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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%
  • Poor2%
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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 1 week ago

I am not stalking HRH but I have been to his "village" of Poundbury, his country home at Highgrove and now his London home, Clarence House. The "house" is gloriously set on the Mall, a few steps from Green Park. The visit is by guided...More

Thank GaddisGadabout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clarence house is a Royal residence in London situated on the mall near to Buckingham Palace and the Queens mother lived here. It was the official residence of Prince Charles and Camila up to 2011. The house was built between 1825 to 1827.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clarence House turns out to be one of the better things we did in London. We enjoyed the tour of this royal home - the scale made it more accessible than places like Buckingham Palace. We learned more about the British royal family and enjoyed...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour guides here are excellent. It is a home in use by the Royals, so if you have seen family pics, they may well have been taken in these rooms. Lots of personal memorabilia and collections, and paintings that cover the life of the Queen....More

Thank yahootraveler64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clarence House is an absolute hidden treasure! Great value at just £10 for an adult ticket which gets you access to 5 downstairs rooms in the care of a very knowledgeable and entertaining guide. The highlight for me was seeing the famous Morning Room where...More

Thank Goldiescouse96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Timed tour, visited only 4/5 ground floor rooms, suprised how smal they were. Guide maintained her well automated information. When asked by me who pays for the properties maintainance the Royal Family or me, a UK taxpayer, she had no idea!

Thank Trevor5845
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clarence House is the London home of Prince Charles, as it once was to the Queen Mother. It's only open for a few weeks each year, because it's being used for the reminder. In it's time it's hosted visits by a huge number of famous...More

Thank Stu151
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

16 people were on this tour at 12.15 There are no toilet facilities on site so make sure you go before your visit. Marie was our guide It was an ok tour for £10

Thank dgosul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tickets for the tour need to be booked in advance as Clarence House is only open for the month of August. A 45 minute guided tour by a very knowledgeable guide through just a few private rooms of this house. Lots of interesting pictures and...More

Thank Taxman14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very different proposition from Buckingham Palace just across the way. It is more like Sandringham where the Queen spends time at Xmas - it is a private and intimate space that is used and lived in by Prince Charles. The tour guide...More

Thank sheepygold
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
18 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.