Opening and closing times

Information on seasonal hours and palace or route closures

Information on seasonal hours and palace or route closures

Opening times

Opening days and hours vary.


Summer (31 March - 05 September)

From 19 July

Daily: 10.00 – 17.30 (last time slot 15.30)

Last admission: 16.00 (15.30 slot).

The Magic Garden is open. The Maze will reopen from 31 July.


Winter (06 September - 31 March)

Palace and route closures

Please note the following spaces are temporarily closed from 20 May 2021:

  • Wine Cellar, Privy Kitchen Café, Chapel Court
  • Horn Room, Guard Robe, Pages Chamber, Council Chamber
  • William III's Private Rooms
  • Cumberland Art Galley and Prince of Wales Lobby
  • Little Banqueting House and The Great Vine
  • Chapel Royal (changed opening hours)

 

East Front Gardens and Home Park closures

25-27 August 2021

From 25 to 27 August, there will be no access to the East Front Gardens due to event set up for Food Festival.

31 August  - 06 September 2021

From 31 August to 6 September, there will be no access to the East Front Gardens due to event set up for Concours of Elegance (03-05 September).

Base Court closure

04 - 29 August 2021

Base Court will be closed due to an event. All other areas of the Palace and Garden are open.

The Maze

The Maze will be open from Saturday 31 July.

The Chapel Royal

Chapel Royal opening times have changed. Visit the Chapel Royal page for more information.

Please note that while the Royal Pew normally open Wednesday - Saturday, it may close on short notice due to Chapel services. 

Visit the Chapel Royal