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Group visits

Benefit from easy admission, discounts and special offers for groups of 15 or more

Benefit from easy admission, discounts and special offers for groups of 15 or more

Information for Groups

Banqueting House is currently closed. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause. Please read our statement.

Information line

Telephone: +44 (0)33 3320 6000
Fax: +44 (0)20 3166 6310

Group booking line

Telephone: +44 (0)33 3320 6000
Email: [email protected]

School group bookings

More information on educational visits. 

Banqueting House tours

Only Blue Badge guides are permitted to guide within Banqueting House. Please book directly with them through a Blue Badge Tourist Guide association.

Audio guide

Audio guides are available for groups visiting the Banqueting House.

Private tours

Private tours are available for groups at an additional cost. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Food for groups

Whilst there are no on-site catering facilities at the Banqueting House, there are numerous restaurants, cafes and bars nearby.

Useful information

Exterior of Banqueting House

Getting here

Banqueting House, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ER

View of the Main Hall at the Banqueting House

Travel Trade

Information for our travel trade partners.

Photograph of the Banqueting House's stone front architecture

Information for our Travel Trade partners

We are committed to improving access and facilities for visitors with disabilities.

Visitors to Hampton Court Palace browse in the Palace Shop.

Shop discounts

Groups can also benefit from bulk discounts on our guidebooks and souvenirs. To order, please email [email protected].

Bust of Charles I at Banqueting House


Practical information for your visit.


  • Events

Guided Tours

Discover the historic Banqueting House on a guided tour.

  • December 2023 - February 2024
  • Tours take place 10.00, 12.00 and 14.00
  • Banqueting House
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • For members
  • Events

Members-Only Day at Banqueting House

Explore the Banqueting House, Whitehall at your leisure on this exclusive members-only day.

  • 20 January 2024
  • 10.00 - 16.00 (last entry at 15.30)
  • Banqueting House
  • Free
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  • Things to see

The Undercroft

Explore the vaulted drinking den beneath the Banqueting House, which was used by James I for decadent royal parties.

  • Open for guided tours on specific dates
  • Banqueting House
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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The execution of Charles I

Tried and sentenced to death for high treason

The masque

A fabulously extravagant early 17th century court entertainment

The Rubens ceiling

The crowning glory of the Banqueting House

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Shop Banqueting House Gifts

Our wonderful collection of gifts and souvenirs are all inspired by the Banqueting House.

From £4.00