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Clarence House

St. James's Palace, London SW1A 2WH, England
+44 303 123 7300
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Clarence House is one of the last remaining aristocratic townhouses in London and is the official residence of TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. For a limited time in the summer, Clarence House is open to the public who are able to visit the five rooms on the ground floor where official engagements are undertaken by Their Royal Highnesses.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
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St. James's Palace, London SW1A 2WH, England
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+44 303 123 7300
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arrived on time and tour left with just 18 of us around the 5 rooms on view.....such a shame no photos allowed, not even in the garden but rooms are used by Royal Family outside the month of August when is residence is open. Beautiful...More

Thank Coolcookingteacher
Reviewed 3 days ago

Clarence House is well worth visiting you select your time for your tour when booking your tickets, the groups are of no more than 20 people. You get a tour guide who tells you interesting information in each of the 5 rooms you are allowed...More

Thank jane1263
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour was disorganised. We were asked to wait on one side of a tent by one member of staff, but the whole group was then moved to the other side by another member of staff. The group that left 15 minutes before us had...More

1  Thank johnGerrardsCross
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife had booked a noon tour online. London was busy including Changing of the Guard but we made on time. Caroline the tour guide was excellent. Although only 45 minutes worth the £10 each. The rooms were interesting especially the paintings and family photos....More

Thank MikeMason
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being fairly small, by stately home standards, Clarence House has a more intimate, personal feel than, say, Buckingham Palace, as one sees the downstairs rooms that are used on a day to day basis, filled with the possessions that go to make it a home....More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The four rooms we visited are lovely but unfortunately we were in a large group, if we were at the back couldn't see the items the guide was referring to, so we tried to have a look on the way out to the next room,...More

Thank loplil
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find, and very friendly knowledgeable staff. Shame we couldn't take a photo of the grounds or outside. Only four or five rooms available to see by the public, and felt more lived in than previous royal residences. Only £10, so good value as...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a big fan of the British Royal Family, I couldn't have been happier to find out that the date of my trip to London coincided with the opening of Clarence House. I follow the life and charity work of TRH The Prince of Wales...More

1  Thank Borbála G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At £10 for a very informative 45 minute tour I think this is good value for money. We were booked on an 11 am tour on a Tuesday morning and having checked the website for advice beforehand we arrived around 10:45 am as there are...More

Thank bongo54
Reviewed 23 March 2017

For some reason, we had a really hard time finding Clarence House. We wound up walking way out of our way, asking several different people, and arriving about 4 minutes late for our assigned tour. As a result, we were not allowed to catch up...More

2  Thank psychprofessor
St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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Frances L
15 August 2017|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
Only a few minutes, it was all very quick, as there's not many on each your...I think there were around 8 of us do it doesn't take long to process people.
Borbála G
17 July 2017|
Response from Lmtpa A | Reviewed this property |
sorry to be so late seeing this question, we were away! Yes the entrance is on the mall side. It's not as noticable as you might expect but they do have a placard out on the street when there are tours being given. It's a... More
29 June 2017|
Response from psychprofessor | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.