Wheelchair hire


  • Café
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for Corporate events
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Gift shop
  • Licenced for Weddings & Civil Partnerships
  • Public toilets
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Parking & Transport

  • Off site parking

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Educational visits must be booked in advance.


Opening Times

* Last admission: Summer - 5pm / Winter - 3pm
Closed 24th-26th December

Conferences/Functions up to 120 people.
Receptions up to 300.
Lunches up to 200.
Dinners 20-200.

What's Nearby

  1. Banqueting House

    This revolutionary building, is the first in England to be designed in a Palladian style…

    2.68 miles away
  2. Palace of Westminster

    The Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret’s Church together…

    2.75 miles away
  3. 575 Wandsworth Road

    The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house is…

    3.18 miles away
  1. Doctor Johnson's House

    Doctor Johnson's House

    3.53 miles away
  2. Kew Palace

    Kew Palace is the smallest and most intimate of the royal palaces.

    4.61 miles away
  3. Tower of London

    The Tower of London spans over 900 years of British history. Fortress, palace, prison,…

    4.82 miles away
  4. Kew Gardens

    Since their creation in 1759, the Royal Botanic Gardens have made a significant…

    4.96 miles away
  5. Syon House and Park

    Syon House was started by Lord Protector Somerset in 1547 and is built on the site of a…

    5.71 miles away
  6. Maritime Greenwich

    Maritime Greenwich encompasses international significant architecture and landscape,…

    7.92 miles away
  7. Hampton Court Palace

    Hampton Court Palace provides 500 years of royal history the state apartments, 60 acres…

    9.8 miles away
  8. Copped Hall

    Copped Hall was the burnt-out shell of a fine Georgian mansion but now being restored.…

    17.07 miles away
  9. Hatfield House

    Splendid Jacobean House and Garden in a spectacular countryside setting. Childhood home…

    17.69 miles away
  10. Lullingstone Castle & The World Garden

    Lullingstone Castle is one of the oldest family Estates in the country, dating back to…

    19.3 miles away
  11. Quebec House

    A village House with 16th century origins and significant historic interest, Quebec House…

    20 miles away
  12. Dorney Court

    One of England's finest Tudor manor houses set in classic gardens. Family owned in direct…

    20.65 miles away
  13. Chartwell

    Family home of Sir Winston Churchill for over 40 years. The house and garden remain much…

    21.55 miles away
Previous Next

Don't Miss