The Royal Mews – Buckingham Palace
The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace is where youandrsquo;ll get to see the magnificent state vehicles used by the Royal Family for coronations, state visits, royal weddings, the state opening of parliament and official engagements.
Discover the fabulous horse-drawn carriages and motor cars used by Her Majesty The Queen as you explore these historic working stables at your own pace.
Your visit includes a multimedia guide to help you navigate your way around the Mews – thereandrsquo;s even a family multimedia guide that you can all use together!
What youandrsquo;ll see:
The spectacular Diamond Jubilee State Coach, which conveyed Her Majesty The Queen to the State Opening of Parliament in June 2014.
The luxurious Australian State Coach which carried The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace after the Royal Wedding in 2011 – complete with central heating and electric windows!
Most exciting is the dazzling Gold State Coach, which has been used at every coronation since that of George IV in 1821, and last appeared at The Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002
Meet the Royal Horses at the Palace Stables!
For most of the year youandrsquo;ll also be able to meet the working horses that play an important role in The Queen’s official and ceremonial duties.*
The horses are mainly Cleveland Bays; the only British breed of carriage horse, and Windsor greys; which traditionally always draw The Queenandrsquo;s carriage