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Essential information for visiting Kensington Palace.

Essential information for visiting Kensington Palace.

Visit essentials

Maps and facilities

We offer all the essential facilities and a few you may not expect, including advice and tips for a perfect day out.

  • Maps
  • Toilets and cloakrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Health and Safety advice

Accessibility

We do everything we can to ensure disabled visitors enjoy the full palace experience.

 

Dedicated facilities, tours, carer tickets and wheelchair hire available.

Eating

Whether you just want a snack, or fancy a sit down meal, we have options available to suit your taste.

Kensington Palace Pavilion Restaurant and Tea Room: a favourite destination for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. 

Palace café: Light bites, hot drinks

Shopping

Shop for gifts and souvenirs inspired by this famous royal residence.

Our shop will be open throughout your visit, offering everything from souvenirs and gifts, to fine jewellery. You can also shop online and non-EU residents can buy tax-free.

Group visits

There are special offers and discounts for groups of 15-50 people (subject to availability).

We offer reduced admission for group bookings. Meal deals are also available.

School visits

We offer everything you need for the perfect educational visit.

Spaces are limited so book in advance.

You can include special sessions and workshops designed for pupils of all ages. Discounted entry for groups of 15 or more, on-site supervision and meal deals are also available.

Kensington Palace map

Download your map of the palace and gardens.

Kensington Palace map

Grab a coffee or enjoy Afternoon Tea

Enjoy delicious cakes, sandwiches and hot meals in one of our restaurants or cafes. 

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Highlights Things to see

Wander through the lavish rooms of the King's State Apartments, each one grander than the last, at Kensington Palace.

Open daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

A large four poster bed covered in detailed period fabric, in a bedroom covered in dark green wall decor
Things to see

Explore the beautiful private rooms at Kensington Palace where Mary II once took her meals, relaxed and entertained.

Open daily

Kensington Palace

Included in palace admission (members go free)

The gate of the Sunken Garden woven with plants and flowers at Kensington Palace under a partially cloudy sky
Highlights Things to see

Walk in the footsteps of royalty in the beautiful Kensington Palace gardens, including the intriguing Sunken Garden.

Open daily

Kensington Palace

Free