Buckingham Palace Summer Opening – The Most Awaited Event in London


State rooms at Buckingham Palace are opened for public during the summer months of August and September. This is one of the most awaited events in the city of London which lasts for long eight weeks. The visitors are invited for an extensive tour to the Buckingham Palace so that they can enjoy a special exhibition in the State rooms.

A lot of expensive and rarely available royal items are put for exhibition. Amongst the leading exhibits include the evening dresses and personal jewellery of Her Majesty, Ballroom set up for a State Banquet and many other expensive and hard-to-find items.

Those who come to visit the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening event are received with cordial welcome by the members of the Warden team. Visitors need to deposit their bags and collect a complimentary audio tour, before the main tour begins.Listening to the audio tour helps visitors to have a clear understanding of what they are going to experience inside the palace.

The palace tour ends after visiting nineteen imposing royal State Rooms. After the special exhibition, the visitors are taken to the Palace garden. This is a beautiful garden with most idyllic setting and charismatic natural charm. Here, visitors can buy a small souvenir of their visit from the shop. Those who love strolling amidst the tranquillity of nature can choose to go for a small walk along the south side of the Palace garden, encircled by a vast lake.

The Buckingham Palace Summer Opening attracts a huge crowd from across the different parts of the world. As a result, a great deal of revenue is generated from the ticket sales, all of which are invested in the Royal Collection Trust, a State registered charity. It mainly looks after the conservation of the Royal Collection, its travelling exhibitions and educational works.