Plan your visit
Getting here and coach parking
There is a coach park north of the palace on Bayswater Road. Open 24 hours, it has capacity for 20 coaches and costs £20 for 2-12 hours and £30 for 12-24 hours (£10 pre-booking charge). Please allow ten minutes for your group to walk through Kensington Gardens to the palace entrance. Contact Europarks on +44 (0)207 563 3000.
To find out about travelling to Kensington Palace by road, river and public transport visit getting here >
A Victorian Christmas
26 November - 2 January
Join us for a Victorian Christmas - enjoy beautiful seasonal decorations throughout the palace and gardens from 3 December and join in the celebrations with talks, music, special tours, seasonal food and drink.
What's on for 2017
Diana: Her Fashion Story - new exhibition opens 24 February
Tracing the evolution of the Princess's style, from the demure, romantic outfits of her first public appearances, to the glamour,elegance and confidence of her later life.
New! Enlightened Princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte and the Shaping of the Modern World 22 June - 12 November. Explore the story of three remarkable German royal women, Caroline of Ansbach, Augusta of Saxe-Gotha and Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz who married into the British royal family in the 1700s.
To help plan your visit download the groups factsheet for Kensington Palace (PDF, 187 KB) or for more ideas about your day at the palace, visit top things to see and do >
The King's State Apartments are now closed until 21 December. Fashion Rules re-styled closes 6 January 2017. Victoria Revealed exhibition will be closed from 27 February - 22 June 2017.