Palaces & Buildings

  • Princess Anne tours renovated Colchester Castle

    by - Mar 22, 2014
    On Thursday 20 March 2014, The Princess Royal toured the massive renovations that were part of the £4.2 million refurbishment of Colchester Castle in Colchester, Essex. The funding was provided by the Heritage Lottery Find and...
  • Queen set to begin Easter Court at Windsor Castle

    by - Mar 22, 2014
    Her Majesty The Queen is set to begin her traditional one-month stay at Windsor Castle next week over the easter period, known as ‘Easter Court’. During this time, The Queen will conduct all her business from...
  • Queen seeks Palace Attendant: must be good with heights

    by - Feb 27, 2014
    The Royal Household has advertised a vacancy for a Palace Attendant. The Queen is seeking someone to be ‘responsible for the presentation of the interior of Buckingham Palace’ and perform ‘a range of vital duties’ as part...
  • King Charles II’s house goes up for sale

    by - Feb 19, 2014
    A house that King Charles II once lived in is being put up for sale for the first time in over 600 years. Malmesbury House, in Cathedral Close Salisbury, was once owned by Charles II. It...
  • Concerts may be held at Balmoral Castle

    by - Feb 10, 2014
    The New Year saw some of Her Majesty’s palaces in a state of disrepair and facing increasingly expensive restoration charges. With Royal financial reserves at an all time low, estate managers at Balmoral Castle are looking...
  • The Queen to return to from Sandringham

    by - Feb 6, 2014
    Her Majesty The Queen is to return from Sandringham Estate within the next week or so. The Queen’s return to London is expected to be sometime early next week, having spent accession day (6th February) at...
  • 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...