Palaces & Buildings

  • A Royal Burial – Frogmore

    by - May 2, 2014
    The last post in this series of blogs will be focused on the Frogmore Estate. The estate comprises 33 acres of private gardens within the grounds of Windsor Great Park which adjoins Windsor Castle. It is...
  • Queen’s Guard steps in during security threat at Palace

    by - Apr 6, 2014
    A Coldstream Guard who was on duty at Buckingham Palace on Friday was forced to leave his post to intervene in an incident at the North Centre Gate during which a man reportedly tried to gain...
  • ‘Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated’ the new book by Prince Charles to be published next week

    by - Apr 1, 2014
    Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated by The Prince of Wales and Bunny Guinness will be published next week. It is a lovely book that details the lavish and exquisite gardens of Highgrove month by month. Highgrove goes...
  • ‘Glorious Georges’ to open at Historic Royal Palaces

    by - Mar 23, 2014
    The Georgian Era, known so because of the reign of four King Georges in succession, was one of the most significant eras in British royal history. Although the first king arrived from Germany and spoke almost...
  • 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...