London calling! Queen Elizabeth II is opening Buckingham Palace gardens to the public for summer picnics for the first time in history.
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“This summer we’re opening Buckingham Palace garden for visitors to explore,” the Royal Collection Trust announced on Wednesday, April 7. “Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to picnic on the palace lawns.”
Buckingham Palace was previously open to the public for guided tours of the State Rooms, but was temporarily shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. Beginning in May, the tours will kick off the summer season in England once again.
In an unprecedented move, Her Majesty is offering guided tours in April and May of the estate’s garde...