Historic Royal Palaces

We are a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world

We are a team of people who love and look after six of the most wonderful palaces in the world

Tower of London Superbloom

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Yeoman Warder looking at blooms of yellow, white and red flowers in the moat.

Superbloom

01 June - 18 September

Come and celebrate the Platinum Jubilee year of Her Majesty The Queen at the Tower of London, and see the historic moat transformed into a beautiful new naturalistic landscape. Designed to attract pollinators, insects and seed-eating birds, the flower display will evolve into new colours and scents over the course of the summer creating a wonderful sensory experience for visitors.

Pre-booking essential.

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Princess Margaret, looking at her husband Antony Armstrong-Jones and their two children Sarah and David.
Things to see Exhibition

Life Through a Royal Lens - a unique exhibition exploring the Royal Family's relationship with the camera.

04 March - 30 October 2022

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

Illustrated image of an explosion against a red background and the title 'The Gunpowder Plot' in black letters sits in the centre of the image.
Events Families

Journey back in time to unmask the mysterious figures behind the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 with a new immersive experience by Layered Reality™ inside the Tower Vaults.

From 20 May 2022

Tower of London

Wednesday - Sunday

Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Illustrated drawing of a beekeeper with bees
Families Events

Discover high quality local producers and food vendors for a day of entertaining talks,  demonstrations, family workshops and live music.

06 - 07 August

Hillsborough Castle

10.00 – 18.00. Last entry 17.00

Event and admission combined ticket (members go free)

Patriotic Londoners mingle with tourists on the Mall to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

June 2022

Make Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee a celebration to remember with Historic Royal Palaces. 

We will be marking this never-before-seen landmark with a series of unique experiences across our palaces that you won’t want to miss.

A low angle view of the White Tower framed against a blue sky. Looking north, October 2009.

The White Tower was begun in the reign of William the Conqueror (1066-87) and completed by 1100. The fortress was originally faced with huge blocks of pale marble-like Caen stone imported from Normandy. In 1636-8 the external appearance of the White Tower was significantly altered with the replacement of much of its cut-stone work and window surrounds with Portland stone. 

The primary role of the White Tower was as a fortress and stronghold but it also served as a royal residence and as the setting for major governmental and ceremonial functions.

Become a custodian of British History

Become the custodian of a special piece of British History. Sponsor a stone in the iconic White Tower at the Tower of London. Looking for that extra special gift? Sponsor for a friend or loved one, giving them something uniquely personal.

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The Walled Garden showing an arch lined with flowers at the base over a pathway.

Keeping you safe on your visit

We continue to follow government and industry guidelines for a safe and comfortable visit. We look forward to offering you a very warm welcome.

Lifestyle shot of Royal Palace china in a garden at Hampton Court (tea party)

Browse our online shop

Discover unique souvenirs inspired by our palaces and the royalty who inhabited them.

Browse our online shop

01 June - 18 September

Tower of London Superbloom

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Gardens United logo Google Arts and Culture

Discover our gardens online

Take a virtual stroll through our historic gardens and enjoy 23 stories that celebrate the characteristics that make our palace gardens wonderful and unique. Gardens United is a collaboration with Google Arts & Culture available online.

Support us

We are an independent charity and there are several ways you can support us.

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Make a donation

A donation can make a real difference in keeping the spirit of the palaces alive for the future, for everyone. 

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Join as a member

Become a member and enjoy unlimited adventures at our iconic palaces and gardens.

The White Tower exterior at the Tower of London under a blue, partially cloudy sky. Visitors can be seen exploring the grounds beneath the tower

Support us as a corporate partner

Enjoy unrivalled access to our incredible palaces, deliver stunning events and go behind the scenes providing ‘money-can’t-buy' experiences for clients and guests.