Over half a million visitors a year head to Kensington Palace in London to explore what has been home to Royals including Princess Margaret and Princess Diana. Discover its innermost secrets.
From the Palace at Whitehall which was built with its own cockfighting pit, to Balmoral which Victoria and Albert bought in 1848 without ever having seen it.
Windsor Castle, the picture book castle was built by Edward III who modelled himself on King Arthur and demanded a home that was befitting of this legendary King.
The Royal year runs like clockwork: summer at Balmoral, Easter at Windsor and Christmas at Sandringham, the much loved family home in which comfort takes precedence over grandeur.
Highgrove is where Prince Charles truly feels at home. At just 9 bedrooms it is smaller than most Royal residences; Windsor Castle has over 1000 rooms!
For over three centuries Kensington Palace has housed an ever-growing Royal family, and even housed a crocodile that the Queen was given as a gift!
The Palace of Holyrood is one of the great forgotten palaces and has one of the bloodiest histories, due to the reign of Mary Queen of Scots whose bedroom remains perfectly preserved.
The often overlooked Palace at St. James is, in fact, the principal palace of the UK and the official headquarters of the monarchy remaining the location of the proclamation of each new monarch.