St James PalaceCurrently Open
- Address: Marlborough Rd, London SW1A 1BS, United Kingdom
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +44-2079304832
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Palace, Family And Kids, Architecture , Heritage Building
St James Palace - Review
St. James Palace is a lesser known palace in London. It is also the “official residence” of the Sovereign, although it is not used for that purpose.
Nevertheless, it is a working palace, which means it is currently in use as the offices of the royals so it is not open to the public except by invitation. The Clarence House which houses many of the well known members of the Royal Family is also considered to be a part of these premises.
Even if you aren’t lucky enough to get invited however, it makes sense to see the Palace from the outside as it has maintained its archaic looks and the façade is absolutely exquisite. Some may not regard it as much but it is a unique palace that has its historic splendor intact.
St. James Palace is one of the most coveted attractions of London. Since you will find a lot of crowd visiting this attraction, it is advisable to book tickets for St. James Palace tours with us and get a hassle free entry. Although St. James Palace tickets are easily available over the counter, you can skip the lines with our tours. If you wish to know the tickets for St. James Palace, you can visit our St. James Palace ticket prices section and know everything even before your visit.
St James Palace Information
- Not open for public.
- Photography is allowed in the areas around it.
How To reach St James Palace by Public Transport
- Pall Mall St. James Palace Stop
Restaurants Near St James Palace
- Boyds of London Hix Terroirs
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Things to Know Before Visiting St James Palace
5.88% of people who visit London include St James Palace in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
31.4% of people start their St James Palace visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see St James Palace
51.91% of people prefer walking in order to reach St James Palace
St James Palace Trips
St James Palace, London Reviews
Great for tourism! I went there for an interview, so was given the uninspiring 'workers entrance' side building guide. Still, it was extremely exciting to be in any part of the palace! Lush carpets, deep leather sofa's and high back leather studded chairs with lovely pictures of HRH. I was still very awe-struck!
You have to overcome all those steps, because on the top of st. Paul's cathedral you will see splendid view! Inside is also great and interesting.
Very regal experience. Please note that this is not open to the public, I visited as part of my Duke Of Edinburgh Award. The staff were all incredibly polite and formal. The inside is magnificent, luscious carpets and majestic paintings on every wall. The volunteers and staff we came across were all incredibly helpful, polite and had great character. The inside was a bit cold when we visited, during the height of winter on a blustery day, however, this warmed up quite quickly with a large amount of people inside. If you ever get the opportunity to visit, do not miss it! There are many cafes nearby to wait if you are having to wait for a specific opening time. Buckingham Palace is also just around the corner which is worth going to see.
Great place to watch the beginning of the changing of the guard. Can then follow them all the way along the Mall to Buckingham Palace.
This is a great space to view - although not open to the public, is visible from the streets. Some great little pubs scatter around this palace which is an official royal residence, Prince Charles's house. It was built originally during the Tudor period, and there are bits from a lot of eras evident and it has a changing of the guard - as does Horse guards and Buck House. Take it in along with the rest of the area, in the context of a good walk around Piccadilly.