Buckingham Palace Tour 2018: State Rooms Visit, Royal Mews & Champagne Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason

Buckingham Palace Tour & Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two. Enjoy a fantastic day out and afternoon tea experience – for a limited time only. From 23 July to 30 September 2018, the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace are open for viewing to the general public. We have a fantastic offer for two (you can book for more) to visit Buckingham Palace and tour the magnificent State Rooms and Royal Mews with a luxurious Champagne Afternoon Tea in the iconic Fortnum and Mason tea salon.

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Buckingham Palace Tour

Buckingham Palace opening dates: 23 July 2018 – 30 September 2018.

Your Buckingham Palace tour, the official London Residence of the Royal Family since 1837, will give you the opportunity to view 19 regal State Rooms. Buckingham Palace state rooms are Her Majesty the Queen’s public rooms which have been designed specifically for her to meet, reward and entertain visiting subjects and dignitaries. These are used for ceremonial and official occasions.

Your tour of Buckingham Palace will enable you to view the Throne Room, the grand White Drawing Room and other rooms where the Royal Family gather prior to official occasions. You will be able to see the renowned Picture Gallery where changing displays from the Royal Collection feature works of art by Rembrandt, Titian, Van Dyck and Rubens. The State Rooms are furnished with exquisite collections of English and French furniture, sparkling candelabras and treasured Sevres porcelain.

A golden horse drawn carriage at the Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace

You will also have the opportunity to see at first hand the famous Royal Mews; the incredible working stables, where State vehicles including the dazzling Gold State Coach are housed.

Gain a fascinating insight into formal life at Buckingham Palace. Your visit to Buckingham Palace will last approximately 2-2.5 hours.

Champagne Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason.

The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon, your venue for afternoon tea at Fortnum and Mason.

Discover a quintessentially British treat with a sparkling twist  in the sumptuous surrounds of the iconic Fortnum and Mason tea salon. Officially opened by her Majesty The Queen in 2012 to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee, Fortnum and Mason’s “Tearistas” will carefully guide you through their extensive range of teas and infusions.   Your decadent tea is served on elegant tiered cake stands. In addition to freshly brewed tea, scones, clotted cream, cake and pastries, you will each enjoy a glass of champagne each – perfect for raising a drink to a superb day out!

Treat Someone Special to this Fabulous Day Out

This outstanding day out is available as a package from Virgin Experience Days at £166 for TWO.  Available to buy as a gift voucher, your voucher is valid up to 30 September 2018.

Do you know someone who would love this memorable day out? Whether it’s a treat for you and a friend or a gift experience for someone special, this promises to be a truly special day.

To book, simply select the Book Now button where you will be redirected to Virgin Experience Days and you can get all the information and buy on-line.  It goes without saying that early booking is essential to secure your preferred dates. 

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Girls Afternoon Tea: Afternoon Tea, Buckingham Palace and a Royal London sightseeing opportunity – the perfect ingredients for a memorable day out in London.

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Alternative Buckingham Palace Tours 2018, Afternoon Tea & Ticket Only Options:

Visit to Buckingham Palace State RoomBuckingham Palace State Rooms Tour and Champagne Afternoon Tea at Sofitel St James Hotel

Available from Virgin Experience Days

£116 for Two

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Buckingham Palace visit and afternoon tea at the Grosvenor Hotel, LondonEntry to State Rooms for Two at Buckingham Palace and Champagne Afternoon Tea at Grosvenor Hotel

From Red Letter Days

Price £120 for Two people.

SPECIAL OFFER TO 23 JULY: Enter Discount Code JUL15RLD at check-out and get it for £102.

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Buckingham Palace Tickets 2018. Why not conclude your visit to Buckingham Palace State Rooms with a visit to the Palace Garden Cafe for some light refreshments.Buckingham Palace State Rooms Tour – Entrance Tickets Only*

State Palace Tour as above but without the afternoon tea. Refreshments are available in Buckingham Palace Garden Cafe. This is a Buckingham Palace tour tickets only option.

*Limited availability.

From Attraction Tix

Adults from £24; Children from £13.50

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NB: Availability is extremely limited for all Buckingham Palace and afternoon tea packages. Gift vouchers can be bought now and used by 30 September. Early booking is highly recommended.

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