1 hour
Virtual tour
Buckingham Palace
Tour running:

MON 2pm EDT, FRI 12pm EDT
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If you have any issues with payment, please email us at [email protected] with the city, date and time of tour, and how many adult and child's tickets you need so we can assist you.

If a tour is fully booked, or you are looking to book a *Group or Private Tour - please email us about Group & Private Tours options.

*Please note - Group & Private Tours are specifically organised for your group and therefore subject to a premium price. Flat fee rate applies for groups of 6 and under.

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Why take this online tour?

Take a trip to Buckingham Palace, and learn about the British aristocracy and the Changing of the Guard. It has been a tradition since 1660 where soldiers from two cavalry and five infantry have been tasked with looking after the Monarch and protecting them. Hear why this event is so beloved around Westminster and what makes it so special.

  • Hear from a London Blue Badge guide who will explain the Changing of the Guard ceremony.
  • Find out some top secrets of the aristocracy, different types of uniforms, and all the hidden messaging behind the Household Division.
  • Interact with the guide to reveal the Monarch’s long-standing rites and rituals.
  • Speak with others from around the world and ask the experts anything you want.
  • See this live experience from the comfort of your own home with all the family.
  • Receive a $10 voucher for Secret Food Tours with every online tour you buy.
Get a glimpse behind the gates of Buckingham Palace

In a time before Harry and Meghan, Wills and Kate, the British Monarchy was focused on the triumphal exchange between the Queen’s Guard and the New Guard, otherwise known as the Changing of the Guard. Since 1660, soldiers from two cavalry and five infantry have been in charge looking after the Monarch and protecting them.

Learn about the Royals, their famed pomp and circumstance and about their grand palaces. Throughout this online experience, our official Blue Badge guide will discuss the historic parade, delivering all the fascinating information of the ceremony that is a mix between military, aristocracy and of course very British!

Learn how to decode those uniforms and why they wear certain colors.

Be part of the experience and ask any questions you want about this live tour from the comfort of your home - a perfect experience for those who want to visit London, returning travellers and for travellers wanting to return - or just anyone that wants to learn about the British Monarchy.

With any online tour, you'll also receive a $25 gift voucher which you can use to book any Walks tour and also $25 to use for any Secret Food Tour (total value $50 USD), valid for 2

Expressing gratitude to your guide through gratuities has never been easier — now featuring an online tipping portal!

All times specified are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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Frequently asked Questions
I just booked a Virtual Tour, how does it work?

As soon as you book your tour, we’ll email you all the details including the date and time for your virtual experience. All tours are conducted using Zoom. The email will include a direct link to join the live experience at the speculated time and date.

Do I need a camera?

Even though your camera doesn’t need to be on during the tour, our guides appreciate interacting with participants so feel free to switch it on and talk to our guides.

What if I'm runnig late?

Please note you can join the tour at any point in time. If you are running late, you can join when you can but please note these tours are non-refundable.

Is it a video or a live tour?

All of the experiences are live and the guides will not be able to pause the tours if you need to leave for a few minutes

Please utilize the “Chat” section of your Zoom dashboard to ask the Coordinator a question and at the time-frame for Q&A with the Guide, the Coordinator will select questions sent in by guests to ask our Guide. 

Can I share the link of the virtual tour?

You are unable to share your link past the number of passengers you have booked for. If you purchase multiple passengers for one tour you will be able to share your link with them by forwarding the booking confirmation email.

What is the refund and cancellation policy?

All of the tours are non-refundable. You may reschedule your tour provided you offer a 96 hours’ notice.

If the cancellation is our own fault, you will be offered to reschedule your tour, or a voucher for equal credit or alternative a refund.

How do I join the tours?

All tours are conducted using Zoom. The email will include a direct link to join the live experience at the speculated time and date.

Before joining the tour, you will need to have installed Zoom on the device you will be using. To check your requirements you can go directly to this website.

What happens after the Tour?

If you joined a cooking lesson or any other experiences that may involve the preparation of food or drinks, you will receive an email with all the recipes discussed during your tour. You will also receive a link that links to our Trip Advisor page so you can review the experience.

Cooking Classes

For the Italian Cooking Classes, you will receive a PDF with recipes for the classes. Please note that the pasta and sauce selections will vary depending on ingredients available to our Chefs with unpredictable grocery availability during this time.

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