Press visits

The press office welcomes visits by media representatives researching stories and programmes about the palaces.

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Applications for media passes

Applications for media passes must be made and approved in advance of arrival. Please complete the media visit application form (below) and if we are able to accommodate your visit, we will contact you requesting a letter from your commissioning editor confirming it will result in a published or broadcast piece. (Please note that unless requested in advance, access is limited to the public areas of the palaces only).

Media representatives arriving at the palaces without prior arrangement with the Press Office, including those with evidence of valid media accreditation cannot be issued with complimentary media passes.

Complete and return the form via email to


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Media pass application form.pdf