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Proud to be British.

This was an amazing experience not to be missed. To see the Royal family right in front of us was... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Angela M
Good - Only If You Don't Mind Being Packed Like A Can Of Sardines

We arrived at 6am-which is great because only a handful of people are there that early. We were... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This was an amazing experience not to be missed. To see the Royal family right in front of us was amazing and to be on the Mall when the flypass came was equally as good. I hoe to return again next year.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Angela M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We arrived at 6am-which is great because only a handful of people are there that early. We were able to pick out our 'spot'. By the time it started, there were millions of people everywhere. Unfortunately, we got a bit smashed against the metal guard...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful, get there early for a good spot - well worth hanging around for. The music and parade is wonderful, something everyone should see - shows Britishness at its best. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 966melaniem
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Unless you are willing to wait for over an hour for the next Changing of the Guard, you will have to stand behind a crowd of people, all holding up cameras in your way, so you will not actually be able to see anything except...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan B
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The Colonel's Review is the final dress rehearsal the week before the Queen's Birthday Parade - also known as Trooping the Colour. It is much easier to get tickets for the two rehearsals but you will still need to buy your tickets at least a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Colin A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was invited by my ex regiment to attend Trooping the Colour for my 70th birthday. It was an event I will always remember. I was dressed in my veterans top and The Life Guards beret, As always the bands marched up and down the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Norman K
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Once we realized our London vacation overlapped with Trooping of the Colours, we rearranged our plans to attend and it was the highlight of our trip. Even my husband and teenagers who weren't that into it initially thoroughly enjoyed it. We arrived around 8:45 and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank m2kh
Reviewed 25 June 2018

When we planned our visit to England, my wife insisted we arrive in time to see Trooping the Colour, the annual "official" celebration of the Queen's birthday. We were unable to secure grandstand seats through the lottery, so we simply showed up along the Mall...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We planned our trip to be there during the day of Trooping the Colour. We did apply to the lottery to purchase seated tickets at Horseguard but did not get them. Not a problem, we arrived out on the Mall around 9 AM and got...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gifthorsley
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The event is held the 2nd Saturday in June. We arrived at 8:00 a.m.; mind you, events don't start until about 10:00. Yet it was worth the wait. We stood right by the circle at Buckingham Palace in front of the statue of Victoria. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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3 June 2018|
Response from Lissel A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Its the same road to and from. The only issue is which side of the carriage she is on but we had good views into open carriage both ways.
susan c
14 April 2018|
Response from Lorna M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can’t help with this ... if you google the parade grounds perhaps it will be clearer. Sorry.. have fun!