Resplendent in their bearskin caps and red jackets, the guards typify the pomp and ceremony that Britain does so well. The Palace’s State Rooms, lavishly furnished with treasures from the Royal Collection, are open from late July to September.
Distance from hotel: 2.5 miles
Tube stops: Green Park (north), Victoria and St James’s Park (south)
Our concierge will find out the times and dates when changing of the guard takes place.