Plan your visit

Plan your visit

The gardens at Kensington Palace

Plan a perfect day out with your group and discover what you could see and do at the palace.

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.

Please note, on Tuesday 28 June due to a large event, the palace will be closing to visitors at 14.00 (with last admission at 13.00).

To find out about travelling to Kensington Palace by road, river and public transport visit getting here >

What's on for 2016

Fashion Rules Restyled - all-new dress display 
A visually stimulating exhibition looking at royal style from the 1950s to 1980s focusing on the wardrobes of HM Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret and Diana Princess of Wales and incorporating contemporary photography, film and music. (4 January - 11 February 2016 Fashion Rules exhibition will be closed for re-presentation work).

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 >

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