Home educators

Home education visits include a timed palace admission including all visitor routes open on the day.

Important information for your booking

  • Prices

    Under 5s  Free
    Age 5-15 £3.00
    Age 16 and over £4.20

    One free adult per family group will be admitted
    Additional adults £17.95

    Please note, the subsidised learning rate is only available to book Monday to Friday during UK term time. We cannot offer the learning rate during school holidays or on bank holidays.

  • Adult to learner ratios

    Key stage 1 (age 4-7) = 1:5
    Key stages 2, 3 and 4 (age 7-15) = 1:10

  • Term dates

    Visits available Wednesday - Friday during UK term time.

    Autumn 2022
    14  September - 16 December

    Entry time slots for self-led visits available at 10:15 and 12:30. All home education group visits must be booked and paid for in advance.

    There will be no school visits available at Kensington Palace between 11 February and 18 April 2023.

Visiting safely

Please read our current safety procedures for keeping you safe on your visit.

In order to best support you and your group we will also provide group leader information packs prior to your visit, including the most up to date health and safety information.

Current safety procedures

Make a booking

Booking request form

Complete the form and email it to the learning team at [email protected]

Booking request form Booking request form guidelines

Payment and terms of booking

After receiving your booking request, we will confirm that we have made a booking for you by emailing you an invoice, which must be paid in advance of your visit date and according to our payment terms.

In order to obtain the subsidised entry rate, we require booking at least two months in advance, and payment is due six weeks prior to the visit. We often sell out of the subsidised entry rate, so please do provide as much notice as possible in order to avoid disappointment.

Please note that we cannot amend the booking numbers after payment has been made. Any extra tickets must be purchased on the day at standard group rates.

Extra tickets must be purchased on the day at standard group rates.

Bookings with less than six weeks' notice require immediate payment. The cancellation and amendment deadline is 17:00 on the day after the booking is confirmed.

We regret that no refunds can be given for cancellations or amendments made less than six weeks in advance of your visit. This includes non-arrivals on the day.

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