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Top 10 Attractions to Visit to Celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday

Buckingham Palace,
Tickets: Adults, £20.50, Children, £11.80

Visitors can take a self-guided tour around the royal residence itself, giving exclusive access to the offices and residence of Her Majesty. The State Rooms are the main attraction of the tour at the heart of the palace, used by the Royal Family to receive and entertain guests of the State for official occasions. Although Buckingham palace is not officially open to visitors until August, it’s worth pre-booking tickets in advance, as availability can run out closer to the time.

Buckingham Palace


Windsor Castle,
Tickets: Adults, £19.20, Children, £11.30

Spend the day where the Her Majesty The Queen spends most of her weekends, where
visitors can see the Windsor Castle Apartments.
As one of the largest and oldest occupied castles in the world, discover 900 years of British history at this official royal residence.

Hampton Court,
Tickets: Adults, £14, Children, £7.20

Something for Wolf Hall fans of Tudor history enthusiasts, Hampton court is brought to life in the grand estate that was once home to Henry VIII. Visitors can explore the grand estate of the palace and its beautiful gardens.

Tower of London,
Tickets: Adults, £18.41, Children, £8.30

Voted one of the UK’s top attractions in 2014, the Tower of London took the globe by storm last year with the ceramic poppy installation which filled the entire Tower moat. Discover the role the Tower played over 1000 years of Royal history.

Kensington Palace,
Tickets: Adults, £14, Children, N/A

Visit the official home of Prince George ahead of the birth of the second royal baby. Take in the views of the glamorous gilded rooms, which house secrets of the former inhabitants, including Queen Victoria and Princess Diana.

Kew Gardens Palace,
Tickets: Adults, £13.50, Children, £3.30

Kew Gardens is London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous gardens in the world. For that added royal experience, the gardens are home to Queen Charlotte’s Cottage – the royal family’s beloved rustic retreats.

The Royal Mews,
Tickets: Adults £9, Children £5.40

The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is where you’ll get to see the magnificent state vehicles used by the Royal Family for coronations, state visits, royal weddings and official
engagements. Take a self-guided tour using multimedia audio guides.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh,
Tickets: Adults £11.60, Children £7

Take a self-guided tour of The Queen’s official residence in Scotland. Explore the State
Apartments used by The Queen for ceremonies and entertaining.

Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh
Tickets: Adults £14, Children £8.50

Hop onto the Queen’s floating residence for over 40 years, ranked number one attraction by Trip Advisor and Visit Scotland. You can spend as long as you like exploring the entire space of the ship, where an audio handset guides you through the tour.

Medieval Banquet London
Tickets: Adults £45.50, Children £13.75

Another one to visit for Wolf Hall fans and Henry VIII admirers, the Medieval Banquet in
London presents a light-hearted evening of hilarious medieval-themed entertainment, where guests can dance, sing and even join in with the performances. Visitors also dine together with a four-course medieval banquet and enjoy an unlimited supply of wine and beer, just like Henry VIII himself would have.

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