Diamond Jubilee Attractions

Buckingham Palace
March 20, 2012

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The year 2012 marks Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee (that’s 60 years on the throne people!). Most excitingly, this means that UK inhabitants get an extra bank holiday on June 5th. This follows an already existing bank holiday, meaning – that’s right – a FOUR DAY WEEKEND!

If you’re unsure of just what to do with yourself during this extended period of holiday, why not get patriotic and celebrate the reign of our stalwart monarch by taking in one of these “Royal-Inspired” tours?

Trace the Footsteps of our Most Recent Royal Wedding on the Essential London Tour

In celebration of the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, this morning panoramic tour of London will take you through much of the Royal Wedding procession route. Starting at Clarence House, you’ll see Kensington Palace, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the Changing of the Guard, as well as many more majestic London landmarks!

See the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London and take a Thames River Cruise

This tour includes entry to the Tower of London where you can view the Queen’s priceless Crown Jewels! The current display of the Crown Jewels was opened in 1994 by Queen Elizabeth II and are still used by the British monarchy in coronation ceremonies.

You’ll also get the best views of all that makes London great, on a sightseeing cruise down the river Thames, along which the city of London was built over 2,000 years ago.

Visit the Historic Palaces

Discover the colourful history of London’s Royal Palaces and their breathtaking grounds. Inhabited by various British monarchs across the centuries, they all have many tales to tell! Our choice of tickets includes admission to Hampton Court Palace Gardens, Kensington Palace, the Banqueting House and the Tower of London.

Take a Majestic Tour of London

This full-day guided London coach tour will ensure that you get to see all of London’s most majestic sights!

Take a guided tour of the magnificent St Paul’s Cathedral, see the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace and marvel at the Crown Jewels in the Tower of London. Following this you’ll enjoy a cruise down the river Thames, with uninterrupted views of the capital city’s most famous and spectacular sights.

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Jamie Starr

Jamie is a member of the Marketing team at AttractionTix. Her passions in life include travel, festivals, food and her dog Rosie, not in any particular order. Her top travel experience was a helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon during a trip to Las Vegas.