Palaces & Buildings

  • Royal press offices start merge

    by - Jan 27, 2014
    Today will see the merging of the press offices at Buckingham Palace, Clarence House and Kensington Palace. This news has come just a week after the first reports of the merging were announced. The move is...
  • Prince Harry could move into Kensington Palace apartment next door to the Cambridges

    by - Jan 6, 2014
    Prince Harry could move into an apartment next door to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Kensington Palace according to some reports. Princess Michael of Kent, who also lives next door to William and Catherine...
  • Queen to travel to Sandringham for Christmas break

    by - Dec 12, 2013
    It’s that time of year again when decorations go up, trees come through the front door, presents are wrapped and of course, when The Queen goes to Sandringham. Mid-December is traditionally the time that Her Majesty...
  • Christmas at Sandringham

    by - Dec 10, 2013
    Sandringham – a massive, majestic estate – is the premier destination for the royal family during the Christmas holidays. Stemming from decades of tradition, from the childhood Christmases of Her Majesty, Sandringham has played host to...
  • Kensington Palace commemorates the holidays with celebration reminiscent of William III’s Winter Palace

    by - Nov 30, 2013
    The Christmas season is upon us and Kensington Palace is providing a delightful setting in which to celebrate. The historic royal residence recently completed renovations to the late Princess Margaret’s former Apartment 1A and it is now...
  • Tower of London’s 1000-year-old moat opened for ice skating

    by - Nov 23, 2013
    If skating through history catches ones fancy, then the chance to hit the ice at the Tower of London is a must. Now in its 8th year, the Tower moat is the site for the holiday...
  • Rule Britannia..the history and pageantry of the Royal Ship

    by - Nov 18, 2013
    It began as the anonymous Ship Number 691 in 1953 at the John Brown Shipyards and turned into a floating place of pageantry and memories. The Royal Yacht Britannia is now retired and one of Scotland’s...
  • Fireworks thrown at Buckingham Palace during protest

    by - Nov 5, 2013
    Hundreds of protestors caused chaos outside Buckingham Palace earlier this evening when they descended on the Mall as part of an organised protest. Riot police from the Metropolitan Police were quickly on the scene to ensure...
  • Buckingham Palace suffers damage during UK storm

    by - Oct 28, 2013
    Buckingham Palace appeared to have suffered minor damage during the UK storm, named “St Jude”, that caused nationwide chaos and brought parts of the United Kingdom’s travel network to a standstill. The storm, which battered Britain on Sunday...
  • ‘Monarchy rocked’ as two Tower of London ravens are killed

    by - Oct 26, 2013
    As superstition would have it, “if the Tower of London ravens are lost or fly away, the Crown will fall and Britain with it.” So as news came that two of the ravens at the Tower...